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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale - Moylan's Brewery

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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale AleHopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,475 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,475
Reviews: 924
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 130
Gots: 66 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RootedFool on 08-14-2005)
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Reviews by Mistofminn:
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Mistofminn

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a fresh 2010 bottle and needed a hop fix.

Pours a hazy amber golden color, with a nice, overflowing creamy off-white colored head sitting on top. Retention is good and leaves some nice lacing.

The aroma starts out strong with fresh citrus and piney hops. Starts out very strong with citrus notes, but as it warms piney notes come out more and more. A sizeable sweet malt (caramel?) backbone comes through in the end.

Taste is same as the nose, big piney hops and sweet heavy malts. This is heavier than I thought, and is almost like a well hopped barleywine.

Heavy in body, with a smooth feel and lingering bitter aftertaste. Good drinkability, as the ABV goes completely unnoticed.

Overall, when I was drinking this, I had it pegged for a B+ rating, pretty much across the board. But now that I'm actually sitting down, I don't feel that any single category deserves less than a 4. Maybe that's a testament to the amount of good IPA's I've had recently, or maybe it's just the way the cookie crumbles. Either way, this is a decent beer. For $10, I don't think I'd buy another bomber anytime soon, however.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2010 22:27:59 | More by Mistofminn
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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale from Moylan's Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,475 ratings.