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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

84 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | 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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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

10-17-2013 22:06:28 | More by vcoggins
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
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.

Serving type: can

10-13-2013 22:50:53 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

10-10-2013 20:15:18 | More by WritersBlock
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

10-06-2013 07:20:56 | More by archero
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

09-24-2013 21:31:37 | More by chiefmoneymaka
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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-21-2013 02:22:32 | More by Hoganlaw
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Texas

5/5  rDev +28.2%

09-15-2013 18:41:19 | More by averydylan
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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Darrell_Schrock

Texas

4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is my 1st beer by Martin House Brewing co. Served in 16 oz. can. No canned on or best by date visible.

Appearance: A nice deep red color. Pours with a .5-1 inch head. Good lacing follows the glass as you drink.

Smell: Mainly picked up on biscuit and apricots. A wonderful hoppiness present. I can't really pick out the individual notes, but as an ensemble, it smells excellent.

Taste: Initially fresh out of the fridge, more of the hop bitterness is there at the forefront. It dissipates somewhat as the beer warms. Though there is always a fair amount of bitterness...it is a double red after all. The malty sweetness does a great job of balancing things. There is some noticeable alcohol feel, but not overly intrusive.

Mouthfeel: Excellent! Just the right amount of carbonation, sweetness and bitterness. A nice medium range. Similar in feel to other Reds I enjoy... GF Hop Head Red and Oskar Blues G'Knight.

Summary: A very good imperial red. I stumbled on this at the Dallas Total Wine store. Liked the description and gave it a try. I tend to live in the IPA/DIPA area more often than not, but a flavorful red is always worth a try to me. This one did not disappoint. I will definitely have again.

Serving type: can

08-20-2013 23:59:09 | More by Darrell_Schrock
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The Imperial Texan from Martin House Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.