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Seeing Double IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

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Seeing Double IPASeeing Double IPA

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Ratings: 521
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 66
Gots: 39 | FT: 3
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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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

josephwa, Mar 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Holmes698, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of corby112
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to kubrick215 for sharing.

Pours a slightly hazy, pale golden orange color with a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring.  Splotchy lacing left behind.

Slightly earthy citrus hop aroma with dank buds, resinous, grassy pine needle and tropical fruit notes.  Floral grass notes and pine needle followed by hints of mango, pineapple, grapefruit and lemon peel.  Surprising citrus/tropical fruit character countered by subtle bread and biscuit malt.

Medium bodied with a blast of earthy bitterness that lingers over the sweet tropical/citrus fruit notes and pale malt backbone into a dry finish.  Sticky, dry and bitter with grassy, piney hops followed by grapefruit sweetness, pineapple and orang zest.  Malt backbone is a touch stronger than expected balancing things out but doesn't  interfere with the hop flavor.  Some toffee, biscuit, bread and graham cracker flavor in the finish.  Well balanced and  easy to drink with subtle alcohol heat in the finish yet the abv is well masked.  Nice beer from foothills.

corby112, Mar 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

wmobley, Mar 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

GoodOmens1986, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of Mantooth
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Mantooth, Mar 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

pauldave1976, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

dailyminefield, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of facundoCNB
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

an opaque orange pour with 2 fingers of white head which gave off great amounts of lacing. smells of citrusy grapefruit, mustard seed.. definitely taste simcoe-like hops in this. you get the pungent tangy cat pee-like flavor, sweet citrus, floral sweetness, with a nice malty backbone. medium body with a nice amount of carbonation, surprisingly refreshing.

a very nice treat... a little harsh to tackle after overdoing it late last night, but this will be my night cap i think. very sweet and citrusy, but nicely hopped.

facundoCNB, Mar 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

VeganUndead, Feb 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

GarretD, Feb 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

MADPolo, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of fastrodney
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into my trusty Sam glass.

A: Nice copper color with a head that builds slowly and dissipates slowly as well.

S: Wonderful piney, grassy hoppy goodness with a scent of alcohol in the background.

T: This is definitely a bitter one, but well balanced with a malty sweetness and backdrop of alcohol.

M: Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation.

O: The hops are well presented here and it is balanced well, no easy feat given the gravity. Overall, this is a big IPA that is dangerously drinkable.

fastrodney, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of elgiacomo
3.64/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, unknown date. Served at around 45F.

Pours copper/amber with a one finger off-white head that leaves nice drippy lacing and recedes to a small cap.

Aroma is earthy and floral hops with some citrus, apricot and pine, also good amount of caramel malt. Good to very good strength.

Flavor is resinous hops, some orange citrus, pine, floral hops, big caramel malt, mild to moderate balancing sweetness, very good bitterness on the finish, decent bit of alcohol.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, chewy, sticky, good carbonation.

Very hoppy and great bitterness...more caramel malt than I care for though, but still a good Double IPA.

elgiacomo, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

mattafett, Feb 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Beeranator, Feb 08, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -44.6%

brez8791, Feb 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

OldhouseRecs, Jan 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

hemorhoidzz, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

cfh64, Jan 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

2dogbrew, Jan 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

CraftEyeDoc, Jan 24, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

laynerjohnson, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of hooliganlife
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep golden orange, fairly clear. Little head.

Fruit and juicy, sweet and ripe. Faint caramel.

Very and sweet and juicy. Bitter hops in the back with a sweet fruity and juicy citrus blast. Malt is faint, hops are dominant.

Mild carbonation, wet and juicy body.

This is good and finished quick, no trace of alcohol.

hooliganlife, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

MEW, Jan 16, 2013
Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 521 ratings.