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17th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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17th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA17th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

302 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 302
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 3
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: notyourdadsbeer on 03-30-2011)
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charlzm

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2.83/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Consumed July 2nd, 2011 in a standard pint glass.

Beer pours a clear, medium copper color with a minimal off-white head less than a finger tall. Uninspiring.

Aromas are agreeable: grapefruit hops, caramel, wood and vanilla.

Palate follows sinuses with the addition of substantial but still modulated bitterness. Some trace fusel alcohol notes detract from the overall experience.

Mouthfeel is slightly thick and a touch oily, but not overtly so.

Drinkability is fair, though the fusels kind of kill it. Also, gave me a wicked case of gas!

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 04:27:01 | More by charlzm
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17th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.