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Doubting Thomas - Willoughby Brewing

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 3
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Willoughby Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HopHed on 01-26-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 3
Reviews by HopHed:
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4.45/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

APPEARANCE: A bright copper colored brew, bordering on a dark rusty orange. A small yellow to slightly greenish/yellow head off the tap that dissipated quickly leaving a nice amount of lacing on the glass.

AROMA: First and foremost is grapefruit or grapefruit rind, a strong hop presence.

FLAVOR: My first reaction ruby red grapefruit, a slight grapefruit rind, definitely citrus. There is a slight malt character hidden in there, but this really showcases the hops.

PALATE: A full bodied beer with an amazingly smooth and extremely clean taste. Very crisp, dare I say a hint dry. It's almost a touch sweet, like ruby red grapefruit would be, with no real alcohol heat to mention. For all of the hops in this beer, twenty pounds for ten barrels if I remember, it's extremely well balanced and doesn't blow you pallet out.

NOTES: I could session this beer all summer if it weren't for the extremely well hidden 8.0% ABV. There is seriously nearly no alcohol heat, and the little that I picked up was only after the beer started to warm up a bit. Even then, the heat was well hidden which was enjoyable for a "big beer". It is tapped a little on the light side of carbonation, I think, which enhanced the flavor in my opinion. Just a touch of sweetness, lots of citrus flavor, and extremely clean. (1,310 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Tyrawlings
3.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of LAND_MINE
4.31/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Doubting Thomas from Willoughby Brewing
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