XS Imperial India Pale Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
92
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1,251 Ratings
XS Imperial India Pale AleXS Imperial India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alias: "I2PA"

6 Ingredients:
Malts: Two-row Pipkin Pale.
Hops: Saaz, Cascade & Northwest Golding.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

20º PLATO
74 IBU
75 AA
13º Lovibond

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,251
Reviews:
770
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
11.41%
 
 
Wants:
113
Gots:
97
For Trade:
0
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Photo of IckyT2012
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of killcore
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: A hazy amber pour crowned by a rapidly receding 1” cream colored foam collar that provides intricate lace.
S: Grassy, minty citrus hop nose with a hint of sherry.
T: A hop forward beer flavored by light fruit, grapefruit, citrus rind, alcohol, and a rikch lingering bitterness.
F: medium full body and medium light carbonation, soft palate, warming.
O: A big, full flavored DIPA featuring rich, but not harsh bitterness.

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Photo of Saviour
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iamjeff6
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swanfungus
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lane_in_ID
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Will_Edgar
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.92/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Reddish copper in color. The nose is hoppy but not at the intensity I expected for such a highly regarded DIPA. The flavor profile is a nice balanced blend of malt and hops. This offering is also nicely resinous.

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Photo of Hop_God
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerNW
3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; bronze colored; 1 finger off white head that receded to a thin collar; very nice lacing;

S: tropical fruit, floral, earthy; hard to identify any malt character;

T: earthy and floral up front; floral from mid-palate through the finish; moderate, long lasting bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate, slightly creamy carbonation; dry finish;

O: a little too floral for my taste, but very good none the less;

 437 characters

Photo of jrgriffiniii
3.38/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benjaminkhlaw
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RandyFlameThrower
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatsajessica
2.75/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bitter, malty, and boozy. Not as hoppy as I had expected

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Photo of TapHeadBrewing
3.49/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sweffin
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mta11c
3.39/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.46/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pedro_Almeida03
4.63/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beardo
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

XS Imperial India Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,251 ratings.
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