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Idle Hands Double IPA - Helltown Brewing

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Idle Hands Double IPA
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 12
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Helltown Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OneDropSoup on 01-27-2012)
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kwkincer


3/5  rDev -30.7%

12-20-2012 13:21:51 | More by kwkincer
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

02-18-2014 17:26:51 | More by JohnK17
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

04-20-2014 18:14:29 | More by markgugs
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

10-25-2013 23:32:44 | More by Kegatron
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

08-24-2013 21:01:56 | More by Redstar137
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Shnanign

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

03-22-2014 22:46:42 | More by Shnanign
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

07-28-2013 04:05:07 | More by hinemk76
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-16-2013 15:02:22 | More by xnicknj
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -11.5%

Served on tap at Pinocchio's Pizza in Media, PA.

A: A hazy honey-like hue with a 1 1/2 finger slightly off-white head. Head retention is a bit weak and not much lacing is left behind.

S: Lots of tropical fruit notes. Pineapple and mango, namely. Lots of grapefruit aroma melded in as well, with a little bit of grassiness and earthiness underneath.

T: Some bready malts upfront with a bit of mango seeping through before being overrun by the grapefruit characteristics of the hops. Lots of floral and grassy notes underneath it all as well. Finishes a bit citrusy and piney. Lots of standard flavors, but the mesh in a rather unique way, if I can be honest...

M: This brew was a bit on the full side, which made it kind of a chore to drink at the bar... Lots of creaminess to be found with a subdued carbonation. Normally this is a texture that I'm quite fond of, but I prefer my IPAs and DIPAs to have a little bit of a bite and crispness to them, and I didn't find it here.

O: I'd feel like I was lying if I called this world-class, but I'd also feel like I was doing an injustice if I didn't give it the praise it deserved. It's a complex brew with some great flavors that drinks decently, even though it has a bit of a clunky body. It might be better to sit at home and have a bottle of it whilst relaxing, but I didn't find myself enjoying it too much at the bar. Perhaps a re-visit will result in a better impression.

03-23-2014 03:16:30 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -10.4%

Helltown Brewing
Idle Hands Double IPA

Pours a perfectly clear golden color, with white head that dies down to a small lace. Aroma of grapefruit, mango, pine, herbs and alcohol. In the taste, a nice sharp hop bite, with piney, earthy resins. Herbal elements, more citrus and a solid bitterness. Malt body is pale and sweet, almost honey like. Alcohol is well balanced by the other flavors, but this is a big beer. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, crisp and well carbonated. Overall, a very solid imperial IPA. Local, fresh, and tasty.

01-28-2012 00:20:54 | More by Stinkypuss
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Connecticut

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-27-2014 04:45:59 | More by DrBier
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Maryland

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Pennsylvania

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Idle Hands Double IPA from Helltown Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.