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American Imperial IPA
Ranked #3,267
Ranked #20,985
3.9 | pDev: 7.95%
Destination Unknown Beer Co.
New York, United States
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Photo of oberon
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial nonic a slight chill hazed apricot color with a thinner wispy slight off white head atop,kind of a unique color to it,I like it.Juicy ruby red grapefruit,lime,with a tinge of pine resin,and sweet alcohol detected as well.Dry and sharp up front on the palate with grapefruit ring showing thru with a sweeter sugary back end with some alcohol lending more sweetness after awhile.The flavors are not exactly like the aromas but all in all a pretty top notch DIPA here.

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oberon from North Carolina, Nov 06, 2017
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3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

No date on can, poured into a tulip. Slight haze copper color with a white head that fades leaving spotted lacing. The smell is muttled malts and subtle fruits with pine. The taste is initial maltiness following light citrus fruits with heavy pine in the back! The feel is actually light for a 8.2% dipa, also chalky! Overall this is my first of their beers but so far not impressed.

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BEER88 from Bahrain, Jun 04, 2017
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3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a fairly well retained head that left spots of lacing down the glass. Smells floral, pine and citrus. Tastes of orange, melons, pine, some caramel sweetness and floral notes. Medium bodied, well carbonated, mildly bitter and dry finish.

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EMH73 from New York, Jun 02, 2017
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3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Better doubles available.
Bitter, chalky, and dry.
Not the worst, it's in the genre, but u can do better.
Look and smell bring this over a3.
On to the next one.

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breardon1776 from New York, May 28, 2017
Photo of Billolick
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really great to see this truly tiny and local to me (in the summer) brewery throwing it down in cans with this fresh and tasty DIPA...well done

Tall can...4/17/17 on the side of the about 5 weeks in the can, by the time I purchased it (at Bay Shore beer and soda)

Pours moderatly hazed, medium amber, leaves great looking fine sheeting

Soft and enjoyable ripe fruit nose, with melon coming to mind

Super tasty and nicely crafted DIPA, more melon, some ripe pineapple, light resins, drying hoppy goodness in the finish...delicious...go get some...

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Billolick from New York, May 25, 2017
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4.66/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a really enticing reddish gold color with a thin bubbly head.

Aroma hits right away with pine and orange.

Taste is a massive continuation of that pine and orange.

Sticky and wonderful.

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Photo of Bluecrow
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

-clear, dark amber can pour, 1 cm of foam. Scant hop aroma present. The flavors are malt > hops. The balance is even, but a slight off-flavor is noted (my fourth try in six days), so I waited to review. No discernible alcohol heat, so good job there. Finish is crisp with a bit of hop bite. Local price for a 4-pack was kind of silly-expensive ($19/4 16 oz.). I'll check it out again if I see it at a lower price.

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Bluecrow from New York, Jan 08, 2017
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4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brewed with Citra and Simcoe hops. Just barely shy of clear, amber-colored ale; pale beige head a couple of fingers high left some lace trails down the glass. Aromas are floral and herbal, with plenty of hearty citrus pith and fresh grains. The taste is reminiscent of dank citrus and chewy pine, mildly sweet with caramel and resin, moderately bitter, and with undertones of rich bread and biscuit. Maybe a hint of sweet, bright berry and green vine on the finish. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, a hint of chew, leaving a nice bitter shellac across the palate. Brewed local to me - no can dating but given its proximity and sudden appearance today, presumably fresh. The distro is undoubtedly limited, but if you're a native to LI, or have a friend who is, a really nice DIPA. After tax and deposit, a $17 sixpack of 16 oz cans.

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Greywulfken from New York, Jan 07, 2017
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