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Cahoots Double Rye IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Cahoots Double Rye IPACahoots Double Rye IPA

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89
very good

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vince4953529 on 06-23-2013)
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

08-07-2013 02:34:42 | More by pavpav12
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McAndrew

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-06-2013 10:30:24 | More by McAndrew
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jondeelee

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cahoots Double Rye IPA opens to an aroma of hops, which bring sharp grapefruit rind, pine resin, and dandelion stem, and lesser notes of lemon oil and eucalyptus. There’s also a touch of sweet pink grapefruit from the hops, which mixes with a good bed of orange, berry, cherry, and peach fruit esters, and maybe even a touch of banana, to form a nice sugary backing to the bitterness of the hops, joined by brown sugar. A medium-strong pepperiness floats throughout, some of it from the hops, but likely much of it from the rye. The pepperiness isn’t overwhelming, but mainly serves to emphasize the natural anise notes of the hops, adding to the bitterness. Biscuit, Grape Nuts cereal, and light wheat bread from the malts add earthiness. As a whole, the nose is very nice, the hops and rye blending well, and while there is a high overall sugariness, everything seems nicely balanced. The only immediate shortcoming is an overall lightness to the aromas; the beer feels, especially for a 9.4% ABV IPA, that it needs a bigger introductory kick.

On the tongue, the beer opens with a surprisingly strong hop kick, considering the nose, with huge pine resin, dandelion stem, eucalyptus, and grapefruit rind notes up front, with lemon oil and anise not far behind, the hops geared heavily toward bitterness. This mixes with the pepperiness from the rye, which again catalyzes the anise notes from the hops, adding peppercorn-reminiscent overtones. Brown rye breads and biscuit add further complexity and earthiness, and dollops of brown sugar, as well as a few bits of orange, berry, and cherry fruit esters, bring in more sugars. In subsequent sips much of the nuance of the initial notes is gone, the hops being a medium-strong palate wrecker here, until much of what is left is simply pine resin, anise, pepper, and dandelion stem. The aftertaste is a bitter continuation of the main mouthful, lingering on the tongue for a long time. Mouthfeel is medium, and carbonation is medium.

Overall, it’s impressive how much hop flavor is present in here, and hopheads should put this on their must-try list. In the end, however, there’s too much emphasis on the bitter, astringent, and peppery notes, and the beer has an overly strong plant stem overtone that comes across like a mouthful of uncooked dandelion greens; a bit more sweetness and balance would have gone over well.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 01:18:17 | More by jondeelee
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mre4b

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-04-2013 02:07:52 | More by mre4b
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-03-2013 19:40:28 | More by KELPAK
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

08-03-2013 15:10:33 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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pualie84

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-03-2013 14:30:30 | More by pualie84
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-02-2013 21:05:48 | More by 2dogbrew
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spitshaded

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

07-31-2013 05:14:36 | More by spitshaded
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Dirt

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-31-2013 00:37:00 | More by Dirt
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jopezu

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-30-2013 05:21:33 | More by jopezu
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-28-2013 23:50:36 | More by Artjsantos
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srandycarter

California

3.89/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Nice clear amber honey, HUGE off whit head, slow to leave. Lots of cling lace.

S - Spicy, rye apparent, some hops and malt.

T - Similar to taste. The malt is up front, and towards the end the rye and hops pop in and burn the malt.

M - Nice carb, medium body, good balance. ABV well hidden.

D - A very nice offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 00:41:00 | More by srandycarter
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 5/17/13.

Pours a murky dark orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, rye, and citrus zest aromas. There is a bit of a dirty, wet dog smell that comes out as the beer warms up. Taste is much the same with sweet citrus fruit and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp but slightly medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a great balance between the rye and citrus forward hops.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 03:39:07 | More by UCLABrewN84
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oberon

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/20/13.There is some real good beer being brewed in Utah and this is another one.Poured into an oversized wine glass a deep rich orange infused bronze with a large slightly off white head that went over the sides even with a smi gentle pour,great rich color but the head was a little outta control.Caramel and boozy fruit on the palate along with deep resiny hops and some sharp rye,it smell very rich.A full mouthcoating feel and it glides down effortlessly.Iam gonna use the word rich again with the flavors,caramel and light brown sugar notes with some booze,the hops and rye hit hard in the finish giving a spicy/resiny lingering flavor.This is a damn fine rye/DIPA,these are the kind of beer to look for,just great.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 20:34:47 | More by oberon
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a medium to dark coppery amber with a threefinger off-white head with decent retention and lots of pillowy lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, lightly sour fruit from the rye, and light citrus hops. The neutral malt really displays the rye nicely, exhibiting its peppery, slight sourness, finishing with good citrus and lightly herbal hop bitterness. The flavor transition is quite nice. Medium bodied with hints of creaminess. This is a nicely balanced rye IPA that shows off the hops and rye supported by a quiet, but substancial malt body. A nice rye IPA that I will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 03:19:28 | More by LiquidAmber
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KohlbeckM

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-21-2013 23:14:28 | More by KohlbeckM
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-19-2013 04:56:13 | More by SocalKicks
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-18-2013 22:31:11 | More by ckeegan04
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sloelco

California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-18-2013 05:40:26 | More by sloelco
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Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2013 02:54:06 | More by rheimbro
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 05/31/13

A: Pours a mahogany/amber color with 2+ fingers of head that lasts for a long while and leaves great lacing

S: Starts off with quite a bit of spicy rye, citrusy hops, and a solid malt backbone. Also get a nice fruitiness and a hint of alcohol

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with spicy rye, citrusy and spicy hops, and quite a bit of maltiness. Goes into some fruitiness for the finish

M: Soft, medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little too thick

O: A nice DRIPA with a decent amount of complexity. Drinks very well for being 9.4%. Good price at under $8 for a 750 mL C&C bottle. Pick some up if you like spicy rye DIPAs

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 08:00:31 | More by BEERMILER12
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-13-2013 04:59:12 | More by Jason1337
Cahoots Double Rye IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.