Telluride Fishwater Double IPA
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajtrupp (316) - Broomfield, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2014
It's good, but it's far from my favorite double IPA. Not horribly complex, just dry with some hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lhns03 (103) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Pours golden orange with a thin rocky white head with small islands of foam. Notes of earthy hops and juicy orange citrus with a final hit of spice. Nice. Mouthfeel is robust and medium-full bodied with good carb and balancing bitterness from hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1763) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2015
12 oz can poured. Purchased at Molly’s near Denver. Pours a thick cloudy orange color with a ton of foam head and lace. Light citrus hops aroma. Juicy citrus splash of flavor up front with a medium bitter hop finish. Thick creamy body to it. Cool late palate. Easy drinking double, quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1510) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 4, 2015
12 oz can. Pours glowing hazy golden amber with a small creamy off white head that goes to a thin fil and laces the glass.

The aroma is a bit subdued - sweet caramel malt and piney, resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet nutty caramel malts and fruit with a big piney resiny bitter hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, more like an imperial red with to nutty caramel malts and big piney resiny hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Block (1829) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 16, 2015
This beer was strong, smooth, and good hops throughout. The nose is sweet, hoppy, a bit piney. The flavor is mild, sugary body, hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2015
On tap at The Ride Festival in Telluride Town Park. Pairing: Widespread Panic - Tall Boy > Bear’s Gone Fishin’ > Fishwater, 7/11/15

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernest (6905) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Can. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium amber. Aroma is lightly malty (caramel), lightly hoppy (apricot), with notes of yellow squash and celery. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter, slightly husky, slightly unclean. Medium to full body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, moderately alcoholic, lightly to moderately astringent. Based on the Tempter IPA, I thought maybe these guys had made improvements across the board, but it doesn’t appear to be so. This is quite vegetal/husky in the nose with hardly any hop bouquet to help hide the mess. Syrupy and overly sweet in the mouth with some sourness and a slightly dirty and husky aftertaste. Another drain pour from Telluride, doggone it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1007) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Tap at hops and pie. Clear copper orange with a frothy off white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of grapefruit, mango, peach, toasted malt, pine and spice. Flavor is grapefruit, peach, light spice, pine and toasted malt. Medium bodied, smooth with a slightly dry end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
12 fl oz can. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is dry and grapefruity hoppy. Dry and pine hoppy. Fruity, crisp hoppy and bitter finish. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4682) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Gold color with a medium head. Piney aroma along with some tropical fruit. Moderately bitter flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014

[ As Telluride Fishwater Double IPA ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, light caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, spruce, wood, light citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet fruit - malt, hoppy, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140516]

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