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Double Dragonfly Imperial IPA - Upland Brewing Company

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Double Dragonfly Imperial IPADouble Dragonfly Imperial IPA

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210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Gritsak on 08-03-2009

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color capped by an inch of foam that leaves a bit of lacing action

Smell: Toffee malt with a stone fruit and earthy bitter edge

Taste: Stone fruit and toffee malt, up front, followed by a bitter hop assault; the hops bring on an aspirin-like bitterness that dominates through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body, somewhat sticky, with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit too malt forward to my palate, up front, and I really didn't care for the hop bill; a bit closer to a barleywine than a DIPA

Thanks, jonallen, for the opportunity

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look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

22oz bottle from Delocks Discount Liquors (Munster, IN). 7.99. Bottled 12/12. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours hazy deep orange with a half finger of murky manilla head. Head fades to a halo in the glass and leaves large clumps of lace.

Smells of faded citrus, floral and stale bread.

Strange pithy bitter flavors. Orange seeds and peel, lemon/ grapefruit zest, floral notes and stale biscuit. Very little alcohol presence.

Moderately oily medium body with average carbonation. Bitter citrus peel finish that lasts a bit too long given how unappealing it is.

Perhaps it was just too old but this was mediocre at best. Not a drain pour but I'll probably never buy it again.

Double Dragonfly Imperial IPA from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.