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RATINGS: 562   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Detour blazes the trail for fresh and bold Double IPAs. Four varieties of hops combine to step up the flavor profile. A hoppy adventure that finishes dry. Big in alcohol and character. Venture to pair with other spirited flavors such as those found in spicy ethnic foods.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2012
UPDATED: APR 29, 2012 Bottle. Pours a red color with some nice head. Aroma is very pine hoppiness. Don’t get a lot of citrus/tropical fruits in the taste, more pine and honey. A nice breadiness to it. Finishes sticky.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6440) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Corked bottle and shared with my brewing buddy Frank: Clean deep golden hue with a modest head and okay lace. The aroma has notes of mango, pineapple, star fruit, pine and peppery hops, biscuity malts and a hint of mineral water. The taste is really smooth for a DIPA, almost too reserved. Mild constant bitterness over a layer of clean malts and slight hop spice finish. Alcohol is very well hidden (9.5% ? Really?). Easy to drink with moderate carbonation. Nice brew but not sure I would but again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Lightly hazed amber. Rich tropical pineapple aroma, mild citrussy spice. Dry citrussy hop palate and a big pineapple sweetness in the second half. Good dry lingering bitterness. Another good uinta beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Poured from the corked and caged bottle a reddish coppery color with a thick head of meringue. The nose is full-on citrus rind and juicy citrus fruit with big dose of pine resin. The taste starts with pine resin and citrus rind. Pineapple and tangerine come next transitioning into a "bit o’ honey" caramel maltiness. The hops and pale malt flavors carry through to a moderately bitter ending. The 9.5% alcohol is actually pretty well restrained. One of my favorite double IPAs.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Maybe little old by now and lost some zip from this bottle but good brew. Nice pine, and citrus aroma. Orange body with off white head that disapated rather quick. Good citrus sugary hop kick like a DIPA. Alcohol wears you down or I was just tied after work. Good beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4273) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle. Full head and very hoppy. Lots of power and the hops really hit you. A classic example of this style which I loved.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
halfonit (1227) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 14, 2012
on tap at Battleship. Pours a murky deep golden color. Big head. Aroma is of caramel, hops, citrus, and lactic. Flavor is similar. Great sweet boozy hop finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hair6a11 (1426) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2012
750ml : Pour is murky golden with a fine bubbled off white head in this glass. The nose is piney hops... an abrasive quality, with some caramel,sure. The flavor profile though, honestly.. is terrible. The hops are bitter in a fairly disgusting way ... in a one dimensional way. This is perhaps one of the worst fake attempts at creating a good product when you look at the high end labeling and cork / cage. Marketing is clearly leading this company. Anyway - no thanks.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2012
750ml bottle $9.49. Nice orange color with a smell that is hoppy and yet somehow manages to disappoint. The taste follows the same tact, hoppy and its clear they used plenty of hops but the profile just doesn’t do it for me. Its got a bit of citrus and its bitter but when I want a dipa I really expect something with an exceptional hop profile like Pliny or Sculpin. I would not purchase this again given the price point. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-12-2010 19:41:05

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anova167 (306) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Pours beautiful amber with a nice white head. Floral hop aroma with some earthy malts present. Bigger body on this with a creamy mouthfeel. Flavor is piney and bitter with a candied fruit note. Nice malt comes in. Pretty good.


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