Seeing Double IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 66
Gots: 50 | 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

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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2005)
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4.47/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on-tap at Pandora's Pies

Appearance is a slightly cloudy amber/orange. Head was small (bartender's pour?) and white and receded into a ring. Some lacing at the top. Smell, oh my the smell, is primarily of citrusy orange hops but also features some nice floral hops. Malt sweetness also makes an appearance in the nose. Taste is of strong yet refreshing tangerine/orange citrus hops and a hint of floral hops backed by a sweet malt strong enough for the hops yet surprisingly mellow. Finishes with some moderate IPA bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium weight and body with a slight alcohol burn and some mouth coating hop oils.

Very good DIPA that is remarkably similar to 90min. Hides its alcohol quite well, only Hopslam defeats it in that regard. Best NC DIPA I've had and something I would order again in a heartbeat.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Barley's Taproom in Asheville, NC. Served in a goblet. 

Pours deep amber with half finger pale white head. Very little lacing. 

Fairly subtle nose. Citrisy hops with some sweet bread too. 

Big bitter hops of all kinds- citris, piney & floral. There's enough malt to keep them under control. 

Nice full thick, near syrupy. Leaves a pleasant bitter hoppy coating after each sip. Mildly carbonated. 

A well done double IPA. Great body with a quite nice hop complexity. I'll definately have this again. 

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I payed a visit to the brewery thinking that it was the tapping of Sexual Chocolate. I received some bad info, and was a couple weeks off. I noticed the Seeing Double on the board and figured it was worth trying. The color was a dark burnt orange, very thin head disapearing fairly quickly. The aroma, OH THE AROMA. Pungent with mango or papaya very floral.
The ABV was very present in the smell, however not in the taste. Very rich, very complex. I enjoyed every sip from the first. The addition of malts really calms the massive amount of hops. Genius. Best DIPA I've had to date, hands down. Prost!

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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on-tap @ the Mellow Mushroom in Asheville, NC for $5. Tapped from an unknown tap handle (sitting @ a table) into a 16oz Pint Glass.

Aroma- Lightest mango, malty and hoppy aroma hits the nose first. Light all around and VERY tough to find any attributes out.

Appearance- Received with a 1 Finger head that dies quickly. Has a dark orange body and leaves good lacing behind.

Flavor- A mango hop flavor starts this guy off. A bit of citrus also hits the palate and a medium-full bitterness level is present. Nothing overpowering though!

Mouthfeel- Medium-Full Bodied, Light-Medium Carbonation, Smooth, and beautiful! Tastes continue on the palate with full flavor and fruit.

Overall Impression- This was one of my favorite IPA's I've had in a LONG while but not a 2X IPA! Not enough strength and bitterness to be this style. Still would recommend enjoying this if you have a chance or if in the East. The only way you would be "seeing double" is if you would drink more than one... Didn't even notice the ABV's.

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Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.