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Chaotic Double IPA - Twisted Manzanita Ales

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104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Manzanita Ales visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: srandycarter on 06-27-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

LXIXME, Monday at 04:15 AM
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

DudMan, Monday at 12:27 AM
Photo of sjones5045
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

sjones5045, Sunday at 11:10 PM
Photo of Gavage
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Orange in color with a 1/2" head. Aroma is focused on citrus and piney tones. Caramel, pine, grapefruit, and some earthy qualities are the main flavors. Alcohol is barely noticebale here. Crisp to start, smoother towards the dry finish. Defintely a slower drinking beer that can last you a while but is enjoyable.

Gavage, Saturday at 07:55 PM
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3.72/5  rDev 0%

DeadWalkerAir, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

jjd315, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

tabascosigned, Oct 08, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

dfiliaggi, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Trix247, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

A pint from Phil's BBQ, also in Santee, CA. First sip was an alcohol bomb. Temperature related issue assumed, so I let it rest. Deep gold with not much of a nose beyond the alcohol. Pine came forward as it warmed, which was validated with later tastes. Solid pine and floral with big alcohol in the finish. Then again it is a 10ABV, so I was expecting...? Proper stickiness for a DIPA.

With rest, it proved to be a nice counter to the rich, smoky, spicy BBQ. Will definitely try again under more controlled circumstances.

MisterGone, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Booner818, Sep 13, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +16.1%

Rwalford74, Sep 06, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev -15.3%

acurtis, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

djrn2, Aug 31, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

MickeyHops, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

PabloSanDiego, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

DrStiffington, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of travolta
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: A decent head with decent retention and a bit of lacing. An opaque orange peach color.

Nose: Sweet orange peel.

Taste: A syrupy and thick mouthfeel. Nothing lingers around too much. The malt is well balanced. A little biscuity and sugar with some orange peel. It's well balanced, but nothing sticks out either.

Notes: Once again, the only "double" part of this IPA is the alcohol content.

travolta, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

Gww1864, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

AleHunter805, Jul 27, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a sam adams custom glass: color is copper, head is off white and presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to a ring and light froth.

Smell is very boozy upfront, then settles into a blend of malt (toast, caramel) and grassy hops.

Taste is not boozy, more of the blended hop and malt profile. Caramel malt is present but not overpowering, touch of toast and biscuit; hops are grassy, with some light pine, finishing with a resinous touch.

Mouthfeel is good for a DIPA with this type of caramel and malt profile, the hop resinous touch lingers well with great flavors.

Overall, a solid dipa, nice resinous flavors and no cloying sweetness with a good touch of caramel and toast flavors.

mvanaskie13, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

JeffTheJuice, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

GRG1313, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

IdrinkGas, Jul 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

GClarkage, Jul 07, 2014
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Chaotic Double IPA from Twisted Manzanita Ales
84 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.