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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

1,486 Ratings
THE BROS
100
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Ratings: 1,486
Reviews: 925
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 132
Gots: 69 | 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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Rippeddisc

Hawaii

4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Opened this Nov 2, 08 after 'cellaring' in my fridge for about 7 months.

Open bottle...yummy

A - dark amber, rather opaque and sexy. finger worth of froth that hung around for a while. not so much with the lacing though...

S - ooo. biscuty? floral...obviously from insane amount of hops. can sense the layers. a bit piney. others that i cant pinpoint

T - an verbal, oh wow. you can taste the complexities fly through your mouth. malt up front as usual and looong finish of bitter fruity hops. i did notice on the first couple of sips that there were tastes that i do not pick up later on...prob from the hops taking over a bunch. so yes, very long hop linger, but with flavor. i am lacking words to describe so i appologize

M - buttery and fills the mouth well. you know you're drinking a beer. very nice

D - well. debatable. it's very strong 9.2, but that isnt noticable so much on the pallete. the pure overwhelming hops may make this hard to get past 2 unless you're already numb from drinking these on a regular basis :-P

note: as this was cellared for a while and there is no freshness date i would be interested in trying it fresh and with a longer cellar. although after talking with davecooks he prefers all ipa's very very fresh as to get the most hop flavor. different convo all together

drink it if you see it.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2008 09:26:23 | More by Rippeddisc
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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale from Moylan's Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,486 ratings.