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Rush River Double Bubble Imperial IPA

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Proud to announce the recent brewing of our Summer Seaonal, the Double Bubble Imperial India Pale Ale. We loaded our mashtun with as much grain as possible and then added copious amounts of honey along with twice the hops. It smells and samples like heaven.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3764) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Aroma is pine, citrus and slightly perfumed fruit. The flavor is citrus, light grapefruit, fruit/candy, mild honey notes, biscuit malts and a mix of bitter and dry in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmohno (1048) - Iowa, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Hazed light gold, creamy short head, light lace. Citrusy bready aroma.Slight floral and fruit. Taste is sharp tangy citrus with full body wheat like bready malt. Very bitter citrus grassy tart. Overall not real impressive for a double ipa. Only honey I get in this seems to be kind of a slightly funky earthiness to it, yet has a tart citrus which is probably just from the hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1677) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from hyvee shared with Hakes on dek bar... hazy bright orange pour with white head.. metallic bitter hoppy aroma and taste . Not bad

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (1973) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 10, 2014
Draught at The Blue Door (Longfellow) in Minneapolis. Semi-strong citrusy nose. Hazy but very bright gold/amber color. Thick caramel and chewy hops, citrus, and overripe peaches. Medium body. Very tasty. Just a bit cloying. But good enough.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattyKakes (86) - Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Bubble Jack’s big brother. Its a tasty Double IPA. I come here on a regular basis. This place has got potential to spread it’s wings outside the norm. Enjoy!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (176) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2014
pours golden yellow...minimal head...light lacing....smell and tastes of citrus and honey and hops...alcohol content is deceptive.....a decent beer....very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonshawn (323) - - JAN 31, 2014
Tap. Gold in goblet. Honey and alcohol aroma. Sweet and slightly sour. Has double ipa elements but has the sugar honey flavor that might be a bit much. Don’t love the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmill527 (74) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Widely available in Wisconsin and I have gone through dozens of 6-packs. For a while my store had it priced at only $6 so I went nuts and bought a lot. Pours a nice gold color with small head. Very nice citrus aroma and tastes more like an IPA vs an Imperial IPA, but still very good. Taste is sweet, almost sugary, hoppy. Really cannot taste the 9% at all.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (489) - - JAN 5, 2014
Hazy orange with filmy head, good lacing and moderate carbonation. Aroma of honey, citrus hops, grapefruits and pale malts. Flavor is very citrus forward with honey, slight toffee and bitter resin. Heavy body with mild carbonation. Quite good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2537) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Golden pour with a nice bright white head and vicious carbonation. Quite fruity sweet citrus loads of graham cracker a piney bitterness that lingers after the swallow. Well coated lightly creamy palate. Pretty good. I’d get it again but a touch to bitter for my tastes.


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