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City Star Dead or Alive Double IPA
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This outlaw of an imperial IPA was brewed with Centennial, Columbus, Warrior, & Magnum hops (6 hop additions at 90, 60, 45, 30, 15 & 0 min in addition to dry hopping). The malt backbone lends this beer an amber hue & nicely balances the onslaught of the hops. Approach with caution!


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokephibroke (274) - Mead, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2012 Nicely hopped. Growler from brewery, batch 1. There is a vegetal quality to this, both in the nose and on the palate which I find distracting. However, the drink ability and long bitter aftertaste make this a great first effort! Note: batch 2 even better!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4121) - Utah, USA - OCT 14, 2013
GABF 2013
Aroma was floral and fruity, earthy. Flavors of pine, floral and grapefruit
Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (3675) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Clear amber with a thin sticky white head. Aroma is dank and hoppy but also with a whole lot of caramel tones. But earthy resinous hops claim the dominance of the nose. Flavor is bitter and resinous with a little grapefruit rind and pine, and with enough caramel malt to hold it up, but not so much that the strong bitterness is diminished.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (1689) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft at Taps (Fort Collins). Amber and hazy with a light tan head. Citrus fruity hoppy aroma, light floral. Medium body with a smooth dry feel. Bitter floral piney flavor, light malts, dry lingering finish. Pretty good.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Putz (1) - - APR 15, 2013 does not count
The Dead or Alive Double IPA has a fantastic finish. Smooth for a 110 IBU and an aroma that begs to have another. The taste is light with a deep after taste which leaves me wanting another sip.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9066) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2012
On tap at City Star poured a hazy orange amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of carmel, orange zest, pink grapefruit and light pine. Palate was mediuym bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, orange zest, pink grapefuit and light pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering citrus finish.


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