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Dry Dock's Double IPA - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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Dry Dock's Double IPADry Dock's Double IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 42
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly calle Seven Seas Double IPA

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 07-03-2010)
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +5.9%

Four-finger, white, soapy/foamy head. Brew is wonderfully clear and is very yellow with lots of whites and some oranges. Heavy viscosity. Fantastic lacing. Yum.

Very candy-esque. Lots of heavy apricot-y floral notes. Gooey and sticky.

Very smooth, light and overly drinkable for being 9%... Light (er) carboantion brings out wonderful fruity flavors. Citrus is very west coast without being like a flower in your mouth. Bitterness is more sweet then bitter, I like this. Slightly over sweet in a near sugar bomb kind of way.

Whoa. Not what I was thinking at all... Thanks Chris for the awesome recommendation! Highly recommended! Dry Dock may just be going places...

10-05-2012 00:30:34 | More by chugalug06
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match1112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

received this from a mystery sender, so who ever you are, Thank you!

a: clear copper body with a inch of thick tight creamy bubbles.

s: very tropical with mango, orange, a little lemon and bubblegum.

t: alot of malt to keep the hopbomb in check. very well balanced between the two wit the added pine resin on the back end to keep it from being overly sweet.

m: full rich body with great carbonation. dry bitter finish is enjoyable because it's well balanced between the sweetness and the resin. very enjoyable.

09-19-2012 15:54:38 | More by match1112
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

09-17-2012 00:43:42 | More by DonFrap
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +3.4%

I picked this up back in December when we were at the brewery. 22 oz bottle was poured into a large snifter.

Appearance: it poured a huge one finger head that has reduced to a small layer. It a golden orange yellow with great clarity and vision of carbonation coming up through the glass.

Smell: major hop and malt bomb. Caramel and bready malts followed by citrus, grapefruit, tropical notes, and some pine.

Taste: hop bomb and malt overload all over again. Some lingering bitterness that mellows out. Pineapple and grapefruit stand out most in the hops. All balanced by the caramel and bready malts.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium carbonation, full bodied, easy to drink, and very delicious.

Overall: pretty sold DIPA. Happy to have brought this back to Boston from Aurora. Next in Denver I will make another special trip to Aurora.

09-13-2012 04:36:33 | More by Flounder57
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.2%

09-11-2012 22:16:08 | More by SnatchyMcPants
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jbear68

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-30-2012 01:45:16 | More by jbear68
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arizcards

Arizona

4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

Picked up a bomber from Ski Haus Liquors in Steamboat Springs today for $8.99.

Beer poured golden orange with a decent white head upon the initial pour.

Nose is quite pungent with tropical and citrus hops.

Taste is pretty well balanced. Big malt backbone compliments the citrus, tropical, and floral hop profile.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a fairly smooth body.

Overall this is a solid beer, definitely rates up there with the Cali 2IPA's. Would love to try some of their other brews. Give it a shot if you have the opportunity to try it!

08-24-2012 23:51:36 | More by arizcards
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largadeer

California

3.78/5  rDev -7.6%

Appearance: Pours a very pale and clear lemon peel color. Small bubbles sustain a small half-inch cap.

Smell: Pretty nice stone fruit aroma, primarily apricot. There's a touch of pine, and a pleasantly subdued malty sweetness with a bit of breadiness. Curiously, I get a hint of bubblegum.

Taste & mouthfeel: Pine and stone fruit, with some floral and citrus notes behind. There's a good bit of pale malt sweetness that works nicely with the hop profile, though it becomes a bit wearisome after a while; I'd like this to be a little more dry. Thankfully, it doesn't taste loaded full of crystal malts. Bitterness is moderate, and while not particularly intense it does bring a slight astringency.

Overall: A nice DIPA. It hides the booze well and has pleasant hop flavors. It isn't overly exciting, but it's well made and I'd drink it again.

08-14-2012 03:16:29 | More by largadeer
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GehenHerzog

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-12-2012 02:35:12 | More by GehenHerzog
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FATH3RH0P5

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

08-08-2012 15:53:15 | More by FATH3RH0P5
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-03-2012 03:14:13 | More by MarkyMOD
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tlazaroff

Virginia

4.43/5  rDev +8.3%

Smells like a tropical island. Big mango, pineapple, and guava. Maybe a hint of starfruit too. It has a biscuity quality too which gives it some nice roundness.

