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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The “IRA”, as it’s known around here, marries a ruby red color and rich body with the hop flavors of an IPA. Our unique ale yeast strain adds a delicious layer of complexity. One of the first beers we made, and an enduring favorite. Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal malt, Simcoe and Brewers’ Gold hops. 6.5% ABV, 60 BU

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3.4
fonefan (49292) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2016

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Double Mountain IRA (India Red Ale) ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a zverage to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, citrus, woody hops. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, fruity, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150928]

3.2
Ungstrup (37556) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. An unclear amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with hoppy notes of grass and light notes of flowers. The flavor is sweet malty with floral hoppy notes combined with notes of grapefruit.

3.5
anders37 (26599) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2008
Draft at the taproom. Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a malty hoppy caramel flavor with grapefruit hints. Sweetish malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.1
madmitch76 (24785) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
27th September 2015
post Borefts train to Amsterdam. Hazy deep amber beer, good cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry, decent fine carbonation. Caramel malts, slightly oxidised tasting. Tea. Mild floral bitterness. Overripe fruits. Airy finish. Mild bitter linger. Okay but tastes a little tired.

3.2
fiulijn (20491) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Draught at Serious Biscuit, Seattle
Hazy light amber color. The aroma doesn’t deliver. Light mouthfeel, light malts, correct bitterness.
Entry level.

3.7
Beerhunter111 (20460) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2015
Trübes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer ordentlichen leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, harzig, reife Früchte, kräftig hopfig. Geschmack sehr hopfig, reife Früchte, harzig, kratzig bitterer Abgang.

3.4
Theydon_Bois (19481) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Tap at Double Mountain, Hood River, 24/05/13. Hazed orange amber with a thin off white head. Nose is hops, light pine, bitter orange and citrus notes. Taste comprises sugars, toasted malts, orange pith, light grapefruit, hops. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, hop bitterness at the curtain call. Ok IPA.

3.1
mcberko (17809) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2010
Sampled at GCBF ’10, pours amber. Aroma and flavour of caramel malts upfront, with the hops kicking in later. Decent.

3.2
Oakes (17642) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2007
Hazy amber colour. Slightly spicy caramel and brown sugar nose with a hint of hop herbaceousness. Very quaffable - heck, slightly watery - with a balanced Simcoe-toast-caramel character. Somehow I wish for more in this brew but that’s not to say I don’t like what’s there.

3.6
brokensail (16444) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap @ Provisions Market. Amber/copper pour with a soapy off-white head. Aroma is huge pine and resin hop aromas. Caramel malt, grapefruit peel, and a bit of woody herbs. Nice. Flavor is a bit sweet up front with a strong bitterness to follow. Tons of pine, wood, herb, and resin character. Moderate grapefruit and some sweet caramel.


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