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Double IPA - Marble Brewery

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Double IPADouble IPA

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BA SCORE
90
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130 Ratings
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 22
Gots: 12 | 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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russwbeck

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Clear yellow-brown pour with at least 3 fingers of white head. The head laces a ton while receding and lasts a really long while.

S: Really piney and citrus aroma with a nice malty base. The dry, piney hops really shine through here. I think I'm getting a touch of booze, but nothing out of the ordinary. This has a really nice balance, and an inviting aroma overall.

T: The balance continues through the taste. A really nice piney, bitter taste combatted by the caramel maltiness. It has the hops of a big West Coast IPA, but makes it work with some malt balance as well. Really impressed.

MF: Medium body with a nice amount of carbonation. The sweet and bitter feud in the taste makes it quite drinkable.

O: I really liked this. Typically when I taste a ton of malt in an IPA I'm wondering what went wrong, but this is nothing but tasty. Do yourself a favor and try it!

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 23:14:37 | More by russwbeck
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denver10

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden orange with an off white head. Aroma is resinous, citrus juice and its rind, toasted malt. Flavor is the same. A crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, fresh on tap at their tap house this beer definitely delivered. Good stuff indeed. Would drink again.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2013 03:47:02 | More by denver10
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-05-2012 17:21:55 | More by kawilliams81
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bradleyjay34

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-23-2013 00:57:44 | More by bradleyjay34
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pushstartnow13

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-05-2012 02:45:32 | More by pushstartnow13
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 11/05/11 notes. Thanks to yourfragile for sharing this one. Consumed right after their Marble IPA. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a snifter.

a - Pours a hazy golden-orange color with one inch of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident. Slightly lighter in color than the normal IPA.

s - Smells citrus hops, grapefruit, fruity malts, light tropical fruits, and pine hops. Doesn't smell quite as hoppy and fresh as the IPA did, which is surprising, but it is good. Not as muich tropical fruit either, and more citrus.

t - Tastes of citrus hops, grapefruit, pine hops, fruity malts, and some nice bitterness. More pine hops than the normal IPA.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice bitter bite in the mouth.

o - Overall a nice DIPA. More bitterness and pine hops than the normal IPA, and less tropical fruits, so I prefer the normal Marble IPA, but still worth checking out and something I'd gladly have again.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 19:29:54 | More by mdfb79
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bs870621345

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this as an extra from DrMattyB...thanks man!

Pours a pale amber color with a half inch of white head on a gentle pour. Leaves nice lacing down the glass.

Smells like pine hops. No real malt backbone to speak of.

Taste is a strong pine bitterness up front with a bread malt sweetness to counteract the hop bitterness. I tend to like a bigger malt backbone and citrus, really not getting either one.

Mouthfeel is moderate with nice cleansing carbonation.

Overal- 4s across the board. Its a good DIPA, straight up hops with nothing getting in the way.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 22:27:55 | More by bs870621345
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-09-2013 09:39:13 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-06-2013 23:49:28 | More by Haybeerman
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-30-2012 04:08:30 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael.

The beer is light orange hued and fairly hazy. The white head is about a finger's width, leaving some random traces of lacing upon the glass. The beer is hop forward, with a touch of alcohol. The beer smells stronger than the Marble IPA, with a bit less tropical fruit and citrus presence. This DIPA has more or a malt and hop balance, as opposed to the single IPA, which is more focused on the hop character. Medium bodied with some lingering bitterness in the finish. Overall, I preferred the Marble IPA to this. That said, this was a decent beer and I would have it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 14:56:24 | More by Huhzubendah
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a very manageable bomber of double ipa. pours a beautiful cloudy glowing sunny orange color with a 2 inch white head thats lasts awhile and a few rogue yeast floaters. smells like a good mix of pine forest sappy hops and that tropical pineapple passionfruit hops. also some english style pale malts backing it all up. flavor is similarly complex on the hop front, with a very earthy spruce tree type resin at first, being followed up by a sweeter and more tangy hop essence. it is not overwhelming though, and is actually on the lighter side of the big ipa spectrum in my opinion. feel is nice too, roughly medium bodied, but the resinous hops make it feel thicker. good carbonation lightens the feel up and the finish is wonderfully hoppy, without being bitter. overall another keeper from marble.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 20:33:50 | More by StonedTrippin
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taospowder

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-07-2013 17:46:56 | More by taospowder
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-30-2013 23:10:03 | More by gueuzegossage
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from undated bomber to pint glass the beer pours a perfectly clear light honey color with a lot of active bubbles, a 1 finger white head, with good retention and gobs of lacing. The nose is hop forward with a resiny pine character, a hint of citrus sweetness, a malty background. Good. No alcohol detected. The flavor follows with a strong coat on the palette that lingers for a long while. Thick and chewy. The hop isn't as dominant as the nose let on, it hits with a resiny pine up front that quickly melts to a malty sweetness that lingers. Alcohol is more prevalent than the nose let on, but it's not too much. Medium bitter. Finishes chewy and thick. Well carbonated and medium bodied. Overall, this beer won't knock your socks off but it's not bad. I'd enjoy this more often if it continues to be available.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 17:06:52 | More by hopfacebrew
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-14-2012 20:26:12 | More by savagepm
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid offering from these guys. Lots of tasty hops on the nose with a very drinkable midbody that has a mellow finish. Big beer that shows a good balance and maturity. The beer never shows the high ABV . One of the best beers in NM from one of the best brewerys in NM

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2010 04:57:43 | More by canucklehead
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eclipse54

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A 22 ounce bottle from EgadBananas; thank you! Bottled on 12/17/2012, and poured into a DFH signature glass.

