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Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPA - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPAKiller Green Wet Hopped DIPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: John_M on 10-07-2007

2007:
Brewed with organic Pilsner Malt, imported crystal malts, and fresh Oregon hops. 7% ABV, 60 BU

2008:
Brewed with organic Pilsner Malt, imported crystal malts, Simcoe and fresh Oregon Perle hops. 7.8% ABV, 70 BU

2010: 7.2% ABV, 83 BU.

2011: 7.5% ABV, 97 BU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 79 | Reviews: 22 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JoshuaMason
1.88/5  rDev -52%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Vintage: 2013
Appearance: Translucent Orange; Medium Carbonation; Fluffy, off-white head; minimal lace
Smell: Honey; orange rind; apple; hint of clove
Taste: Apple and Clove
Mouth-feel: Medium Body; Good carbonation level; Dry Finish
Overall: This beer has a great look and mouthfeel, but the taste is horrible; I am willing to admit the possibility of a bad batch or bottle, but it was purchased cold from a reputable retailer… Just awful. Like an apple just smoked a clove cigarette.

Photo of kscaldef
2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

Photo of KlayWey
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of beertunes
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This the 2010 version, and I don't have the stats on it. Served in straight pint glass. Poured a rather typical orangey-amber color with about an inch of off-white head that had decent retention and lacing.

The aroma reminded me of the cheap home-grown weed we used to get in Upstate new York 30 years ago, herby, floral and a touch skunky. The flavor was was fairly benign, with the skunky weed taste dominating, a bit of malt in the background and not much else going.

The body was typical for the style. Drinkability was OK, but I can't see myself having this again, unless it's just for a fairness check. Overall, a bit disappointing, I expect much better from this brewery.

Photo of RedDiamond
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

2008 saw Double Mountain once again release this fresh hop pale ale with a crazed punky/skunky aroma. It doesn't smell bad, just weird in the sense of skunk cannabis. It is clouded pale amber with green, grassy flavor, scattered lace, and low suds. Killer has a touch of children's aspirin flavor sometimes associated with Amarillo hops. I don't know if fresh Amarillo are used here, but the taste is an acquired one that grows soothing over time.

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Bottle opened 10.21.14

Let down with this one.

Photo of almostjay
3.35/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickyT
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of brywhite
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of anteater
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of wiltznucs
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of dirtylou
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on-tap, bottleworks

appearance: served in a shaker pint, clear amber-orange body, filmy white head with a sticky lace

smell: earthy green hops, grain, grassy

taste: grassy earthy hops - just not a lot of depth which seems to be consistent with the other double mountain hop-forward beers i've sampled. Grain, rustic malt, roasted vegetables. Not of the finer fresh hop brews of the season

mouthfeel: oily and slick

overall: average

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3.64/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of EB1
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mactrail
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Handsome amber color, a little hazy, with a big foam in the Ommegang chalice. Pleasant sudsy mouthfeel. A fair amount of aromatics in the nose and on the taste buds. Some warm malt and a touch of apricot, on the dry side. Tangy yet mellow. Somewhat sharp with the hop oils.

Here I was waxing eloquent over "fresh hop" Northwest brews just last week, and here's another one. The first sip seems to prove "wet" isn't always best, but it does get more flavorful as it warms up. Pleasant weedy taste with the big mouthful of suds makes for a decent quaff, even it it's not a hop ambrosia type of IPA. Still worth trying these harvest-time hop brews. From the 500 ml bottle bought at Bottlecraft in San Diego.

Photo of kk73
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of wchasse222
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of CaptainQ
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of justwork
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
87 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.