Ravaged By Vikings
Solemn Oath Brewery

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Style:
American Imperial IPA
Ranked #2,485
ABV:
8%
Score:
89
Ranked #7,522
Avg:
4 | pDev: 9.75%
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
181
From:
Solemn Oath Brewery
 
Illinois, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  6
Gots
  24
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Notes: Rich caramel malt sweetness is beaten over the head with bright, fresh American hop flavors of grapefruit citrus, pine and tropical fruit in our double IPA. This beer is the bigger, more successful brother of Kidnapped by Vikings.
Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 181 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by barnzy78:
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4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can. Date stamped 10 16 18. I had this once before when I was out on a date with my wife, but never gave it an official review. A foamy ivory head caps a slightly hazy bronze colored DIPA. Big juicy fruity aroma with citrus, pine, and caramel with some mango and faint pineapple. Sweet caramel malt and honey notes meet juicy & bitter hops flavors of piney mango, orange, grapefruit, and again - faint pineapple on the back of the palate. Fuller body, ample carbonation, alcohol comes through occasionally, finishes pretty well balanced with a bit of a bitter bite on the end. This was better than I remember it being. Glad to come back to it.

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The only other beer I've had from these guys is Butterfly Flashmob ( on tap ) which I enjoyed. They just started bottling so I had to pick this up when I saw it at Binnys.
Poured from 22oz bottle ( no date ) into snifter.

look - white head, settled with some decent lacing. Color of the beer is a sunburst orange with a slight haze

smell - citrus dominates. grapefruit, tangerine, piney, hops

taste - a bit of malty sweetness is nicely balanced with some citrus flavors and a hop bite

mouthfeel - medium body, on the lower carb side, a bit oily, but finishes dry

overall - nice balanced DIPA - very drinkable - I really liked it! . I usually don't buy bombers too often, but at $7.99 it's not as bad as buying an FFF DIPA bomber at 50% higher cost and almost as good.

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Ravaged By Vikings from Solemn Oath Brewery
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 181 ratings