Pours a hazy tangerine color with dark copper hues. A nice, two-finger-wide, fluffy, pure-white head develops atop and leaves behind large quantities of lacing; large collections of bubbles continually coat the surface. A very good looking DIPA. Aroma is of spicy, earthen hops, some freshly cut grass and cultivated earth, pine resin, and orange and grapefruit citruses. Flavor starts with the hops, spicy at first before the earthen notes kick in. Pine, grass, and wet earth come through in the middle, and the grapefruit citrus finishes it up. The mouthfeel starts off lively, bitter, and well carbonated, but finishes somewhat watery and thin. Overall, this is a great DIPA that is very easy to drink. Great looking, good aroma, and solid flavor; well done!

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 23:03:51 | More by eclipse54
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UMNbeerhunter

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a Town Hall tulip on 2/27/11

Pours a golden hazy color typical of most IPA/DIPA's with tons of frothy white head.

Smells of citrus hops and sweet tones... I think mango mixed with the sweet malt makes this very pleasant in the aroma category.

Taste is less impressive lots of hops and bitterness but it does taste good. Citrus is apparent but its not really complex IMHO.

Mouthfeel is light weighted and the resin of the hops moves through ¥our mouth relatively quickly compared t many other IPA/DIPA's.

Drinkability: I will visit this again in the future when its more fresh. I think this beer has more to offer but I got it in a trade as an extra and had it put away for a month before I tried it. I like it but I need to try it when the hop notes are really fresh and apparent. I think that would put it over the top.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2011 07:54:02 | More by UMNbeerhunter
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mverity

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pale gold color with wispy white head and a fairly thick collar. Good lacing. Aroma is grassy, floral, slight citrus, light malt sweetness. Taste is citrusy, grassy and floral. Nice hop bite on the tongue, pretty dry. Medium body and high carbonation. Not at all a bad brew.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 04:43:25 | More by mverity
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Thanks to papollo for this bottle!

These New Mexican brews have been quite nice so far. This one pours a hazy amber orange topped by about a finger of white suds. The nose comprises a hefty blend of pine and citrus, with a light bit of onions and nutty caramel thrust to the background. The taste gets rid of the onions (thankfully), focuses on a nice synthesis of the pine and citrus, and maintains the light bit o' nutty caramel. The body is a light medium, with a light carbonation and a nearly drying finish. Overall, a nice DIPA, easy to drink, but not something that I would continually clamor for. More of a nice occasional brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2010 03:52:03 | More by TMoney2591
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GilGarp

Colorado

3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 3/9/2012.

Bomber served cold into a pint glass.

Marble's DIPA is a pale golden yellow color with great clarity. The head is thick and long-lasting and leaves some nice lacing as it settles.

Aroma is fresh and hoppy with some citrus, pine, and grapefruit.

Flavor is surprisingly bitter and a big alcohol heat. The malt is mild in flavor and light in color. This is clearly one of those beers that only has malt to have something there to ferment because it's all about the hops. Very big on the grapefruit.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated. Unfortunately, the alcohol burns like 10% even though it's only 8%.

Overall a decent DIPA but not one that I would get again.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2012 01:21:44 | More by GilGarp
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OakedCanuck

Washington

3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got from GabeM, thanks! 22oz into tulip. from notes

A - Light to golden with fluffy white head, decent retention and lacing.

S - The quintessential bitter hop smell, smells very piney fresh.

T - Pine needles, resiny bitter hop forward taste. Some citrus fruits like orange and a bit of lemon. Very little malty sweetness, which is usually typical of DIPAs.

M - Moderate body, kinda slick.

D - A good drinker. Drinks more like a very hoppy single IPA. Would benefit from a bit more malt backbone. I would definitely drink this one again though!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2010 14:31:36 | More by OakedCanuck
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. Pours clear yellow gold with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is tropical fruits and resiny piney hops.

The flavor is sweet caramel malts and tropical fruits with a big resiny piney floral hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a little watery with low carbonation.

Overall, a solid DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 05:21:02 | More by Beaver13
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - The beer pours a little over a finger of slightly orange/off-white head. The bubbles are good size in the middle and tiny on the sides. Head sticks around for a while. The body on this thing is super cloudy and mostly orange. Some brown in there as well. Strong lacing.

S - Smells pretty amazing. Some citra hops, malty backbone, and floral notes. Really a pretty typical DIPA aroma, but it is done very well and quite nice.

T - Again pretty typical. Good hop characters to balance out strong all around flavors. The finish is a little harsh and bitter. Pine, malt, and bread.

M - The feel is nice on the tongue. Good carbonation and body. Just a little mouth puckering bitterness.

O - Quite nice and everything you expect out of a DIPA. Could be a little more smooth on the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 20:30:14 | More by RuckusDu
Double IPA from Marble Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.