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RATINGS: 619   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (1769) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2009 Nice opaque brown with medium off-white head. Not much aroma. Taste is sweet as though juice was added. A bit of citrusy hops in the taste, but not quite enough for me to call it an IIPA. This would have been a decent IPA, in terms of the hopping. $3/12oz

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2007
Metallic-orange body with hazy particulates and a sudsy off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, particularly mango, along with straw and pine. More pineyness emerges in the flavor. Semi-dry with nice elevated bitterness. A solid, standard West Coast DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2007
Strong floral and sweet grapefruit hops on this hazy amber pour. The flavor is sweet, floral, with a bitter finish. It goes down smooth and the bitterness doesnít last.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 4, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours a bright orange with a white head that leaves substantial sticky lace. Aroma of citrus hops, pine, armpit. Taste is very piney, dry, acidic, woody with some citrusy hops. Hops are not that strong, especially for a supposed double IPA. This is a good beer but canít really compare to others in its category.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopDevil1979 (117) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 3, 2007
This is a low key double IPA that does not leave a lingering funk on your palate or lack in flavor going down. Pours hazy and unfiltered, medium amber color with a so-so head. Smells of faint hoppiness. Tastes of the nectar of the gods. This beer deserves better scores, and I donít work for Steelhead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drfabulous (3851) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 28, 2007
Bitter. Slight aftertaste. Decent hops, but not as much as a Double should have. More or less what a typical brewpub will have as an IPA. Drinkable and decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Bottle. Hop aroma was suprisingly lacking, taste profile showed good malt sweetness but not enough hop flavors were present, finish was unremarkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Pours a rich orange amber with a very light white head. Looks very clear for a double IPA so they must filter the hell out of it. Very massive hop aroma and some spices. Pretty monster grapefruit hops in the taste. Very smooth though, this does not seem like a double IPA. Other light citrus characters are present but they should definitely just call this one an IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmfi (27) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2007
330mL bottle, Pours a pretty golden hued color with very little head. Smells immediatly of hops giving it a great citrusy flavor that lingers on the back of your tongue. I actualy didnít like it, but it is a well produced beer, just not a favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doctormirk (100) - USA - FEB 19, 2007
Cloudy copper with off white head. Smells of sweet pine, grapefruit, and other citrus. Crisp finish.

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