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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Newest in our line, the Double IPA is the big brother to our Jamaica Sunset IPA. Maltier, hoppier and more assertive, this one is for big beer lovers. Double IPA is one of the hottest new beer styles in the micro and regional beer market.


3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CJack (35) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle pour a deep thick copper, nice tan head, great lacing. Faint aroma belies the fantastic full flavors - hop-forward, a bitter punch complemented by floral sweetness and strong sweet/bready malt back. Great balance, mouthfeel is almost sticky with hop resin. Substantial gravity is well concealed. Great DIPA! ---Rated whilst imbibing

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dr_Fellini (388) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a murky deep amber orangish color with a creamy tan head. Aroma is faint citrus. Flavor is moderately biter, but without many other hoppy characteristics. Bitterness lingers in the finish. Ok imperial. Nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (322) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2014
This pours as a amber with an orange hue to it. it is a bit cloudy. The head is actually kind of peach in color. It actually has a bit of a caramel smell mixed with the citrus. There are apricot flavors that dominate the flavor with other hops and malts. It is not as bitter as must brews in this category.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (982) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2014
From a 355ml bottle on 1/1/2014. Pours a murky dark orange with a small head. The aroma is primarily fruity hops. Flavour wise, thereís lots of sweet caramel malt, and sweet and tart fruit (mandarin, lemon, orange, pineapple). There is a firm bitterness at the back, but little of the pine and resin that features in so many US IPAs. This is not a typical imperial/double - itís quite restrained, even if itís strength doesnít surprise. Not quite top flight but very pleasant drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jwedwards74 (7) - Merriam, Kansas, USA - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
found this beer while up in Sioux City over Christmas visiting my in-laws. Really enjoyed this beer. So much so that I took a Sixer home with me. Not to heavy on the hops (which Iím fine with, but this worked well without it).

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shaff1101 (2) - Iowa, USA - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Very nice clean aroma taste is well balanced not too hoppy and not a harsh aftertaste. Very clean and crisp.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrymel (1496) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Bottled: unk A: amber diaphanous ale with a finger of transient light yellow foam which remains as a broken sheet of the same. Rare lace. S: Smells like some noble hops (old and stagnant), oxidized malts and little else. T: Malt and hints of residual bitterness. Guessing this oneís old, but hard to tell without a bottle date. M: Medium on heavy for the style with moderate carb. O: This is not a good beer. Serving type: bottle 11-30-2011

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonshawn (349) - - NOV 16, 2013
Tap. Gold. Excellent lacing. Aroma is subtle. Very smooth mouthfeel and even taste throughout. Balanced alcohol and sweet and hoppy. Very easy to drink for this style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrenzweiler (30) - burlington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 16, 2013
This is a very good ipa. Great taste great flavor would definitely drink and tell other people to try this beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle shared at Arielís place. Pours an hazy orange with a pale head, aroma of marmalade, herbs, honey, and malt, flavor is bitter with malt, tangerine, medium bodied


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