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Royal Donk (Double IPA) | Ass Kisser Ales

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BEER STATS
Reviews:
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Ratings:
33
Avg:
3.17
pDev:
39.75%
 
 
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Royal Donk (Double IPA)Royal Donk (Double IPA)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ass Kisser Ales
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Nice hoppy aromas, great golden color with a tight white head. Flavors of rich hops & malts ending with a warm bite.

Added by heytomcat on 01-07-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.18/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours a rich amber brew with a tight, clingy, sticky, lace. Fruity, floral, and herbal in the nose with hints of soap. Sharp carbonation. Dry, hoppy, grassy bite with some chalky aspirin. Underlying fruitiness, a bit jammy, with some sweet, malty, breadiness. Finish dry with a floral linger.

IPA or DIPA? It's somewhere in-between, and good overall. It's very hop-forward and its dry, hoppy edge makes it quite crushable, however, it's missing many of the layers and warmth found in today's DIPAs. Calling it just an IPA might have been a better decision.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Brenden
3.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This one looks good, a thick amber color with a solid off-white head almost a finger tall that drops good lace.
Some decent hops show in the nose, mostly floral with some dark fruit esters, a whiff of ethanol, and some soapiness.
The taste starts sweeter, some biscuit and caramel malt flavors giving way to drier notes that are mostly floral and grassy. It dries quickly, then transitions to a woody, almost soily(?), chalky finish.
The alcohol thins the body a bit, but it holds. There's enough crispness to keep things interesting and it remains clean enough. It dries out in the middle with the flavor and ends a little harshly.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Royal Donk (Double IPA) from Ass Kisser Ales
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.