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RATINGS: 637   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Doubling down on malt & hops, DOUBLE DADDY raises the stakes. With itís good looks & No-Limit style,DD takes the pot every time.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enniskillen (2044) - Salinas, California, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Pretty good, not over the top IIPA. Good piney aroma that will open sinuses. Taste is full with alcolhol, grapefruit, and big time west coast hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20750) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2006
Bottled. Hazy amber, small head. Grapefruity nose with notes of peach. Sweetish with bold, rounded mouthfeel. Aromawise it os rather restrained, but the bitterness is powerful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1880) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 19, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2007 Good aroma, slightly above average coppery color, and reasonable flavor for an IPA. For an IPA, not a double IPA, in which case, itís average, and lacking in the genreís intensity. $3/12oz

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2006
Bottle @ OMH-tasting
Tropical fruits and newly cut grass in aroma. A bit lactic taste, but not too much. Big refreshing bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rballs01 (282) - Madison, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2006
This double IPA was very smooth. It was very enjoyable, the high abv level was faint, hard to believe itís 9.5%. Cirtus aromas, this beer is loaded with hops. Overall delicious. Instant hop fix.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeryum (652) - Norcross, Georgia, USA - FEB 16, 2006
Bottle. Golden yellow pour with decent lacing head. Large grapefruit rind and citrus aroma, with some amounts of sweet caramel. More huge hop flavors - grapefruit rindy, decently balanced with sweet caramel hops. Alcohol was decently hidden and the beer was warming.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2006
Translucent and magnifying copper orange in color with an admirable, super creamy, mossy white head and resplendent snow blasted lacing. Aroma could go either way. Grapefruit skin, orange rind, pineapple laden fruit salad, orange toffee and some husky qualities. Tasty, yet seemingly easy going flavor profile. Hop bitterness resounds most in its wake, along with a signal to its alcohol presence. Spicy orange zest and caramel concoction. Palate pinching, as papaya and grapefruit - both freshly squeezed - seep into the flavor realm. Spritsy, and mildly oily and bitter on the backend. Sweetness is conspicuous early on, but levels out mid-sip and gains momentum. Very clean chafe in the finish, pulling out papaya and orange pulp amidst toffee buttercream. Thanks for the bottle, Styles!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 13, 2006
POurs with a clear, deep golden body, topped by a thin head with little lacing. Itís full of hops with notes of pine and grapefruit as well as an underlying malty sweetness and a touch of spice. Full bodied and smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schultsc (572) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 8, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2007 Light golden color with a fine, creamy head. Begins with vibrant fresh hops in the aroma then follows with notes of fruit, earth, citrus and pine bark which round out an overall darker hops profile. Less hops flavor than I expected from the aroma and for a double IPA. Has some firm bitterness but is not much hoppier than a standard CA IPA. Light mouthfeel with well-balanced alcohol. Quite a good beer but not an extreme double IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - FEB 6, 2006
While the beer had oxidized somewhat, it still wasnít bad. Which means it wasnít really good either. I was expecting serious hops for a IIPA but it didnít deliver. I think a revisit might be in order in a few months to get a better opinion of what this is about.


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