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500 BC Double IPA - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
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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macrosmatic

Florida

3.85/5  rDev -2.5%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Russian River pint glass.

A: Pours a clear copper with a slight chill haze. Forms a thin white head atop fairly low visible carbonation.

S: Toffee malts in near-balance with grapefruit rind and resinous hops.

T: Bright ruby red grapefruit dominates up front. Then some tropical fruit hops, sweet toffee and bready malts, and a touch of resin and floral hoppiness near the swallow. Moderate hop bitterness in the hang.

M: Medium body, carbonation sensation on the low side, and moderate alcohol presence.

O: Nothing bad here; nor anything great. It's a very drinkable but ultimately forgettable DIPA.

02-07-2014 03:22:19 | More by macrosmatic
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Canti4341

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

02-05-2014 17:43:47 | More by Canti4341
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-04-2014 21:15:28 | More by edhizdeid
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-03-2014 23:32:01 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.1%

02-03-2014 21:47:47 | More by Thedrizzle
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hopkrid

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-03-2014 19:20:13 | More by hopkrid
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wethorseblanket

California

3.99/5  rDev +1%

On tap.

A: Pours a hazed dark orange with a quarter-inch thich white head which leaves sheet and spotty lace behind.

N: Caramel malts, citrus and piney hops with some floral notes.

T: Citrus (oranges, tangerines), peach/pear, piney, mild sweetness and faintly dank.

M: Moderate body and medium carbonation. Finishes with a sweet malt and pine resin.

O: More malt than hop presence, but still solid.

02-03-2014 04:00:03 | More by wethorseblanket
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.99/5  rDev +1%

Pours an effervescent copper with 2 fingers of eggshell white head. Nice head retention & lacing

S: Pineapple & grapefruit & leafy hops

T: Follows the nose, pears, a touch of breadyness & orange rind up front. Grapefruit pith, a touch of tangerine & pear, plus a little boozeyness as this warms. Finishes with tons of tropical fruit & a bit of toffee sweetness & dryness

MF: Fairly chewy, soft carbonation, nicely balanced

Solid DIPA, not hoppy enough for hard core hopheads I'm sure, easy drinker more or less

02-02-2014 23:16:37 | More by russpowell
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aflies

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-01-2014 22:30:24 | More by aflies
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-31-2014 05:46:08 | More by ricecracker420
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1424IpA

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-31-2014 04:02:00 | More by 1424IpA
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-30-2014 04:30:31 | More by largadeer
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-28-2014 03:01:21 | More by buzzy
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-26-2014 04:43:37 | More by CRJMellor
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sharpski

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

01-25-2014 18:54:42 | More by sharpski
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-24-2014 02:38:39 | More by kmos27
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-23-2014 01:58:42 | More by durlta
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cmwilliq

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-22-2014 23:53:12 | More by cmwilliq
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Omer4176

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-22-2014 19:58:48 | More by Omer4176
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fox227

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-22-2014 01:07:26 | More by fox227
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-21-2014 05:14:50 | More by DustinSWB
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-20-2014 19:46:54 | More by jklecko2
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eulerthegrape

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-20-2014 19:39:49 | More by eulerthegrape
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-19-2014 22:42:28 | More by zeff80
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-19-2014 14:00:57 | More by DrunkinYogi
500 BC Double IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.