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IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale) - Sprecher Brewing Company

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

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232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 18.04%


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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Reviews by RJUGA03:
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RJUGA03

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-It looks like a hazy honey colored in it's body leaving a 1.4" sparse head.
S-Wheaty, hoppy, and sweet smokeyness.
T-Sweet watery beginning flowing into a beautiful hopped boquet ending that lingers.
M-Frothy and simple with a hop tingle.
D-Good and a nice double IPA that holds it's own in the mid-ranged IPA's.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2009 07:45:10 | More by RJUGA03
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Sprecher Double IPA

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Sam Adam's perfect pint glass.

A) Nice looking amber brew with a full finger of slightly off white head. Decent retention and some lacing.

S) Perhaps age has muted the aroma a bit here. I can't locate a bottling date, but from what I gather this is a summer release. I just pick up a shit-load of soggy grain and a little citrus.

T) Sadly, I must report this follows the nose. Quite grassy and a little bitter on the backend. Not a pleasant aftertaste. If I'm looking for some bread in this shit sandwich, I'd have to say the alcohol is well hidden.

M) Medium bodied and a bit over carbonated for my liking. Not very fun to drink from a mouthfeel standpoint.

O) My journey through the leftover Christmas beer continues... This was an epic fail. Sprecher has some good beers, but this ain't one of them. Sorry, but I cannot recommend this beer.

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Pours hazed/clouded amber with a thin, wispy, slowly fading cover. Minimal lacing sticks.

The smell is of citrus, caramel and some black pepper.

The taste is of pine/resin with some tropical fruit. It has a firm caramel backing. Black pepper spicing is in the warm finish.

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While hops are noticeable, it has a boozy caramel backing. It is a decent double IPA overall.

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IPA2 (Double India Pale Ale) from Sprecher Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.