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War Hammer Imperial IPA | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Columbus Tomahawk Zeus is the primary hop variety in War Hammer as well as the inspiration in the name. We use a combination of Pacific Northwest hops to create layers of pungent flavors. A generous malt bill adds biscuit and honey notes while allowing the hops to take center stage. War Hammer pours golden in color with aromas of pineapple, mango, tangerine, resin, and slight earthy notes.

83 IBU

Added by JoEBoBpr on 03-04-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
264
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
31.11%
 
 
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32
Gots:
46
For Trade:
2
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Reviews by Franziskaner:
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3.26/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good head on the pour and outstanding foam retention. New Copper penny color. Fairly hazy in terms of clarity. Despite the color not a a lot of light gets through. Compelling hop aroma is rather piney. the malt backbone really struggles to keep up on this one. The pine like hop aftertaste is almost pine sol like to the point of being a bit off putting. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky but is normal for the style.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jono0101
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of cjn40277
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joemetric
4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jared14
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of 77apm
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaminjohnson
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of jtladner
3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The nose on this one is incredible. Super hoppy, promising a nice juicy beer. Unfortunately the taste is too harsh. I really wished the taste followed the nose on this one.

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Photo of Schlafly33
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of BraveMountie
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawner
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nuebs
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beezee
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The War Hammer was a big beer and quite nice. It poured a clear copper with white head that did not leave a lace. The scent was sweet with touches of citrus hop. The taste was definitely a fight between hops and sweet malt. The Mouthfeel was fuller in body with good carbonation. Overall it's worth a try.

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Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
3.61/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of hooliganlife
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours copper with light creamy head. light retention and lacing.

on the nose, very fruity. heavy tangerine, orange, and tropical fruit.

same fruitness with an added bitterness. pine and earthy resin. light citrus mixed in.

moderate carbonation, moderate viscosity.

very nice double IPA, easy to drink, 9% ABV never shows.

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Photo of AkAndy
3.63/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rborre321
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of robgage
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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War Hammer Imperial IPA from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.
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