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"Therapist" Triple IPA - Dust Bowl Brewing Company

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"Therapist" Triple IPA"Therapist" Triple IPA

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87
very good

55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dust Bowl Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Science will try to tell you that the tongue cannot detect more than 80 bittering units, but this hop centric imperial IPA will not leave you wanting more. So, have a seat and leave your worries to the Therapist.

(Beer added by: Arbitrator on 05-29-2012)
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Reviews by t0rin0:
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-26-2013 13:42:34 | More by t0rin0
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Beerswag

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

The color is a 24k gold color.This beer has a citrus orangey, bite..smells of pine and citrus, slightly fruity smell..the taste is piney, citrusy hops, with a light-medium body that I like. Lots of carbonation, for high abv, which makes for a more pop and action to the mouth. Vibrant, fruity, bitter, resin apparent. Not too much diacetyle. Much bigger taste than smell.

01-04-2014 23:55:47 | More by Beerswag
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-30-2014 01:43:08 | More by aquazr1
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-14-2014 03:55:48 | More by ste5venla
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-20-2014 01:10:08 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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dertyd

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-01-2014 08:09:09 | More by dertyd
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SamuelR

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-06-2014 04:41:20 | More by SamuelR
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jlisuk

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-14-2013 01:31:49 | More by jlisuk
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Mightykingmalard

California

4.15/5  rDev +5.6%

A: perfectly transparent amber color. White head that lasts a while.

S: floral and very hoppy. A little citrus in there too.

T: citrusy and very hoppy. Very good malt taste too.

M: great smooth finish.

O: reminds me of Pliny the elder. A little hoppier and and a little less smooth, but I feel this is a great dipa.

05-12-2014 00:00:13 | More by Mightykingmalard
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MJSJr

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

09-07-2013 02:29:38 | More by MJSJr
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SierraJosh

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-31-2014 15:53:27 | More by SierraJosh
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Spaz7

California

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

09-16-2013 17:37:42 | More by Spaz7
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robear

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +13.2%

22 oz bottle received as a trade extra.

Appearance: Rich gold with a touch of amber in the deeper parts of the glass. Very attractive. Little head, dissipates quickly, to be expected on a beer of this style with this abv.

Smell: Tropics, citrus, some grass in there. This beer truly has a bouquet.

Taste: Holy cow. Bitter chased with a great orange juice sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Excellent. Smoother than Simtra, meatier than Sculpin.

Overall: Highly under-rated beer. This is a more drinkable version of Simtra, which is one of my all-time favorites. Reminds me of Permanent Funeral if it were brewed by Russian River- lots of West Coast bitterness married to oranges, the malt only exists to make this beer feel good. I'll drink this any day.

08-02-2014 02:48:07 | More by robear
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Alron

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-16-2014 07:17:24 | More by Alron
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sansho

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-26-2014 19:35:55 | More by sansho
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cjnuxoll

California

4.28/5  rDev +8.9%

I've had this beer on tap locally here in Sacramento, and I regularly get it in bottles. It's a heavy Imperial IPA with a solid citrusy flavor, which is a tribute to the vast array of citrus grown in the region. It's got low carbonation, so there's no bite, and despite clocking in at 11% ABV it's not boozy at all. It pours clear, and is almost amber in color. It's smooth but mouthfeel is almost light for such a powerhouse of flavor. Very complex notes throughout, from start to finish. And when you're done, you'll realize you just got back-doored by The Rapist.

04-21-2014 15:00:05 | More by cjnuxoll
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ronniebruner

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

I'm new to the Dust Bowl brand, but I am quite impressed. There seems to be a new trend in hoppy double and triple IPAs recently and honestly most of them are all exactly the same. Therapist though, has a unique feel to it. It's appearance is a tan to copper coloring, about what you would expect from an IPA. For being as hoppy as it is, the smell of fresh cut grass and vegetation is not overly powering. Its aroma is gentle and somewhat sweet. The taste of this beer is where the real story is... it is very good. Most double and triple IPAs are overpowering and too intense to be enjoyed, whereas Therapist is relatively smooth and sweet, considering it is 10.4% ABV. The mouthfeel is above average, though it does seem to linger on the palette a bit, but nonetheless fresh and sweet. Picked this up on a whim while visiting Northern California and for $7.99 for a 22 oz. bottle, I do not feel let down. Having never even heard of Dust Bowl, I give them props on a great product and look forward to seeing if they get bigger.

01-19-2014 03:31:39 | More by ronniebruner
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Rick778

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-28-2014 00:10:15 | More by Rick778
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Marco_Gtz

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2014 02:49:38 | More by Marco_Gtz
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penguinboat

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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jakecattleco

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-21-2013 03:33:28 | More by jakecattleco
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litheum94

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-24-2013 15:34:47 | More by litheum94
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GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-08-2014 05:34:52 | More by GClarkage
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"Therapist" Triple IPA from Dust Bowl Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.