1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

DUB Double India Pale Ale - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

DUB Double India Pale AleDUB Double India Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

27 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 27
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 7.73%


Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Kelso unloaded the hop cooler on this beer. It comes in at a little over 10.5 pounds of hops per barrel, and is off the IBU charts. This beer is NOT balanced, and was NOT intended to be, and will never be balanced. Seriously, if you don't like hops, this beer might possibly ruin your day.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-11-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Reviewers
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 11 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by honkduh:
Photo of honkduh
honkduh

Oregon

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-09-2013 05:09:04 | More by honkduh
More User Reviews:
Photo of Kurmaraja
Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-03-2014 06:16:38 | More by Kurmaraja
Photo of Hoptometrist
Hoptometrist

Oregon

4.85/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Served on tap into a snifter.

A- Poured a hazy dark orange with a bright white soapy head that left no lace.

S- Whoa, this is super dank and juicy. Huge grapefruit, peach, pineapple, pine, and dank hop notes. Insanely aromatic and pungent hop aroma.

T- Really dank and piney with big juicy grapefruit, peach, and pineapple hops. Moderate bitteness.

M- Full bodied, slightly sticky, pretty big warming, and low carbonation.

O- This is an incredible hop bomb of a DIPA. Among the best and most pungent I have ever had.

Serving type: on-tap

03-09-2014 01:58:13 | More by Hoptometrist
Photo of johnmichaelsen
johnmichaelsen

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Belmont Station. They were out of the super forklift, and so at the recommendation of the bartender, I ordered a glass of this. Very glad I did.

The beer pours a peachy orange color with good head and considerable sticky lacing. The nose is impressive as well, as I pick up considerable tropical fruit, citrus and pine. The beer just smells very juicy. On the palate, this beer is every bit as impressive, with the flavor profile replicating the nose very closely. The finish long and bitter, with the moderate tropical sweetness nicely countered and balanced by the the level of hoppy bitterness once gets in this beer. Mouthfeel is meidum bodied to full, with a long, pleasantly bitter finish. Alcohol is well integrated into the flavor profile, and so drinkability is quite good.

Really nice beer from 10 Barrel... one of the best beers I can ever recall having from them.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2014 00:48:42 | More by johnmichaelsen
Photo of UCLABrewN84
UCLABrewN84

California

3.54/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Tieman for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, peach, and apricot aromas. Taste is much the same with peach and apricot flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a distinct peach and apricot quality that comes through especially in the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 00:14:25 | More by UCLABrewN84
Photo of Erik-P
Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

11-15-2013 04:01:05 | More by Erik-P
Photo of maximus_rebel
maximus_rebel

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-30-2013 19:49:32 | More by maximus_rebel
Photo of wlynch
wlynch

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-06-2013 18:24:59 | More by wlynch
Photo of Glibber
Glibber

Idaho

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-19-2013 22:03:38 | More by Glibber
Photo of spark3148857
spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-12-2013 16:42:02 | More by spark3148857
Photo of sharpski
sharpski

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-11-2013 20:29:57 | More by sharpski
Photo of leftoverburrito
leftoverburrito

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-09-2013 22:12:57 | More by leftoverburrito
Photo of bluckbeyes
bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

03-04-2013 07:19:33 | More by bluckbeyes
Photo of Coldsnack
Coldsnack

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-25-2013 21:29:51 | More by Coldsnack
Photo of Scotchboy
Scotchboy

Idaho

3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber to New Belgium Globe. Tried this one 'past its prime', but it was still quite floral and nice.

A: Clear gold with some chill haze; minimal head leaves some lacing.

S: Lots of tropical and resinous hop notes; sugary and sweet too, in a way. Fruity, floral, piney, and dry; minimal malt presence.

T: Not quite up-to-par with the nose; thinner, hoppy, dry, tropical, hint of pine and dank orange. There is an oily hop presence here.

MF: Thinner medium feel, moderate but not overdone dryness and bitterness. Carbonation is light to medium.

