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The Truth Imperial IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

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The Truth Imperial IPAThe Truth Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

289 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 30
Gots: 52 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Titans77 on 08-03-2013)
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3.66/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mbatley
3.34/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Short review

This could have a lot going for it (and I'm a local fan of Flying Dog) but this Imperial IPA is just trying a bit too hard and comes across a bit harsh, especially on the finish where it is a bit stinging and astringent.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Noahtrumble
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of BeerGreg
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.4/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.88/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of Lipsntoes
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Great brew, wish I could get more in Ohio

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.6/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.15/5  rDev +0.5%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Appearance- Fiery golden orange brew, minimal head

Smell- Musty citrus, cat pee, hand lotion?

Taste- Grapefruit, aspirin, vegetation. Somewhat sweet but not nearly as much as I remember it being.

Mouthfeel- Well carbonated, dry and extremely crisp

Overall- Good, probably tied with Bloodline for my favorite Flying Dog beer. This is a solid purchase in my area because of proximity to the brewery. Currently I live only 35 miles away so the beer is inexpensive ($10 a sixer), readily available, and extremely fresh. I always remembered this beer as being similar to Dogfish 90 Minute, but actually it's closer in style to Victory Dirtwolf.

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4.44/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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The Truth Imperial IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.