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Ass Kisser Double IPA - Ass Kisser Ales

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BA SCORE
76
okay

279 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | 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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peteramullen

California

5/5  rDev +52%

12-15-2011 00:33:45 | More by peteramullen
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KenGage

Colorado

4.8/5  rDev +45.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Poured out a copper and not-quite-clear. Thin khaki-colored head, OK retention, and left just a little lacing

S - Pine, grapefruit, citrus, and dark caramel

T - I love this one....Lots of pine/grapefruit upfront....balanced nicely with hop bitterness / sweet caramel / some roasted malt.

M - Feel of a medium-bodied ale...substantial but still refreshing...finishes crisp and dry finish.

D - This is just about my ideal beer...A good amount of pine/grapefruit hop flavor -> but not a hop-bomb. Noticable malt taste -> but not a "malty" beer. Nice IIPA body. Bittering is dead on. Balanced! but still interesting :-) Freaking get it on.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2010 01:00:39 | More by KenGage
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Phillip_Collins1219

California

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

08-05-2012 02:44:23 | More by Phillip_Collins1219
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dandmc24

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

01-26-2012 11:42:18 | More by dandmc24
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

07-04-2012 03:06:30 | More by Dapperticus
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Mississippi

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

04-29-2012 12:38:33 | More by Mississippi
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MadBeerX

Connecticut

4.47/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

As you've read, this is a contract brew, resulting with a about grade outcome.

In comparion, it is a distant cousin from your Double Dead Guy & Simcoe. Not as chalky as your Saranac Imperial or Harpoon Leviathan. So it's more along the lines of your Ghandi Bot with it's aggressive powerful malts and hoppy backbone.

It runs much smoother then all three with massive and extensive caramel notes that bloom from the moment the top is popped all the way through to the finish. It has less floral hops, so minus your citrus, grapefruit and lilac aromas and undernotes. Its not the end all be all "must try", although you shouldn't pass it up.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2010 23:26:56 | More by MadBeerX
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

08-12-2012 03:03:01 | More by Joshgonzales79
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HiWire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

08-13-2013 04:11:01 | More by HiWire
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ffshore545

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

07-03-2014 14:49:03 | More by ffshore545
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phishbone23

New York

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

02-03-2013 16:29:09 | More by phishbone23
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BarryInMN


4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

05-12-2012 04:02:56 | More by BarryInMN
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belindatookus


4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

05-29-2012 23:19:05 | More by belindatookus
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jucifer1818

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

03-08-2013 03:40:20 | More by jucifer1818
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Brad007

Vermont

4.22/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Could not find the "brewery" but this beer is apparently contract-brewed.

Pours a mild golden amber color with a two-finger head into my glass. Nice presentation here.

Aroma is full-on with grassy hops that have the faint scent of grapefruit. Just a hint of a malt base underneath.

Taste is surprisingly decent with a toned-down hop profile that only has a faint hint of grassiness/grapefruit. It's probably not fresh but still very drinkable at 9%. Lots of bready malt to be had.

Mouthfeel finishes clean with lingering alcohol warmth and faded hops.

Decent and I would score it higher if the hops were as strong in the taste as they are in the aroma (hint: fresh). Worth checking out regardless and I've never even heard of this brewery before.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2010 03:03:12 | More by Brad007
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glid02

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle.

Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a half-finger white head. The head recedes into a patchy layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of pale malts with good amounts of citrus and tropical fruit hop aromas.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Mildly dry pale malt flavors kick things off, followed shortly thereafter by large amounts of tropical fruit hop flavors with hints of underlying grassiness. The hops carry through to a solidly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a nice thickness with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. I finished my glass without any problems and could have another.

Overall the main flaw with this beer was the lack of a decent malt backbone. The hops almost make up for it and actually succeed in the nose but the flavors just can't quite hold up. Still, this is a tasty beer that's worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2010 00:41:47 | More by glid02
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Beerbuddy21

California

4/5  rDev +21.6%

11-12-2012 05:22:19 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Tumble

Florida

4/5  rDev +21.6%

07-19-2012 21:08:25 | More by Tumble
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Trish

Florida

4/5  rDev +21.6%

05-17-2013 18:04:35 | More by Trish
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +21.6%

11-03-2012 21:42:11 | More by bostonryan
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +21.6%

12-14-2011 23:18:36 | More by ROGUE16
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OleLouIPA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +21.6%

02-19-2012 00:44:26 | More by OleLouIPA
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Tone

Missouri

4/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, sweet malt, dark citrus, slight alcohol, and a hint of wood. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, sweet malt, dark citrus, and a hint of alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2010 15:54:11 | More by Tone
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Flowyn82

Michigan

4/5  rDev +21.6%

06-22-2012 01:22:56 | More by Flowyn82
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klmcmachen

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.6%

05-06-2013 15:10:56 | More by klmcmachen
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Ass Kisser Double IPA from Ass Kisser Ales
76 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.