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Snake Handler Double IPA - Good People Brewing Company

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Snake Handler Double IPASnake Handler Double IPA

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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 178
Gots: 80 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ddarden on 05-30-2009

103 IBU
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4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of B-rad024
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious beer with a beautiful body

Photo of tempest
4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This came strongly recommended from Hop City Beer and it delivered. It has a great mix of bright, tropical fruits over biting citrus and a hit of smooth doughy malts. On the drinkable side for 10% so watch out.

Photo of aquazr1
4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TerdulousFerguson17
4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeyDubs
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mr_sundayschool
4.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of duffy38833
4.36/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of grimey68
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NaviosBrewingCo
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bobloblawlawblog11
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dont_be_a_snob
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Draft > can in my opinion.

Photo of JohnK1366
4.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mbacon3227
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mscudder
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Srbelow
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer. Pine, citrus, and pineapple on the nose and heavy pineapple on the taste. Mouthfeel borders on the heavy side but finishes dry. If I could get this in Ohio it would be in my regular rotation.

Photo of dar482
4.01/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a rich red orange.

The aroma hits with a pop of sweetness and big resinous qualities and pine.

The flavor follows with pine, resinous hops, grapefruit, and a touch of pineapple surrounded by a big malty character and some caramel sweetness. The beer is heavy and full on the bitterness on the finish.

Clean, but the maltiness and bitterness drags down the beer a good amount. Reminds me towards older recipes like Odell Myrcenary and Hopslam.

Photo of JohnParadee
4.17/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DazeWasted
4.82/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Badass, went great with SAZA serious Italian pizza.

Photo of imyourhero21
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RayReed522
3.29/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The booze is too much for me.

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Got this can in a trade with @RocketCityvol poured into my SN IPA Glass

A: - Beautiful golden color, 2 finger thick head and great lacing.

S: - Citrus and pine aroma up front. The fruits ling on the nose.

T - Very little bitterness. Sweet fruits like tangerine and orange maybe some green apple in there as well. There is some malt there but it doesn't get in the way of the hoppy goodness.

M - Surprisingly viscous for a DIPA but in a good way. The fruits linger but the pine and some grassiesss is there in the finish. Very little alcohol burn for a 10%.

Overall - Wow, what a great DIPA. If this was available to me I would pick it up constantly. The only way I would improve it is put it ina 16 oz can instead of the current 12 ouncer.

Photo of Dicers
4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Snake Handler Double IPA from Good People Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.