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Brewed by Spinnakers Brewpub
Style: Imperial IPA
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
formerly called Blue Bridge Double IPA

From Victoria City Food Magazine:

"Blue Bridge Double IPA will join Spinnakers other classic brands in liquor outlets at the end of this month

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, - JUL 20, 2010
Poured a clear, orange body beneath a rocky white head. Aroma was well hopped. Flavour and mouth were acceptable. Not the best IIPA ever for me, but it was okay.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawyerpc15 (102) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2017
I enjoyed this ale and surprised it was so smooth with an alcohol content of 8.2 as I expected to taste that. Not too hoppy or bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (14833) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle - Caramel malt and some light hop notes. Cloudy gold with a small white head. Caramel, metalic notes and some booze. Not very complex and just OK.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DomD (298) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle into glass. Very faint hoppy citrus aroma. Pours a hazy copper with minimal head. Taste is light to medium bitter. Medium bodied with a creamy texture and a slightly bitter finish. Im conflicted about this one, its not bad but could be a bit more hoppy. But if you are looking for a strong beer that is not overly bitter and hoppy this one might be for you.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (1014) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2015
On tap at Spinnakers. This one was sharp and bitter. I like the style, but this wasnt the best representation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (5545) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 8, 2015
On draft at the brewpub Victoria. Clear medium gold color, with an off white head. Surprisingly small amount of hops, this is primarily a malt forward beer, bread, mild sweetness, caramel, and notes of citrus. Its not really bad, but its very different from your typical double pale ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (1256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Une ple ale assez bonne mais pas trs impriale. Amer, assez bien quilibr, mais rein de complexe ou unique.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nealblind (1825) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Amber pour. Foamy head. Aroma of soapy citrus pine. Tastes like funky milk - cows teat. Caramel pine citrus. Palate is thick.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 15, 2014
The Great BrewDad Victoria Pub Crawl 2014- The big hops aroma just did not come off. Interesting but I would say a IPA not a double.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
houblonchien (89) - CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Amber in the glass with little head. Mild on the tongue without much hop but ok malt. Much like an English style easy sipper.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ccowley (1) - - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
One of the better strong beers I have had. At such a high alcohol this beer is very clean tasting.


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