1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Double Strike - Lightning Brewery

Not Rated.
Double StrikeDouble Strike

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
82
good

27 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 27
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lightning Brewery visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ngeunit1 on 11-05-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Hagbert
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Hagbert, Monday at 03:52 AM
Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

zestar, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of thebrood1987
4.81/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Smells of lemon, pine and slight citrus. Instantly get the lemon, pine and grapefruit tastes with honey tastes and sweet bready malt s as well. It leaves a piney bitterness on the back of the tongue especially as it is warms.

This beer turns into an amazing beer as it warms as all the complexities come out. Sweet yet very hoppy this is what a double IPA should be. This one should get more attention.

thebrood1987, May 14, 2014
Photo of mattwjones
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

mattwjones, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of ricecracker420
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of humulusphile
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

humulusphile, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of Absolut
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Absolut, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of Jmick28
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Jmick28, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Eriktheipaman
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Eriktheipaman, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

SocalKicks, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of tbeq00
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

tbeq00, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Halcyondays
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Halcyondays, May 05, 2013
Photo of Lofreqwave
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Lofreqwave, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of ALBuff
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

ALBuff, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

t0rin0, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of InfernoBoss
4/5  rDev +11.1%

InfernoBoss, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of drewone
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

drewone, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of ryser2k
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

ryser2k, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.26/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Put this one on your pancakes at IHOP. It's syrupy sweet with an overwhelming grapefruit flavor. There is a warm toasty flavor that is interesting. It's just so fruity I'm not sure when or how you would drink this stuff.

Seriously hot, alcoholic, and spicy on the tongue, lips, and palate. An equal opportunity over-the-top brew. Quite aromatic with citrus and some pine, a hint of turpentine. Quite attractive in the small nonic, however, with a crisp white head and lovely darkish amber color. It's an interesting off-kilter entry in the DIPA crowd, if that's your thing. Ow, it's just plain hot.

From the 22 oz bottle bought at Olive Tree in Ocean Beach. Still waiting for an epiphany for Lightning, and maybe some new brews. I don't see many recent reviews, and I almost never see Lightning beers on tap on their home turf.

mactrail, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of baybum
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

baybum, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4/5  rDev +11.1%

CheapBeerBuzz, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of PthPndr
4/5  rDev +11.1%

PthPndr, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of Gerasimos
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Gerasimos, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of wattershed
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

wattershed, Dec 18, 2012
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Double Strike from Lightning Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.