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Imperial IPA - Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 25
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RoyalT on 01-14-2005)
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3.84/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color capped by a couple of inches of foam; plenty of lacing dots stay behind

Smell: Resinous and dank, with caramel tones underneath

Taste: A firm caramel tone builds from the outset, but the bitterness of the hops quickly makes a challenge, building relentlessly through the middle and beyond; just a hint of pine, perhaps, but these hops are primarily about bitterness; tobacco tones join in the finish'

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: If you like an aggressively bitter DIPA above all else, this is a pleaser; I prefer a bit more citrus

Thanks, mabermud, for the opportunity

brentk56, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

sloelco, Jun 07, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Today I had this beer on cask with a unique twist. Centennial hops were added to the mix. I had this beer served to me twice with a slight head. It was orange and creamy in color. The lace is ropy and viscous. The beer smells of rich, tropical fruit, and sweet pine. Floral more than citrusy. The taste of this on cask with the centennial hops, boosts the score, at least .25 points, all around. The taste is unlike the new traditional West Coast IPA/DIPA that are juicy, hoppy, sweet, and piney. The front end is loaded with a sweet, floral hop taste, backed by a good malty base. On cask, of course this has a much more creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Excellent.

I have had this on tap in the past and I never ordered a second serving. This time I had two. The cask conditioning and the added centennial hops makes this a superb imperial IPA.

Give it a go.

mabermud, May 24, 2014
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Imperial IPA from Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
93 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.