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Double IPA - Marble Brewery

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Double IPADouble IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 22
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marble Brewery visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: prsguitarsr4me on 12-27-2009)
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Photo of StoneTSR
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Orange and hazy, actually more opaque. There's really no way anyone can see through this beer. A strong, white head sits on top and lingers for quite some time. Lacing is fairly strong, particularly for a DIPA.

SMELL: Lemon actually leads the way in this one. The aroma begs the hop head to take a sip. A lot of citrus, a little pine and not much else.

TASTE: This is a damn good Double IPA. For a DIPA it certainly leans towards the more bitter side with a lot of lemon exposed to the palate, however, a strong dose of malt makes itself known rather quickly.

MOUTHFEEL: Light and very easy drinking. Creamy is not quite the word to be used here, but neither is sparkly or soda-y. Non-offensive may be the best way to view this CO brew.

OVERALL: I was quite impressed with the balance of this beer. It really is quite fantastic.

StoneTSR, May 03, 2012
Photo of koopa
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received in a trade with GabrielM thanks!

Appearance: Pours a soft golden with a touch of orange and a nice rocky white 2 finger crown that displays good retention and lace. Nice hop oil sheen over the crown as well.

Smell: Grapefruit over bready malt. Lots of bitterness but not much depth.

Taste: Same as nose but a bit more "rind" like. Could use some tropical fruit notes in my opinion. A very pithy DIPA with nicely controlled bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with good carbonation. Standard.

Drinkability: Sessionable DIPA here.

koopa, Oct 14, 2010
Photo of emmasdad
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a dark golden amber color with a lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, orange, tropical fruit and a hint of pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, orange zest and light tropical fruit with a smooth dry lingering bitter grapefruit finish. ™

emmasdad, Oct 26, 2011
Photo of tronester
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber with a creamy off-white head. Smell is orange rind and malt. Taste is peppery spicy up front, with a dry malt middle and a piney bitter finish. Mouthfeel is rich and creamy, low carbonation. Drinkability is good, it gets a bit strong after awhile though with the 22oz bottle. I would definately get this again though.

tronester, Jul 16, 2010
Photo of JohnG190
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a golden amber with a thick, white head. Decent retention and good lacing. Aroma redolent of pink grapefruit and spice balanced by sweet malt notes. Citrus and pine hit the palate first followed by caramel and toffee notes. Finishes bitter. Medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Overall, a solid, well crafted double ipa.

JohnG190, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of brentk56
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber color with a respectable head; good stickage and a few shards a lace

Smell: Biscuity, with a hint of toffee and tropical hops (pineapple, orange and mango)

Taste: Biscuity, up front, through the tropical hops arrive early and stay late; underneath, there is a bit of toffee flavor that lingers in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Nicely balanced with a very nice hop profile

Thanks, sunkistxsudafed, for the opportunity

brentk56, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of woosterbill
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber into a Duvel tulip; bottled 7/15/11, enjoyed in early October and reviewed from notes. Big thanks to vonschplieffen for sharing.

A: Light amber body topped by an inch of frothy white foam. Good retention, light lace. I'm a fan of the light coloration - the promise of hop dominance is exhilarating.

S: Bright, fresh, citrusy hops. Lemon really stands out, with grapefruit and pine backing it up. Nice.

T: Citrusy, floral, bitter, and tasty. A hit of malt gives balance. Straightforward and enjoyable.

M: Smooth medium body, light, creamy carbonation. Lovely.

O: Quite good. While nothing spectacular, it did what a DIPA should do and it did it well. I'd love to drink this fresh from the source someday.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Nov 05, 2011
Photo of lordofthewiens
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty nice DIPA.

In a tulip the beer was a hazy orange color. The voluminous white head resembled whipped cream. There was abundant lace.

Citrus and herbal aroma. Some malt, but not an appreciable amount.

Same thing with the taste. Lots of grapefruit and piney hops, not so much malt.

Definitely a hop-forward DIPA. Medium-bodied, very enjoyable.

lordofthewiens, Aug 25, 2011
Photo of DenverLogan
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bottle into chalice.
Pours a gold copper clean color...nice rich head. Rich head and lace remain till the end..beautiful.
Aroma of rich malts and herbal hops.
Significant carbonation and giant mouthfeel.
Flavors of piney hops, rich amber malts, white grapefruit rind, black pepper, pine sap, kick yer butt alcohol, damn near chalk bitterness balanced by an amazing creaminess, bitter fruit rind, a slight sweet background, hop flavors galore...lets give it 5 minutes...
OK...clear copper, small head, lovely floral bread aroma, rich flavors of tantalizing malts and floral hops, some bread crust, pepper, pine, citrus, bitter hops, freshly baked bread...nicely blended...gotta have another taste yummy! Not for ninnies :)
Damn...with this beer I enjoy the vibrant aroma slightly more than the flavor, but the flavor is very tasty...from a beer comparative and price point perspective, this beer rocks! The herbal floral bread sweet hot bun aroma stands out and remains till the last pour. There is a little funky melon remaining until the end also. For me rich and tasty, complex and intriguing, compelling...very nice.

DenverLogan, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of buyyourfreedom
4/5  rDev -1.7%

buyyourfreedom, May 14, 2014
Photo of hiphopj5
4/5  rDev -1.7%

hiphopj5, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of Hopbomber
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Hopbomber, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of omegaman
4/5  rDev -1.7%

omegaman, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of texasdrugaddict
4/5  rDev -1.7%

texasdrugaddict, Jul 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

gtermi, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of bstyle
4/5  rDev -1.7%

bstyle, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of TenHornsProud
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear copper color with a big, soapy white head that lingers and laces.

Smells of clean grapefuit and some citrus, some light vegetal quality also comes through.

Taste is up front grapefruit with just a hint of bready malt that goes into a more citrus, stone fruit middle before ending on a bitter, but not astringent, floral/grapefruit/citrus note. Not bad, but it doesn't jump out either.

Medium body with medium carbonation, the alcohol is balanced well.

This is a cascade, grapefruit bomb and a fine DIPA.

TenHornsProud, Apr 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

bbadger, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

maniaczak, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

waiting4lunch, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Pinche_Oso, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

appetiteforparis, Dec 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Exiled, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of Rado
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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