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Boatswain Double IPA (Twin Screw Steamer) - Rhinelander Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Boatswain Double IPA (Twin Screw Steamer)Boatswain Double IPA (Twin Screw Steamer)

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BA SCORE
61
poor

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.47
pDev: 26.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rhinelander Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chinchill on 12-16-2012)
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One of the only beers I've poured out. Aggressively alcoholic. Even for how cheap it is, not worth your dime.

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Poured from a bottle into a pint beer beer mug.

Appearance- Golden brown with a two finger head the dissipates quickly. Some lacing.

Smell- There are hops in here? Trying hard to smell them. Now that I am near the end of the glass, there is definitely a chemical smell going on that I don' like.

Taste- The taste isn't bad, but not what I expect from a double IPA. Nowhere near, actually.

Mouthfeel- Verdict is still out on this. The alcohol is definitely there.

Overall- I will not buy this again - even though it was cheap at Trader Joes. There are too many great double I.P.A. s out there. But it is keeping me warm during our first winter storm of the year here in Maine.

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This is not remotely close to what a double IPA should be. There is no noticeable hop flavor or aroma. It's certainly strong enough, even closing in on fusel-ly. It's also bitter enough for the strength but would be better described as an old ale or barleywine.

Bought at Trader Joe's, no clue how long it's been on the shelf.

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Boatswain Double IPA (Twin Screw Steamer) from Rhinelander Brewing Company
61 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.