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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The “IRA”, as it’s known around here, marries a ruby red color and rich body with the hop flavors of an IPA. Our unique ale yeast strain adds a delicious layer of complexity. One of the first beers we made, and an enduring favorite. Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal malt, Simcoe and Brewers’ Gold hops. 6.5% ABV, 60 BU


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2431) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2012
On Cask at The Pine Box, Seattle. Dark, bright red, foamy greay head. Sweet, rosy hops. Great warming hops on a red ale. Sweet juicy body. Alright, quite nice on cask.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Changed (360) - Ithaca, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2012
10oz pour, expertly recommended by bartender @ Horse Brass. Pour is caramel w/ white head and lots of lacing. Aroma is a little bit of sour, lemony hops. Flavor starts with bitter hod and progresses into malty/sour goodness. Lively carbonation. This beer has more depth than most beers I’ve ever tried... Excellent!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BK7 (748) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JUL 9, 2012
On tap at f-stop. Big hoppy red with some IPA bitterness mixed in. Finish is malty with a weird after taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Red tinted amber. Malty nose with a good helping of caramel. Balanced on the palate showing some sweeter malts, with reasonably subdued hops on the finish. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwm1034 (664) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2011
On draft at Belmont Inn...thanks to Tim for this one. Excellent balance of hops in nose and taste...with a malty body for smoothness....very well done; wish we could get this in Illinois.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6263) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft at ncbc. Pours a cloudy amber with a dense creamy tan head. Big tangy grapefruit nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toast and caramel mid palate. Mild tangy finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Copper reddish color with a thick, foamy head. Complex hop and malt aroma. A bit of a caramel flavor? Very smooth and slightly sweet mixed with some nice hops bitterness. This is a very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3357) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Sampled from a day-old growler brought back from Oregon by my buddy John. Citrus orange/lemony hop aroma. Somewhat mild, though, without too much else happening. Moderately hazy amber body with a frothy, yellowish head present. Super citrus lemon hoppiness to start. Has a nice chewiness with some caramel malts in the middle. Finishes with mildly spicy, herbal , and lightly bitter finish. Very drinkable stuff. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3360) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Deep apricot amber pulpy body with ring of head. Pleasant citrus-accented bitter hop nose. Nice bitter, but balanced body that falls between citruss and piny. Restrained and tasty. One of the few Double Mountain brews that really stood out.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alphadelic (1766) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2011
An unfiltered beauty. Beautiful fresh cascadian nose with nettle, grapefruit and a smooth malty underbelly. Citric tasty pine needles on the tongue. Drinkable and dry in the finish.


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