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The Bollocks - Brash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 8
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brash Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 07-14-2012)
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3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Was able to snag a bottle of this marked down from 13 bucks to just 7.95. Found it a steal since most places charge 10+ dollars for it. Going in assuming it has at least a few months age on it.

A - Well its carbonated giving me a 1/2 inch of foam thats pretty amazing for such a massive beer. Color is a very dirty/hazy amber brown orange. No sediment so it wasn't sitting too long.
S - Smell is nice no ethanol like alcohol smells or hardcore pine but it does have a bit of bite. Does seem kind of old and muted though.
T - Well I could see fresh this beer would be amazing but with age it does have some herbal hop bitterness, somewhat cracker malts, and a dry finish with just a tough of booze.
M - ABV is pretty masked if I were to try this unknowing I would assume not over 9 or 10%

Overall Triple IPA's are a bit tricky some have muted hop bitterness, others with strong vodka like taste (looking at you Double crooked tree) This beer was pretty good but I don't see myself getting another.

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3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 8/21/2013. Pours very hazy orange copper color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, orange peel, pineapple, orange rind, candi sugar, caramel, floral, grass, pine, bread, and floral earthiness; with a bit of booze. Nice and unique aromas with good balance of malt and hop notes; with big strength. Taste of big tangerine, pineapple, orange peel, grapefruit, orange rind, caramel, candi sugar, floral, grass, pine resin, bread, and floral earthiness. Good amount of pine resin bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, pineapple, grapefruit, orange peel/rind, caramel, candi sugar, floral, grass, pine resin, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity and balance of citrus/tropical hop flavors and malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a slick, sticky, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is fairly well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice and unique DIPA. Good complexity and balance of the big hop and malt flavors; and pretty smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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

Slightly hazy, amber colored body with a clinging, foamy white head. Pine and citrus hop aromas predominate. Strong bitter taste intermingling with an orange juiciness and bit of soft, warm malt flavor. Soft, medium-light body; crisp and dry finish.

An eye-popper IPA. Strong on the hop bittering with just the right amount of malt smoothness and warmth. Bold and complex. Very enjoyable.

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3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a bright beige/orangey color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of fruity and citrus hops with light sweet notes. Taste is sweeter than expected with some light fruity notes and some citrus hops also easily noticeable. Body is about average for style and no apparent alcohol. Enjoyable but a bit too sweet for my taste. I would suggest dropping the ABV which would also help drop the residual sugars.

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The Bollocks from Brash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.