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IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale) - Sprecher Brewing Company

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IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale)IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

258 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 18.46%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sprecher Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.72% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: logansboat15 on 06-18-2007)
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

harpus, Sep 02, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -5.2%

condorsim, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

Justinbshelton, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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2.12/5  rDev -34.8%

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cdm1313, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Endeavor11, Aug 10, 2014
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CRJMellor, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Big_Dave, Aug 02, 2014
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Brock915, Jul 29, 2014
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green_plastic, Jul 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +46.2%

WwLoganxX, Jul 08, 2014
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2.15/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer is just a malty mess, tastes skunked but I can't find a bottling date. I hope the rest of their beers aren't so disappointing.
Mouthfeel: Flat and unimpressive.
Smell: Indistinguishable from any unbalanced malty IPA
Taste: No direction way too many english hops
Overall: Wish I looked up the beer before buying it.

TYeager1992, Jun 21, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

Dreadnaught33, Jun 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

senorswank, Jun 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

rudabegga9, Jun 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

cultclassic89, Jun 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
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2.2/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Note to self: Never again go to the craft beer shop without the iPhone so that you can check BeerAdvocate reviews before trying something new. Why did I buy this? There's nothing distinctive, nothing interesting, no complexity, not much flavor. It's not that it's bad - grocery store beer isn't "bad" - it's just not much of anything. A DIPA is supposed the be the product of a generous bounty of hops and malts. Where did they all go in this one? They're nowhere to be found.

DeanWormer, May 30, 2014
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WiscoTerr, May 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Danmullens1, May 26, 2014
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2.91/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance - Pours 1 inch of fluffy, off-white foam, which has good staying power. Reduces slowly to 1cm. Color is orange and translucent, but not crystal clear. Visible carbonation.
Smell - Tropical fruit, citrus, floral. I would have liked more smell; maybe the bottle is a little older and it has faded? Not bad, but too subtle... Like you really have to hunt for it.
Taste - The taste starts out quite nice. Floral hop taste is front and center, but quickly yields to an awful, astringent flavor akin to sucking on a tea bag. And it lingers. It is a form of harsh bitterness that is very unpleasant.
Mouthfeel - No problems. Medium body, no noticeable alcohol, fair carbonation.
Overall: This beer has taste issues. It looks great in the glass, but the smell falters, until the taste completely falls through. A disappointment.

Henrich, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

tmbgnicu, May 21, 2014
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IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale) from Sprecher Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.