Style: New England-style Imperial IPA
ABV: 8.5 IBU: 55
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What the brewers say
“The chuckling endless insanity of an appetite for utter disaster paves the path to unrelenting purity. Double dry-hopped with Galaxy hops. All day.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Peach leather, strawberries, white peppercorn, pineapple, and orange. A complex ester blend on retronasal of the aforementioned plus a touch of caramel and white sugar.”
Flavor: Interesting sugar profile of caramel and white sugar on top of the crazy tropical-fruit and spice blend. Notes of peach leather and strawberries with a strong pineapple component. Chewy as can be with a bit lower carbonation than the style is known for. The caramel comes out pretty strongly in the finish making it a bit weighty even for the ABV.”
Overall: “Thick and juicy. Full-on pulp. Surprisingly drinkable for an 8% beer—a smooth and well-rounded thinking person’s beer.”
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