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Detour Double India Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

867 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 867
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 20
Gots: 72 | 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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Hoggo

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2014 14:08:44 | More by Hoggo
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Tywilly132

Utah

5/5  rDev +31.9%

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


3/5  rDev -20.8%

07-08-2014 01:19:16 | More by Millsnerlight
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Best by date of 8/15/14 it looks great in the glass, pours a deep ruby caramelized malt hue with beige khaki light head, forms fine even lacing around the sides of my chalice.

Aroma...smells like a barleywine with big earthy dank pine resin, much like a Bigfoot from Sierra Nevada. Big caramel malts, alcohol is evident, but that pine resin and pine needles comes forth in every smell.

Flavor huge malt driven backbone, earthy dank American hops, pine needle provides the lingering bitterness upfront this is the maltiest double IPA I've ever come across stylistically for me this is a barleywine...and it drinks like a barleywine booze hits the palate just as hard as the malt train driving the show.

Mouthfeel has cloying butterscotch/caramelized sugars that end in the brashest of all big IPAs/Barleywines I've ever had so harsh on the palate. This glass should be in the shape of a sledgehammer so I can bludgeon myself with it, when I'm done with the beer. Carbonation barely carries the beer on the palate with each sip which adds to the cloying qualities of this big ass brash DIPA.

Overall, why can Hop Knosh be so damn good and refreshing and their DIPA feel like it's trying to steal my soul? That my friends is the question of the day!!!

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 19:43:09 | More by WVbeergeek
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-07-2014 12:58:33 | More by OnryAndMean
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-07-2014 10:57:44 | More by baklo
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-06-2014 16:42:07 | More by meatyard
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Mortarforker

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2014 05:34:43 | More by Mortarforker
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2014 02:24:08 | More by Lovely85
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irishpride

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-05-2014 01:47:33 | More by irishpride
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle consumed on a sailboat in San Diego harbor.

Clear orange amber with a good head.

Medium body with a smooth, semi-creamy feel.

Very hoppy yet attractive aroma.

Sufficient malt load to tame the bitterness of the hops in the finish and aftertaste.

O: Adequately bold but drinkable and civilized DIPA

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 17:12:05 | More by chinchill
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

07-04-2014 00:24:04 | More by marmstrong1212
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GClarkage

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-03-2014 22:11:10 | More by GClarkage
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-01-2014 03:23:38 | More by bret717
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-29-2014 21:18:17 | More by PTEdelman
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seakayak

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-29-2014 18:21:41 | More by seakayak
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-29-2014 13:01:56 | More by Artjsantos
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-29-2014 01:47:22 | More by mjstacker
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BeetForMyWalruses

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-28-2014 23:52:16 | More by BeetForMyWalruses
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-28-2014 20:39:34 | More by BigTrubble
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jimmygord

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-28-2014 03:22:08 | More by jimmygord
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-28-2014 01:06:01 | More by Jmbbabson
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-27-2014 19:29:26 | More by sammyg832
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ryan_celia

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-26-2014 01:21:19 | More by ryan_celia
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-25-2014 22:43:53 | More by sharpski
Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 867 ratings.