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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe) | Flying Dog Brewery

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)
BA SCORE
4.08/5
Exceptional
174 Ratings
Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by thain709 on 11-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,339
Reviews:
62
Ratings:
174
pDev:
8.33%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
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18
Gots:
9
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0
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Ratings: 174 |  Reviews: 62
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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of grapefruit, floral hops, some pine, honey and sweet biscuity/caramelly malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some citrus/grapefruit, herbal notes, a piney bitterness and some sweet toasty/caramelly malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas. Very nice for a single hopped DIPA.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours an off white head which tipped off its malty taste.
S: Spicy banana and coconut biscuit
T: The above with overall spicy and savory flavors balanced by sweet malts
M: Spritzy and full, a little heavier than you'd expect on an IPA
O: Unique and intense taste, finishing with a refreshing hoppy bite. I will certainly reach for it again.

It pairs deliciously with spicy pepperoni pizza.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle code D76A14 at 40 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma citrusy, primarily grapefruit
Head large (8 cm), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to a 2-3 mm layer with thick froth islands
Lacing abundant but irregular
Body medium yellow with some hop haze
Flavor begins with a burst of slight astringency typical of pink or red grapefruit, although the grapefruit flavor is absent; no alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl. The astringency quickly fades to a chalky finishing feel. A slight alcohol glow begins in the stomach.
Palate is light to medium body, watery but refreshing, with soft carbonation .

Overall, an easy drinking IPA with the potential to sneak up on one.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Single Hop Imperial IPA (Simcoe) from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 174 ratings
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