Old 21 Imperial IPA | The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

Old 21 Imperial IPAOld 21 Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
75.1%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 445 ratings
Old 21 Imperial IPAOld 21 Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Ohio, United States
thebrewkettle.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by aracauna on 06-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,549
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
445
Liked:
334
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
11.05%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
57
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 445 |  Reviews: 145
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3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice orange-bronze color with a quickly diminishing white frothy head. Leaves nice lacing throughout drinking. Moderate carbonation. Decent earthy aroma, maybe piney, but I did not pick up much citrus, which I prefer. Nice mouthfeel, not too heavy. Good flavor, but I noted a slight metallic aftertaste, not enough to really count against it though. Overall a nice offering from the Brew Kettle, which I hope to visit this spring since I only live about an hour away.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a clear caramel, golden orange/brown topped by a foamy white head that laces and leaves a thin coating throughout drinking. The nose is predominantly perfumey grapefruit sweetness, a bit of citrus rind, and tropical fruit. Juicy grapefruit dominates the palate, but it's far more bark (aroma) than bite (AAs), and has a big malty backbone to support the generous amount of citrusy hops. This qualifies as a big DIPA with a medium body, adequate carb, and reasonable sweetness, but the booze and bitterness become a bit overpowering/tiring after awhile. The biggest limitation of this beer is its tremendous alcohol content, but my slight criticisms wouldn't cause me to avoid this beer in the future.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brew Kettle Old 21

Look 7/10
Smell 15/20
Taste 28/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 75/100

Much floral coming through. Wish it was in a better way. Not as hoppy or citrusy as I expected for an imperial IPA. Something is a miss, a revisit may be in order~

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Old 21 Imperial IPA from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Beer rating: 75.1% out of 100 with 445 ratings
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