Pours out a nice medium hazy straw color with lemon-yellow highlights. White head falls quickly back into the beer but leaves moderately spotty lacing.

Oh yes, all of those wonderful tropical flavors come through in the taste tenfold! This beer is a pure joy to drink. There is zero taste of alcohol. Starts off with the sweet fruits and finishes with a lingering light bitterness.

Somewhat dry but silky smooth. Carbonation on the light side of medium to accompany a medium body. Incredibly drinkable for it's stats. This is quite possibly one of the best IPA's I've ever had.

08-02-2012 22:26:12 | More by tlazaroff
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denver10

Kentucky

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

Pours a orangey yellow with a foamy off white head. A nice sweet and fruity aroma; a nice malt underbelly paired with some sweet orange and mango juices, and some pine. Flavor follows suit. A nice creamy medium body with a healthy amount of activity. Overall, a great DIIPA.

07-25-2012 20:18:20 | More by denver10
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CManuel

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-20-2012 18:05:45 | More by CManuel
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-18-2012 23:12:15 | More by crobinso
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05Harley

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev -12.5%

No bottle date info.
(270 calories)

Purchased through Beerjobber.com from Dry Dock brewery.

Price - $73.70/case (assorted beers)

Pours a hazey orange color with a two inch creamy head. Long lasting foam on this one and descent lacing as well.

The aroma is mainly tropical fruit with mango, pear and pineapple leading the hop charge while a caramel/bread combination fills in for the malts. Not as strong in the nose as most other IIPA's.

Flavor is once again very tropical and fairly sweet overall. A slight hint of pine on the taste buds comes in on the finish but very little bitterness for a claimed 90 IBU's. Alcohol is well hidden almost unnoticeable for 9%, well done.

The body is medium with a smooth creamy mouthfeel which is a surprise for the style. Carbonation is low as expected but very little dryness is present and not what I would expect given the hop profile.

Overall a really smooth beer to enjoy for the style and horsepower. Not what I expected with this one, however I'm looking forward to sampling the other examples in my case from Dry Dock.

07-14-2012 21:31:27 | More by 05Harley
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maltlikker

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-07-2012 22:53:24 | More by maltlikker
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adamdd

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-01-2012 00:42:13 | More by adamdd
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metalgdog

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2012 21:59:55 | More by metalgdog
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev -3.4%

On tap at falling rock denver. Pours a crisp golden with slight haze no big head. Smells of mango...big mango, probably the most mango I ever tasted in a brew. Taste is of very fruity hops with some real crisp malts; maybe a bit over malted??
Its a great brew, not the best, but very good.

06-22-2012 00:56:51 | More by DrinkSlurm
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IPAs4lyfe

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +3.4%

A: Pours a clear light amber with a creamy white head, great retention and lacing.

S: Sweet notes of ripe orange, mango and grapefruit, pine, wtih a hint of cream.

T: Tropical fruit flavors with a very slight bite of booze and caramel, then the hops take over nicely. Big malt and hop flavors with neither being too in your face, hops last nicely.

M: Medium bodied, great carbonation, smooth and well-balanced, dry finish. Alcohol is hidden well.

O: A very good brew, easy to drink. Sweeter and not as punchy as most American double IPAs but definitely worth trying.

06-18-2012 04:47:43 | More by IPAs4lyfe
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-15-2012 21:39:46 | More by carteravebrew
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HosP

Indiana

3.63/5  rDev -11.2%

A little hiatus on reviewing but glad to be back. 22 oz into pint glass.

Pours slightly hazy, golden in color. White head with little retention. Lots of aroma in the nose. Piney, citrus with some floral hops at the end. Taste is bitterness up front with pine hop flavor. Sweet, creamy caramel malts toward the end. Lots of bolder flavors. Medium body. Wet, oily finish in the mouth feel. Good beer. Nice big flavors. Big bitterness with nice hops to it.

06-12-2012 02:10:43 | More by HosP
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rkarimi

Colorado

4.04/5  rDev -1.2%

06-07-2012 00:20:39 | More by rkarimi
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fightingb77

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-27-2012 15:16:07 | More by fightingb77
Dry Dock's Double IPA from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
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