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Dude Double IPA - Oceanside Ale Works

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Dude Double IPADude Double IPA

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BA SCORE
78
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80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 21.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 19 | 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:
Beer added by: womencantsail on 09-03-2010

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Ratings: 80 | Reviews: 19
Photo of beerinmybelly
2.98/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of blue-dream
3.26/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of daave1
2.14/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Not sure what it is, but the smell and taste have a hint of plastic. As if it were fermented in a plastic bucket or container and the beer picked up the flavors. Definitely not a repeat buy for me. Poor representation of a DIPA.

Photo of teamwiggum
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of emerge077
3.72/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Label stamped 07 16 15 vertically.

Pours a brilliantly clear and saturated orange, with a steady plume of rising carbonation. Ample head of off white foam with a creamy surface texture, clumps of sticky lace all around the glass. Head lasts for a few minutes after the pour.

Initial aroma of bubblegum and pale malt sweetness... Where are the hops?

Taste is a little more hop forward, fruity citrus notes of oranges and a light pleasant bitterness. Aside from the ABV it drinks more like an IPA, which says something about its drinkability also. Lighter bodied though substantial. Overall it's really not bad at all, and it's nice to know its freshness dated. From the reviews here I was expecting a letdown, but the only thing lacking was aroma.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brn9000
3.77/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ffshore545
3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheReeasor
5/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had to get this cuz of bottle. dude this is a hop punch in face pine mango citrus excellence. Awesome brew

Photo of BarrelAgedG
2.77/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ChrisMcCarty23
4.87/5  rDev +44.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great pine citrus and wonderful hop character!

Photo of Hop_Thirsty
3.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of matt_drums92
3.1/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Possibly a bad bottle, but the pour was miserable. Extremely thick head. Doesn't really taste like a DIPA, but it's not a bad beer.

Photo of jooler
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very malty, it overwhelms the hops. So there is basically no hop taste. Tastes worst than Sierra Nevada boot camp dipa

Photo of jgunther71
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beernoobie
3.85/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of double2chin
4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

Photo of Chcshammonde
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Interesting DIPA. The thing is with this beer, it doesn't feel like a DIPA at all. Weak head on the beer, and despite an ABV of 9.7, mouth feel is very light as well as the nose. I liked the flavor: lots of citrus notes, especially lemon and bitter orange. I definitely didn't expect what i got with this beer. I'm glad i tried it, but probably wouldn't get it a second time. Interesting note: at the market where i picked this up, a tag advertised a RateBeer score of 97. Pretty drastic difference from beer advocate.....BA's rating is 77 "just OK" with user average reflecting the same. I knew there was a reason i preferred BA to RateBeer.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.4/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Ohsdrummer08
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3/5  rDev -11%

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Dude Double IPA from Oceanside Ale Works
78 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.