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Dick's Double Danger (Dedication Series) - Dick's Brewing Company

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Dick's Double Danger (Dedication Series)
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85
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dick's Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 03-07-2010)
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RedDiamond

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%

An unabashedly malty ale brewed as an imperial version of Dick's flagship Danger Ale. Double Danger is shadowed mahogany with a thick, tangy body. It could easily pass for a winter warmer. It smells of molasses and plum wine with a corresponding taste of molasses flambé that finishes with a touch of smoke. An integrated bite of alcohol lends a soothing warmth.

Nice if you're in the mood for it. So seek the mood.

03-07-2010 05:36:32 | More by RedDiamond
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oberon

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%

Poured into an imperial nonic a deep dark roasted chesnut brown with thick one finger tan colored head atop that lasted for quite awhile.Dark fruit and brown sugar notes in the nose,malt driven to be expected but nearly no hop presence.Starts out sweet with that brown sugar element playing a big role,some juicy fruit tones mixed with a nice drying lightly earthy finish.Well rounded on the palate with just enough hops to make it very drinkable for the style.Not great but very good.

12-29-2011 23:43:04 | More by oberon
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Kevlee722

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-01-2011 19:32:18 | More by Kevlee722
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +8.1%

22 oz bottle courtesy of Libby pours a dark chestnut color with some lighter brown highlights around the edges. Head is a little small and leaves minimal lacing.

Nose is full of dark fruits, toffee malts and something sweet...maybe brown sugar?

Taste is a nice blend of plum fruitiness and cereal-dark maltiness...I cant quite place the malty flavor, but maybe a combo of Whoppers candy and Tootsie Roll. The best part of the beer is the mouthfeel though, low carbonation and full body give it a silky smooth mouthfeel. Very nice. The yeast plays a big time role here and there is a fair amount of bubblegummy hoppiness in the flavor. The closest thing I can think of to this would be Lagunitas Hairy Eyeball with a year on it. ABV is well hidden, woulda never guessed 8.6. Tasty brew here, I would enjoy having this locally.

03-22-2012 00:40:31 | More by twiggamortis420
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brinkdeer

Washington

3/5  rDev -21.9%

06-14-2014 02:42:18 | More by brinkdeer
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Bfarr

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +1.6%

Dark brown with slim red highlights and foamy tan head. Chocolate, floral and light roasted aroma. Roasted malts tempered by chocolate sweetness and finishing with floral hops. Light alcohol taste and good warming sensation. Slick feel with a light mouthcoating.

Very easy drinking ale with a nice dichotomy of sweet up front with a bitter finish. A clear separation in taste. Roasted malts don’t take over but the flavor muddies a bit when not paired with food. Simple yet mostly satisfying.

06-25-2011 18:35:56 | More by Bfarr
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ronbo5421

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-10-2014 02:13:19 | More by ronbo5421
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philbertk

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

Dick's Brewing Company--Dick's Beer--Double Danger Ale--Imperial Series--2011 22 oz. bottle. 8.50% ABV. 60 IBU's? (4.0 / 5.0) Brown Ale--Imperial. Semi-thick dark brown pour. One and half inch foamy tan mild lace head that shrinks to a dense half inch of lasting foam. Clear dark ruby red edged ruby brown color. MIld hop light smoke cocoa hint front. Slightly crusty mild sweet medium textured soft chocolate doughy brown bread fruit hint rich smooth malty big Brown Ale body. Smooth mild balanced clean crisp slightly hot hop spice end. Light sediment at end. Rich smooth Big Brown Ale. Sampled 4/29/2011. Purchased for $5.39 at The Ballard Market, Seattle on 4/29/2011.

05-16-2011 01:40:19 | More by philbertk
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beefandbean22

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-23-2011 19:39:58 | More by beefandbean22
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-13-2011 07:04:15 | More by twelveinches
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

A: Poured a cola color with reddish hues, small dirty white cap.

S: Nose is cola, chocolate and some fruity hops

T: Taste is pretty malty, some dried fruits, hints of chocolate, very much a cola note, some grapes

M: Pretty balanced, more malt forward and thats not bad these days in hoppy world. Had akeg of this and enjoyed it as much as I did the bottle.

O: Recommended!

09-13-2011 01:35:44 | More by barleywinefiend
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beertunes

Washington

3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured into 10oz glass. An accidentally aggressive pour gave me almost 2 inches of of medium tan head that very good retention and light lacing. The beer seemed to be on the lively side, as additional pours still gave lots of foam.

The aroma was mostly full malts, with some spiciness and a touch of alcohol in the background. The flavors started out the same but then showed a nice hop tang that didn't show in the nose.

The body was good and full, but a touch thinner than I like in this style. Drinkability was very good, this brew goes down very easily. I didn't get bored through the whole 22. Overall, a very nice brew. A solid big brother to the regular Danger ale. Worth seeking out.

05-31-2011 04:15:51 | More by beertunes
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

09-30-2013 00:43:31 | More by thinwhiteduke
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

09-20-2012 00:29:04 | More by t0rin0
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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.2%

03-26-2013 17:14:23 | More by RichH55
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snaotheus

Washington

3.35/5  rDev -12.8%

22oz bottle poured into a large mug

Pours dark brown with a huge persistent head. Huge. Persistent. Smell is spicy, musty, toffee, malts, a little bit of hops.

Taste too sweet, a little syrupy, some hops, extremely malty.

Mouthfeel is light and smooth. Overall, the sweetness ruins it for me.

12-27-2011 00:08:17 | More by snaotheus
Dick's Double Danger (Dedication Series) from Dick's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.