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Outburst Imperial IPA - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

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Outburst Imperial IPAOutburst Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

558 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 558
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 7
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Outburst in a refreshingly bitter Imperial IPA. With 80 IBUs, and 8.5% ABV, our dry-hopped Imperial IPA delivers a bold taste with a massive hop flavor.

(Beer added by: djbreezy on 04-30-2010)
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jackclyde27

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-13-2013 02:06:58 | More by jackclyde27
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-08-2013 03:56:14 | More by AntLeatherface
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-07-2013 04:11:42 | More by dmorgan310
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

01-06-2013 00:02:55 | More by chefduff2
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-05-2013 02:29:00 | More by comrade_tony
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-04-2013 05:06:47 | More by pirmannt1
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VicariousCynic

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-03-2013 07:18:10 | More by VicariousCynic
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -9.6%

I was able to get a bottle of the Outburst from the singles shelf at my local Binnys. The beer pours a cloudy light orange with a finger thick frothy head that is lacing like a Vicky secrets catalog. The scent is very malty with subtle scents of hop. The taste is much like the smell....very malty with twangs of pine and big alcohol. The mouthfeel is a full bodied iPad with smooth carbonation. Overall it is ok....I have had better and with the high abv it would be tough to drink very much of it.

01-03-2013 02:01:21 | More by WoodBrew
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IPAmayday90


4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-31-2012 16:15:15 | More by IPAmayday90
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bzach

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-29-2012 19:52:44 | More by bzach
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NickThePyro

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-24-2012 06:22:49 | More by NickThePyro
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Spikester

Oregon

3.15/5  rDev -16.2%

Clear amber with one finger head. Head fades in about three minutes. Some moderate lacing.
Smell is strong floral hops. Dry hopped should have a larger aroma.
Taste is very bitter initially with just enough bready malts to subdue the hops. The hops are resinous and oily. More a white grapefruit taste than the pink variety.
Mouthfeel is quite good with just enough carbonation to be there lightly in the finish. I could feel the fairly high alchol but pretty well masked by the big flavors.
Overall an awesome beer for a $1.99 bomber. No extra points given for value though.

12-24-2012 06:18:44 | More by Spikester
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-22-2012 11:53:59 | More by ejimhof
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dgp207

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

12-16-2012 23:42:05 | More by dgp207
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-16-2012 17:15:18 | More by t0rin0
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-16-2012 00:30:09 | More by thinwhiteduke
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-13-2012 06:54:57 | More by mrmitsui29
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hayesjw

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-12-2012 23:16:35 | More by hayesjw
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.13/5  rDev -16.8%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy amber color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruity citrus, caramelized malts and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts with sweet flavors of citrus and caramel. Then a strong and harsh hops bitterness comes in. The malt character is thin and doesn’t provide much balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp but not very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, good kick, decent representation of style, this is a very mediocre 2IPA at best.

12-09-2012 23:05:52 | More by TheManiacalOne
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djkrause

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-07-2012 16:22:23 | More by djkrause
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Kyroqz

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -40.2%

12-07-2012 04:49:44 | More by Kyroqz
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Can you drink a sudden beer...? Anyway, this stuff pours a clear amber-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises pine needles, grapefruit peel, light spearmint, and some light caramel. The taste brings in more of the same, with the grapefruit taking center stage (though never allowed to fully soliloquize). The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, slightly sticky finish. Overall, an okay DIPA, nothing close to the top of the heap, but an enjoyable and wallet-friendly option.

12-06-2012 08:32:55 | More by TMoney2591
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matjack85

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. 12oz brown bottle with an enjoy before date on the neck label. Mine has an enjoy by 09/21/12 date on it, which is a little disturbing to me because that means Binny's sold me a bottle that was over 2 months past its prime. Not sure how much this will affect my review.

The beer poured a hazy golden/amber color with just a ½-finger of fizzy white head, which disappeared quickly and left virtually no lacing.

Mix of citrus and piny hops smell along with caramel and bready malts.

Big hop presence, as would be expected from an imperial IPA, but also a surprising amount of sweet caramel and bready malts for balance. The hops are pretty bitter at 80 IBU's, and are mostly piny and citrusy. The hop oils linger into the afdtertaste, as does some of the 8.5% alcohol.

Crisp and medium bodied with higher than average carbonation.

This is a good dry hopped IPA. Never heard of Falconer's flight and zythos hops before, but they made a pretty good combination in this IPA from Pyramid.

12-06-2012 04:47:53 | More by matjack85
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-06-2012 00:20:33 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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NeutroMan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-02-2012 19:32:54 | More by NeutroMan
Outburst Imperial IPA from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
85 out of 100 based on 558 ratings.