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Hoptitude Imperial Extra Pale Ale - The Fort Collins Brewery

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Hoptitude Imperial Extra Pale AleHoptitude Imperial Extra Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
79
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18 Reviews
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Reviews: 18
Hads: 94
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 6.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Beaver13 on 04-25-2013

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Reviews: 18 | Hads: 94
Reviews by henrichsj:
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3.18/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A - Cloudy, golden, yellow in color; Fizzy white head that hangs around before drinking

S - Didn't get much here other than lemony hops

T - A sweet, fresh, yet bitter taste; not very complex, a little malt taste beneath the hops

M - Sweet malty feel up front, bitterness on the back end

O - Not a bad beer, but with so many Extra Pale Ale choices out there, not sure I would revisit this one. But it's not a bad beer. (421 characters)

More User Reviews:
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1.88/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Pours clear straw yellow with a medium creamy white head that goes to a thin film and laces the glass.

The aroma is subdued - some bready malts and a little grassy, almost skunky, hops.

The flavor is sweet bready malts with a little fruit and a lot of bitter grassy hops that taste a little noble-like. The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied and a little watery.

Overall, I don't really care for it. It has good bitterness - but it's more like a imperial pils. (484 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.62/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.34/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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4.15/5  rDev +23.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.88/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pros: Smooth. Cons: Hints of malted milk balls when it first hits the palette. To brewers credit they post an accurate description of the taste on the label: "Bready malt backbone..." Sorry to say that the balance of the 4-pack from the great FCB brewery is destined for the lower shelf in the back of my fridge. (312 characters)

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3.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got a 4 pack at a local bottle shop for $2.99. The beer is okay at best but when you look at the price point it's great! Would I pay $9.99 for a 4 pack? Maybe. But at $2.99, you can't beat it! This isn't the best or worst IPA I've ever had but again, at the price it's at, I can't complain. Definitely a pretty solid session IPA even though it's rated ad an IEPA. For my taste & standards, I consider this a higher ABV, IPA. Nothing more, nothing less. (452 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.88/5  rDev +15.8%

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Hoptitude Imperial Extra Pale Ale from The Fort Collins Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.