Amnesiac Double IPA | Phillips Brewing Company

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246 Ratings
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Amnesiac Double IPAAmnesiac Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Phillips Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
phillipsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Uh, we forget...Oh Yeah, this is a big beer. Mind blowing amounts of hops give this beer tons of flavour and aroma. Not for the faint of heart. The bigger, meaner cousin to the Hop Circle IPA.

Added by BDTyre on 12-17-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
246
Reviews:
90
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Pours a nice deep amber colour with a thick creamy head of 1" that would have lasted over 2 minutes, but I couldn't wait to try it. Nice strong pine, wet grass aroma with hints of grapefruit, bread and a bit of apricot. First taste has strong resinous hops, then grapefruit and caramel malts hit the tongue and as you swallow there is the pineapple after taste. Read somewhere that this was at 85 IBU but it tastes lower than that. A nice balance of hops and malts belies the 8.5% ABV, making it a smooth drink with a sneaky kick. I could easily drink 4-5 of these and therefore would surely find out why they call it Amnesiac.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours peach orange with lots of suspended particles in a slight haze. The massive rocky head lasts forever. Piney hops and a bit of caramel malt in the nose, some booziness too. The taste is very hoppy and bitter with piney, eucalyptus and lemon hop flavors out front. A slightly roasty, nutty malty profile makes solid balance. Booze isn't incredibly well hidden for the weight, but isn't distracting. A whiff of diacetyl in the back. The mouthfeel is full bodied with a creamy carbonation. Long bitter, herbal and citrus finish.

This is a nice DIPA. Super hoppy but with a bit too prominent and characterful malt profile for my tastes. Tends to distract from the hop onslaught. Still delicious stuff. Worth a try.

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Amnesiac Double IPA from Phillips Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 246 ratings.
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