Rogue XS Imperial India Pale Ale


The Imperial IPA from Rogue’s XS line is a pretty typical double IPA.  Big, (9.5% ABV) with heavy body that sits on the tongue, and all the delicious goodness that we expect from an IPA.  It’s got a citrusy nose with a hint of caramel.  The middle is piney with plenty more citrus, and the finish is pine resin and buttery.  This is a definitely a beer powerful enough to make you sit up and take notice, but quite complex and very well balanced flavors from beginning to end.  This is a very well done beer, and should definitely be on the “must try” list for IPA fans.

I give it a 4.5 out of 5.

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