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Franconia Double IPA
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   ABV: -
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This is the second of five limited edition beers brewed in honor of Franconia’s fifth anniversary.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ph03nix42 (6) - MCKINNEY, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2014 does not count
Floral, resin, piney, hippy Wonderful flavor, beautiful amber hue Well done IPA from a traditional German brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3619) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2013
On tap. Gold in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of floral hops, caramel, grass, and light pine. Taste is of caramel, toffee, grass, and bitter floral hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (259) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2013
On tap at square burger. Pours amber with small white head. Citrus and hop aroma. Hop taste with grapefruit taste. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7813) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 13, 2013
On tap at BTBF. Pours with a hazy golden hued body with a white head. Aromas are grassy, grapefruit, spicy hop character, mildly dank. Medium malty notes (toast and a bit of caramel). Flavors are of grapefruit, citrusy, and floral hop notes. A bit of grassy dry hop resin. Medium bitter, pretty dry. Lively carbonation. Pretty good stuff from a German Style brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3831) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2013
On tap at the holy grail. The look is a deep golden with an off white head. The smell is pine, grass, floral, and resin. The taste is caramel, hops, bitterness, crisp, and ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fratto (2589) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Big Texas Beer Fest. Light orange pour with a white head. Aroma is grassy, pine, and kinda citrus. Taste is bitter, hoppy, and more sappy grass.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Tap at BTBF. Hazy orange pour. Nose is soapy, citrus, lemon, pine. Flavor is soapy, pine, lemon, and a nice malty backbone. Bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
(Draught) medium gold, rich fine offwhite bubbles. Nose is super fragrant, citrusy, grapefruit/lemon zest, cream, candied citrus, light pine, smells very fresh. Taste of candied citrus peel, grapefruit, pine, super fresh and absolutely no off flavors here. By far Franconia’s best beer to date.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2013
On tap @ Jack Mac’s. Dull golden brew with a good amount of white head. Great nose - pine, citrus, grassy hops. Flavor is bitter but not overly so, good amount of malt, more pine, grapefruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9 (1012) - Corinth, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2013
Tap at Oak St. Clear yellow orange pour with a white head. Really nice sweet citrusy aroma with some grass. Taste is grapefruit, pine, and faint malt sweetness. Nice bitterness. Easy to drink.


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