Victory Brewing Company
Mighty Things Imperial IPA
American Double/Imperial IPA
12oz, 6-Pack
Meager head, normal pour barely gets enough to temporarily cover the surface, straightforward white as it lasts, wispy lacing which as spotted as it is, sticks well. Light haze to the golden liquid, dense weave of bubbles, slowly rise upwards. Wonderful lift to the nose, tangerine to lemon citrus, honey, dank and wet leafy matter, pine and rose petals, coal tar, substantial amount of peach, apricot, mango fruit scents. Medium-bodied, even with a credible level of dankness, pine and earthiness it has good flow and never bogs down as it crosses the palate. Orange marmalade, pine, rose petals and tar, has elements which both lift and anchor. Carbonation is steady but not necessarily refreshing. Here the peach, mango, pineapple fruit on the dull side. Stays nicely wet and the strong herbaceousness does not dry it out. Allowing for the flow, there is a good deal of sticky residue left on the tongue as it finishes. Strikes one as monochromatic and you wish it reach into the higher register.
3 out of 5