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DFG IPA - The Bier Brewery

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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.71%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bier Brewery visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2011)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought at the brewery in a growler, poured the same day into a Founders snifter. I've been meaning to get to a release of this for a while. 9% per the chalk board.

A - Deep, slightly dark and murky orange with a nice and creamy white head. It dissipates into full lacing. Good legs as well.

S - Floral notes form the underlying aroma. Citrus aromas cut through, but nothing too noticeable. Slight amount of grass.

T - Lots of floral qualities dominate the full flavor, orange-like citrus coming in the middle with the bitter bite. The bitterness stings the tongue through the end, although some creaminess mellows it out. The citrus notes in the middle also bring on some of the earthy-hop notes. High bitterness, be prepared.

M - Medium body, good for a DIPA.

O - I like the floral notes that come through, but I think that the addition of a little more citrus would help balance out the back half of the flavor. Well done DIPA, and I'm glad to see this kind of stuff in Indy.

claaark13, Sep 22, 2012
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

For those hop-heads out there, you must try this beer. I waited for the brewery to open the day this tapped. The smell, color, taste and finish of this beer is exceptional. My girlfriend is not a hop fan and she even loved this beer. HIGHLY recommend!

IndianaBeerFan, Oct 06, 2011
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip out of a bullet.

A: Wow what a great color here. A dark gold that seems to just pop off the glass. The color just seems to shine and stick out great. A great head that sticks around and outstanding lacing.

S: Floral notes pound the nose and it just drips with juicy hops. What a hell of a scent on a beer.

T: Hops just assault the palate over and over again. This is intense and I absolutely love it. This is by far one of the hoppiest beers I've ever had and cannot get enough.

M: I'm honestly surprised at how well the carbonation held up. The beer is just a hair hot but still really enjoyable.

Overall: Man I love this beer. I wish it was released more often as I'd be a regular. This is a hopheads dream beer and honestly while not on the level of pliny its on of the best DIPA's I've ever had.

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Picked up at the brewery a couple weeks ago and poured cold from the growler this afternoon a semi opaque coppery orange to a three floyd's alpha king imperial pint with a long lasting two finger foamy white head leaving a sheet of lace.

Aroma of subtle citrus and floral hops.

Medium bodied, big carbonation, creamy smooth, initial bitter bite with a semi sweet after.

Clearly a big beer, with a huge hops profile that's way way up front, but the malty sweet makes its way from the way back as the beer warms a bit.

Way above par and I'd grab this one again.

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Grapefruit and citrus galore, orange peel, lemon drops, juicy and effervescent aromas. Floral and some berry notes follow through with a nice toffee malt sweetness underlying the wonderful hop aromas.

A damn fine DIPA. Big hops with bright bursting carbonation. Resiny as hell and leaving a spritz on the tongue. Citrus galore, grapefruit, and orange with tropical flavors close behind, papaye, star fruit, mango, then some floral notes come through on the finish. Beneath it all is a caramel, toffee maltiness, semi sweet dried out quickly by the long bitter hop finish. Moutfheel is fantastic as well. Great beer.

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