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

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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-26-2013 20:28:13 | More by thebigredone
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4.18/5  rDev +15.8%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 21:45:50 | More by Mikecap
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2013 01:55:28 | More by justinp
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2013 03:06:41 | More by Carl_R
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3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an amber brown color with a at least two fingers of head at pour. Head retention is great and lots of chunky lacing on the glass wall.

S: Grassy, spicy hop aroma.

T: Lots of hops present early, but a strong malt flavor also balance those hops. Almost a slight aged, pleasant sour flavor on the back end.

M: Creamy and decently thick.

O: Good brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 02:12:32 | More by Oakenator
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-11-2013 20:32:09 | More by campfirebrew
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-04-2013 20:29:11 | More by dexterk1
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-28-2013 14:08:49 | More by JoeMarsh
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3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

A: Hazy golden color with a two finger off white head. Decent retention and lacing. So far so good.

S: Not much nose here for me. Faint hops but disappointed there wasn't more there. This left me nervous that the taste would disappoint as well.

T: I didn't have high hopes given the faint smell but I was pleasantly surprised. Citrus and pine. Nice and hoppy with a touch of sweetness as well. The alcohol was hidden well. This was very drinkable and was quite refreshing while grilling out.

M: I enjoyed the carbonation level. Not too thick and very drinkable.

O: I didn't have too high of hopes for this beer but it delivered. I'd recommend it but will also continue to try new IPAs/DIPAs before I seek this one out again.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 18:07:04 | More by Johnny_Duck
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-26-2013 03:34:08 | More by dtivp
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

06-22-2013 04:54:01 | More by sparrowed
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

06-16-2013 19:51:35 | More by kemoarps
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-07-2013 03:05:59 | More by Showboat66
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

05-28-2013 02:07:33 | More by oline73
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-28-2013 01:38:30 | More by mendvicdog
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-19-2013 22:12:11 | More by bcuz7
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

05-17-2013 04:30:15 | More by Artjsantos
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-15-2013 19:35:09 | More by mcaulifww
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-13-2013 03:09:02 | More by duceswild
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-09-2013 21:38:30 | More by jheezee
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1.5/5  rDev -58.4%

05-08-2013 02:45:46 | More by tommyguz
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

05-06-2013 03:58:13 | More by havoc1
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3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a pint glass , crystal clear pale beer with a heavy thick white 2 finger head and super nice lacing

Smell is a mixture of citrus , piney and earthy hops with a hint of malt in there

The mouth on this beer is amazing , thick and heavy for the style but enough carbonation to finish it off

Taste starts off sweet and finishes bitter , very well balanced beer , the hops and malt really come through

Overall I think this a great double IPA , great aroma and taste. I will be buying more

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 00:58:44 | More by ubenumber2
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3.74/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a footed tulip.

A: Cloudy golden hue. Plenty of rising effervescence. Pours about a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Settles fairly slowly. Spiderweb lacing.

S: Sourdough bread, honey, orange citrus.

T: Woody hop character accentuated with a slightly sweet and fruity component.

M: Thick and syrupy. Crisp. Aftertaste of steel and dried orange peel. Dry finish.

D: Bitterness and high alcohol content will dictate a slower pursuit.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Pretty good head, and some nice lacing. Nose is sourdough, honey, and citrus. Earthy or woody hop tone makes up the base, slight sweet and fruit components balance it out. Overall, this is a good quaffl

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 05:22:41 | More by bmwats
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North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hello hops. Plenty of malt too. I've never been a fan of IPA, but double IPAs work for me for some reason. It has a medium body, it goes down really smooth. Very translucent with a copper orange color. I think the head will last longer than I have the glass. Well done Missouri.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 22:03:09 | More by kneeland
Gunslinger Double India Pale Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
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