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Serum - DuClaw Brewing Company

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379 Ratings
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Ratings: 379
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 9
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hefe on 02-12-2004)
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Reviews by kbuzz:
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

kbuzz, Mar 15, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of clayrock81
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured a reddish brown body with one finger head and a bit of lace patches.
Aroma is citric hoppy with hints of grape and a little bit of fruit and caramel sweetness.
Smooth and light bodied for a DIPA, ABV well-hidden, retains oily, citric hops and touches of grape and caramel sweetness.
Fuller, bready, dry finish and overall not the best DIPA, a simplistic version if you will, but not as bad as some reviews on here led me to believe.

clayrock81, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of nstroup
4.24/5  rDev +19.4%

nstroup, Wednesday at 04:26 AM
Photo of TimoP
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

TimoP, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of iemailjack
4/5  rDev +12.7%

iemailjack, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of Billolick
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, w/o freshness dating info

Pour is darker amber, near clear, tan head that stays a while then leaves a minor tiny bubble film and minor fine lace.

Resin hop nose of moderate interest

Resinous hops notes dominate here. In a world of seemingly hundreds of DIPA, this one does not really stand out as anything awesome. But its enjoyable, hoppy and well crafted with enough of a malt undercoating to make it quite drinkable.

Went well with some 2 year aged cheddar.

Worth a try if you find this available in your local area

Billolick, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

alienlifeforcecube, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of SkinnyElvis
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just filled this growler today while meeting some fantasy football buds. Light amber color. Pours with a thin head. Piney hops in smell. Tastes hoppy but not out of balance. Smooth mouthfeel & this is very drinkable. I am not a huge fan of DuClaw's beers but this is a good DIPA.

Cheers.

SkinnyElvis, Jan 20, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

ImFlyerThanYou, Feb 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

deebo, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Mantooth, Sep 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Cynic-ale, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

mjh0527, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

briandaube, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ryser2k, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of WVbeergeek
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a copper amber color with an off white head, leaves speckled lacing around my glass. Aroma has nearly burn grapefruit peel, big alcoholic malt layers too. Look it feels like a DIPA double fruit and bitterness, the beer is resinous and all around a let down compared to other DIPAs. The beer is medium to full bodied finishes smooth throughout my glass. Overall I'm a fan only one of the two kind bring about.

WVbeergeek, Mar 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

SPRichard, Jun 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

NickyT, Oct 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

mocktm, Dec 28, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

JuniperJesus, Feb 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

dsauter, Feb 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

acurtis, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

JMS1512, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of alcohline_trip
3.51/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

alcohline_trip, Oct 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

imbuckeye, Dec 03, 2012
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Serum from DuClaw Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 379 ratings.