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Perfect Storm Double IPA - Oakshire Brewing

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Perfect Storm Double IPAPerfect Storm Double IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Cascadia on 06-24-2007

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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of jbakajust1
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of muchloveforhops3
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of ckeegan04
4.64/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On tap at the Beer Stein in Eugene.

A - Light, golden yellow color with a foamy, just barely off-white head. Head had good retention and lacing was excellent.

S - Well balanced aroma of strong citrus hoppiness, light floral aromas, and a sweet aroma of sugar cookies. All the smells played off each other very well.

T - A very hop forward beer with strong citrus tastes up front, primarily grapefruit with a light lemon zest taste mixed in. An almost sugary sweetness provides a nice balance. Bitterness comes through very strong and lingers for quite a while. A very well crafted DIPA here.

M/D - Medium bodied that leaves a reinous coating of the mouth behind. Good carbonation levels and very easy drinking.

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Served on tap into a snifter

A- Poured a really nice bright and hazy orange with white soapy head that left splashy lace. Very nice color on this beer

S- Very aromatic. Huge candied tangerine, pineapple, peach, and some caramel malt sweetness. Definitely get a lot of juicy, pungent, and fruity hop sweetness

T- Big candied tangerine, pineapple, peach, and piney hop notes. Very nice sweet caramel malt backbone. Very juicy and fruity hop flavors, fairly pungent, assertive hop bitterness on the finish

M- Very dry, soft carbonation, medium to full bodied. Substantial mouthfeel but not syrupy at all and no alcohol presence either

O- A top notch DIPA with tons of juicy, fruity, and sweet hop flavors with a nice complimentary malt backbone and enough bitterness on the finish to cut the sweetness. An amazing DIPA

Photo of Maceo357
4.55/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Citra hops all the way. A great IPA.

Photo of martyl1000
4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drinks a lot like Founders Devil Dancer. Incredible. Beautiful brown poor in a 6 oz. snifter with a finger of off white head. The aroma is surprisingly tame (maybe just too cold). As it warms, the bubblegum/juicy-fruit gum aroma gets enveloped by citrus and floral hop bitterness.

Triple IPA, yes, this drinks like an American style barley wine barley wine. Listed at 112 IBU, the caro-syrup sweetness pushes the complex hop bitterness to a higher plane of flavor sensation. Butter-caramel and plum/raisin in the backend. Very mild fruity alcohol on the breath.

Sticky. Wonderful.
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of drpimento
4.32/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this from Let's Pour mail order. Poured at a good temperature with a smallish, off-white that settles to an island and ring plus a little lace. Color is a clear orange amber with a couple lazy bubble trails. Aroma is hop, resin, some citrus, malt. Flavor's a very tasty blend of the nose qualities, has carbonic tang with the resin, citrus, hop blended perfectly up front with a little sweet in back. Body & carbonation are perfect too. Finish is like flavor, long, and a little boozy. Great drinking beer!

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of leftoverburrito
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Zuidman
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of BigJYoungblood
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of HoppyToday
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of snaotheus
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2015-02-26
22 oz bottle served in a large mug. 2015 batch; says it's 8.7% abv this year. Can't find a bottled on date or anything like that.

Pours slightly hazy golden with a perfectly sized large head that fades at a medium pace and appears to be leaving nearly solid sheet of lacing down the sides of the glass. Smell is hop cones, juicy and floral, fruit blossoms of some sort. Very powerful aroma.

Taste is heavily bitter. Sweetness that dominates the aroma is definitely detectable, but bitterness dominates the flavor. Resinous, piney. If you pay close attention, the first splash of flavor as it hits your tongue is juicy and sweet.

Mouthfeel is dry -- really dry. Resinous. Overall, very pleased with this beer.

Photo of chumba526
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The ale appears dark orange with a small off-white head.

Aromas of citrus fruit, caramel malt, bread like malt and grassy hops fill my nose as I smell the beer. I also get a mild floral hop nose to the beer.

It tastes of citrus like hops with a grassy undertone. there is a solid malt background that is a mix of sweet caramel malt and dry bread-like malt. the malt provide the backbone for a strong bitter hop bite. a very well-balanced and tasty brew.

there is a solid medium bodied mouthfeel to the beer.

Overall a somewhat heavy full-bodied Double IPA. though it has a nice malt body it is still quite bitter and nice. Another great beer from Oakshire.

Photo of John_M
4.17/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the new Oakshire pub the other day.

The beer pours a golden amber color with pretty good head retention and lacing. The nose is very impressive in this beer, as I pick up noticeable tangerine, light tropical fruit, and hint of dank earth, dry citrus and pine by the lumber yard. The flavor profile replicates the nose in this dry, West Coast style DIPA. It's impressive, but there's some noticeable heat from alcohol in the dry, hoppy/bitter finish. Mouthfeel is meidum bodied to fairly full otherwise, and the finish is long, dry and bitter, with a bit of an alcoholic bite. This beer has plenty sweet malt flavor, but the hoppy bitterness is more than sufficient to counter and balance it.

An impressive DIPA, no doubt, and I think having it fresh at the brewpub undoubtedly helped. My guess is that this DIPA probably doens't age well, which might explain some of the low scores for this beer.

Photo of WDJersey
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Perfect Storm Double IPA from Oakshire Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.