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Seeing Double IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

Seeing Double IPASeeing Double IPA

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446 Ratings
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Ratings: 446
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%


Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2005)
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-05-2013 14:52:38 | More by Ivegotmule
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Seeing Double makes good use of the debut of a Spiegelau Double IPA tulip. A rich amber (SRM 10-12), chill-hazed with occasional carbonation. The long-lasting head is one and one-half inches creamy off-white and leaves a coating of lace.

Fresh citrus rind and pine resin open, shortly followed by pineapple and caramel. Warmth brings out a hint of mint and ginger powder.

As expected from a Double IPA, this one is quite bitter, front to back. Pine sap and light sweetness are throughout with muted grapefruit, orange rind and a touch of mango. The long finish is modest in comparison to the opening.

Surprisingly modest carbonation within a full-bodied beer. The alcohol is as anticipated. A satin texture and light metallic astringency make this quite dry.

Foothills has stepped up to the Double IPA hype, however the hop flavors could be accentuated. Bitterness will easily match wings on Superbowl Sunday.

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03-23-2014 20:08:09 | More by SLeffler27
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Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Bottleneck says 01302014.

A- Pours a clean medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before reducing to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and various thicknesses of surface foam. Sudsy non-resilient lacing.

S- Pungent and grassy hop aroma that also brings citrus notes like pineapple and grapefruit.

T- The citrus flavors come through in the flavor well coupled with a firm but controlled bitterness. Very drinkable for the ABV and the grass notes linger on the tongue for a bit. Juicy and tangy.

M- Vibrant and sharp with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

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Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 446 ratings.