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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

1,494 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,494
Reviews: 926
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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mechamifune

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

The lastest in my DIPA quest.... poured into a tulip glass from a bomber. Pours with slight head and slight carbonation.... color is closer to golden and very clean... no murkiness to be found.

Smells like a citrus and hop garden, which usually leads to good things in my DIPA experiences. Probably the closest, in terms of smell, that i've found to Pliny since, well, having Pliny.

Hops hit immediately and do not subside for the duration of the drink. This is not a balanced DIPA and, well, that's the way I like it. The beer drinks very light and the sense of alcohol is minimal.

Right now I'd say this is the best DIPA that I can get down in NC, a little ahead of the meaner manalashi. However, like MM, it shares the same problem of having a high price point that's going to keep it from being a regular purchase. Still, get your hands on this one if you can.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2009 21:23:01 | More by mechamifune
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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale from Moylan's Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,494 ratings.