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500 BC Double IPA - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

211 Ratings
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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Here’s a new brew coming from Humboldt Brewing Company. This beer is called 500 BC Double IPA and it celebrates the California Coastal Redwood--the oldest living species in North America. This beer will be packaged in 22oz bottles by Firestone Walker and it will come in at 8.3% ABV.

(Beer added by: BigJYoungblood on 11-18-2013)
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A - Rich amber color with a big thick foamy two fingers of off white head, thick lacing.
S - Tons of tropical fruits, mango, papaya, apple, sweet candy like malts.
T - Lots of tropical flavor in here, pineapple, mango, papaya, and there's a ton of malt that follows it, first its a very sweet caramel malt then it finishes with this toasted kinda flavor.
M - Very sticky, chewy and thick.
O - This actually tastes best when cold. As it warmed up it got less impressive, because the malt started to overpower everything.

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The nose is a little fruity and floral- definitely smells like a higher alcohol beer.

Tastes pretty good- big malt thing going on and a little bit of jasmine tea, a little peach and lemon.

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500 BC Double IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.