Double IPA - Marble Brewery

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Double IPADouble IPA

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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 25
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
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New Mexico, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: prsguitarsr4me on 12-27-2009

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Ratings: 151 | Reviews: 63
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.69/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to koufax 21 for sending this beer bottled in July to me. . . in August. A dark yellow beer. Sticky lace from the average white head. Aroma was nice, a little heavy, bitter, good dry hopping.

Taste, well, it was made in July, but still pretty good. We'll see how it goes fresh. But in this state, lots of caramel, heavy bitterness, still a hearty hop presence. Seemed to have a muddled pine and orange julius vibe to it, and very sticky from the age probably.

Photo of OakedCanuck
3.82/5  rDev -6.1%
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!

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.

Photo of canucklehead
3.97/5  rDev -2.5%
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

Photo of TMoney2591
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
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.

Photo of andrewinski1
3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Something on the bottle says 4 23 10.

Poured into my trusty tulip glass. Nice white head on this one with a slightly hazy copper colored body. I like the way this one looks.

The smell is very nice. Lots of tropical fruit flavor on this one and sweet candy. Yum.

No wall of hops here, but the bitterness is solid in the start. The finish gives a little sweetness. I'm thinking orange tic-tacsesque. Not bad.

I could use a little more carbonation on this one and I imagine this could be an extraordinary brew when fresh.

Photo of Koufax21
4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22 oz. Into standard pint glass.

A - nice copper color with a nice head that stays a while.

S - wow! Immediate grapefruit and piney scents. I hope the taste is as good as the smell!

T- oh man... This goes into my top 10 favorite, prob top 5. Everything I hoped for but never expected from a brewery in new Mex.

D- all day everyday. 8% and tasty.

Photo of EgadBananas
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thank you Paul(papollo) for this wonderful brew!

A - Dark copper in color, with a big fluffy white head which dissipates slowly with immeasurable amounts of lacing.

S - Smells of rich pine, woods, and earth. Slight citrus and even slighter malty base. I may be simplifying the description, but in fewer words, it is fantastic.

T/M - Bitter pines and resins mixed with citrus fruits and hints of malty sweetness. Medium in body with a formidable amount of mouth coating for the style and body. Welcomed and refreshing.

D - Simply, It's unfortunate that I have only A bottle.

Photo of Flashsp2
3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Marble DIPA growler into snifter

Barely hazed beautiful medium orange with gold highlights. A soapy
white head rests atop and leaves pretty lacing that isn't dense, but
lightly trailed. Nice retention.

Nose is like a fresh citrus salad cut with lemon juice. Tangerines,
orange rind, soft pine resin, light herbs, prickly hop leaf. Very
orange dominant. A soft touch of ruby red grapefruit. Faint caramel
sweetness, and some boozy vapors as it warms.

The palette is similar to the nose, but not quite as powerful.
Definitely has a strong orange/tangerine presense, lemon, grapefruit
rind, green herbs, and a deft touch of caramel malt that fades in and
out. A moderately stiff bitterness toward the end. The flavors liven
up a bit as it warms, but it still lacks the all out punchiness that a
DIPA should have.

Mouthfeel is moderate and slick with a low-medium carbonation.

Drinks pretty well, but its lacking in depth and intensity. I hate to
say it, but this is probably my least favorite Marble brew.

Photo of tronester
4.07/5  rDev 0%
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.

Photo of htomsirveaux
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle tried 14 Feb 2010. Gift from K&J, thanks!

Poured in a Twisted Pine shaker pint. Medium sized off white head. Moderate carbonation. Clear orange color. Aroma is fragrant, juicy, orangey, some resin, orange juice, pith and zest. Starts sweet, quickly becoming peppery and then pithy bitter. Sweet sticky finish with a lot of lingering bitter orange peel. Finish is warming with ethanol. Aftertaste is citric and long lasting. Medium body.

Send us more K!

Photo of Reagan1984
4.62/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Brought a bottle of this great DPA home from a recent trip to Albuquerque. Shares it last night with a buddy and it was as good as I remembered from New Mexico. I was a bit concerned that my memories of the beer were bolstered by a great weekend in the southwest. No worry, it is truly a great DPA.

Pours with a fluffy/creamy eggshell colored head. Nice retention and a decent amount of lacing. Bright gold amber color with excellent clarity.

Aroma is wonderful and a fresh citrus hop explosion. Very floral and bright.

Truly a "double" version of their standard IPA (which is also awesome) Bright citrus flavors hit you immediately. Then a wonderful cracker/toasted malt flavor provides perfect balance. Reminds me a touch of Pliny the Elder. There is a similar tone to the malt flavors. At some point, I'd like to try these next to each other. Finish is bright, fresh and floral again. Just wonderful.

Mouth feel is medium/light in body, fresh and also a little dry on the finish. Not quite crisp.

A wonderful beer to drink. I'll get more, oh yes, I will.

Photo of prsguitarsr4me
4.52/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Excellent IPA from Marble. Tried it back to back with the standard IPA at their tap room in Santa Fe, NM. Got a growler of it, too. Appearance is dark amber with head that lasts to the last sip. Nose is extremely fruity and sweet, and the taste is similar, with a bunch of hops, but still a dark malty feel underneath. It seems to be almost the same recipe as their IPA, just intensified. Marble Brewery is highly recommended!

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Double IPA from Marble Brewery
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