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

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88
very good

468 Ratings
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Ratings: 468
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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waterintobeer

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

One of the four out of the Beer Camp Mix this year.

A: Golden in the body. Amber colored closer to the top of the beer. I prefer my DIPA's to be more amber than blonde, but that is just a personal preference. A nice two finger head as died down leaving some nice lacing reminding me of where the head began.

S: I wish there were more citrus hops. I'm picking up some more pine needle like hop presence. Make no mistake, this is a hoppy beer, but it doesn't overdue the citrus notes. With so many IPA's accentuating the citrus quality of hops, I find this as a nice reminder of what a DIPA can taste with another variety of hops.

T: The taste has more if the citrus that was absent from the nose. That continues on to a little sweetness, rounding out with quite a lot of bitterness.

M: There is a nice amount of carbonation. With the beer not very syrupy as most DIPA's are I found the carbonation to be quite adequate, leaving a dry finish, enticing me to consume more.

Overall, this is a nice addition to the beer camp mix. Not my favorite out of the selections, but a very decent DIPA at a desirable price.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2011 04:11:02 | More by waterintobeer
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Best Of Beer Camp: Double IPA - Beer Camp #29 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.