The imperial India Pale Ale features high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. Hop character is fresh and evident from utilization of any variety of hops. Alcohol content is medium-high to high and notably evident with a medium-high to full body. The intention of this style is to exhibit the fresh and evident character of hops.
Imperial India Pale Ale
Category: India Pale Ales
- Bone-In Pork Chops, Miso Salmon
- Rich Cheeses
- Carrot Cake
Gold to Light Brown
Clear to Hazy
Medium to Fast Rising Bubbles
Hop flavor and aroma are very high, should be fresh and lively and should not be harsh in quality, deriving from any variety of hops. Hop bitterness is very high but not harsh
Malt character is medium to high
Fruity ester aroma and flavor are high.
Not common to style.
Medium to High
American Two-Row, Crystal, Malted Wheat