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RATINGS: 1149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Double-Wide I.P.A. uses Columbus and Magnum hops for both bittering and aroma with Chinook hops added in the whirlpool. It is dry hopped with generous amounts of Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook hops. The resulting beer has a hop forward aroma, redolent of peach and apricot. The assertive flavor bursts with the citrus qualities of blood orange and lemon with a slight caramel malt backbone to balance the intense hop flavor. There is little restraint in the flavor of this beer; it is certainly not for the pedestrian palate.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
want1DIPA (227) - - MAY 13, 2013
This DIPA pours a nice orange bronze. The aroma is fair with a slight pine scent. Again, BLVD is able to mask the 8.5% ABV very well. A really solid and sturdy DIPA with a bold toffee/resin bite. Very pleased! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone so go have a DIPA!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopmaestro (653) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015
Backlog from lost & found notes: The head on this was massive, it just wouldn’t quit. Hoppay aroma with flowers, grass, citrus and pine up front. Taste is pineapple, resins, mango but also a touch of yeast. Some alcohol in there also. I’m gonna find myself a fresher version and re-rate it, as I believe that there’s something fishy with this one, even if it was more than drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JFGrind (1918) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2015
First taste of Double-Wide had an over the top bitterness dominated by Magnum hops. Like the thick pillow of foam, the bitterness ’calmed down’ as I sampled. Strong resiny pine hops dominate. Citrus and caramel flavors were given a backseat. I enjoyed this offering from the ’new’ Boulevard, unsure if what I liked was what they intended beer drinkers to like.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrnkMcDermott (2912) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Single bottle from HyVee, Ankeny, IA, March 2015. "Best by 06/12/15." Big grassy hop smell right under the cap. Foamy pour, slightly orange over a fine amber beer body. Unabashedly strong in alcohol, since I pick that up even before the hop load. And then there are the hops. Not as strong in any one hop character, but a combination of pine and resin, grassy fresh hop bitterness. I don’t catch all the fruits mentioned in the description, but I don’t have to. Actually has some balance for a Double IPA, and I hope I’m rating this higher than, say, a 90 Minute.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack (294) - Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Poured from the bottle of a four pack, chunky dark orange with a big foamy white collar. Lots of hops in this double wide with some citrus, got the peach and apricot flavors mostly in the 3rd and 4th beer, but the part that impressed me most was that it has a whirlpool where hops are added. I only wonder if my palate is pedestrian, because I walk around the neighborhood quite a bit (usually drunk).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (6967) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2015
(Bottle) Reddish amber colour with rocky, beige head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty, fruity nose with notes of citrus, caramel, orange peel, treacle-toffee, black-currant and pink grapefruit. Malty, fruity, hoppy taste with caramel, treacle-toffee, black-currant, citrus peel, grapefruit, lychee and a generous resiny/citric bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with a certain sweetness. Solid and well made DIPA. Despite it’s strength and bitterness it’s not aggressive, instead it’s very well balanced. Another great beer from Boulevard. Excellent stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AnokaBrewer (99) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Purchased in 12 ounce bottles. Golden amber in color with a strong hop aroma. Not a lot of carbonation. Great head retention though. Good mix of hops and malt. Strong hop taste at first, then the powerful malt comes through, followed by a bitter finish that does not stay around a long time.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (110) - durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 8, 2015
From Smokestack Mixed 4 pack Into Blvd’s included tulip glass. A: Pours 2 fingers if tan foam. Murky rust color. not transparent at all. Some remnants of head are evident throughout the drink. S: Pine in a pronounced but easy way. A touch of caramel. Hardly any citrus to me. A tad winey but otherwise, no booze. T: Piney again and sticky. Malts are subtle but do provide some balance. Some fruit (cherry?) in the end. Alcohol starts to show through. M: Medium heavy with sticky finish and a good amount of carbonation. Foam sticks to the lips. O: Not my favorite style, admittedly but I can see the attraction. Very well done DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadShaolin (100) - - APR 6, 2015
Licorice, citrus and peach with some nice caramel smells to back it up. Nicely balanced sweetness from the malt. Peach follows the nose, herbal with a nice oily resin left on your lips. Glad your trailers a double wide, cause I'm moving in! Sad to see this retired for a bit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedBell (17) - Utah, USA - APR 5, 2015
Gorgeous deep amber color. Highly carbonated. Piney grapefruit bitterness. Solid IPA but not my favorite.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle a tulip glass Aroma- A nice blend of citrus and caramel malt. Appearance- A murky orangish yellow with visible sediment and a large white head. Taste- A malt and pine flavor throughout. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation and has a slightly oily texture. Overall- A really good DIPA.


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