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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 118   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Assertive and drinkable. Double IPA is California’s gift to beer lovers. Ours is brewed with four distinctly American hops: Centennial, Citra, Columbus and Simcoe, all beautifully balanced by five malts and generous additions of local orange blossom honey. An intense sensory experience — the fresh aroma of citrus, pine and grapefruit with the bold taste of hops and sweet honey. Additional Information: This beer was first brewed to celebrate American Craft Beer Week in 2010. The Double IPA style is distinctly American, and so are the flavors of the specific hops used. This beer was an instant hit (Southern Californians do love their hops!) and we plan on brewing it throughout the year whenever our production schedule allows it.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarrettB (1057) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
March 3rd, 2013 - Hangar 24’s Double IPA is next in line, promising a huge cargo full of hops and flavor. And it delivers (on time, now boarding for Flavor Country.) Murky and deep orange, it looks like a geyser after the pour, bubbles venting to the top. The aroma is fresh and incredible Springy, redolent of mizuna bitter greens, miring, honey and orange - intoxicating and powerful. The flavor resembles the aroma in strength and flavor, with more bitter greens offering a vegetal permutation of hops bitterness, orange and Meyer lemon for a rusty sweetness, and strawberry to top it off with a nice dollop of dessert. Given the Spring weather and the unfurling of leaves, blossoms and winter garb here in San Diego, this beer came along in a timely fashion, delivering me straight to the tropics in luxury.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdiBeer (1365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: floral hops, some resin. Appearance: murky yellow, small, white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: bitters continue, some resin, flowers, spruce, very dry finish. Overall: nice IIPA,well-balanced, great aroma. Pint at Yard House Downtown, San Diego.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ron (2597) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle from Whole foods here in Campbell California. POURED small head with little spotty lace. Great grapefruit flavor with a good malty body. ABV NOT TASTED BUT WARMING. GREAT

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1388) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Nice beer. Pours clear golden with lots of head and lacing. Nose is pine and grapefruit. Flavours grapefruit, light sweet fruit juice, some pine some cereal. Taste medium bitter light sweet. Fullish body with lots of carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Very similar to Red Betty IIPA. Malty, scotch tape, not sweet but dry, yet finishes clean.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5983) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Tropical fruit, citrus and a bit of grass greet the nose. Light in color, medium bodied. Easy drinking for a strong and flavorful beer. Stood up to Hop 15 pretty well, so kudis there. Flavor matches the aroma. Not a ton of depth, but very very very tasty, with a lingering finish."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2618) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
Flaske: Lysegul diset øl med et flot skumhoved. Masser af proteinklumper trækker dog ned på udseendet. Ellers moderne IPA med ed smule citrus, tropisk frugt og masser af friskhed uden så megen bitterhed. God øl.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mezr (57) - California, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a snifter. Hazy, pale straw color. Creamy, white head dissipates in a few minutes. The nose is citrus and resin, not real powerful like some double IPA’s (was hoping for more). Nice, strong bitter and lively carbonation. Medium body and a very long finish with swells of bitter making a repeated appearance. Well balanced and very easy to drink. You won’t be disappointed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1442) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
22 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Golden orange with 1.5 fingers of off-white head. Nice lacing. Aromas of citrus, tropical, caramel, floral and piney notes. Tastes of grapefruit citrus, tropical fruit, mangoes, sweet fruit, piney and floral hops. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. Juicy mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Hides the ABV well. Nicely done DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1925) - USA - JUL 1, 2014
Clear golden yellow in color... Aroma of light citrus hops, grapefruit, honey... Flavor is grassy, spicy with notes of dry spicy hops and burnt malts on the finish.. Burnt charcoal notes... Hint of honey... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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