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Best Of Beer Camp: Double IPA - Beer Camp #29 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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88
very good

464 Ratings
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Ratings: 464
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brent on 05-11-2011)
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Shaw

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3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a great golden/amber in color with a big foamy head that leaves big chunks of lacing and reduces to a thin layer in my SN pint glass.

It smells hoppy, with notes of earth and citrus, but not as strongly as I would expect.

The taste is bitter, with lots of citrus hop flavors and a hint of malt, but I feel this seems dialed down from a true double IPA. It has a nice hoppy aftertaste, too.

Slick body isn't watery.

Overall this is a decent double IPA. There are many better examples out there. Sadly this is my least favorite of the four Beer Camp beers, and double IPAs are my favorite style. Perhaps I was expecting more from Sierra Nevada.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2011 01:43:55 | More by Shaw
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Best Of Beer Camp: Double IPA - Beer Camp #29 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 464 ratings.