Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve) | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)
BA SCORE
3.62/5
174 Ratings
Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Brewmaster Reserve release - Spring 2008

Added by sinistersteve on 02-25-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,093
Reviews:
149
Ratings:
174
pDev:
17.4%
Bros Score:
3.67
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 174 |  Reviews: 149
Photo of valkyre65
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Winco. Dark golden body with small creamy off white head. Malt features prominently in aroma, and provides a nice platform for the citrusy hops in the taste. Funky, tart bitterness hits the taste buds and lingers through to the finish. Not a huge IIPA, but has a nice kick.

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ummswimmin
4.08/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of McBAINx
3.03/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of crownrl28
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of peachy-tay
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mactrail
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Orange-amber color with plenty of white foam in the Ciney snifter. Flowery hop aromas with a spicy note. A touch of honeysuckle. Sprightly but mellow. Very pleasing warm malt flavors. Less acidic than a lot of IPAs but still plenty sharp to go with the sweet malt. At 7% I wouldn't call it a double IPA.

Citrus flavors in the abundant dose of hops. Overall this is a pleasing big fruity IPA. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at The Market in Anacortes, Wash. Clear with no sediment. This is the 2016 edition of this annual big brew. Eventually they'll have to start celebrating the anniversaries of some of these long-lived beers.

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Photo of Gerred
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandon632
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fatehunter
3.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger and a half of head on a clear straw body.
The aroma is ripe lemon, grapefruit, and a bit of pineapple.
The taste is moderate pine and grapefruit bitterness. Good balance.
The texture is crisp.
It's a solid IPA.

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3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

2016 Brewmasters Reserve -- ABV is 7.0%

Clear, dark gold colored body; thick, sticky, foamy white head. Heavy floral aroma and pine scents; some bread-like notes. Spicy, bitter flavor; nice balance of malt sweetness and hop bitterness. Medium-heavy body; mildly juicy quality on the palate; mostly dry finish.

A solid DIPA. It delivers a decent balance between the malts and hops with a respectable ABV level. It doesn't rise to the level of being trendsetting, yet should satisfy most beer drinkers looking for a satisfying DIPA fix.

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3.92/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grnmtnman
4.3/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good orange color with decent clarity. A minor aroma of grapefruit and pine, more c hop stuff up here.

Taste also embodies the c hops. The malt is sweet, not caramel density. Its good, not great, which is the usual score for full sail hoppy stuff, at least their bombers are the most reasonably priced in the biz.

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of ToddKehoe
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 174 ratings
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