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Gunslinger Double India Pale Ale - Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.

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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Gunslinger Double India Pale Ale starts with a rich malt base to which we add hops, hops and more hops. This skillful blend of malt sweetness and aggressive hoppiness will rule your senses! After the addition of Columbus, simcoe, centennial and citra hops at various points of the brewing process, we reach the final IBU count of 93.

93 IBU

(Beer added by: tweeder263 on 11-22-2011)
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

Photo of billmbeer
4.8/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, Pow! Just tried this beer from my beer of the month club shipment and this is a biggie hoppy incredible double IPA. More hops than the Easter bunny on Easter! Great mouthfeel, nice 2 finger frothy head retention. Aroma is a bit overwhelming, but makes sense from the high IBU's in this one. From a small brewery in Missouri. A great beer!

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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of IkeMan90
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of njtmayhem
4.66/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Got this beer though the mail. Enjoyed on a hot day mid June, it was perfect. Great look and smell, taste did not let down. Mouth feel was average but overall I really enjoyed this beer.

Photo of TaylorK
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of WestHam973
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! Love how they just didn't make a hop bomb that tastes like everything else, this double IPA is nicely balanced with some malt and fruit flavors. Crown Valley makes another winner!

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of TastyMcTasterson
4.38/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a fairy clear orange copper color. White frothy head with good head retention.

Nice citrus smell. Clean, grapefruit, malt smell and not much else.

I like the balance of this beer. Hoppy flavor without being too bitter. A little sweeter and more body than the benchmark IPAs but it just works. Easy to drink while satisfying your senses.

Like all IPAs freshness is key. I luckily live within an hour of the bewery and can get it fresh. I have tried many higher rated iPAs from the bottle and for me this one tops them. Is it the quality of the brew or just the freshness? I wish I could go on tour and sample them all at the top of their game. Either way I highly recommend you try this one if you get an opportunity.

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4.28/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Mikecap
4.18/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured a deep amber from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint glass with two fingers of off white head that fade quickly, lining the glass with solid lacing.

S: Piney and earthy hops with a bit of tangerine and other citrus fruit. Very hop forward with some malty sweetness.

T: Slightly bitter with pine and grassy notes, a bit of grapefruit and caramel. Strong balance between hops and malt.

M: Medium bodied and very smooth. Easy drinking and not overly bitter with a solid creamy texture.

O: I really loved this brew and I think it may be a different recipe from the one listed here at 8.3% ABV. My bottle read 9% so I don't know if it changes each year. Overall, one of the better DIPA's I've had in some time. Well done.

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Gunslinger Double India Pale Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
82 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.