Illumination - Central Waters Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 727 | Reviews: 248 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by DeschutesNut:
4.8/5 rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
A-Pour yielded a golden amber color with an off white, two to three finger head that leaves thick lacing.
S-Smells of pineapple and mango and some light malt noted with a bit of pine.
T-Bitter and pine in the forfront with some very ripe pineapple and a slight hint of alcohol.
M-Refreashing mouth with light body and a medium to high amount of prickly carbonation.
D-Love this beer. Im gonna go out and say this. My favorite DIPA out there. Well that I have tasted. Cant wait till next year.
Serving type: bottle
07-08-2011 15:18:15 | More by DeschutesNut
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4.24/5 rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Served from tap in a tulip.
The beer is a dark amber color, slightly cloudy and was served to me with about a one-finger foamy head.
The aroma is grapefruit and citrus with a hint of underlying bready malt.
The taste is big-time grapefruit with maybe a hit of pine resin and a bit of booziness. There is a lingering grapefruit pith bitterness that stays on the tongue for some time. It's quite a potent mouthful.
The beer is medium in mouthfeel and a bit sticky.
This is an excellent brew that I would happily drink again. A big IPA that delivers big flavor.
Serving type: on-tap
07-27-2014 03:15:48 | More by SD-Alefan
3.8/5 rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours a clear, copper color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, sweet malt, hint of pine, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a strong bitterness level. Tastes of citrus hops, floral hops, sweet malt, strong pine, and alcohol. Overall, strong and fresh flavors, good appearance, aroma, and body.
Serving type: bottle
07-17-2014 14:10:24 | More by Tone
Illumination from Central Waters Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 727 ratings.