Dry Dock's Double IPA - Dry Dock Brewing Co.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
3.58/5 rDev -12.5%
No bottle date info.
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
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
Dry Dock's Double IPA from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
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