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

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Gunslinger Double India Pale AleGunslinger Double India Pale Ale

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139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 13 | 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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Ratings: 139 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Carl_R, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Oakenator
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.

Oakenator, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

campfirebrew, Jul 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

dexterk1, Jul 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

JoeMarsh, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Johnny_Duck
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.

Johnny_Duck, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

dtivp, Jun 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

sparrowed, Jun 22, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

kemoarps, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Showboat66, Jun 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

oline73, May 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

mendvicdog, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

bcuz7, May 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Artjsantos, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

mcaulifww, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

duceswild, May 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

jheezee, May 09, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -58.4%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

havoc1, May 06, 2013
Photo of ubenumber2
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

ubenumber2, May 05, 2013
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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

bmwats, Apr 28, 2013
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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.

kneeland, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this from a friend who does a beer of the month thing. 12 ounce bottle. Poured a bit over-carbonated, smell was overpowering piney. Head never left, even though it took me forever to drink. At cold temp. the beer was very bitter without the hop taste (more bittering hops, less flavor hops??). As the beer warmed up, the flavors of toffee and toasted bread took form and the bitterness was muted. Not as boozy as I would have estimated. Tastes a lot my IPA homebrew, bitter without the citrusy hop flavor I love (which makes it average).

khensley, Apr 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

CMalenda, Apr 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Remdog, Apr 13, 2013
Gunslinger Double India Pale Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
82 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.