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Piled High Imperial Fresh Hop Ale | Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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4
Ratings:
17
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
9.66%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bale Breaker Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 10-09-2013

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 17
Reviews by Aleforme:
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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Photo of snaotheus
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2015-10-02
Pint in a nonic at Bale Breaker, sitting outside, gazing at the few unharvested hop vines they left outside their tasting area.

It reminds me a lot of Topcutter, actually -- just amped up and with heavy focus on fresh hops. Resinous, aromatic, and delicious.

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Photo of HoppySeb
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of distantmantra
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of starclassic21
4.44/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer last night at their Fresh Hops event at Pint Defiance, Tacoma, WA.

Very similar to Topcutter but with more punch and fresh hop flavor. Delicious floral notes that the brewery is becoming known for. This beer just screams hop flavor, without too much bitterness. Can hardly notice the 8.2% alcohol.

Slight sweetness on the back end to compliment the fresh hop flavor. Herbaceous, floral, and slightly sweet (in a good way. Not a malty/bready way). Will definitely look for this beer again. Wish I could've got more of it before it sold out!

95/100

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Photo of ucsbmullet
3.93/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of McBAINx
4.19/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hawgfuel
4.32/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of LouZ
4.42/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cherche
3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of mabermud
4.37/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Looks scrumptious. Smells fresh, hoppy, juicy, and sweet. Taste resembles the aroma, except better. The feel fits. Overall - Good stuff.

If I see this around, I'll definitely have it again.

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Photo of mr-jj
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Bale Breaker.

Like all Bale Breaker beers, it really captures the smell of hops. These guys come from a hop farming family, and it shows. Reminds me of Top Cutter, but a little greener.

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of twelveinches
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of beertunes
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.36/5  rDev +0.2%

Piled High Imperial Fresh Hop Ale from Bale Breaker Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.