Snake Pro Double IPA - Figure 8 Brewing
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Ratings: 48 | Reviews: 24 | Display Reviews Only:
3.84/5 rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Another good looking beer from Figure Eight - pours a clear copper with a magnificent head; excellent retention leaving a few strands of lace behind
Smell: Sugary caramel tones joined by piney hops
Taste: A lot of sugary caramel flavors, up front, but the hops don't give an inch and join with a blast of piney bitterness; after the swallow, the malt and hops reach a crescendo and are joined by a bit of boozy alcohol; both the sweet and bitter flavors linger into the finish
Mouthfeel: Full-bodied with moderate carbonation and some warmth in the gullet
Overall: As I typically don't like really malty DIPAs, I wasn't expecting to like this very much but there was something about the hops they used that put me in the camp of the fans
Thanks, jonallen, for the opportunity
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2013 18:43:32 | More by brentk56
3.94/5 rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A- somewhat clear amber color with a white quickly dissipating head.
S- caramel and grassy, spicy, hop aromas.
T- intense grassy flavors with a healthy malt backbone to support this unusual flavor profile.
Mf- medium bodied with a slightly sticky residual presence.
Pretty good beer overall.
Serving type: on-tap
01-18-2013 01:28:21 | More by Malty_Matty
2.83/5 rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Really enjoy some of Figure8's beers. They are getting better and better.
This one was too big for me. Poured ok, looked ok, smelled good.
Was ready for a double IPA and then I was walloped with this overpowering taste of hops and alcohol.
I had it a few months ago, so my review may not be as detailed as I'd like.
But overall, this one had too much alcohol taste and wasn't what I enjoy or hoped for.
I prefer the citrus, smoothly hopped IPA. 10% 12% it's all good. I just dont like having it overpower the taste.
I'll stick with figure 8, but will not return to this one anytime soon.
Serving type: growler
02-19-2012 00:17:45 | More by Casedogg43
Snake Pro Double IPA from Figure 8 Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.