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Belching Beaver Dammed Double IPA

Belching Beaver Dammed Double IPA
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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Our Dammed Double IPA has more hops than logs in a dam! Yet, you would never know it. This beer carries all of the spicy and earthy complexity that hops offers without the harsh bitterness. With a clean finish, this beer is proof that God loves you, and He wants you to be happy.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle shared at Final Gravity. Pours reddish amber with a nice beige head and a toffee and citrus aroma. There is a carbonated caramel malt flavor with a dry bitter finish. Nicely balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2363) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Hazy amber, moderate head, decent lace/retention. Aroma is grapefruit, citrus, orange, resin, sticky chewy caramel malt. Medium to full body, sticky with moderate bitterness. This is more like an imperial red.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5750) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2014
bottle, deeper amber pour, medium to fuller bodied. piney hop aroma, caramel/toffee maltiness. pretty bitter with a malty backbone. decent IIPA

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2100) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Hoppy, but not enough for a DIPA. Hazy dark amber with silky beige head. Hops dominate aroma and taste, pine sol finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
greenhorn1 (809) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Pine, source, grapefruit etc. Pours dark and hazy. Lacks a decent finish. This is a hott mess, just not balanced. Also strong maltiness, I would prefer the hops in my DIPA.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BobbyAnalog (327) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Has the heart, but lacks the strategy and craftsmanship of better IPAs. The hops don’t know what to do with themselves and the bitterness feels aimless. The nose is indicative of all of the aforementioned descriptions.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3099) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle with thanks to Roy! Pours deep reddish amber with a large creamy puffy beige head that lasts a long long time and laces well. Aroma is not strong, spruce, pine, passionfruit, wet leaves. Flavor is light plus sweet and medium bitter, earthy, fruity, a bit dank, wet leaves, spruce tips. Full bodied and oily with lingering bitterness. Pretty nice effort, actually.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreat78 (42) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Really oily...I have had better...just not my real style of XXIPA...I would like it dryer more hop aroma not so much just the solvent oil hop aroma...may be more grassy aroma hops. Still better than any macro crap. I’d still drink it...jus not my fav XXIPA

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8333) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Keg at the Commons Ale House, Santa Monica, 16/04/14. Lightly obscured golden amber with a moderate off white/light beige covering. Nose is bitter grapefruit, good slather of pine, light dank tones to the well presented hoppage, pithy orange, tangerine. Taste comprises big pine bite, bitter orange, spice, light sprucey wood shavings, mandarin, suggestion of booz, bitter grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in the close. Solid DIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3938) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. The look is golden to orange with an ok off-white head. The smell is of pine, citrus, fruit, caramel, and grassy. The taste is of citrus, fruit, pine, and grassy


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