Beers & Ciders
Beer & Cider
World Beer Awards 2016
World's Best Imperial / Double IPA
Brazil's Best Imperial / Double IPA
"Clear amber. Explosive, spicy, hop forward nose. Pine and passion fruit. Spice dominates mouthfeel. Slightly over-bitter after taste."
Belgium's Best Imperial / Double IPA
"Cloudy amber with a great head. Little fruit in nose with hints of candied orange and grapefruit peel. Continues in the aroma with fresh blood orange and caramel. Great aftertaste. Perfect balance."
Canada's Best Imperial / Double IPA
La Voie Maltee
"Aroma somewhere between pin and mango. Very solid bitterness with tar mid palate. That sustains throughout the finish. Lemon around the edges. Refreshing with fresh citrus bitterness."
Microbrasserie Pit Caribou
IIPA de la Sorciere
Impériale India Pale Ale
Finland's Best Imperial / Double IPA
"Good head and a hazy orange golden colour. Warming bitter, leather hops and fruit dominated. Strong alcohol, orange and caramel coming through in flavour with a nice, warming finish."
Duchesse Anne Triple Hops
Germany's Best Imperial / Double IPA
"A good head with yellow straw colour. Fat, grassy, fruity and piney nose - extremely inviting. Juicy tanginess with a bitter orange finish."
Japan's Best Imperial / Double IPA
Norway's Best Imperial / Double IPA
"Bright orange with very aromatic, orange, grapefruit and herbal notes in aroma. Juicy citrus fruits, solid caramel flavour base balanced with hops. Nice balance though on the light side."
Cape Brewing Company (CBC)
United Kingdom's Best Imperial / Double IPA
Cloudwater Brew Co. Special Edition
"Slightly hazy orange with a short head. Tropical fat fruits in aroma. A great malt interplay in flavour, together with fresh peaches, cream and melon. Complex and full."
Northern Monk Brew Co