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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3554) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear, bright amber with frothy off-white head. Aroma is citrus fruit, floral notes, biscuit and cereal malts, and some tropical fruit notes. Flavor is dry malt base with a hint of caramel quickly followed by sharp hop bitterness, light grapefruit, and light pineapple; lingering hop bitterness through the finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
regspeir (199) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Poured a dark golden orange from a 12-oz bottle with a healthy 2-finger, white head which dissipated quickly to a coating. Lacing was ample and lasting. Nose was pine, citrus and some floral notes. Taste was malty, biscuity with some citrus (pineapple, mango) and caramel. Aftertaste was dominated by resiny, woody bitterness. Carbonation wasn’t intense nor was there any overpowering stickiness. Some alcohol warming present but not overwhelming. I wouldn’t avoid this but won’t go searching either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThreeCats (567) - ISRAEL - JUN 21, 2014
Slightly hazy copper with a nice off-white, orange-tinged head. Aroma sweet and orangy, fresh grass, and a veggie note. Taste full, sweet, bitter and slightly metallic. This beer has more mouthfeel than actual flavor. Citrusy/lemony palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2315) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a clear golden brown on tap with fluffy white head that leaves good lace. Aroma is big on the resinous citrus and tropical fruit hops, hint of biscuit malt behind it. Taste follows, but more caramel instead pod biscuit and add some floral hoppiness. No real hint of the booze, good carbonation, great balance for the style while still being hop forward.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1273) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Dank, boozy, sweet, bitter. Frothy. Slick. High boost. Drinks pretty good but wouldn’t buy again.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
S_Side_Smitty (457) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours amber with a thick white head. Aroma is citrus, mango - tropical. Got to be some citra hops in there somewhere. Taste is all of the above with a nice grapefruity - tangerine & bitter finish. Love it!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dal9000 (184) - Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours deep amber with a light tan head. Mild hop initial taste of pine. Long finish of lingering hops when you breathe in. Full flavor with caramel and different ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (954) - Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours dark orange with a medium sized beige head. Smells strongly of citrus and tropical fruits. Taste is sweet fruity with a balanced, complimentary bitterness. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Uinta Detour Double India Pale Ale finishes with a lingering citrus bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (751) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle from Jon Rons Brielle. Label says bottle on Sep. ’11. Just noticed. No wonder it was so dusty. Very good nonetheless. Caramel, sugar, roasted malt, sweet hop, toffee, nuts. Flavor is bitter but overshadowed by the sweet. Full and flavored. Good stuff. Really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2099) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle shared by bnielsen13. Pours a copper color with white head. Hoppy, piney, fruity aromas and flavors.


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