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500 BC Double IPA - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 4
Gots: 19 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

baklo, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -12%

rkcrozier, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

This one is pretty good but not my cup of tea- pours a clear amber color with a good two fingers of off white head and good retention and lacing.

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.

Mouthfeel is fine- medium full bodied and minimal carbonation. This is a pretty well balanced beer and if you like a malty IPA this is for you but I like things pretty bitter so I won't get it again.

Hopdaemon39, Sep 10, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the 22 oz. bomber into a Tree House tulip pint.

a; Clear amber with a finger thick offwhite head which receded to rocky surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Caramel malt and resin.

t; Caramel malt balanced by considerable hop resin. Bitterness lingers at the sides of the tongue. Bitterish finish.

m: Medium with great body and carbonation tingle.

o; Outstanding DIPA, somewhat reminiscent of Green Flash's Palate Wrecker in that the tasty caramel malt backbone is strong and beautifully balances the hi-powered hops (or vice-versa).

scotorum, Aug 14, 2014
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500 BC Double IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.