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Seeing Double IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

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Seeing Double IPASeeing Double IPA

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497 Ratings
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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 61
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
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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SLeffler27

New York

4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 20:08:09 | More by SLeffler27
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Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 497 ratings.