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Double Strike - Lightning Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

26 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.5%
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)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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A - Pours a hazy golden-orange color with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of grapefruit, citrus, pine, and grassy hops with caramel and biscuit malts, and a bit of booze.

T - Starts off grapefruit and citrus hops with some bitterness and some caramel malts. Through the middle, pine and grassy hops come through with more bitterness and a bit of biscuit malts. The finish is a mix of grapefruit, pine, and grassy hops with resiny bitterness with some caramel malts and a touch of booze.

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Double Strike from Lightning Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.