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Throwback Donkey-Hote - Throwback Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

11 Reviews
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Reviews: 11
Hads: 70
Avg: 3.78
pDev: 49.74%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Throwback Brewery
New Hampshire, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 02-28-2013

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Cloudy, medium amber pour with a modest off-white head.

Check out those floral and perfume hop aromas on the nose. They're penetrating! Some buried roasted malt but mainly hops.

The body is in the medium range but it is also kind of chewy in texture.

The first couple of sips are hopped to the max. It does have 106 IBU's. But it seems to mellow as it goes along and warms up. But the hops penetrate the senses and the taste buds with the malt notes taking a distant second...or even third or fourth.

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Throwback Donkey-Hote from Throwback Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.