To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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The next beer in the To Øl hop adventure is now a reality – we present to you Dangerously Close To Stupid. An Imperial IPA at 9,3 % ABV with a close to stupid amount of Citra and Centennial Hops in it. It is a bright crisp and super dry-hopped IIPA with a smooth and balanced body. To make a tight transition between the hop profile and the body we have removed all caramel malts and focused only on basis malts. This is resulting in a nice fresh Spring/Summer IIPA that has a Dangerously Close To Stupid drinkability. We have for a long time been wanting to do a pendant to the Final Frontier Double IPA, that has this rich caramel body and we think we nailed it Dangerously Close to Perfect with this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6874) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a hazy yellow colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of floral hops, pine and caramel. Flavour is rather sweet with floral hops, caramel, hay and some alcohol. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a warming, floral, sweet finish. A DIPA on the sweet side, but no too much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4504) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
330ml bottle from Ølbutikken

BBE 05/03/15 - Pours dark yellow with a smooth foamy head. Aroma of malts, fruity hops, citrus and grass. Taste is quite hoppy and malty with some fruity notes, citrus and warming alcohol. Finish is hoppy, fruity and malty with some alcohol notes and hints of citrus and lemon. Quite malty and hoppy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6132) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2013
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours murky orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity hops, mango, peach and tangerine. Taste is fresh, crisp fruity hops, very well balanced, tasty and with that moreish taste, a winner, did i say well hidden alcohol?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2935) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Light honey pour with a solid eggshell head. Grapefruit, evergreen, orange peel, and lemon zest. A bit of peppery spice as well. Alcohol was invisible. Not a bad IPA!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JORose93 (3) - Herlev, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2013 does not count
From tap at mikkeller bar. Looks unfiltered amber, with a small head. Kinda dry, sweet, grape, orange taste with a hint of grass. With a thick aftertaste, where the bitterness kicks in. A very mild IIPA. I like it, but it could have been better if it got a bit more hopped aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7236) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at Capitol Beer. Pours cloudy golden with a toffee aroma and a rich off-white head. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with lots of citric fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6782) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
(Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, 13 July 2013) Hazy golden amber colour with brief, foamy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with orange, mandarin, passion fruit and lychee. Fruity, malty taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, apricots, passion fruit, resin and a solid resinous bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with balanced sweetness. Impressive hop presence, backed up with plenty of malt. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10313) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours peach gold with white head. Nose and taste of caramel malt, resin, peach bread, lime, earthy malt and sugar-covered citrus/sugar-covered pink grapefruit. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2013
On tap @ Henrik. A really cloudy deep orange pour on this one and it has a small just off-white really lacing top. Smells quite nice with apricots, something slightly acidic, fruity, grapefruit and lots of grassy hops. It’s a bit more on the near soapy perfume path in the taste. Lots of piney hops, some birch and peaches. Almost snowy in a strange way. Bitter lingering aftertaste. Really good, will be having this again. 05.07.2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamah (214) - - OCT 4, 2013
Citrus hops and a hint of tropical fruit. Pours a cloudy orange color. Has some decent bitterness but definitely not close to stupid. More of an earthy bitterness with just a bit of sweetness up front. Medium bodied with small white head. Pretty good but not stupid by any means.

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