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Detour Double India Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

825 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 19
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Detour blazes the trail for fresh and bold Double IPAs. Four varieties of hops combine to step up the flavor profile. A hoppy adventure that finishes dry. Big in alcohol and character.

74 IBU

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 05-30-2010)
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gbird

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +32.3%

11-23-2011 21:41:05 | More by gbird
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JamieLopez17

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.3%

01-26-2014 12:51:56 | More by JamieLopez17
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Lantern


5/5  rDev +32.3%

03-25-2012 17:57:21 | More by Lantern
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Phil289

California

5/5  rDev +32.3%

04-04-2014 06:09:52 | More by Phil289
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davidsumner

Virginia

5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Preamble - This is a 5 across the board for me. It's a grail beer for me along with Stone's IPA.

Poor - Nice frothy poor developing a good three finger head. Color is a perfect clear amber and the lacing is sticky.

Nose - Tropical fruit.

Taste - Tropical fruit, Very well balanced, nice sweet malt backbone; with a delicious cascade/centennial citrus/tropical fruit hop taste. For the ABV this is an awesome DIPA. It tastes like a 7 abv beer. The ethanol is completely masked and the mouthfeel is light; not heavy or syrupy. This isn't an overboard DIPA.

An awesome beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 18:23:38 | More by davidsumner
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Tywilly132

Utah

5/5  rDev +32.3%

07-08-2014 02:00:19 | More by Tywilly132
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MaryCeleste

Sweden

5/5  rDev +32.3%

12-16-2011 21:29:27 | More by MaryCeleste
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SirWilliam666

Washington

5/5  rDev +32.3%

12-08-2011 02:52:11 | More by SirWilliam666
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wpreynolds

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +32.3%

11-20-2011 16:32:30 | More by wpreynolds
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jenray

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.3%

12-12-2011 02:35:32 | More by jenray
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GoBIG

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +32.3%

08-25-2012 14:37:33 | More by GoBIG
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.8/5  rDev +27%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the best beers of this style that I’ve ever had and, coincidently, from this brewery, another earth shaking beer. Poured with a large, foamy, frothy, cream colored head, that very slowly settles down, and some lace. Color is a crystal clear dark amber. Aroma is hops, malt, caramel, spice, yeast. Flavor is an incredibley well balance of bitter, sweet, & tang. Body is spot on: mouth filling and perfect carbonation. Finish is like flavor and extremely drinkable

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 00:24:10 | More by drpimento
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scotthatch123


4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

10-16-2012 20:28:16 | More by scotthatch123
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Broanoke

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

03-17-2014 02:15:29 | More by Broanoke
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deaconblues78

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

05-28-2014 13:22:35 | More by deaconblues78
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

03-05-2013 15:17:06 | More by georgiaboy8686
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Joyce

New York

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

08-26-2013 04:38:44 | More by Joyce
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BigJYoungblood

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

10-18-2013 04:14:14 | More by BigJYoungblood
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Blavaq

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

04-04-2012 01:18:13 | More by Blavaq
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crispy620

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This was a real surprise when I put this beer on our tap line at my bar.

Surprising in the sense "where in the world has this beer been?" Out of Salt Lake City, Utah, really. With the low alcohol that had been the norm for Utah and then this beer comes in 9.50% ABV. WOW.

It smells great, taste great, has a great mouthfeel and by far the most unusual beer we've had up. We sell a 12 ounce pour for $6.00 and my customers love it.

Serving type: on-tap

03-26-2014 00:53:46 | More by crispy620
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xmorgan

California

4.7/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bought the Large Bottle at Whole Foods. The package was the reason I bought it on impulse at WFs. I could not resist the bottle with a cork, for a Double IPA. I was not disappointed and found it worthy of mention.

Appearance: it has a cloudy copper color, and for that is the only real disappointment for me in this beer. It's off white foam head does not set off the color of the beer. Sorry the visual was less then stellar. But the lacing was along the whole glass was great.

Smell: Citrus on the side of orange or tangerine, and alcohol come out.

Taste: Big citrusy hit up front, with a stung dry finish.
It hits your mouth, and lingers, a longing dry feel that makes you want to drink some more. This left my mouth dehydrated and I Got some water so I would not drink this great Double IPA to quickly.

It is big on alcohol as you get in some Barley Wines, but without the sweetness you can get in some high alcohol beers. But this beer has only a hint of malt sweetness.

MouthFeel:A dry and astringent bitterness.

Overall: I tasty member of the Double IPA list! I would be a repeat buyer, and would recommend it to others to try.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 05:01:37 | More by xmorgan
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FlakyBiscuit

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Even with a gentle pour, this beer produced a beautiful inch of off white head. Soft citrus and piney aroma, the beer has a very wonderful balance of hops and malt. I would say a citrusy and vanilla prominence to the taste. I enjoy double/imperial ipa's and would say this is one of the best ones I have had. Very drinkable for 9.5 abv. A thick mouthfeel but very tasty and would go well with a host of spicy foods or a bold steak. The lacing is beautiful. This seems to go in contrast with other reviewers but i really enjoy this beer. I would say give it a shot if you can find it.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 19:25:10 | More by FlakyBiscuit
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stumac

Texas

4.61/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

First and foremost, this is not an American DIPA. This is clearly a Belgian IPA. I'll explain as I go.

Pours up fairly transparent mahogany in color with a huge frothing Belgian style head. The dome is ivory in color. Tons of lacing on the glass (similar Belgian characteristic). Aroma is big pungent banana yeast esters (similar to a traditional Belgian strain), citrus hops, a hint of vanilla even. Taste is easy amber malts dominating the scene, very American breed of hops kicking around all over. The subtle yeasty backdrop is masking the alcohol flavor (similar to Belgian styles). Clean finish (Belgiany), very crispy yet smooth carbo.

I am a big fan of Belgian IPA's although I drink them about once a year. As soon as I looked at the head and smelled this, I knew right away it was the not-so-popular Belgian style IPA that I adore. Any hoot, if someone has factual evidence this is not a Belgian style IPA I will surely retract any previous statements and admit my pallet and senses need working on. Otherwise I stick by my word. Oh, and very solid brew btw. I love Uinta

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 22:50:55 | More by stumac
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DonGuido

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-17-2014 05:44:42 | More by DonGuido
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BrianCuoz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-10-2014 22:52:23 | More by BrianCuoz
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Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
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