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India Pale Ale - Double Take Brewing Company

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
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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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

AGB, Aug 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Snorris, Jul 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

DavidHume, Jul 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

GClarkage, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

pagardner, May 18, 2014
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2.58/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

DT509er, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Smarty_Pints, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

JaredGolia, Mar 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

RHVC59, Feb 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

UnoMasBelgian, Dec 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

guldseth, Oct 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

mhaugo, Oct 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Caskaway, Sep 23, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

Sweffin, Jun 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

zaptone, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

elglueckert, Jun 22, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

GraduatedCashew, Jun 11, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

cnbrown313, Jun 08, 2013
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2.84/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Color is an amber copper with a frothy one and a half finger head that hangs for a while and leaves some nice lacing behind.

The smell is not the IPA smell I had hope for. Only light hoppy aromas to speak of.

Taste isn't what I hoped for either. Drinkable but not deserving of alot of explanation here.
Price is right for what you get though.

The feel I got from this brew was not unpleasant but doesn't make want to go out and get more either. Dry is the main thing that comes to mind.

Overall it has a picture of a pretty girl on label and is priced ok for a party but not anything special.

45nDown, May 22, 2013
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2.93/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass

A - hazy orange in color. thick frothy white head, serious lacing.

S - slight hops smell - some pine and grapefruit come through. can't get a lot out of the smell.

T - good malty backbone is actually what i notice first. some grapefruit hops come through here as well. slightly metallic at the end

M - a little watery and undercarbed. unpleasant to drink in my opinion.

Overall - pretty average beer, nothing special here. for all of the good IPAs out there, don't bother with this one.

kshizzle101, Apr 01, 2013
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2.85/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a standard pressure-cap 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Reviewed live. No best-by date.

A- Finger-thick white head. Medium retention. Light amber color with high clarity. Sticky lacing.

S- Very fruity floral hops. Tropical fruits. Quite pleasant actually, but not a very profile IPA.

T- Very bitter, pine and alpha hop oil. Some of the fruitiness exists, but not much. One of those too hop-forward IPAs that plague the U.S.

M- Thick and almost chunky. Dry finish.

O- About medium. Not good, not bad. Drinkable without being super enjoyable.

Murrhey, Mar 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

alysmith4, Mar 21, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Plane2port, Mar 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +27%

richops, Feb 03, 2013
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India Pale Ale from Double Take Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.