Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
What happens when you grab a bottle of Quarter Mile Double IPA? Your pupils dilate when you pour a frothy head. Your blood races once the aroma hits your nostrils. The adrenaline hits overdrive as you experience this blend of Goldings, Nugget, Summit and Liberty hops. At 90 IBUs, this ale kickstarts your heart as you hit the finish line and the bottom of the glass. Consider this finely tuned beer your trophy for going the distance

mrhopsbeertalk's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhopsbeertalk (177) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2014 This beer leans heavy on the malt. The flavors remind me more of a barley wine than a DIPA, almost along the lines of Old Guardian. For my taste thereís a glaring imbalance with a lack of hop aroma and flavor, which is most likely hidden under the layers of barley. Enjoyable, but could stand a serious dry hop and an expanded hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (3958) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 8, 2015
650 ml bottle, paid $8.99 at Tuckaway Tavern and Butcher Shop. Murky Amber color with a crazy amount of carbonation. Aroma has a huge Belgian yeast character with a mld floral hop element.

The flavor starts with the light floral hops and quickly turns into Belgian yeast and malts. The bitterness lingers slightly after the sip for a second. Thicker yeasty body that leans on the fuller side. The overall feel is more like a moderately hopped Belgian Ale rather than a DIPA. I still like it, just not what the label indicates the style of brew it is. Still some nice character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Can poured a clear amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, pink grapefruit, tangerine and earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Favors of cvaramel, grapefruit and light orange zest with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2342) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2014
From the 650 ml. bottle. Slightly cloudy medium amber pour with long lasting off-white head. Aroma of hops, fruitiness, and toasted malts but not really abundant in any regard. Their regular IPA has more hop sensations. No booze for 8% and thatís a good thing. Medium to full body. The taste also has a malt/bitter hop character but again it is not explosive like one might expect from a Double IPA. The beer geek in me says this is a weak Double IPA as far as style goes. But if you ignore that and simple drink it as it is you might like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rjplumer (566) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Has a heavy dark fruit aroma. Deep amber brown color. Taste is sweet dark fruit (again). Has a heavy mouth feel to it. Finishes sort of clean. Iím not a fan of this style unfortunately so Iím probably not doing it justice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hampale (47) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 19, 2014
My first and only canned beer from the brewers at Blue Hills and it was an enjoyable one. I wondered if the 8.0% ABV would be a problem but that wasnít the case at all. Like some other raters, I question whether this truly fits in the IPA category but, whatever the case, Iíll buy it again and this time Iíll get a 6-pack of the cans.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mdindy (36) - Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2014
bought at the brewery. pour is cloudy orange, aroma very sweet, tropical fruits. flavor is heavly hopped, sweet, bitter, grape fruits. crisp finish and well ballenced, all around solid beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Cloudy orange with large off white head. Aroma of malt and grassy hops. Medium body, creamy to a certain extent, not much alcohol. Flavor is mostly strong malt, there are herbal hops but they are more in the background. More sweet than bitter but ok balance. A decent enough beer, and as others have said maybe would have enjoyed it more if wasnít expecting more hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1500) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Spoiled citrus and yeasty caramel aroma. Golden orange, completely opaque. Certainly a bitter beer, but I would say it is very sweet as well, a malt-forward beer in fact. Very slick body, bite is on finish rather than start. This is a fresh can so no cooling off effects in play. Should just be called íAmerican strong aleí as it isnít a traditional IPA in spite of itís hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thornecb (4666) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Pours deep hazy amber into a snifter. Off-white head with medium retention recedes to skim surface. Resin and toffee aromas. Thick with stale malt and caramel upfront turning to cloying cooked vegetables and mild pine in the medium length finish.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50