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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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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Titans77 on 08-03-2013

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Golden-orange. Clear, slightly off-white foam color. Lots of sticky lacing after a large foamy head dissipates slowly.

S - Smells like rubbing amarillo hops in your hand and inhaling the aroma. Grapefruit and tropical fruit aromas. As beer warmed I inhaled more piney and boozy aromas.

T - Front of the tongue lots of that citrus fruit. Nice and soft, not too bitter. As the flavor progresses you get the piney, simcoe-flavors. It switches back to tropical fruit on the finish.

M - Carb'd perfectly, slight-boozy body but not overwhelming. Medium-to-full mouthfeel.

O - According to Flying Dog right on the bottle, this was an after thought to fill market share. They nailed it. Well-balanced, nice shift between the two separate hop profiles. Boozy and big, but not overwhelming. Loved it. Very west-coasty.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On draft at Voltagglio's Family Meal in Frederick. Pours a pretty copper color, clear, with a very creamy looking slightly off white head on top. Big pine and grapefruit aroma with heavy caramel malt backing, very nice aromatics from the hops. Flavor follows with a strong up front bitterness, pine, caramel malt, then a lingering bitter grapefruit left on the palate. Big and slick but not sickly sweet or syrupy, medium carbonation keeping this plenty drinkable. Overall I thought this was a very good to excellent DIPA with a nice balance between the sweet malts and bitter hops. I would drink it again for sure.

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The Truth Imperial IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.