Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)
Full Sail Brewing Company

Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve)
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Full Sail Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
Imperial IPA
3.62 | pDev: 17.4%
May 08, 2017
Feb 25, 2003
Notes: A Brewmaster Reserve release - Spring 2008
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Rated: 3.65 by valkyre65 from Texas

May 08, 2017
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

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.
Nov 03, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by Skellbop from New York

Jul 19, 2016
Rated: 4.08 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Jun 27, 2016
Rated: 3.03 by McBAINx from Washington

May 31, 2016
Rated: 3.83 by crownrl28 from Georgia

Apr 27, 2016
Rated: 4.04 by peachy-tay from California

Apr 27, 2016
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Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

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.
Apr 17, 2016
Rated: 3.7 by Gerred from Missouri

Apr 06, 2016
Rated: 3.79 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Apr 04, 2016
Rated: 3.6 by Brandon632 from North Carolina

Mar 13, 2016
Rated: 3.5 by Donkster46 from Washington

Mar 03, 2016
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Reviewed by Fatehunter from Oregon

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.
Feb 26, 2016
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

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.
Feb 24, 2016
Rated: 3.92 by Epicfail97081 from Oregon

Feb 07, 2016
Rated: 4.3 by grnmtnman from Oregon

Feb 02, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

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.
Dec 17, 2015
Rated: 3 by zestar from California

Aug 02, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by ToddKehoe

Apr 16, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by megamass from New Jersey

Mar 13, 2014
Slipknot Imperial IPA (Brewmaster Reserve) from Full Sail Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 174 ratings