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The Imperial Texan - Martin House Brewing Company

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The Imperial TexanThe Imperial Texan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Martin House Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tubeyes on 04-15-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Michaeldmanley, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour produces a massive head, that forms into a plateaued peak above the liquid. The head is cream-colored, foamy and persistent. Reminds me of the foam from a root beer float. Somewhat cloudy liquid, amber with brown hues. Shows steady carbonation.

I get a lot of citrus on the nose, some sweet malts and maybe even some vanilla. It's slightly stale, which may be the result of the shipping and wait to drink it.

I get a slight offtaste on the tongue, something metallic and stale. Again, the wait may be to blame. Something earthy in there as well and the citrus is not present. There's a slight spice in there and some floral hop flavor.

The beer has a tiny hint of astringency, low-to medium body and some creaminess. It doesn't taste or feel like an imperial beer.

I'd say it's an average imperial red, although I'd have to try it fresh from the source to know for sure.

ONovoMexicano, Feb 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

msanborn, Feb 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Lawl3ss, Feb 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

ParlayHard8, Jan 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

jkn09, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

BMart, Jan 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

csfcmitchell, Jan 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jenray, Dec 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

jimmygord, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

deac83, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

DrewLikesBeer, Nov 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

acashk, Nov 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Danobold, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Dicers, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

6thstreetbrewpub, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

vcoggins, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can poured into oversized tulip glass.

A - Pours a murky copper/brown with orange around the edges when held up to light. The head is massive and creamy off white.

S - Earthy piney hops and caramel sweetness.

T - Sweet and malty up front with caramel, followed closely by bitter piney hops. A bit too bitter for the style I think. Grapefruit hop bitterness lingers.

M - Super smooth and creamy. The head is very fine, and the silky mouthfeel is great on this one. Moderate body, moderate to low carb, silky smooth.

O - My first Martin House brew, and better than I was expecting. A good take on the style with a great mouthfeel. A bit one dimensional but still tasty.

ExaltedNecrosis, Oct 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

WritersBlock, Oct 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

archero, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

chiefmoneymaka, Sep 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Hoganlaw, Sep 21, 2013
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

averydylan, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

UTCengOwl, Sep 12, 2013
The Imperial Texan from Martin House Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.