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Blue Hills Quarter Mile Double IPA - Blue Hills Brewery

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Blue Hills Quarter Mile Double IPABlue Hills Quarter Mile Double IPA

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BA SCORE
81
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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Hills Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Flounder57 on 04-10-2013)
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2.91/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

SawDog505, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of illpass78
4.28/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. can poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a glowing orange-amber with a big white head. Fair amount of lacing, and pretty good carbonation.

Aroma: This beer has an earthy, hoppy, grapefruity aroma that is buoyed by some nice biscuit malt. There's also some buttered toast, lots of floral aroma, and herbaceous quality. Lots of grass and pine, too.

Taste: That grapefruit note is up front, as is pine and citrus. Nice malt balance, too.

Mouthfeel: Good balance. Dangerously drinkable for a somewhat high ABV beer.

Overall: Very solid 2XIPA. Love that it's presented in cans, too. Good stuff - nice flavors, good booze burn, easy on the palate for an 80 ABV beer. Find it, drink it.

illpass78, Oct 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +9%

Patlee3324, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on October 11, 2014.

Medium amber pour with decent off-white head and a slight fogginess to it all.

Hops are what my nose picks up first along with an undercurrent of toasted malts, slight fruitiness, and sweetness. But nothing jumps out as dominating.

The body is medium to heavy.

This is meant to be a Double IPA so I expected bitter, pungent hops but I did not get that. Oh yes there are hops in the taste but I think their regular IPA has more hop bitterness than this one does. At least the 8% ABV is muted.

puboflyons, Oct 11, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

batches are inconsistent, no quality controls

bshaw100, Sep 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

xICooRsYIx, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

sdaly3, Sep 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

kvgomps, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of demps
2/5  rDev -43.8%

I like the regular blue hills IPA and the Black Hops but this one is barely palatable. Tasted way overly malty and sweet for an IPA. Strong alcohol flavor, big body, nice color... barely any hops... tasted like a home-brew where maybe the fermenter wasn't sealed and the beer got spoiled.

demps, Aug 31, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

NorseKaiser, Aug 22, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +10.1%

diehlio, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

riy3rd, Jul 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

hockeypuck, Jul 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Beerfarts, Jul 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Kruja5, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

barnesy, Jun 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

EB1, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Resuin, Jun 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ejh06752, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

2ellas, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

DomingoOrtiz, May 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

virinow, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Brianodon, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

BostonPhilly, May 03, 2014
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Blue Hills Quarter Mile Double IPA from Blue Hills Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.