O: Honestly the nose reminds me a lot of Lagunitas Sux, in a really good way. Taste couldn't live up to it, but I am trying this beer a bit old. Overall I'd say this is a win for 10 Barrel, and something that was probably even better fresh.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 14:49:23 | More by Scotchboy
Photo of dirtylou
dirtylou

Washington

4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz bomber, hilliards can-pint

Bright glowing orange body - aromatic hop profile. Moderate bitterness and a bit syrupy - sugary orange peel, lemon grass, pine sap. Oily body with a palate coating hop bitterness. A good, relatively textbook, NW DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 23:32:36 | More by dirtylou
Photo of Thorpe429
Thorpe429

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

01-17-2013 23:41:30 | More by Thorpe429
Photo of strongaf
strongaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-17-2013 03:11:57 | More by strongaf
Photo of LiquidAmber
LiquidAmber

Washington

3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with active carbonation, a one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, pineapple and other tropical fruit, light citrus and light pine hops. Flavor follows with citrus, orange, sweet malt, piney hops; finishes with lemon rind and herbal and pine hops. Nicely balanced, despite the label description. Medium bodied. A well made, pleasant to drink IIPA

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 04:25:09 | More by LiquidAmber
Photo of caseyscarb
caseyscarb


4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-05-2013 07:54:02 | More by caseyscarb
Photo of HuskyinPDX
HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.45/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle in Bend and opened it on 12.15.12

A - Pours a hazy dark orange with a nice two inch foamy cream-colored head with good retention.

S - Citrus orange and lemon, and lots of pine as well.

T - Orange peel, bitter grass and pine.

D - Good carbonation and a medium body.

O - Citrusy and piney, a little bitter and underwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 06:56:22 | More by HuskyinPDX
Photo of rmcnealy
rmcnealy

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Got this one as an extra in a trade with a west coast BA'er and I may need to get more of these!

Poured a medium golden amber that is translucent with perhaps just the slightest of sediment. Produced a bone white head that quickly fleeted to just a shadow atop the brew and an inconsistent lacy ring around the glass. The smells are great! Like many west coast dIPA's, it has a piney type aroma. Dark hop resin. There is slight fruity/dish soap smells, but this is definitely a rustic, pine hop smell. The tastes mirror these aromas. It may not be out of the brewery fresh, but it's pretty recent. There is a great bitterness to it. I don't see any IBU listings on the bottle, but it has to be high. The bitterness doesn't quickly fade but gets comfortable on the lips. A great beer. Reminiscent of Dreadnaught. If you can find it, scoop this one up. Another win for Oregon beer!

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 01:09:44 | More by rmcnealy
Photo of jdp11284
jdp11284

Oregon

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasty and well balanced at 9.5%. Beautiful golden-amber hue. Lovely pine and tropical fruit notes followed up by a nice hop backbone to round things out. I am continually impressed by 10 Barrel's 'small tank productions'. I will definitely seek this out again.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 03:12:19 | More by jdp11284
Photo of chew76
chew76

Yukon (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

11-20-2012 08:57:51 | More by chew76
Photo of DaveAnderson
DaveAnderson

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really hate undated bottles. I got this via IP trade when I was in Seattle last week, so I will presume the trader did his due diligence, and got me a fresh one.

A: A vigorous pour into a goblet reveals a lot of fine, swirling bubbles, and a moderate white head that slowly recedes, leaving persistent lacing. The beer is slightly hazy, and has a nice apricot color. I enjoyed watching it settle, much like a cask beer drawn from a beer engine.

S: Great tropical fruit smells on this one. Mostly, I get pineapple. But I also smell something that I can only describe as: "this smells like durian tastes". Believe it or not, that's a compliment.

T: Good bitterness, but by no means overpowering. There's enough malt to carry it, without being sweet or heavy. If anything, I would say it has good, lingering bitterness.

M: Light, light, light! I can't stress this too much, but the one thing that bothers me about most IIPAs is how heavy they are. This is clean and refreshing.

O: The label says this beer is not balanced, and will nerver be. I call BS. This is a well-crafted IIPA. It's quite easy to drink, and hides its 9.5% well.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 03:47:17 | More by DaveAnderson
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
DUB Double India Pale Ale from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.