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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

242 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 242
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 29
Gots: 38 | 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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Photo of hophead_87
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

A really underrated IPA. Big citrus and hop flavor. Easy drinking as well.

hophead_87, Monday at 08:33 PM
Photo of BcOneSeven
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

BcOneSeven, Monday at 01:49 AM
Photo of ajperez1
1.4/5  rDev -66.1%

ajperez1, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Shroud0fdoom
4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle.
After having this on cask dry hopped with Citra. This bottle version pales in comparison. The appearance is world class! Medium amber body with a white fizzy head. Let's smell it! Very earthy with that onion/garlic hop bite with some caramelized wheat grains. Almost smells like a hoppy German Lager. Well let's taste this! First hits of some citric rind and then follows through with more garlic earthiness. The malts are sweet and caramel. Finishes fruity and semi-dry with a lingering leafy/hoppy bitterness. The feel is sappy and fizzy carbonation.

Overall: This is a good brew that I would drink again. It reminds me of a intensely hoppy German Lager vs. An Ale. Yet it doesn't have that citric hop flavor that I seem to enjoy on my DIPAs. Then again, I had this base beer on cask dry hopped with Citra and that brew is mind boggling good. This is enjoyable yet lacks in the "Citra" department that its supposedly hopped with. All in all, this brew is recommended.

Shroud0fdoom, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of crewfan1952
4/5  rDev -3.1%

crewfan1952, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of ILiveOffHops
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

ILiveOffHops, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of ProV1392
4/5  rDev -3.1%

ProV1392, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of gorbyruss
2.56/5  rDev -38%

gorbyruss, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of owenmeaney
4.5/5  rDev +9%

owenmeaney, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of EricGGMU
5/5  rDev +21.1%

EricGGMU, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Donovan68
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Donovan68, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4/5  rDev -3.1%

HoppySeb, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of JohnnieNepal
3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

JohnnieNepal, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of TobiasAngel
4.8/5  rDev +16.2%

TobiasAngel, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

cyber_phoenix, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

fitz284, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

alexk307, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Skabiski, Sep 07, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -10.9%

Dc99, Sep 03, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.6%

jaymo18, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

The beer is a radiant sunset hue with a thick, soapy, white crest. Aromas of pine, hops, floral notes, biscuit malt. Clean flavor. Hop forward with alcohol pretty well masked. Certainly one of the better offerings from Flying Dog.

Huhzubendah, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Shake
4.32/5  rDev +4.6%

Shake, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Tilghman
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Really been enjoying this brew a lot, convenient supply here in Maryland. Nice complex flavor, deep amber pour, not too bitter but you know you’re drinking a quality IPA. Finishes well, wish I had another!

Tilghman, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Cook82
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Cook82, Aug 22, 2014
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The Truth Imperial IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.