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Hop Lava IPA - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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Hop Lava IPAHop Lava IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

170 Ratings
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | 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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Ratings: 170 | Reviews: 64 | Display Reviews Only:
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20%

01-23-2014 06:58:24 | More by Stevedore
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cherche

Washington

3/5  rDev -20%

01-19-2014 01:12:37 | More by cherche
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-18-2014 01:38:22 | More by bumchilly25
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warpedrevolution

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-18-2014 00:56:10 | More by warpedrevolution
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midnitesun11

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2014 02:44:25 | More by midnitesun11
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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

01-12-2014 00:15:53 | More by largadeer
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crowbar540

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-05-2014 03:59:45 | More by crowbar540
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-04-2014 07:37:48 | More by rab53
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-30-2013 03:19:54 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours dirty golden and hazy. My initial sniffs reminded me of Belgian or hefe, some yeasty and even a little banana. I was shocked and sniffed deeper, and got a little more caramel notes with some wet leaf.

The beer makes me think more if an IPL. I do get a light banana bread taste in an otherwise mildly earthy and slightly funky taste. There is no overpowering taste, which makes it very drinkable, but also unremarkable. This would be a nice session beer were it not for the 7% weigh-in.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 23:16:03 | More by cjgiant
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rrock44

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

12-22-2013 01:22:01 | More by rrock44
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

12-21-2013 03:29:19 | More by bpfrush
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sturdy 500 ml bottle picked up at Brewforia Meridian last week... Paid a pricey $5ish for the opportunity... Poured tonight into my Funk Fest goblet... 2 finger white head last quite a while.. decent lacing... the brew is hazy golden.

Nose is big floral hoppiness with a pungent pithy citrus zest element too.... definitely some toasty maltiness to help balance, but not too malty really.

Good bitterness that moves from front to back and is balanced nicely by the above mentioned toastiness and a resinous citrus hoppiness.

light/medium carbonation.. but the body is pretty light given the residual maltiness... honestly pretty darn drinkable...

Good beer... Too expensive though... Way too expensive.

all 3.75

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 07:14:03 | More by JohnGalt1
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Sekliw

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-15-2013 13:59:33 | More by Sekliw
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TaborTime

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-15-2013 01:32:07 | More by TaborTime
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-13-2013 04:32:05 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Modernrickk

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-09-2013 04:01:56 | More by Modernrickk
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

11-29-2013 04:03:29 | More by cbnz
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firedwarftj

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

11-26-2013 02:23:28 | More by firedwarftj
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NickyT

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

11-23-2013 00:25:45 | More by NickyT
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BigJYoungblood

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

11-21-2013 08:34:35 | More by BigJYoungblood
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plaid75

New York

3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a hazy copper hue with a three finger foamy white head. There was good retention and very good lacing.

The smell featured cereal malts and a dull piney hop.

The taste offered an upfront round sweetness with a lazy piney hop. There was a decent residual sweetness.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a decent DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 02:13:29 | More by plaid75
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mactrail

Washington

3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Attractive yellow orange color in the St. Bernardus globe. Big creamy head and plenty of spritz in the mouth. It isn't so long lasting, but renews well, even opening the half bottle the next day. The mouthfeel is fairly substantial.

Sweet malt and bitter hops. The dank and murk seem to be the profile of this stuff. Pleasant aroma with some fruity and malty notes. Bitter, tangy aftertaste. The flavors slide off into too much hops to balance however, with that orange peel going to grapefruit pith. From the 500 ml bottle bought at Bottlecraft in San Diego.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 07:18:00 | More by mactrail
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

11-09-2013 02:07:50 | More by Rochefort10nh
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-04-2013 02:20:46 | More by jaydoc
Hop Lava IPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
85 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.