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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe) - Flying Dog Brewery

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

160 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 20
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thain709 on 11-09-2010)
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Reviews by whatthehull:
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whatthehull

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tulip

A - swampy orange, sediment, half finger white creamy head and little lacing

S - Citrus, pine, malt, slight yeast, dry wood, and green earth tons of hops and slightly sweet

T - Very bitter, wonderful simcoe taste, so smooth, malty, nice sweet malt and yeast, slight booze, lots of pine, citrus, flowers, wood, earth and fruit. There is some slight fresh cut grass flavor and very crisp water

M - Full bodied, well balanced, long finish, nice complexity and medium acidity

D - Great beer, easy to drink, tons of flavor, nice balance. Very crisp and fresh for a bottled beer. If you like hoppy beer, this one is great. Even with a huge ABV this beer is for all hop lovers

Final thought - Get the 12 pack with the mystery Imperial IPA and you won't be disappointed. Great deal at $14.99 a 12 pack

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2011 23:45:21 | More by whatthehull
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S: Spicy banana and coconut biscuit
T: The above with overall spicy and savory flavors balanced by sweet malts
M: Spritzy and full, a little heavier than you'd expect on an IPA
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Bottle code D76A14 at 40 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma citrusy, primarily grapefruit
Head large (8 cm), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to a 2-3 mm layer with thick froth islands
Lacing abundant but irregular
Body medium yellow with some hop haze
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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe) from Flying Dog Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.