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500 BC Double IPA - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

203 Ratings
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The tan head fades slowly into this blood red brew. A pocked residue leeches to the sides of the glass. Looks magnificent.

To the nose we have pine, citrus and caramel goodness.

Taste not unlike biting into a caramel and hop pie, or what I can assume one tastes like, even though they don't exist outside of surreal dessert-land. Almost chewy going down with hella residual vanilla and alcohol notes. A little spicy way back and lightens up as it goes.

Creamy and delicious all the way. I'll have another slice please!

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Pours darker than most IPA's, and smells and tastes much more roasty than expected. It's definitely an IPA, floral nose and taste, bitter and fruity and really well balanced by the malt. I just read this is a limited release, brewed once. That would be a shame, it's an excellent beer.

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500 BC Double IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.