Amarillo | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This IIPA, the latest addition in our hop-highlighting NvU Epic Battle series, has a bright, fresh hop aroma, and a subtle bitterness, that has us all talking about how crushable this is. (DISCLAIMER: Please do not actually crush beer while still in bottle and cap is still on. It will hurt…not that we know) Drink early, drink often.

Added by MasterSki on 02-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
314
Reviews:
41
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
7.64%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
23
For Trade:
1
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Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy amber with a one finger creamy white head. Heavy amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is orange, tangerine and caramel malts.

T - The taste follows the aroma with orange, pineapple, caramel malts and dank resinous hops.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft finish.

O - Solid DIPA. The flavors are bright and lively. Easily drinkable at 9.5% abv.

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Photo of ZEB89
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a clear orange color with golden highlights and a small, white head. It smelled of citrus fruits and floral notes. Nice bitter taste up front with sweet caramel and a touch of honey.

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Photo of SteveTheBrit
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakea
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WesMantooth
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhartley
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Darker than I thought it would be: Dark golden orange with a thin cap of tiny bubbles leaves little to no lacing in the glass.

Aroma: Dank orange and hops, a little pine.

Taste: Spicy orange juice! Love that Amarillo hop!

Mouthfeel: Medium with that spicy orange and citrus lingering on palate.

Overall: A delicious IIPA! It's always great to get some Pipeworks beers and this one is tasty!

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Photo of Eric_T_07
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bartleby91
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Another great ninja series beer from the boys at pdubs.

The appearance was a really hazy reddish-orange.

The aroma was big juicy citrus, orange, floral and dank resiny hop notes. Also some sweet malts

The tastes followed the nose with a big juicy orange and citrus along with the floral and dank resiny hop bitterness.

The palate was medium plus with a lingering resiny dank bitterness.

Overall this is another really solid ninja IIPA from arguably my favorite brewery.

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Photo of BEER88
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gooseman80
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle poured into a tulip glass, no bottle date

A- pours a clear amber color with a small one-finger creamy white head that retains nicely after the pour, small patches of lace left behind

S- aroma is malt forward with some bready notes, not expected of the style. There are some fruity hop aromas popping through, along with some citrus notes.

T- fruity hops up front with notes of red berries, citrus peel, guava, honey and some floral notes. The hops provide plenty of flavor without bringing a lot of bitterness. Soft underlying bready malt, more fruity hops not he finish

M- medium body with medium carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish, abv is hidden very well

O- not my favorite of this series but as the label states, very crushable for a DIPA

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Photo of dfhhead25
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Moestavern
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Billolick
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

bomber bottle

Pours clouded, dull darker orangey Amber, dark khaki cap leaves great looking fields of fine lacing.

Pineapple juice-fruit filled nose

Super smooth and super tasty dipa, fruity/softly citric goodness...minimal bitterness....but maximum flavor fullness....more great brew from Pipeworks

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Photo of Josh012012
3.09/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of SRBush1974
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sheenisgod
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
3.77/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bootdown21
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.12/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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Amarillo from Pipeworks Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 314 ratings.
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