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Dude XXIPA - Oceanside Ale Works

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79
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 20.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oceanside Ale Works visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 09-03-2010)
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1.16/5  rDev -65.8%

nightowl_14, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of vince4953529
1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

vince4953529, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Lance0040
2/5  rDev -41%

Lance0040, Sunday at 11:28 PM
Photo of mactrail
2.33/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Aroma of grain and a whiff of the compost pail. Standard orangey amber color with a slight foam. Carbonation is below par. It feels a little greasy in the mouth.

Intense, overpowering bitterness. A taste of spoiled fruit. Dishwatery aftertaste. Even a distinct hint of plastic. I find it hard to believe this is 10.4% as stated on the label. I thought it might be some bittering juice for a lager or six, but I wouldn't spoil a Colt 45 with this.

This is my least favorite brew from Oceanside. And maybe the single worst unspoiled DIPA ever in my experience. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Baron's Market in San Diego. Bottle code is 082614, which is just six weeks ago if I read right.

mactrail, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Heatherwinters
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Heatherwinters, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of KidsDoc
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

KidsDoc, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Schnauzerlord
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Schnauzerlord, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of magictacosinus
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

magictacosinus, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of DRBiser
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

DRBiser, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of James_Lockhart
3/5  rDev -11.5%

This beer... It was alright butdidn't have the crisp bitterness I'd expect from a double IPA, also the carbonation was intense.

I had it from a bottle (22 oz), and poured into a wine glass. I started my pour slow which was good as it immediately foamed very thick almost overflowing.

I got most of the way through but had to pour the last 4 oz out as the carbonation made it too hard to drink.

James_Lockhart, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev -11.5%

t0rin0, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
3.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad

A: The pour is a cloudy orange-amber color with a nice white head and some mild lacing.

S: Hmm this is probably the lightest nose on a DIPA that I've ever experienced. Subtle pine and citrus, otherwise it's faint bread notes.

T: The flavor is similarly bland. I pick up some light citrus (grapefruit, for the most part) and a moderate bitterness. Some bread and caramel malt sweetness, too.

M: The body is medium with a moderate level of carbonation.

D: Not one of Oceanside's better beers. I was expecting to enjoy this one, but found myself not doing so.

womencantsail, Sep 03, 2010
Photo of dwagner003
3.2/5  rDev -5.6%

dwagner003, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of joeyjoey104
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

joeyjoey104, Monday at 03:18 PM
Photo of fthegiants
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

fthegiants, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of MickeyHops
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

MickeyHops, Apr 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

FrogOut69, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of boxer0029
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

boxer0029, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of HopHead84
3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

1/2/2010

On tap at Stone

A: Appears slightly hazy golden orange with a fizzy white head. 

A: Aroma is sweet grapefruit flesh with some bitter rind and a little pine. Malt is bready. Somewhat muted all around.

T: Flavor is sugary sweet up front, almost candied, with notes of grapefruit, orange, and subtle lemon. I think there's some sweet peach in there. A distracting astringent character kicks in midpalate, and carries through the finish, it's seemingly augmented by the strong alcohol profile. Malt is caramel and bready at times. For 7.2%, there is a lot of alcohol flavor.

M: Light medium body with upper moderate carbonation. Mouthfeel is sticky and somewhat astringent.

Overall: Merely okay. At 7.2% it's on the border of single and double IPA, and it's a double in name and alcohol flavor only, really. Call it a single IPA, mute that alcohol flavor, and tend to that astringency, and this would benefit greatly.

HopHead84, Jan 03, 2011
Photo of villasone
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Just picked up a growler of there newest batch. Not bad. the claim it is a 9.6% on there board but after a full growler not sure it really is. When cold first sip is pretty good. Nice bitter tasted with a grapefruit and hint of orange. Gets sweat quick if you let it sit for a bit. Overall not bad. It's in my driving route so when the Dude is around i Abide.

villasone, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of srandycarter
3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Fantastic clear bronze with humongous, thick, sticky head leaves so slow. TONS of cling remains.

S - The expected hops and malt found in most IPAs is not there. Bitterness, but almost metallic.

T - Similarly, the taste lacks malt, very bitter, not much malt or hop character. Also a little metallic.

M - Balance is to bitter. Not much in way of sweet malt.

D - One is more than enough. Very one dimensional. Sure looks good though.

srandycarter, Jun 05, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +0.3%

Lak9ers, Friday at 08:39 AM
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

GRG1313, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

danwho, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Ashley760, Aug 07, 2014
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Dude XXIPA from Oceanside Ale Works
79 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.