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Snake Handler Double IPA - Good People Brewing Company

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293 Ratings
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 127
Gots: 37 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
103 IBU

(Beer added by: ddarden on 05-30-2009)
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Dub12588


5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-30-2014 15:59:24 | More by Dub12588
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bjwilson

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-01-2012 03:29:32 | More by bjwilson
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Nakedtown

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-30-2014 03:29:07 | More by Nakedtown
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jmhart

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-14-2011 21:04:34 | More by jmhart
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xxcarpxx

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

01-30-2012 02:11:40 | More by xxcarpxx
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

01-13-2014 17:42:44 | More by AUGRAD06
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John44

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-20-2014 12:48:12 | More by John44
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QueenOfLibations

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-01-2012 00:02:25 | More by QueenOfLibations
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KMitch

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-31-2012 01:17:23 | More by KMitch
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analienacorn

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-15-2013 04:45:50 | More by analienacorn
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AndyGator

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

10-21-2013 19:38:29 | More by AndyGator
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CrookedStill

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-21-2011 23:42:41 | More by CrookedStill
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-21-2012 04:17:04 | More by grahamboudreaux
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KTSHPD

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-05-2013 22:41:26 | More by KTSHPD
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Maegodfrey14


5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-02-2012 15:36:55 | More by Maegodfrey14
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Book

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-29-2013 21:07:23 | More by Book
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Lizbeth

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-11-2011 15:18:42 | More by Lizbeth
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lmmccurd

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

04-05-2013 21:44:54 | More by lmmccurd
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sewhitehead

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-26-2014 02:49:30 | More by sewhitehead
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Fae_Croft

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

02-27-2014 18:57:21 | More by Fae_Croft
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wndsrfr

Alabama

4.97/5  rDev +16.1%

@ the GP tap room is the best place to enjoy this libation. Fresh, scented and full of flavor.

This is a high gravity offering that has become my favorite.

The color is is inviting with a rich head.

Taste is strong with a delicious and mild bitter.

Extremely smooth, dangerously smooth!

11-02-2011 11:02:19 | More by wndsrfr
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sepharious

Alabama

4.93/5  rDev +15.2%

Snake in a can...more than a joke you pull on unsuspecting friends, this beer is a hoppy explosion of malt that now can be taken to the home fridge in a convenient package. The piney, citrus nose gives way to a rich malt backbone that would stand up well to spicy foods or an intense philosophical debate. From first pour to last sip, Snakehandler is a beer that doesn't shy away from being bold yet does not overwhelm as it snakes its way into your veins and massages your brain. Poured correctly, the thick frothy head rests comfortably atop liquid gold, a visual delight that is only eclipsed by the forthcoming tasting. Assembled in a judicious four-pack (believe me, it's for the best) it will make for a evening of fun and delight for all involved. Pick some up and see if you can handle the Snake.

02-03-2012 21:59:56 | More by sepharious
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jaysnooginz

Alabama

4.88/5  rDev +14%

Sampled at the Magic City Brewfest in Birmingham on June 6th, 2009.

First, let me say that double IPA is my favorite style of beer. I've had many different DIPA's, and Snake Handler rates at the top of the list.

The smell is spicy and citrusy, not unlike lemon zest. The color is deep copper with 2 finger head and great lacing.

The taste is full of various hop varieties, with incredible complexity due to the insane amount of different hops used. Malty foreground gives way to impressive hop aftertaste. This is a hophead's dream beer.

Even at such a high ABV, I could session this beer all day tastewise.

06-08-2009 01:00:20 | More by jaysnooginz
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NicKentros


4.85/5  rDev +13.3%

One of the best beers available in the south. If you can get it, its a must drink. It is a Double IPA, so bitter beer haters beware, but it's bitterness is not unreasonable or out of control like some IPAs. But what is really fantastic about this beer is that it's the easiest drinking 9.3% ABV beer I've ever had. Honestly I wouldn't think it was much higher gravity than about a 6% if I didn't know. It's just that smooth, doesn't have an overwhelming amount of body, and isn't too heavy. Quite simply the best beer you can buy that is brewed in Alabama.

08-17-2012 14:35:28 | More by NicKentros
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Drei

New York

4.81/5  rDev +12.4%

A friend brought a sealed growler back to New York with her.

It poured a lovely head.

There's definite evidence of hop-bursting and dry-hopping with a good amount of hops.

The aroma is flowery with hints of grapefruit. It's one of the best Double IPAs I have ever tasted.

03-29-2014 03:40:40 | More by Drei
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Snake Handler Double IPA from Good People Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.