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Four Peaks Double Knot
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 4.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Why Double Knot for a name? Well, itís essentially a double Hop Knot. Now does that mean we just went and doubled the alcohol content? No, but close; Hop Knot is around 6% and Double Knot is around 9.2%. So, did we double the hops? Well, yes! We did! Hop Knot uses around 3.5 lbs per barrel and Double Knot is around 7.5 lbs per barrel (Okay, a little more than double, donít sue us). Thatís really the main difference between the two; slightly higher alcohol content and twice the hops. But what a difference if youíre a true hop-head.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3178) - California, USA - JUN 28, 2015
28 June 2015, tap. Pinkish gold, clear, no bubbles. Nose is slightly sweet, maybe rye malt, cotton candy. Med body and moderately fizzy. Kind of dank, moderately bitter. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bleeng (1577) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2015
Tap at Scottsdale Beer Company. Iíve been th Four Peaks dozens of times and have never run across this beer. Pours dark gold and hazy. Nose is a bit lemony, with dank earthy hops. Taste is very resiny with dirt hops. Thick chewy body. Best beer Iíve had from 4p.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Great XXIPA, big hop smells of pine mango and peppery spices. Flavor is huge bitterness and hops with some alcohol. Hop go on for a day!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (874) - Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2015
On draft. Amber with orange tint. Slight off white head. Big tropical fruit aroma. Tropical fruit, pine, hides the alcohol well. Nice DIPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (1650) - Arizona, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Draft. Orange amber. Small creamy white head. Like it better than the regular. Citrus. Tropical. Pine. Herbal. floral. Tons of nice big hop character. No harshness. Really nice. Maybe my favorite Four Peaks brew to date.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (634) - Arizona, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap at the 8th St. brewery. The aroma is very sweet with fresh-cut orange, a wet garden, heavy caramel and kilned malt, and is capped by a resiny hop flourish. Great clear deep orange color with a brief white head. Delicious sweet orange flavor with a solid malt background joined by a slight wildflower tone and a mild floral hop finish. Medium body. When fresh, this double IPA is a must-have.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7578) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Draft - Fresh grapefruit and a nice sweetness. Clear gold with a rich white head. Grapefruit and some tropical fruit. Bitterness is well balanced but no real malt profile.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7423) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Finally get to try this after missing the last several releases. Eagerly consumed the 9.5% elixir on tap at the Wilson St. location. It was poured into a room temperature aroma killing half pint where it exhibited a nice re-assuring looking semi opaque hop hazed body that is has deep gold hues and supporting a white head of foam that leaves behind some sheet lacing. The aroma offers up a modest degree of resiny pine hops and a mild malt sweetened citrus grapefruit like note that seems to be sandwiched between the mild maltiness and pine hops. The taste is thick and robust and inviting sticky resiny pine sap that gets an initial wedge of citrus hops squeezed in there. The robust resiny hops fade into malt sweetened citrus hop flavor and a touch of caramel malts. It is interesting how the thick sticky resiny hops fade linearly into a mild bitterness into the finish. Solid IIPA with sink your teeth into it chewy big body resiny pine hop goodness. The only knock is that bit of caramel malts I was getting that gets in the way of the great hoppiness a bit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2013
AZ Strong Beer Festival. Nice citrus aroma. Good blend of hop flavor, finishing with a bit of alcohol. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigbeersrule (113) - USA - JAN 26, 2013
Rich beer, more malty than hoppy. Rich gold golor bordering on amber. Certainly not the best double IPA around but very drinkable and a good change up from their regular offerings.


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