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Dreamcrusher Double IPA - Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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Dreamcrusher Double IPADreamcrusher Double IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Domvan on 04-28-2014)
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Golden amber in color with an inch think frothy off white head. Brussels lacing. Sharp aroma of citrus hops is dominating the nose. That carries through into the flavor when my taste buds are assaulted by citrus hops. There's a strong light malt backbone that quickly follows on the back of the palate. It's back to citrus hops in the aftertaste. The mouth is slightly sticky and creamy.

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Poured from the can into a spiegelau IPA glass. Canned June 9th 2014.

Big thick head. Enormous but not to fast forming or too out of control, but it's big retention leaves a lot of waiting. Soapy and light khaki colored, sitting on top of a dark rust orange body, with fine carbonation, and a bit of a cloudy appearance.

Light caramel nose, hints of light icing sugar. A faint sweet floral nose to go with it, but do not detect much hop presence. A bit of spice and cream, the sweetness is all over this from caramel, icing sugar, and so forth.

And like the nose hints, it's way too sugary. Lots of syrup and sweet malts all over the place. Sticky caramel and sugar water. THick bodied and poured on pancakes sweetness, honey coating lip and mouthfeel.

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Dreamcrusher Double IPA from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.