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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

251 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 29
Gots: 43 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Dicers, Yesterday at 07:19 PM
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PPSchwa, Yesterday at 02:36 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Poured from a 12 FL. OZ. bottle into a pint glass. Best before day 47 of 2015 (less than three weeks old by my count!)

Appearance: Pours a beautiful orange copper body with a decent white head.

Smell: Nice citrus and tropical fruit hop aromas with a slight caramel sweetness from the malt.

Taste: Woody, citrusy, and tropical fruit flavors. Orangey taste from the Amarillo hops. A fair amount of malty sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly dry with just a touch of bitter aftertaste. Despite the maltiness, this beer does not come off as "boozy".

Overall: Very drinkable and classic East Coast IPA - the Amarillo hops really shine.

JednoPivoProsim, Saturday at 09:41 PM
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4.71/5  rDev +14%

ciscohokie, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Jack_Frost79, Oct 10, 2014
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JamieDuncan, Oct 08, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +1.9%

DougAppleby, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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

hophead_87, Sep 29, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

BcOneSeven, Sep 29, 2014
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1.4/5  rDev -66.1%

ajperez1, Sep 23, 2014
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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
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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The Truth Imperial IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.