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Imperial IPA
3.71 | pDev: 12.13%
May 16, 2022
Nov 02, 2013
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
October 2016. 330 ml bottle, from Vinmonopolet. BB date 30.04.15. ABV is 8%. Brewed by Omnipollo at De Proef Brouwerij. "Single Hop Galaxy" is not mentioned on the label. Slightly hazy deep golden to orange colour, large to moderate white head. Aroma of citrussy and piney hops. Fresh and fruity flavour first, seems to have kept well. The finish is drier, resinous and "dusty", very bitter.
May 16, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by Derek from Canada (BC)

Mar 11, 2016
Rated: 3.73 by ryanhooks81 from Georgia

Mar 10, 2016
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Reviewed by Tone from Missouri

3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours a cloudy gold color. 5/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of slight alcohol, strong hops, yeast, citrus, slight earthy malt, grass, and a hint of wheat. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a noticeable dryness and subtle astringency. Tastes of slight alcohol, strong hops, yeast, citrus, slight earthy malt, grass, and a hint of wheat. Overall, too bitter and too sharp, but good appearance and complexity.
Dec 27, 2015
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Reviewed by Marius from Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Straw golden colour, hazy, with a nice head, not much lacing. Smells citrusy and resinous. The taste is lacking on hop flavors (though I do have a 6 months old bottle) and is very bitter.
Nov 15, 2015
Rated: 2.76 by Scooter694 from Texas

Oct 27, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by Kahlerbock from Kansas

Oct 03, 2015
Rated: 3.74 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

Oct 01, 2015
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Rated by diawol from Sweden

4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Oh the bitterness! Only tried once, the most bitter IIPA I've had. ...and I loved it!
Apr 26, 2015
Rated: 3.67 by Fabianno from Brazil

Mar 14, 2015
Rated: 3.48 by RandyFlameThrower from Canada (AB)

Mar 03, 2015
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Reviewed by cbutova from Massachusetts

3.26/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Thanks to ROBD for hooking me up with a bottle of this. IIPA brewed with rice and corn.

A- Releases from the 12oz into a tulip glass with a fairly hazy deep golden body. A large cap over two fingers with good retention and a thick frothy-foamy texture. Pillows of lace at the top and thick webs beneath.

S- Intensely herbal hop aroma with a large dose of citrus zest coming with that. Has a certain musty dankness as well as notes of pale fruits and grains. Grassy and spicy.

T- Hops are pungent and pretty much decimate the palate at this juncture. They carry a bitter herbal and perfumy feel that is hard to get past at times. Oranges, bitter lemon zest, floral, peppercorn, earthy, dry grassy and fruity hops. Light crackery grains and bread like beneath the bitter hop explosion.

MF- One of the foamiest and highly carbonated Double IPAs I have ever had. Thick and creamy body. Gives it an effervescence and really triggers a bitter decimation of the taste buds.

For me it is hard to get past the high carbonation piggybacking on the intensely herbal and perfumy grassy hops. It all comes off as extremely bitter in the end and I find some of the more subtle, inviting flavors are lost.
Feb 05, 2015
Rated: 3.4 by braugon from Connecticut

Jan 12, 2015
Rated: 4.34 by NateF90 from Connecticut

Jan 12, 2015
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Reviewed by Chico1985 from Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
My first beer from Omnipollo, whom I have unofficially labeled as "the Swedish Mikkeller".

A - 330ml pours out a nice bright orange with some pleasant haze to it. White head starts at a couple fingers, ends as a mostly full cap, bits of lace are left behind.

S - Some pretty pungent earthy, grassy, vegetal hops. Like, roots in soil type of earthiness. Suggestions of lemon and pineapple lie beneath, along with kind of musty/oldish sweet malts.

T - A brash assault of hops, yet more complexity and harmony than the nose. More tangy and peppery citrus fruits (lemon, grapefruit, tropical) coming through here. Vegetal notes have mostly ceased but it still delivers a heaping dose of leafy floral and earthy resin. Malt is a little more buried here but there is some light crackery and caramel presence.

M - Nice smooth and biggish feel, good swishy carbonation, a bit abrasive with the bitterness which lingers and gets tiring but not at an overkill level. Pretty good plethora of hop flavors with some slight malt backbone.

O - Pretty good but somewhat astringent, particularly in the earthy/grassy department.
Jan 11, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by lochef81 from Michigan

Dec 10, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by yeaprolly from Washington

Dec 02, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Nov 24, 2014
Rated: 3 by akttr from Michigan

Oct 27, 2014
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Reviewed by Immortale25 from North Carolina

3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a Florida Beer Co. tapered glass. No freshness date.

A- Pours an orangeish hazy amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white fluffy head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Pungent, floral hop aroma as per the Northern European IPA signature. Brashly musty and fumy with some moderately strong alcohol.

T- Bitterness sinks in hard and brings with it a very lemony, tangy hop flavor. It has an almost cleaner-like chemical taste to it but I actually kind of like it. Alcohol is decently hidden.

M- Dry, lingering hop bite with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- This ain't half-bad. A little misplaced abrasiveness but, in the end, it's tasty if you're in the mood for a little abuse. Definitely not worth the money I spent on it though.
Oct 23, 2014
Nathalius from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 76 ratings