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Size 11 | Steel Toe Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing
Minnesota, United States
steeltoebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jera1350 on 02-26-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
260
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
23.37%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by gatornation:
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bought this straight from the brewery capped 750ml bottle apparently brewed just once a year for now

A- pours a mostly clear glowing copper color with a very nice head and nice lacing

S- is great very tropical with mango,melon ,grapefruit with pine hops

T- huge pine and citrus hop assault on the palate , a dose of very sweet malts that overwhelm the hops

M- was very thick and resinous with hops, again was way to sweet with malts had a boozy oily tobgue coating finish

O- its a good 2ipa a little to sweet for my liking ill drinh the size 7 (ipa) before i will reach for this , would love to try this on tap

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Photo of Schlais
4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Mora2000
3.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Pawola22 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours an orange-amber color with a white head. The aroma is full of pine and orange notes, with a little bit of resin and some biscuit malt. The flavor is similar, being dominated by pine and resin notes from the hops. There is also some biscuit and toffee, as well as a medium amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of jaminjohnson
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of MNMike
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours brilliant rich deep amber crowned by a very persistent 3”slight tan tinted white head and mounds up over the rim of the glass with very fine foam and produces super lace. S: Grain, grass, citrus and resin. T: Intense citrusy, resiny hops cut through a caramelized palate with light alcohol notes. F: Body medium full, creamy soft carbonation, warming on the finish. O: A big assertive, alcoholic IPA that drinks like a pleasant bitter elixir.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of warmbier804
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of MattyG85
4.57/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Surly Darkness Chalice. 2013 bottle.

Appearance: Pours a deep copper amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About two fingers of off white head which recede into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

Smell: A big and rich aroma of hops with lots of citrus, earthy, and spicy hints. Big juicy and oily smell of hops with earthy, floral, and citrus hints. Hints of grass and dank pine resin spice. Citrus fruit hints of grapefruit, orange peel, tangerine, mango, pineapple, apricot, papaya, melon, and lemon. Solid sweet malty background with hints of caramel, toffee, grain, biscuit, and yeast. Also some hints of candied sugar. A very big and juicy hop forward aroma. Quite good.

Taste: Follows the nose quite well, a huge lush and juicy taste of hops with citrus, pine, and grassy notes. Big citrus hop presence with juicy notes of ripe grapefruit, orange peel, mango, tangerine, pineapple, papaya, apricot, lemon, and melon. Spicy notes with some dank pine resin hops. Also some floral and grassy notes. Hops are pretty fresh, bitter, oily, and drying. Solid malt backing with notes of sweet caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, and yeast. Taste is very hop forward and nicely thick and juicy. Very good.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and fairly thick with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, oily, bitter, and pretty drying. Alcohol is hidden behind the assault of hops.

Overall: A great imperial IPA. A juiced up version of an already very good IPA from this young brewery. Steel Toe knocks it out of the park again.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Snow81
4.36/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cooper
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.39/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of BigAl18
3.02/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

tastes just like cough syrup.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Size 11 from Steel Toe Brewing
4.15 out of 5 based on 260 ratings.
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