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98
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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 108   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Winner of the First Olde Hickory Pro Am competition. Very limited production. Our brew master says: 71lbs of high alpha hops were used to make this limited production beer of only 13 barrels. Thats just over 20 grams of hops used for each pint! DBH was brewed with 2 row barley, Carapils and Crisp Crystal 45 malts and fermented to 7% alc/vol. DBH was hopped with 5 different West Coast hops: Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, Centennial and Cascade. Additionally, DBH was twice dry hopped with different combinations of these hops. The net result is an amazing aroma of ripe juicy fruit mixed in with a bouquet of spring flowers. DBH was brewed to a level of bitterness of 108 IBUs, and leaves a lingering bitterness; it is, after all, a Double IPA!

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Advocate_Ames (595) - Steubenville, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2012
The hop aroma is nice and a little potent. I also smell malts and fruit. I get a lemon scent with pine. Its a great mixture. I taste hops, malts, citrus fruit, and yeast. This is a very good beverage. It is a bitter brew but somehow it doesn?t ruin the flavor. I wish I could say it doesnt impact the palate. I would drink this again. It intrigues me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 13, 2012
22 oz bottle. Pours a clear orange with almost a smaller hear. Aroma is nice sticky tropical fruits hops with some floral aspects and a honey sweetness. Flavor is sweet juicy fruits (mango, pineapple, grapefruit, orange). Not overly sweet, but massively bitter. This is in the top 5ish of all the IPAs Ive had to date. This was just what an IPA should be. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8373) - Indiana, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Bomber to oversized snifter. Looks good; a foggy burnt-orange with white lacing. Smells solid; bitter hops and malt. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
uncben87 (68) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2012
From bottle. Pours a clear golden color with an off white, frothy head. I dont get much in the way of aroma, however I can pick up a slightly grassy/resin smell. Taste is very hop forward, I dont get much of the malts but thats how I like them. Very smooth and easy to drink, finishes with a nice hop bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (1116) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Golden, white head, muted aroma, sweet with soapy hops. Smooth body. Nothing too impressive here.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1848) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 8, 2012
Strong pine aroma. Amber colour with film of a head, big lacing. HUGE bitter finish

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - SEP 4, 2012
22oz bottle, world greatest cap. Pale amber color. Tall, rocky, white froth. Long lacing. Hop floral aroma. Spicy hops, loads of resin & citrus oil, and grapefruit. This is what an American Double IPA should smell like! Sweet caramel malts, toasted grain flavor. Whoa, thats a lot of hops. Death-by-Hops aint no joke. Heavy on the bitterness. Deep earthy hop flavor. Finishes with a bitterness similar to biting a grapefruit skin. Resin, citrus, and pine... oh my. (3449)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (2488) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Not a bad ups good flavor no blighting hops until the end. Clear thin head nice taste enjoyable balance except for end bite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Strong floral aroma. Citrus flavor that lingers on the tongue for quite some time. This beer would be perfect if it were a bit clearer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Complex hoppy aroma and attractive golden brown pour with a strong taste and lingering mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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