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Steelhead Double India Pale Ale - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

731 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 24
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2006)
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SiegeSpitfire

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2014 20:09:00 | More by SiegeSpitfire
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-04-2014 20:23:47 | More by OKCNittany
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

06-03-2014 19:40:51 | More by ramrod666
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-31-2014 08:30:28 | More by zestar
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jwswigs

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-31-2014 07:21:19 | More by jwswigs
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RickFromArizona

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

Meh. It's a Double IPA that will make you think you're drinking some kind of stout hybrid. You drink an IPA and you expect pine or citrus immediately. To me (because we all taste things differently) this is more like a weird stout with a full mouth feel and bitter on the end. Not refreshing on a hot day. Reminds me of Ron Burgundy choosing milk. I wouldn't order it if my IPA choices were Racer 5, Ballast Point, Fig Mountain, Firestone Walker, Lagunitas...

05-31-2014 06:38:38 | More by RickFromArizona
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Walletsworth

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-28-2014 01:22:05 | More by Walletsworth
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Shade1951

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%

Nice beer! I like the cloudy look - with bright sunshine coming through. The smell was a bit muted, but what there was was pleasant enough.

The taste hit most of the right notes for me - juicy! Bitter with no discernible off-flavors. I'm not sure I would call the taste "complex," but it tasted right as a DIPA. Carbonation felt right to me as well.

There are certainly better and more flavorful DIPA's out there. This one wasn't a home run, but it was a pretty solid triple (even though it's a "double").

I would get this again.

05-26-2014 13:23:55 | More by Shade1951
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-24-2014 18:28:05 | More by Latarnik
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-13-2014 03:20:59 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-09-2014 01:29:21 | More by inspektor
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-05-2014 21:52:38 | More by MikeWard
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Beestin

Iowa

3/5  rDev -21.1%

05-03-2014 20:53:07 | More by Beestin
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BryanCDM

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-02-2014 02:43:25 | More by BryanCDM
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JRod1969

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-01-2014 21:34:50 | More by JRod1969
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-20-2014 16:47:53 | More by markgugs
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ThaHealer

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-19-2014 16:32:34 | More by ThaHealer
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-17-2014 23:11:40 | More by DrFunkenstein
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Modernrickk

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-17-2014 06:06:23 | More by Modernrickk
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-16-2014 15:18:10 | More by TTripp725
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-14-2014 00:07:24 | More by DaveMiller
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Noelito76

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-12-2014 13:41:32 | More by Noelito76
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-06-2014 08:17:45 | More by dertyd
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-31-2014 01:05:57 | More by Haybeerman
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Duff27

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-29-2014 22:07:22 | More by Duff27
Steelhead Double India Pale Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.