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Second Fiddle - Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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99
world-class

275 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 275
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.17%
Wants: 116
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LittleDon on 07-03-2014)
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On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Cloudier than the regular IPA. Slight cream tinge to the head. Decent lacing.

Smell - Better hop aroma, too. Citrusy. Nice orange and some pine in the back. Substantial sweet malt backing.

Taste - Grapefruit. Sweet malt and some caramel. Sweetness masks some of the bitterness, but a hint peeks through.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Slick feeling. Bitterness is muted.

Overall - More enjoyable than their single IPA. Just a hop profile and malt balance.

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Second Fiddle has done to Double Sunshine what Double Sunshine had done to Heady Topper.
It has become the Number One beer among my fellow BA buds. All are Vermont brewed beers. But now Second Fiddle is #1; Double Sunshine #2 and Heady Topper #3. Hill's Citra maybe #4.

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Second Fiddle from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 275 ratings.