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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
78
okay

69 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 04-25-2013)
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Reviews by slader:
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2.9/5  rDev -14.2%

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.

slader, Jun 23, 2013
More User Reviews:
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1.9/5  rDev -43.8%

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.

Beaver13, Apr 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

ImFlyerThanYou, Sep 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

acurtis, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

twizzard, May 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

aztraz, Mar 14, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +22.8%

jtnord, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

DrIPA, Oct 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Burgman08, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Pookie, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

KevinGordon, Jul 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

jaydoc, Jul 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

MShloss, Jul 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Inglewood, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

immobileman, Sep 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

GABrew, Sep 24, 2013
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3.49/5  rDev +3.3%

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.

Circles413, Apr 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Oct 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Mersh, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: A hazy, murky burnt orange body holds up a foamy cream colored head. Good head retention and lacing.

Aroma: A nice blend of citrus and pine.

Taste: Really sharp pine, a malty backbone, with a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, sticky.

Overall: Tasty and straight to the point.

JuicesFlowing, Jul 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Lelampp, Jun 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

bcuz7, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

MightiestBeard, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

gschaiper, Jun 06, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +11.2%

Mojo, Friday at 03:31 AM
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Hoptitude Imperial Extra Pale Ale from The Fort Collins Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.