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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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1,023 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,023
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 27
Gots: 118 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial 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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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

freduardo, Nov 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Chris_Cali_2o9, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of AgentMunky
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a St. Bernardus goblet. Bottled 11 June 2012.

A: Half a finger of head. Transparent yellow-brown. Shiny.

S: Smells great! Deep, citrusy-fruity with a tinge of bitter hops and definite sweetish malts.

T: Erm. Not necessarily my cuppa tea. Astringently bitter and alcoholic without being interesting. American hops are citrusy and bitter without being convincing.

M: Slightly better than mediocre.

O: Actually, it sort of grows on me, but I'm still not sure I'd recommend it. Still, would have again.

AgentMunky, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of BeerHunter76
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

BeerHunter76, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of lordofthewiens
3.55/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an amber color with a medium-sized white head. It had the prettiest lace I have ever seen.

Aroma of citrus and sweet malt.

Taste was mostly grapefruit and orange. A bit of caramel.

Hoppy, but not too aggressive.

Nice beer. I'm glad this brewery arrived in Maine.

lordofthewiens, Nov 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

andthevolcano, Nov 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

KlayWey, Nov 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

GFish, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

kjkinsey, Nov 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

jamesDaExMoBeerGuy, Nov 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

hollywood_15063, Oct 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

JohnnieQuest, Oct 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Peglegtim, Oct 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

scotthatch123, Oct 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Twifiter, Oct 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Lookjoesays, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer #68 in my great Utah Brew Hunt.

This is a very malty double ipa. What hop tones are there are salty and earthy and not very interesting. Overall, it seems rather muddled and undefined. And there is a boozy tone to it that seems a bit much. The verdict on this one: so-so.

RblWthACoz, Oct 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

brendaniel, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of Strongarm81
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. A beautiful light cherry look. A good two to three inches of head which quickly receeds, yet leaves a foaM.m behind.

S. A very sweet, nutty smell. Refined, not overpowering.

T. Initially a fair amount of hopiness, with a medium body. A bit of a tart, barley wine taste.

M. Little hoppy after taste for a double IPA. A definite hint of alcohol, similar to barley wine.

O. Easy to drink, good bang for buck. A good beer to start the night.

Strongarm81, Oct 07, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange-ish to amber color with an off white head. In the aroma, some mellow orange citrus hops. In the taste, dry orange citrus and a a little boozy. A small hop bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry hop and alcohol presence in the aftertaste. Big citrus hops, which are good, and a small alcohol presence, which makes it a bit too much.

OWSLEY069, Sep 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

IPAchris, Sep 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

BoRaeCho, Sep 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

OGkushington, Sep 19, 2012
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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.

FlakyBiscuit, Sep 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

BillyTWilliams, Sep 08, 2012
Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,023 ratings.