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Double IPA - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Double IPADouble IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

292 Ratings
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 15
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 06-08-2010)
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Ratings: 292 | Reviews: 76 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.72/5  rDev -3.4%

LawLow74, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jaredkc889, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Hophazzard
4/5  rDev +3.9%

This one surprised me. Wasn't expecting to like it as much as I did. Fruity and hoppy, smooth and really drinkable. Good job guys.

Hophazzard, Aug 20, 2014
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3.67/5  rDev -4.7%

Furlinator, Aug 18, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +8.1%

Rybarra, Aug 17, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +11.2%

xxglassjawxx, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

98green, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

KnowYourCraft, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

kerry4porters, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.9%

Chilly_E, Aug 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

azdback, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

TommyTheCat, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

OoReFLuXoO, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of arizcards
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber from Total Wine at the end of May for $6.99.
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Beer poured a deep golden with a nice white head that is long lasting.

Nose is primarily the sweet honey malt backbone. I am catching some citrus on the back end.

Taste is a grainy malt base that is overrun by a boatload of citrus, pine, and floral hops.

Mouthfeel is incredibly light, carbonation lifts up this big brew quite nicely.

Overall this is a solid representation of the style. Consider giving it a shot if you have the chance.

arizcards, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of CRJMellor
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

CRJMellor, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of williams_mother
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

williams_mother, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Very light IPA, bright lemon yellow and almost like a banana with some light orange towards the top, with an opaque body and fine carbonation rising. Head is quite shocking and bright white to match, with four fingers of fluffy retention and soapy pin head bubbles. Classic ringed island puck while settling, spotty lacing. Pretty bright looking IPA, nearly like a white IPA.

Solid hop nose, and sense of honey sweetness. Slightly sticky sensing, with hints of tropical and grapefruit and a bit of lemon. Slightly spicy sensing, fairly controlled, not much sensing malt presence or distinction that stands out. Looking solid.

For a double IPA this is quite light and refreshing on the palate. Staying away from booming heavy qualities, there's very light malts and almost light wheat crispness to this. Hop angle continues the citrus character, and tropical bunch flavors. Very minimal bitterness and sugars as well, leaving for an interesting light and refreshing hop palate.

It comes off as a hoppy wheat ale without the chew, no doubt to minimal wheat content if any, and lighter malts. For a Double IPA it's very refreshing and almost like a solid hoppy wheat ale minus the wheat density. Very nice.

smakawhat, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

sw000p, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jaeone, Jul 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of TheRougeBastard
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I really enjoyed this! Initial thoughts were this was way too smooth for a DIPA, however the more I drank, the more the "D" showed itself! Nevertheless, the Hanger 24 folks produced an extremely drinkable beverage (session DIPA?). Too bad I can't get this bad boy in NC...but if you find yourself in Riverside County, Ca, do yourself a favor and give this one a go!

TheRougeBastard, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

crnhusker, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

BillyStills, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

earlholman, Jun 26, 2014
Double IPA from Hangar 24 Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.