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Deadlift Imperial IPA - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Deadlift Imperial IPADeadlift Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

224 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 224
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%


Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-08-2010)
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Reviews by whatthehull:
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whatthehull

California

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a New Belgium snifter

A - Golden orange, hardly a head (off white) and a nice lacing

S - Sweet oaky maltiness, really earthy, floral and sweet hops. Almost a butter rum smell

T - Almost an apple cider middle, Balanced sweet tropical hops, dirt, oak, rum, some slight berry and huge sweet malt

M - Very bitey, the malt and hop kick you on the side of the tounge

D - Nice, fluffy. Balanced hop and malt, but both are pretty big. The sweetness can get old

Final thought - This beer is awesome once and a while and awesome on tap always

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 07:29:22 | More by whatthehull
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Deadlift Imperial IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.