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FISHwater Double IPA - Telluride Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 45
Avg: 3.71
pDev: 44.2%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Telluride Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: blindtiger24 on 01-25-2014

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 45
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

not up to the level of some of the other telluride brews i dont think, but its well made. honey colored with a redder tint, and a bold white head with fine lacing as it sips. a nose of west coast hops, and a curious minerality that makes it rather heavy. more sweet than bitter on the hop nose, but there is enough bitterness in the flavor for me. tropical fruits, orange melon, zesty pine, and lots of dense toffee grain. i am full after one, but i can get through about three before i am maxed out. a nice compliment to a burger or a pizza or some other quick and drity blue collar food, but not distinct from all the other really solid big india pale ales on the colorado market, i like the funky fish edition best, done with belgian yeast. it cleans up the residual sugar a little better and gives it a vibrant carbonation. this one is tasty but a little much for me.

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Photo of ArrogantB
2.7/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

On tap at Linger and served in a snifter $7. Orange color and a filmy head. Aroma was quite nice, lots of sticky fruits, sort of raised my hopes. The flavor was a total let down, it was like dirty water with a hop cone somewhere at the bottom. I asked a friends opinion before I shared mine and the response was "it could be a lot cleaner". Yep, taste muddled, muddy, and dirty.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can. Pours glowing hazy golden amber with a small creamy off white head that goes to a thin fil and laces the glass.

The aroma is a bit subdued - sweet caramel malt and piney, resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet nutty caramel malts and fruit with a big piney resiny bitter hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, more like an imperial red with to nutty caramel malts and big piney resiny hops.

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Photo of blindtiger24
4.42/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz draft pour.

A: Ruby / orange color that is cloudy. Low carbonation and thin, soapy head with slight lacing.

S: Sticky, resinous pine and grapefruit.

T: Dank, earthy, grassy, leathery dryness and bitterness. Then slight grapefruit, pineapple, caramel and biscuit sweetness. Enough relief provided from malt and citrus that taste is not too bitter.

M: Creamy with some bite, more bitter finish, and warm on the throat.

O: Great flavor and scents. Impressed with mouthfeel as it manages to have bitter bite but it doesn't kill your tastebuds like many double ipas.

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FISHwater Double IPA from Telluride Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.