Steelhead Double Play IPA
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jazz88 (2605) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Tap @ The Bistro’s 2010 10th Annual Double IPA Festival. A hazy golden color wit ha light citrus aroma. Rich and full bodied with a candy sugar and orange flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2012
On tap at Steelhead Burlingame poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, orange zest and grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of crackers, orange, pink grapefruit and light pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sampled in Burlingame. Really enjoyed this one. it was big time hoppy and a bit of cloudiness to it. A really enjoyable brew. Perhaps served a bit too cold.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6035) - Utah, USA - JUN 21, 2011
On tap at the brewpub in Burlingame
Appearance: Slightly hazy amber with a medium sized white head and good lacing
Aroma: Tropical fruits and citrus
Taste: Fruity and bitter grapefruit <br. Very nice IPA, nice and smooth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13227) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 3, 2011
A: The pour is a slightly hazy golden amber color with a white head and some nice lacing. S: A really good citrus hop aroma to the nose to start things off. Plenty of tropical fruit notes, particularly pineapples, too. Pretty straightforward, but really nice. T: The hop flavor is really big and juicy with a fair amount of citrus/grapefruit and lots of pineapple. There’s a bit of a caramel flavor as well as some mild breadiness that weren’t really noticeable on the nose. M: The body is medium with a moderate carbonation. D: A surprisingly solid IPA. I really quite liked this beer and would definitely not have a problem ordering it if I find myself at Steelhead again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zdk (1832) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2010
the bottle was a bit old so some oxidation came through. Camarle and toffee creaminess. Hoppy pine, smooth but stale. Still very sweet though apple juice, peach and syrupy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 23, 2010
Bottle. Pour was orange golden with a creamy white head. Aroma was of grapefruit, citrus, orange, some peach and earthy hop. Flavors were citrus, grapefruit. This was a fuller bodied beer but was real smooth. Nice balance of hops to malt bill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6284) - Manhattan, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2009
Bottle split with Tony. Pours a hazy orange body with white lacing. Aroma is tart hop. Taste is sweet hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 26, 2008
On tap at Monks Cafe. Pours a translucent copper with a medium foamy off white head that laced. Aroma of pine, citrus, light toffee, nuts and caramel. Flavor of toffee, grapefruit, other citrus, caramel and nuts. Dry in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5526) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Somewhat cloudy light brown with a small yellowish head. A spidery ring. Aroma features hops galore with grapefruit and some sugar. Flavor features grapefruit and pine along with some funk. The hops are balanced but not by caramel. It is more sugar which serves to offer little flavor thus enhancing the hop profile. A bitter aftertaste. A good beer but very one dimensional.

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