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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Amarillo) - Flying Dog Brewery

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Amarillo)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Amarillo)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

139 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: davet100 on 03-28-2014)
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Reviews by Mongrel:
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Mongrel

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a pale orange with remarkable clarity (probably filtered) and a sudsy white head. Good lacing. Quite a nice looking beer.

S - smell is musty, yet bright. There's some tropical fruit and peach, but overall the nose is a bit murky and indistinct.

T - like the nose, the flavor of this beer starts out bright and fruity, but indistinct. There's a honey sweet center and copper penny bitterness running through it. Decent at first, but it gets much better as the beer warms and its flavors distinguish themselves. There's peach, grapefruit and just a little pine. Juicy, just as you would expect from Amarillo. Not as dry and boozy as other single hop IIPAs I've had from Flying Dog.

M - fizzy, medium bodied mouthfeel. Finishes really dry in a way that helps the hops shine.

Overall, this is a must-try for fans of Amarillo hops. Reminiscent of DirtWolf with its light, dry body with a lot of soft, juicy peach. It's plenty bitter though -- this one's for hop heads only.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 01:32:29 | More by Mongrel
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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Amarillo) from Flying Dog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.