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Brewed By: Great Lakes Brewing Company (OH)

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Average Rating:
7.63651

Number of Ratings: 1813

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA (DIPA / IIPA)

Brewed In: 2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA

ABV: 9.1%

IBU: 80


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Tasting Notes

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keith.wick@aol.com profile picturekeith.wick@aol.com - June 29, 2013
Not a ipa fan. But this is amazing
uffda_32 profile pictureuffda_32 - June 12, 2013
Copper color, very pale, very smooth. I do not favor IPA's... but this one is good; worth a try.
furnish112 profile picturefurnish112 - June 7, 2013
Very smooth for a higher ABV %. Tasting a hint of grapefruit. Another winner by Great Lakes. What a great family of products they produce.
toasthaiku profile picturetoasthaiku - June 7, 2013
Far too hoppy and sweet for my taste
codehead profile picturecodehead - May 31, 2013
One of the best double IPAs out there - nice hop bitterness at the front without the harsh grape fruity flavor profile of many of the extreme IPAs. Balanced well by some malty sweetness at the finish. At. 9 percent this is heady stuff, but the high alcohol content is well masked.
wesleyboston930@yahoo.com profile picturewesleyboston930@yahoo.com - May 23, 2013
Great nose slightly fruity kinda hoppy nose. Hoppy throughout with piney hints very clean balance. The hoppy hit grows from beginning to middle and by the end it becomes a lingering hit. Thie is truly the best brewery in the USA! Great beer love it
hankman2k profile picturehankman2k - April 2, 2013
Beautiful amber pour with a mild head. citrus nose. Nice crisp hoppy flavor, mid palette gets the bitterness, but fantastic finish. Not in your face with hops. Wonderful balance.
penciljay25@yahoo.com profile picturepenciljay25@yahoo.com - February 16, 2013
My favorite!
tonyc210@gmail.com profile picturetonyc210@gmail.com - February 16, 2013
Amazing imperial IPA - one of my top 5 favorite beers. Really sweet, not very malty, good hop bitterness. 10/22/14. This years batch tastes a lot different than I remember. When poured into a glass, huge aromas of clover honey and a dash of pineapple. First sip tastes like it smells: honey and ripe pineapple, sweet and smooth, coats your tongue. Finish has a touch of bitterness; still sweet, but not overly sweet . So good.
kbwolff61 profile picturekbwolff61 - September 28, 2012
Serious kick. Thick.
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