Beau's Doublewide Double IPA

Formerly brewed at Beau’s Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial IPA
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Pro-Am No. 3: Doublewide is homebrewer Brad Cliffords’s interpretation of a American-style Double IPA, ramped up in bitterness, aroma and strength. Expect classic citrusy American hop aromas from this 8% abv India Pale Ale. Pairs well with bold, flavourful and spicy foods that match the style’s intensity. History & Style

Beau’s Pro-Am Series is a salute to homebrewers, true innovators of our craft. Beers designed by amateur brewers, brewed at Beau’s. CABA CABA HEY is our annual Pro-Am collaboration with the Canadian Amateur Brewing Association (CABA). Doublewidewas designed by this year’s Great Canadian Homebrew Competition winner, Brad Clifford!

Tasting Notes

Massively hoppy and bitter ale notes. Expect classic citrusy American hop aromas.

Food Pairings

Pairs well with bold, flavourful and spicy foods that match the style’s intensity.

Technical Specs

Alc./Vol.: 8.0%

Malts: 2-row, Munich, Caramel 60, Carafoam (All Organic)

Hops: Pacific Gem, Belgian Cascade, and Dry Hopped with New Zealand Cascade (All Organic)

IBU’s: 100+

OG: 17.4°P

FG: 2.3°P

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Jool (209) - - JAN 22, 2012
Bouteille achetee directement chez Beau’s. Couleur ambree trouble. Nez un peu en retrait de pamplemousse et zeste d’agrumes. En bouche: amertume tranchante, pamplemousse et notes tres legeres de malt. Je suis bien content d’avoir fait la route pour m’en procurer.

Lubiere (14192) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2012
An orange amber DIPA with a thin lacing off white head. In aroma, a nice smooth grassy hops profile, piney and resinous, with light cloves and honey malt. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with resinous bitter piney hops, sustained grassy bitterness, intense and challenging, very nice. On tap at Wellington Gastropub, Feb. 23 2012, 8$ a pint.

HogTownHarry (7077) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - FEB 3, 2012
On draught at Burger Bar. Looks good deep coppery amber with a solid lasting fizzy/creamy off-white head, thick lacing too. Aroma is a bit mild but quite bitter - dry resin and dry pine duff, not sweet, some alcohol. Taste follows, solid malt body and backbone but no sweetness, it just frames the robust resin/conifer/citrus zest bitterness and strong but appropriate alcohol. Thick, chewy, nicely carbonated, with a long, powerful, dry resin finish and aftertaste. A hint of the "English" IPA but just a hint - I might not drink more than two pints of this in one go, but damned good!

solidfunk (9444) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Strong hops, alcohol and a slightly fruity body. An ipa with a good, interesting body. Very interesting beer - I will definitely try this again. On tap at the burger bar.

PatIrish (184) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 12, 2012
On tap at The Only, pours an amber to red in colour, frothy white head. The aroma is quite unique, floral & fruity. Taste is sweet and full on the palate with lot’s of hop bitterness on the finish. Quite nice.

robinvboyer (4783) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2012
On Tap at Volo.
Upfront grassy hops, and some light citrus. Malts are also upfront, and are mainly toasty cereals. Good carbonation, mouth feel is good. Finish is a medium bitterness, with some nice citrus hops in the end. touches of pine in the aftertaste.

garthicus (2953) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 1, 2012
Appearance: Ruby Red, frothy snow white head. Aroma: Malty, a hint of fruit, quite perfume-y, a pgood amount of hops in the nose too. Flavour: Chewy sweet mouthfeel at first, quite a lot of sweetness making way for lots of floral hops, alcohol is certainly detectable, tangy on the palate, long bitter finish. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

czar (9503) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2012
mondial 2012, mtl - notes. tap at beau’s. clear golden-orange with a nice white head, good retention and lacing. light pine notes, complex lightly toasted malts. lively, medium body, nice grapefruity and piney finish.

Spab (4135) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2012
On tap at the Burger Bar. Pours a cloudy orange-brown with modest-sized off-white head and good lace. Aroma is fairly mild with caramel/grains and citric/piney hops. Taste has big, lightly toasty caramel, some grainy character and hops. Modest bitterness in finish. Good, not great.

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