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India Pale Ale - Double Take Brewing Company

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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74
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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 19.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Take Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 06-29-2011)
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Reviews by Intrinsic:
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Intrinsic

Germany

3.9/5  rDev +23.8%

This is a superb looking beer. The head actually grows on it and doesn`t seem to disappear, i.e. I`ll be finished before it disappears. Very nice dark straw colour.
Smell is ok, but nothing special. The hop aromas boasted on the label are almost non-existent, but still detectable. The taste is much better. Lots of floral notes, a little citrus, nothing too complex but very well balanced. Good stuff. Very nice mouthfeel with a dry finish. Overall, it deserves a taste but I won`t be buying again with so many other amazing craft beers to try.

06-04-2012 23:44:05 | More by Intrinsic
More User Reviews:
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Plane2port

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

03-17-2013 13:27:05 | More by Plane2port
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.59/5  rDev +14%

The IPA by Double Take is an interesting beer...not so much that it is awesome....but more by how easy drinking it is. The beer poured a clear yellow with 1/2 finger thick white head that is leaving a lace. The smell is more earthy type hops...no citrus or pine present....at least that I can pick up. The taste is a very mellow IPA that has a good compbination of bittering hops and sweeter malt. The mouthfeel is a medium body with smooth carbaontation. Overall I like this a a good session IPA...some may find it a bit sweet...this is definitely an East Coast IPA.

01-20-2013 03:33:07 | More by WoodBrew
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cliff1066

Virginia

3/5  rDev -4.8%

12-27-2012 20:37:04 | More by cliff1066
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +19%

12-18-2012 04:07:57 | More by jmccraney
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JaredGolia

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +19%

03-03-2014 20:52:51 | More by JaredGolia
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DavidHume

Virginia

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-14-2014 14:50:06 | More by DavidHume
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Snorris

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-24-2014 23:43:44 | More by Snorris
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EspressoGuy

British Columbia (Canada)

2.7/5  rDev -14.3%

A: orangey gold; little head
S: lots of bright citrus but it fades very fast
T: mellow, rich, bitterness really dominates at the end; lacks a fresh flavour. When first opened it was actually quite appealing but all flavour faded quickly.
M: nice
O: my mouth just tastes bitterness. It needs much more flavour.

03-20-2012 00:13:01 | More by EspressoGuy
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +27%

05-28-2013 18:04:33 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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richops

California

4/5  rDev +27%

02-03-2013 04:16:04 | More by richops
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zaptone

California

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-23-2013 03:33:53 | More by zaptone
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cnbrown313

Illinois

3.34/5  rDev +6%

I picked up a sixer of this up at Dominick's for $6.99 on a whim, so I didn't have huge expectations since the price was right.

A - Looks and pours like a perfect example of an IPA. Golden color with a 2 finger off white head and some nice lacing.

S - The smell was well.. Pretty absent. A little bit of hop bitterness on the nose. It doesn't smell bad, but there isn't much.

T - Its pretty easy to drink and hides the almost 7% abv pretty well. That being said, if you are looking for a nice hop punch... It really isn't there. Finishes nicely though and it does the job.

M - Again, typical mouthfeel for an IPA. Medium bodied with a nice carbonation level.

O - If I was having a family party or something I would definitely throw a couple 6 packs of this in the cooler since its about the same price as your standard American adjunct six pack.

06-08-2013 16:57:20 | More by cnbrown313
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

12-27-2012 04:32:21 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

06-26-2013 01:49:09 | More by Sweffin
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velmalikevelvet

California

3.15/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a 12-ounce bottle into chilled mug.

A: Coppery gold, clear & a short head with good stamina.

S: A typical, albeit light, floral/citrus nose; more complexity would have been nice.

T: Some orange or other citrus, fair amount of hops, not much in the way of malt (which I liked). A bitey bitter finish, but not in a bad way; reminiscent of a red.

M: A bit thin, but pungent.

O: Not a bad little pour at all!

09-22-2011 00:58:55 | More by velmalikevelvet
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DT509er

California

2.58/5  rDev -18.1%

I am one who does not enjoy citrus style IPA's and this one from Double Take fits citrus throughout. A nice head and color, for me thats about it for enjoyment of this IPA. A sweet, citrus flavor is over-powering and at 6.9 alcohol, I was very surprised by the over bearing citrus content of this IPA.

Double Take IPA is not a heavy IPA, rather I bet for many, this would be a good IPA for a hot summer day/evening. For myself, I'll move on to something else.

Cheers!

This review done so by glass and bottle.

04-06-2014 01:34:47 | More by DT509er
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KaaosMachine

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +19%

07-01-2012 02:39:33 | More by KaaosMachine
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flexabull

California

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Safeway beer.

Pours a bright gold color with a nice white head, good lacing too.

Nose is of grapefruits, hard candies, and pine.

Taste is creamy and doughy up front, light spice and sweetness. Finish is dry, with grapefruit bitterness. Pretty decent tasting IPA.

Mouthfeel is decent, but a bit to thin for my liking.

Overall, not a bad beer at all. It's an average, to slightly above average IPA. You could do worse with some more well known brands too.

12-24-2011 20:31:52 | More by flexabull
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RHVC59

Oregon

3/5  rDev -4.8%

02-08-2014 23:57:10 | More by RHVC59
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illuminutteh


3.85/5  rDev +22.2%

I liked this. It was hoppy and very light compared to what I usually drink. I would call this an above average IPA. I would recommend it with a meal, such as prime rib or a steak as a compliment. The taste was similar to Henry Weinhard's IPA, with a pleasant aftertaste.

12-19-2012 23:52:06 | More by illuminutteh
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NoodleBuzz


1.88/5  rDev -40.3%

I got this at Safeway for $5 a six-pack. I bought three six-packs IPA, pale ale and amber. This IPA didn't taste hoppy. It wasn't crisp. It tasted sweet and limp. I drank one or two but am going to have to dump the rest. Only the amber tasted good enough to drink (meaning I spend $15 for six good bottles of beer -- learned my lesson).

Next time I spy Double Take on the shelf, I'll turn away without a second thought.

12-19-2012 23:45:29 | More by NoodleBuzz
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pagardner

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-18-2014 02:58:38 | More by pagardner
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GClarkage

California

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-04-2014 15:13:52 | More by GClarkage
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-27-2012 05:24:21 | More by mkennedy119
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India Pale Ale from Double Take Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.