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Ass Kisser Double IPA - Ass Kisser Ales

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Ass Kisser Double IPAAss Kisser Double IPA

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BA SCORE
76
okay

278 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ass Kisser Ales visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Retired in August 2013.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 06-28-2010)
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StarshipPoopers

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3.1/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

A - Cloudy orange with a thin and creamy white head. Decent retention and a little bit of lacing.

S - Smells heavily of sweet malts, gives off an almost rye smell which was off-putting to me. No hop presence in the nose. I didn't see a date on the bottle so I have no idea how fresh it was, but the store had just got it in.

T - Malts. Sweet caramel with not much else coming through, the taste was rather one-dimensional and bland. Hop presence does slowly accumulate as you drink, but all this does is leave a strange bitterness in the aftertaste.

M/D - Good drinkability. It had medium carbonation and felt smooth and slightly creamy.

O - I don't know what hops were in there, but they may as well have not even been in there. They didn't show up in the aroma or in the majority of the taste, so all they did was subtract from the beer (which was already meh to begin with). This was one of those beers that you get put off of right from the get-go when you smell the bottle after popping the cap. I've had malt-heavy DIPAs before, but this one didn't even come across as a DIPA.

I'd say a C+.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2011 19:34:04 | More by StarshipPoopers
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Ass Kisser Double IPA from Ass Kisser Ales
76 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.