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HellRazer - DuClaw Brewing Company

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377 Ratings
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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 10
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 03-17-2008)
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Reviews by CraftBeerTastic:
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3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #263
Served On: 3/29/2013
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: 7.5%
Date/ Code: -

This was from a sixer baught at Evergreen Liquors in Frederick ($7.99).

Look: Poured a dark orange color. Head was a think coating of beige suds. Lacing was thin and minimal. Carbonation was also low.

Smell: Sweet English malts behind a sharp hop edge. Also some honey and fusel alcohol.

Taste: Very easy on the palate. First was a sweet English malt that resembled the honey character from the nose. The middle was a smooth and refreshing grassy quality. The finish started off with some light bitterness and ended with a fairly clean aftertaste.

This was a solid IPA which could border on a session ale. It was very light on the palate for the 7.5% ABV, but still was very drinkable and would be great on a hot summer day.

CraftBeerTastic, Mar 29, 2013
More User Reviews:
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3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this @ the Brewpub on tap. One of their staple brews. I liked it. My only decent offering that evening. From the first sip this American-style India Pale Ale gets in your face with an unruly hop bitterness, big floral flavors and aroma, and just enough malt character to keep you from giving in and acting up.

Style: American-Style Pale Ale
Color: Light Amber
Hop Variety: Galena, Cascade
Grains: Pale Malt, Cara-Pils, Cara-Red
Bitterness: 48 BU's
Gravity: 15 plato
Alcohol Content: 6.2% abv

ExtraStout, Sep 27, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

TTripp725, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

petewheeler, Aug 15, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle w/o freshness/bottleing date info.

Pours is clear almond amber, moderate lite tan head, goes to a meager film, thin collar and moderate lace left on the glass.

Bold nose of malts, vanilla, and maple with pine hops in the rear.

First, this beer is quite thick and full on the body/mouthfeel scale...more vanilla and bready malts, over a relatively minor hop presence. Has the feel and attitude of a barley wine, w/o the ABV.

Ehh, decent brew, but not really lovin it on a warm summers day. I like my AIPA's with more of a citric bite and a more zesty feel. Again, this feels more like a nice option for a cold winters day...

Billolick, Jul 30, 2012
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ryser2k, Dec 03, 2012
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3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tulip; golden orange with a minimal fizzy white head that fades rather quickly into a layer of bubbles.
Smells of...nothing. Some flat grassyness. Probably an old bottle.
Taste is the same...standard faded IPA. Malt and bitterness. Definitely faded. As it warms a bit I can get some resiney citrus and bitterness but that's about it.
Mouthfeel is well-carbonated and medium, nice.
Overall I'd love to try this fresh. I picked it up because it used a hop variety I hadn't heard of, I definitely want to get one where you can taste the hops.

BurgeoningBrewhead, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper body faint head barely white colored head. Even lacing, Aroma has pine and citrus notes big tropical fruit as it warms up a bit. Flavor has citrus zest and all kind of hop flavors mainly bitterness and a hint of malts. Mouthfeel is medium bodied dry all day kind of hop bitterness. Overall there's much better IPA out there folks.

WVbeergeek, Mar 20, 2014
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HellRazer from DuClaw Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.