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Double Eye PA - Mikkeller ApS

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Double Eye PADouble Eye PA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThickNStout on 11-04-2012)
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hoop454

Virginia

5/5  rDev +28.9%

08-12-2014 15:41:32 | More by hoop454
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-04-2014 00:44:33 | More by jzlyo
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sveinnbirkir

Iceland

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-02-2014 22:34:03 | More by sveinnbirkir
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-04-2014 03:03:18 | More by DrBier
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ArmOnFire

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-15-2014 23:41:37 | More by ArmOnFire
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2ellas

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

05-11-2014 13:01:13 | More by 2ellas
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-27-2014 14:19:44 | More by visualmartyr
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Trish

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

12-14-2013 19:55:03 | More by Trish
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firedwarftj

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-02-2013 01:23:56 | More by firedwarftj
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

11-26-2013 03:47:23 | More by ygtbsm94
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-20-2013 04:10:31 | More by mrfrancis
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Brad007

Vermont

3.94/5  rDev +1.5%

Pours a sexy blonde with a sultry redhead in-between.

Straight-up pine bomb here. Alcohol heat is heavy on the nose. Sweet malt underneath.

Warm and bitter with a heap of biscuity malt. It's like an over-hopped English IPA. Quite the opposite of what I thought.

So warm, it dulls the senses. Finishes clean enough, leaving my mouth with nothing but hop residue.

I would sip this with caution. An old-school DIPA in my opinion.

10-30-2013 18:15:42 | More by Brad007
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -8.5%

Had on tap at Max's Hopfest (from notes, 8/16-18/13)

A: Hazy amber.

S: Sweet and malty.

T: Sweet and rich but unlike with Struise's 15% HopVerdomme, you really taste the 14% here. There is a burn here.

M: Crisp but with miniscule bubbles.

O: Were it not for the burn this would be much better, but as it stands it mostly a malt bomb.

10-29-2013 07:39:59 | More by gillagorilla
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arnold931

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-23-2013 02:03:52 | More by arnold931
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%

IPA meets Barleywine for Mikkeller's latest attempt to hop the hell out of an ale for some for the most obnoxious tastes possible.

A hazy swirl of amber, peach and orange settles into the snifter with a short-statured but highly dense mousse rising to the top. This long-lasting head is ivory in color and laces lightly in the beer's wake.

A ton of malt aromas are just as prevalent in the nose as is any hop character- albeit, both are immense. Honey and shortbread waft about the nose and captures a plethora of fruity scents: nectarines, tangerines, mangoes, apricots, passion fruit and pomegranate is just part of the citrus and tropical fruit medley. And then there's the alcohol- straight-up vodka about says it all.

Its hearty and dense taste is teeth-churning and lush with honey, light caramel and biscuit. Highly bready throughout, the hop flavor edges out the malts on the middle palate with all that citrus, tropical and orchard fruit character. Even apples and lemons make their way into the mix from time to time. Its sheer enormity of taste invites a metaillic and salty taste and aids in pulling the hops and malt together even though it further complicates the taste and causes further intimidation. ...oh, and vodka.

Full bodied, the beer has no problem opposing the dry notion of standard IPAs. Instead it celebrates a viscous and chewy citrus sweetness and breadiness. An ill-faded attempt at hop and alcohol dryness is met with a wall of malt thickness. Still finishing hot and mildly fusal, this ale is a sipper for sure.

Double Eye is an ale that drinks like a meal. Its quite messy and complex for IPA standards at any strength. But as a showcase for hop flavor, alcohol and malt support- its tough to find bigger.

10-19-2013 17:19:56 | More by BEERchitect
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REDSOXIPAGUY

Ohio

3.28/5  rDev -15.5%

Got this bottle and saved it for 3 months to drink it on my anniversary. Was disappointed. While this was a good imperial ipa, it had a lot of different favors going on. Alcohol was notable. I had ZD for the first time the night before so that May have skewed my ratings. Overall this was okay and I'm glad I tried it.

09-27-2013 01:44:06 | More by REDSOXIPAGUY
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-17-2013 21:36:30 | More by Chico1985
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falconxman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-13-2013 17:36:01 | More by falconxman
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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +28.9%

09-11-2013 01:06:31 | More by RichH55
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emerge077

Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -9.5%

Draft at Northdown, served in a small snifter.

Bright orange with sharp clarity. a thin but lasting layer of white foam on the surface. Minimal spotty lacing, not a shock considering the high abv.

Aroma of caramel malt, orange zest, booze fumes.

Taste is similar, syrupy sweet, bready caramel malt, some light citrus, and a steamroller bitter finish. Very syrupy with low carbonation, a very slow sipper as a result. Took about an hour to finish it. Not bad, just not my thing. Hop flavor seemed second fiddle to the sticky sweet caramel malt and boozy bitterness.

09-07-2013 05:21:30 | More by emerge077
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-01-2013 16:02:30 | More by jaydoc
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Lukass

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-31-2013 01:47:01 | More by Lukass
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-20-2013 14:44:22 | More by DRBiser
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-19-2013 13:21:11 | More by mendvicdog
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StrongAleSkeptic

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-18-2013 21:48:19 | More by StrongAleSkeptic
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Double Eye PA from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.