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Hop Lava IPA - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This big, glowing, powerful IPA is packed with assertive Northwest hops that are floral, citrusy and resinous. A healthy dose of Munich malt helps to provide backbone and balance against the hoppy attack. The result? Explosive!"

Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner and Munich Malt, Centennial and Cascade hops. 7.0% ABV, 75 BU

(Beer added by: ccrida on 07-26-2007)
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Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom - Hop Lava IPA, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a cloudy golden with a tinge of amber and a huge foamy head, half of which leaves and half of which stays. Good display of lacing.

Smell - Almost a lager aroma here with dank deep citrus hops on top and sweet malt in the background.

Taste - Smooth sweet malt intro followed by juicy citrus and then finishing quite bitter pine.

Mouthfeel - Rests bitter and malty sticky. Medium bodied with low carbonation. Good drinkability. Booziness isn't real bad here but it's definitely apparent.

Overall - This is a good brew but it didn't wow me, there are others like it that seem to be tweaked a little better. Worth a shot for hop loving AIPA fans.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 16:27:44 | More by JMScowcroft
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4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice amber color with blonde highlights and a huge, frothy head into my glass. 75 IBUs doesn't seem like much but we shall find out.

Spicy with some pine resin in the nose. Sweet too but I can tell you for sure that this is pretty close to the idea of a northwest IPA.

Again, this is chock full of spicy notes with a great balance of citrus and pine upfront. It's not a hop-hammer like some beers. Crisp too.

The malt shines in the mouthfeel. Buttery crisp with more of that lingering pine note. Carbonation is well-done too.

Very enjoyable IPA! I'll be seeking out their other offerings soon.

Serving type: bottle

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Hop Lava IPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
84 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.