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Strong Double IPA - Chelsea Brewing Company

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Strong Double IPA
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: n/a
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Chelsea Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: metter98 on 03-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Drop Off Service in New York, NY

A: Pours a clear mahogany reddish brown in color with a half finger tall off-white head. The head reduces to a slightly thick layer over the entire surface of the beer. Significant lacing is observed.

S: Aroma is on the lighter side especially for a DIPA, there are some light hints of caramel malts and a lot of citrus hops.

T: Flavor is dominated by the citrus hops but it is not as intense as a lot of other DIPAs and there is a light lingering citrus bitterness. There are some very light notes of the caramel malts. The balance on this beer seems to be a little off - too little hops perhaps.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. There is a light resin-like stickiness and some creaminess.

O: Really light in the body for a DIPA and very refreshing without the over the top bitterness that you sometimes encounter in the style. Not quite the maltiness that I was hoping and expecting but glad to try this one.

Photo of metter98
3.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Drop Off Service, New York, NY

A: The beer is clear reddish amber in color. It poured with a thin beige head that died down leaving lacing on the surface and a thick ring of dense bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: The smell has malty aromas and hints of citrusy hops.
T: Like the smell, the taste is quite malty and has hints of caramel malts. Only a slight amount of bitterness is detectable.
M: It feels medium-bodied and creamy on the palate with a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This is beer is relatively easy to drink compared to others in the style because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

Strong Double IPA from Chelsea Brewing Company
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