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Boy King Double IPA - COAST Brewing Company

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Boy King Double IPABoy King Double IPA

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332 Ratings
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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 393
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A highly hopped, yet still balanced, double IPA. Multiple hop varieties, emphasizing Citra Hops, were used. We're lovin' the tropical goodness of this hop variety!

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 04-14-2009)
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khiasmus

South Carolina

4.6/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A fresh breeze brings the aromas of mango and pineapple to the nostrils. The sunshine a bright hazy orange, the pollen drifting through the air and clogging our nostrils with gooey pine resin goodness. A huge head and sticky lacing there atop the hazy orange, and it's quite pretty.
We ran through the fields, we rolled down the hill as if we were children again... and now we lie side by side in the sweetgrass and take it all in. The aroma of fresh sticky grapefruit and mango mixes with the grass under us. All of these flavours are there, there is a bit of honey-caramel, and the finish is lingering dryness and light bitterness that leads us wanting more.
It's a full one, slightly syrupy, lingering syrup and astringency.
It's been a great day. it's excellent, nothing short. We can stand with any of the big boys. We now have a world class Double IPA in our state. Our pollen laden, breezy, green, and deathly warm state. Let's now have fun. :-)

Serving type: growler

04-23-2010 15:09:14 | More by khiasmus
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Boy King Double IPA from COAST Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.