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Double Overhead IPA - Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)

Double Overhead IPA
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very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub) visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TurdFurgison on 03-16-2007)
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Photo of richj1970


4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured on draft at Morimoto's in Maui

A: Golden yellow with 2 finger white head. Moderate lacing. Steady stream of small bubbles rising the entire time.

S: Prominent citrus aromas including grapefruit, pineapple, lemon. Hints of pine.

T: Grapefruit. Bitter hops. A little bit of sweet malts. Nice balance between sweet and bitter. Alcohol content is nicely hidden and sneaks up on you.

M: Medium body and drinks with a nice crispness. Effervescent bubbles throughout. Slight dry finish.

O: Very nice DIPA. Perhaps my favorite Maui Brewing beer.

Serving type: on-tap

02-10-2014 21:55:20 | More by richj1970
Photo of inlimbo77


3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at Maui Brewing Co. brewpub in Lahaina in Sept 2010. On tap into tulip glass.

Appearance: pours a deep amber color

Smell: smells of hops but not over powering. Very similar to the DFH 90 min compared to 60....it gets milder and more sweet with more hops.

Taste: as mentioned, tastes like a 90 min DFH but maybe not as refined. Strong 8.9 ABV in this one.

Mouthfeel: drinks smooth. Doesn't over power the mouth with bitterness.

Drinkability: definitely would have again, but not something I would have more than one in a sitting.


Serving type: on-tap

11-24-2010 18:14:05 | More by inlimbo77
Photo of womencantsail


3.03/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at Stone

A: The pour is a medium amber color with a finger or so worth of slightly off-white head.

S: Sweet tropical fruits and caramel malt, and that's pretty much it. Maybe a bit of sweet grapefruit, too.

T: For as sweet as the nose is, there's a very sharp bitterness to the flavor. There is also a lot of alcohol flavor. At least there are some good grapefruit, pineapple, and pine flavors so this isn't a total bust.

M: The body is medium and sort of syrupy for a DIPA. The carbonation is moderate.

D: Not much here that I find pleasing in terms of a DIPA. Too sweet and just hot and boozy.

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2010 08:58:52 | More by womencantsail
Photo of Overlord


3.68/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer isn't retired.

Pours an orange-ish copper with a bit of a ruddy hue to it. Maybe half an inch of foam.

Smells like malt. Hmm.... surprising amount of caramel. Maybe a bit of more tropical fruits, and some sweet grapefruit, but it's a malt forward DIPA.

Taste is surprisingly muted in terms of hops, as the aroma led me to believe would be the case. Definitely more of a sweet, caramel-y, brown sugar-y beer, with some citrus and tropical fruits thrown in. Almost no bitterness to it, and I couldn't detect any pine.

Eh. Juicy, thick, but their big swell is a superior beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2010 09:47:56 | More by Overlord
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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought a growler from the brewpub. At the brewery, we tried everything available and this was definitely in the top 3 (with CocoNut Porter and Red Cock DoppelBock). I like that the beer names include the beer style, it makes it easier to choose.

This is a pretty good DIPA, similar to the sweeter varieties but also includes a strong acidy grapefruit component. The alcohol is kind of easy to detect but it's really delicious anyway. I found this to be stronger in flavor and aroma than Dreadnaught or Ruination (classical standards), maybe it's closer to Hopslam or Stone 10th (new standards for me).

Serving type: growler

03-16-2007 17:38:43 | More by TurdFurgison
Double Overhead IPA from Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
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