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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

1,490 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,490
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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taylorhamrick

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just came to SC. Very fresh.

Pours a golden/amber color. Darker than yellow but not quite red, my favorite look for a IIPA. Looks pretty clear, and has a giant head, that lasts throughout the entire drink. Laces the side of the glass every time I raise it for a drink. The smell is a bit piney and citrusy, with some fruity, spicy, earthy notes in the background. You get a bit of the alcohol off and on while you drink. The taste is great. A bit of citrus peel with some bitter piney tastes. From all that I heard about the bitterness, I expected this to be unbearable, but I think it is amazing. As it warms, you get a bit more alcohol sweetness, but it definitely is not overpowering. The hoppiness is really great, you get some of the mouth-puckering bitterness and it finishes. Eventually, you start to feel like you're just swallowing hops, which is definitely not a bad thing in my opinion. I was surprised at how easily I could drink this beer. Honestly, the alcohol got to me quicker than I expected, but I finished it and wished I could keep up the hoppy taste.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2008 03:10:29 | More by taylorhamrick
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Sample at Max's on 7/23/14 (from notes)

A: Lacing and copper colored.

S: Hops, all day.

T: Bitter as hell. Along with pine, that is the taste. I don't usually get this even with some of the other big IPAs out there.

M: Smooth with light carbonation.

O: Unbalanced but hoppy and bitter as hell.

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Hopsickle Imperial India Pale Ale from Moylan's Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,490 ratings.