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Lot No6 Double India Pale Ale - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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Lot No6 Double India Pale AleLot No6 Double India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

399 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 399
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 28
Gots: 34 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 02-27-2010)
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wiscokid920

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-26-2014 16:33:34 | More by wiscokid920
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.6/5  rDev +11.4%

A shout out to griffeyb for the AWESOME box he sent with this being one of the bottles in it!

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

A- It pours a deep hazy orange with beautiful lacing sticking from the top of the glass and trailing all the way down.

S- Huge pine and citrus notes. Exactly what I would expect from the style.

T- A rush of hops dominate the first contact with the palate followed by a slightly mellowed sweet after taste. Very nice balance overall.

M- A good amount of carbonation that produces a pleasant tingle with the body to match.

O- A very very good imperial IPA. I feel like I could drink an entire six pack over a crawfish boil even at an ABV of 8.5%. One of the beast I have had.

04-04-2013 01:51:35 | More by tbryan5
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Krafty34

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-01-2014 06:14:27 | More by Krafty34
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petewheeler

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-15-2014 21:28:43 | More by petewheeler
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megamass

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-01-2013 04:07:14 | More by megamass
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-21-2013 01:42:53 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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buyyourfreedom

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-21-2014 14:09:44 | More by buyyourfreedom
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-30-2013 11:14:49 | More by Cynic-ale
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briandaube

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-27-2012 23:18:02 | More by briandaube
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

12-06-2013 04:58:00 | More by stereosforgeeks
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hagbergl

Maryland

4.66/5  rDev +12.8%

Growler from the brewery in Salisbury, MD. Into my Beer Geek Nation tulip glass.

Appearance (4.5/5): Clear, copper, lots of soapy off-white lacing on the glass. Looks like a textbook double IPA.

Smell (4.5/5): Massive dankness and tropical fruit notes of pineapple, mango, and grapefruit. This recipe is almost certainly drawing on some of the newer school hops to generate this thoroughly modern IPA aroma that leans heavily towards the tropical side, as opposed to the piney, highly bitter end of the hop spectrum that most old school IPAs would tap in to. Very impressive.

Taste (4.75/5): The hops are very juicy in the foretaste, with plenty of sweet, fruity grapefruit and pineapple notes. The massive hops are fairly well balanced by the sweet, yet dry malt backbone, which helps accentuate the hops and make them pop. The beer dries out nicely in the finish to a grapefruit pith-like flavor that is all bitterness. Lot 6 achieves an impressive complexity through it's seamless transition from flavor to flavor. This is a classic Double IPA being enjoyed the way it was meant to be--super fresh, straight from the brewery's tap.

Mouthfeel (4/5): Smooth initially, though the beer is exceptionally dry in the aftertaste. The carbonation is at a very nice medium level. It has kept well in the growler so far.

Overall (4.5/5): Evolution has really hit on a special recipe, one that offers an excellent amount of complexity. While this beer is all about the hops, the different hop varieties do a great job of bringing different flavors and feels to the beer on its way across the tongue. An outstanding beer that hop heads will love.

08-05-2014 20:43:45 | More by hagbergl
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-08-2013 02:24:16 | More by Zonian1
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johnyb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-06-2014 21:26:07 | More by johnyb
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-08-2013 03:27:22 | More by RichardMNixon
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-14-2013 02:36:22 | More by JasonSiedman
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%

Had on tap the Pickled Pig Pub for Delaware Beer Week.

A: Was served in a goblet. Lot 6 is golden yellow in color, with a very white one finger head. Nice retention and left some sticky lacing down the sides.

S: Lots of tropical fruits, some grapefruit, pineapple, and mango. There is a little bit of pine, and really not much malt in the aroma. Slight hints of alcohol.

T: Over the top hop flavors. More citrus, with mostly grapefruit and some pineapple as well as a very nice grassy flavor. The hops are quite sharp and impart a good amount of bitterness. It is cut slightly by some bready malt on the backend.

M: Medium to full bodied, with a little bit of a alcohol, but not detrimental to the beer at all. Very crisp.

O: One of my favorite Evolution beers, too bad it is only on tap as of now, hopefully they will bottle it at some point. Have also had it Randallized with mint and grapefruit juice which was a nice touch to this beer as well.

04-17-2011 23:34:12 | More by mdaschaf
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-23-2013 05:11:25 | More by twowheelssoar
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Skabiski

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-05-2014 18:43:06 | More by Skabiski
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev -5.3%

Lovely DIPA, bottle from Capone’s. Orange bodied with some retained head. Smooth, above average and relatively smooth mouthfeel(though a little grapefruit acid in finish). Rich, complex, lots of fruit: apricot, mango, orange. Very hoppy aroma. A well crafted DIPA.

04-21-2013 14:14:32 | More by Sammy
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-05-2013 01:18:47 | More by whatname
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.26/5  rDev +3.1%

A - orange with a thick, pillowy, white head that has decent retention

S - sweet malt, big citrusy hops, faint spiciness

T - grapefruit, orange peel, pineapple, sweet malt, piny bitter finish

M - medium bodied, some alcohol wamrth, well carbonated

This is a really nice, big, bold, hoppy DIPA. The hops are ever present and intense. They're citrusy and bitter. I wish there just a tad more malt backbone for support, but the malt is noticeable and enjoyable. In the end this is really a solid offering, and I kind of wish I had a few more to enjoy.

02-23-2013 18:19:19 | More by tdm168
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-30-2013 03:20:49 | More by Damian74Shensky
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DaGrizz

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +21.1%

02-12-2013 23:53:40 | More by DaGrizz
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HeadyHopper32

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +21.1%

05-01-2013 02:27:18 | More by HeadyHopper32
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avisong

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-07-2012 04:38:41 | More by avisong
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Lot No6 Double India Pale Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.