Green Flash – Road Warrior – Imperial Rye IPA

Our Imperial Rye IPA is brewed in the name of our Road Warriors—the sales team who tirelessly hit the streets, traveling from town to town and pub to pub sharing the Green Flash experience. Road Warrior™ charges full flavor forward. Columbus and Mosaic hops, rich crystal and spicy rye malts pave the way for Mosaic and Amarillo dry-hopping to boldly shine through in the finish. Raise a glass to those who never settle!

Breweries: Green Flash.
Flavor Elements: Hoppy.
Beer Types: Imperial, Imperial IPA, Imperial Rye IPA, IPA, and Rye IPA.
ABV: 9.0%
UBUs: 80
Citric: 3/5
Roasted: 3.5/5
Astringent: 1/5
Dry: 4/5
Heavy: 4.5/5
Puckering: 1/5
Sparkling: 2.5/5
Alcohol taste: 1/5
Bitter taste: 5/5
Salt taste: 1/5

Imperial Mutt Brown Ale

Stone brewers Drew Neldon and Steve Via won this year’s annual in-house Stone Spotlight Series brewing competition with this hefty brown ale—an impressive result considering that one of them had never encountered a brown ale he liked before tasting this one. Given layers of flavor from Vienna, Victory and Chocolate Wheat Malts, and warming, refined sweetness from Honey Malt and turbinado sugar, it’s a rich and soothing beer brewed with respect to traditional English methods and New World innovation. The British-American bulldog of the craft beer world? Perhaps. Best in Show? Absolutely.

Breweries: Stone.
Beer Types: Brown Ale, Imperial, and imperial brown ale.
ABV: 9%
Lactic: 1.5/5
Roasted: 2.8/5
Astringent: 1/5
Dry: 3/5
Heavy: 3.5/5
Puckering: 1.5/5
Sparkling: 2/5
Alcohol taste: 1.3/5
Bitter taste: 2/5
Salt taste: 1/5

Flying Dog – The Truth Imperial IPA

The Truth’s sharp hop bitterness begins with pine on the nose and evolves into bright citrus and subtle stone fruit flavors. Pair this beer with sharp cheddar cheese and light, spicy proteins.

SPECIALTY MALTS: Munich, Acidulated, Malted Wheat
HOPS: Warrior, Summit, CTZ, Citra, Amarillo
YEAST: American Ale

Breweries: Flying Dog.
Beer Types: Imperial, Imperial IPA, and IPA.
ABV: 8.7%
UBUs: 120

21st Amendment – Hop Crisis – Imperial IPA

Shaun and Nico have to break out of Alcatraz. And fast. The Hop Syndicate is hoarding hops, depriving the people of their right to hoppy, aromatic beer. Join Shaun and Nico on their adventure to Free the Hops! First, they plan a daring escape through the sewer pipe, then they surf monster waves on ironing boards, and finally they attempt a high speed cable car getaway.

Hop Crisis. Crisis? What Crisis? A few years ago, when hop prices shot through the roof and the worldwide hop market went into a tailspin, at our pub in San Francisco we decided there was only one thing for us to do. We made the biggest, hoppiest IPA we could imagine and aged it on oak for good measure. This Imperial IPA breaks all the rules with more malt, more hops and more aroma.

Bittering Hops: Columbus, Centennial, Cascade
Yeast: Top Fermenting Ale Yeast
Malts: Pale Malt, Munich, Dextrose
Special Ingredients: Aged on Oak

Breweries: 21st Amendment.
Beer Types: Imperial, Imperial IPA, and IPA.
ABV: 9.7%
UBUs: 94

Lagunitas – Imperial Red Ale

This Special Ale is In Reality, the Exhumation of the Very First Ale We Ever Brewed Way, Way Back, in 1993. Brewed With a Big Head, a Muscular Malty Thorax, a Silky Texture & All Strung Together With a Hoppy Sweet Nerve Sack… Ick. A dank and roasty treat. Back again in bombers. Cheers!

Breweries: Lagunitas.
Beer Types: Imperial, Imperial Red Ale, and Red Ale.
ABV: 7.8%
UBUs: 54