Foothills Barrel Aged Seeing Double IPA
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2012

Name: Seeing Double IPA, Bourbon Barrel
Date: September 02, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: opaque burnt orange, fine off white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, orange, caramel and vanilla
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, vanilla brings out a candy orange, light oak, caramel sweetness, retains a good dose of hops from the base beer to balance the combined sweetness of the bourbon and the base ipa, bourbon grows as it warms
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Sampled at Brewgrass 2009. Clear orangey copper, small white head. Big bourbon nose right off the bat, with more traitional IPA smells in the background. Flavor is also some bourboun, with pine and citrus and pine in the background. Good, but somehow doesnít quite mesh as well as Iíd hoped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5165) - Georgia, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Pours hazy, barely translucent honey gold e with a fairly thick pale buff head. Aroma presents hoppy and woody tones. Flavor divers woody, hoppy and citrus notes, not spectacular but quite enjoyable. Firm mouthfeel has some good fizz. If you see double, please call a taxi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Tap. Light amber with minimal head. Wow, barrel aging really helps this out. Very woody. Slight alcohol warmth. Hop bitterness is mellowed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4613) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2009
WBF sample. Pours a hazy golden amber with a one finger light yellow head. The nose is bourbony, sweet, alcohol, hops are definitely subdued on this one. Barrel character takes over. Flavor is bourbon, vanilla, oak, warm alcohol, some hop bitterness. DIPA definitely took a back seat to this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (4050) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Draft at Milltown. Sweet, sugary, mild bitterness. Bourbon shows through but is fairly muted by the older hops still kicking around. Its drinkable and not oxidized. But Iím not a huge fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Brewvival 2011. Slightly hazy orange body with a small off white head Sweet fruit oak caramel and vanilla aroma Sweet fruit, oak, caramel and hop flavor Full body mod low carb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2009
sampled at brewgrass festival 2009.... semi-transparent apricot brown pour with a thin milky just off-white head.... grassy hope combine with caramel and vanilla overtones... flavors were sweet and focused on the vanilla and toffee notesthat previal which then eventually give way to a bitter piney finish. medium carbonation. a little too sweet but ok overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2010
Growler shared by BeerExchange! Thanks Scott! Vanilla and bourbon on the nose with hints of citrus with strong oak notes. Pours a pale amber with a thin white head. Strong bourbon character with vanilla and woody notes, with strong hop bitterness, earthy with hints of citrus. Great barrel aged beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Another example of why I just donít think that IIPAís should be barrel aged. The hop character was more subdued than the regular version, and the barrel clashed with the hop profile. Not bad, but Iíd take the regular version over this any day.

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