Worthy Imperial IPA | Worthy Brewing Co.

Worthy Imperial IPAWorthy Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
3.7/5
80 Ratings
Worthy Imperial IPAWorthy Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Worthy Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
worthybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by artoolemomo on 10-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,725
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
80
pDev:
10.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 80 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of AdamSnodgrass
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22, nice head, decent lacing. Smell is fruity and inviting. But the 8 hop varieties must be of all pine and citrus notes with perhaps one of mango. The balance of honey malt and a tad bit of caramel along with the hop schedule make for a very bright and surprising first pull. For me the bittering is perfect and yet another great beer from Bend Oregon.

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Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevlee722
3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 81tillinfinity
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Metaltildeath
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kenmac19
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JoelClark
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cambabeer
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice off white head, golden body with some deep browns and even a hint of red in there. Nice, but not surprising in any regard, smell. Standard hops with a little malt in the background, fresh and citrusy and a little sweet. Nice taste, smooth and creamy with a little spice to it. The hop taste is actually really nice and balanced, almost silky. Not enough carbonation, medium body. Over all a good beer but not groundbreaking.

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Photo of ucsbmullet
4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beertunes
3.17/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Served in Nonic. Poured a clean, clear medium honey-gold color, with just the thinnest cap of white head that had no retention and very light lacing.

Some nice pine notes float up the nostrils, along with some very light citrus, and a just noticeable malt scent. On the tongue, the beer has a bit more life, with the pine being brighter and the citrus sharper. The light malt aspect still seemed too underutilized to me, and I think the flavors suffered for it.

The body was too light to be solid, and too thick to be crisp, sort of a Mouthfeel Purgatory if you will. Drinkability was decent, I liked the beer well enough, but wasn't left really needing a second pour. Overall, a solid brew, and one worth a shot, but don't expect it to make your Best of Show list.

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Photo of enznevr
3.36/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of BESTIALEX
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of fivetime
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of BoldRulerVT
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%

Poured from the 22 oz bomber into a tulip.
Pour clear medium amber with an inch of tiny bubbly head.
Smells malty and hoppy. Good balance.
Taste is classic west coast IPA. Malts and hops are balanced. Not overly hoppy. Not overly bitter.
Mouthfeel was excellent.
For a west coast IPA, I thought it was quite good.

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Photo of krdhawk
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of kylemckinnis
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JMScowcroft
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of PicoPapa
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle. Pours a semi translucent amber color with a half inch of head. Some lacing. The aroma is grapefruit, sweet citrus and some toasted malts. The taste is light citrus and tropical fruit notes with a fair amount of toasted malts. Grapefruit and mango towards the end. Pine hop notes. Good malt backbone and pretty balanced. Somewhat boozey. A bit oily and medium bodied. Overall, pretty good Imperial.

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Photo of KlayWey
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Booner818
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Brad007
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a bright golden blonde color with a decent, frothy head into my glass. As pale as it can possibly be.

The use of 8 different hop varieties makes for a difficult analysis of the aroma profile. It has the new school citrus mated to old school pine. But, it's also spicy and balanced.

It's citruspineexplodusfragilicus. I can't think of any other way to describe it. A rogue's gallery of hops.

Biscuity texture comes through in the finish with a dogpile of citrus, pine, spice and so forth.

This would make an excellent introduction to the style. It takes the elements of the more popular IPAs and crams them into one bad mother.

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Photo of BIll_Currie
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of elihull
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Sawtoothslayer
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Worthy Imperial IPA from Worthy Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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