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Snake Handler Double IPA - Good People Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

293 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Ratings: 293 | Reviews: 77 | Display Reviews Only:
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-23-2014 20:22:49 | More by thatoneguymike
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ari32

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-11-2014 13:59:10 | More by ari32
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-09-2014 19:44:48 | More by DeanMoriarty
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Rbroccoli

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-09-2014 04:15:26 | More by Rbroccoli
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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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GABrew

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

02-19-2014 20:23:30 | More by GABrew
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cfaulman

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -6.5%

02-17-2014 18:10:59 | More by cfaulman
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RocketCityVol

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

02-16-2014 02:38:57 | More by RocketCityVol
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misscritta

Alabama

4/5  rDev -6.5%

02-07-2014 19:30:05 | More by misscritta
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BierJager89

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

A: Nice solid but opaque orange with a white head that just has a slight tint of yellow in the middle.

S: Peach, fresh orange, tropical fruit and papaya.

M: Fresh orange, peach, papaya, tropical fruit, taste is basically the same. Almost a bit sweet.

M: Full side of medium bodied with typical IPA carbonation levels.

02-05-2014 23:46:07 | More by BierJager89
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markjarema11

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

02-05-2014 19:16:37 | More by markjarema11
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AMJones

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +11%

01-31-2014 00:12:15 | More by AMJones
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

01-24-2014 00:25:26 | More by tarheels4life23
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-24-2014 00:03:55 | More by KerryCummins1977
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-23-2014 01:44:21 | More by TurdFurgison
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-22-2014 16:34:55 | More by Justinbshelton
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.56/5  rDev -16.8%

On tap at the Mello Mushroom is Tuscaloosa. Served in a chilled goblet.

Golden color with off-white head that lingers pretty well in glass.

Smell is malts and some sweet fruit. Not as much hop character as I expected.

Taste is sweet malts. Much maltier than expected. There is some nice hop fruitiness, but definitely not as hoppy as I would have expected for a DIPA. Moderate bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with average carbonation.

Overall this was good, but a bit of a disappointment given the ratings. Perhaps the hops have fallen off a good bit. Not sure how old the keg is. I will definitely try this one again to see if this was just an old serving.

01-19-2014 21:56:28 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-31-2013 07:32:20 | More by rworkman
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camartin27

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-29-2013 16:01:02 | More by camartin27
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-28-2013 16:38:26 | More by cultclassic89
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BeerBucks

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-27-2013 04:38:11 | More by BeerBucks
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-26-2013 22:44:23 | More by mjw1200
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Eric15

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +11%

12-26-2013 03:42:08 | More by Eric15
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

Received as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice hazy orange hue with a good one finger head that fades to leave light lacing and a nice thin blanket. Quite pleasant.

S - Aromas of nice tropical fruit, pineapples and the like with great orange/tangerine peel as well. Some faint malt and some very, very faint spicy alcohol. Real good.

T - Taste is pretty good. Not nearly as much tropical notes as in the nose, which is unfortunate, nice light pine and nice tangerine notes. Lots of resin here, like gnawing on an orange peel. Solid bitter finish, again the alcohol is hidden nicely.

M - Mouthfeel is really solid. Once more, the alcohol is hidden well and its nice and clean.

O - This came from Alabama? Could have fooled me. Very well done. Quite drinkable and enjoyable.

12-25-2013 03:14:11 | More by rudzud
Snake Handler Double IPA from Good People Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.