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Ironfire Dead On Arrival Double IPA

Ironfire Dead On Arrival Double IPA
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 119   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Double IPA


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2716) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is citrus, hoppy, bitter, crazy beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity hops, nice big piney bitterness, light sweet malts, lemony citrus, and faint tropical notes. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
22oz bomber picked up at the brewery pours with a clear gold body that has copper hues and supports an off white head. The aroma pushes up a mix of mango, tangelo and floral hoppiness ringed thinly by some spicy onion like hops. This is an inviting aroma. The taste starts with a three headed hop attacked from tangelo and mango and spicy mildly dank onion like hoppiness as well as a thin rings of floral hops out at the edges of the flavor. It gets a little more sweet and juicy with citrus and mango to midway before those notes fade into the finish. Darn nice IIPA that is full in flavor yet somewhat tame and soft in sweet citrus juiciness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (1049) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - JAN 28, 2014
On tap at Hollingshead. ($7.50 for 16-20oz, whatever the tap spits out) Pours a light yellow to slight orange with very minimal head. Again, goes back to how this was poured and the glassware. The old man was doing it so you got a better value, IE not 4" of head. Aroma is peach, honeysuckle flower, slight grass. Taste is very fruit forward to the front of the taste with stone fruit again dominating but then dissipates and becomes very sweet. Overall, not a bad DIPA but something I’d not buy a bomber of.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11089) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Finally trying the regular version. Light amber colored beer with a white head. Smells tropical and peach candy forward. Big time pine, a touch of booze, and some caramel maltiness. Nice grapefruit, as well. Really intense palate. Tons of pine and resinous bitterness. Sweet caramel and peach candy, along with some pineapple. A bit of floral character, nice grapefruit, and oranges. Pretty solid, though a bit sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daleharshman (920) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 18, 2013
My first rating for this new semi-local brewery. Bomber purchased at Holiday Wine Cellar ($7.99). Pours a very clear yellow-amber hue with two fingers of white foam. AROMA of sweet tangerine, pineapple and other tropical fruit, and pine. FLAVOR of peach/apricot, mango, grapefruit, and a hint of honey malt, but with some noticeable alcohol. Quite bitter but with hints of fruity sweetness. Despite the perceptible alcohol, this is readily quaffable with an interesting hop profile. (16, 825)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloth (2504) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2013
A well rounded IIPA. Plenty of all the good things that make a good IIPA a good IIPA. Would love to try again. Many thanks to StefanSD for the bomber! Maybe we can trade some day?? Hmmmmm?? Thanks mank!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1861) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bomber into glass..clear light orange pour..super bitter hopps.. almost to bitter.. ok but not great

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6708) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 28, 2013
22 oz. bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of pine, and a little skunky herbal hops. Flavour is quite herbal hoppy, with a little hemp, and pine. Quite herbally and dry piney, finishing on those notes. Highly drinkable and dry on the palate. A great by-the-books IIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and light pine aroma with dustiness. Pine and grapefruit flavor. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Pine and grapefruit linger with light malt.


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