Double D IPA - Otto's Pub and Brewery
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4.25/5 rDev +6.8%
Had a chance to enjoy several of these hoppy nectar as part of the Hop Devil Grill's Hop fest in NYC a few weeks ago. Poured cloudy dark amber, with a dense dark tan head. Head leaves fine sheets of lacing on the glass. Grainy hop nose tickles the nostrils. Enjoyable DIPA, quite respectable grainy and resiny hop crunch. Just another very hoppy and very tasty DIPA, life is good, if you like the style, and I guess alot of us do cause everybody is brewin' them. This one is well worth a try if you see it at your local watering spot.
04-09-2007 13:30:00 | More by Billolick
4.1/5 rDev +3%
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle.
Pours slightly cloudy orange/yellow with a minimal white head. The aroma is very hoppy, with lots of citrus and orange notes as well as some piney resin. The flavor is lots of pine, but not too much bitterness. Very drinkable, medium mouthfeel.
01-03-2010 18:00:39 | More by Mora2000
3.6/5 rDev -9.5%
From my friend Ryan out in State College as payoff for besting his fantasy baseball team this summer...murky brownish red body with a healthy whitish inch head...thick tracings of lace...pine/spruce leap from the hops...the aroma offers no suggestion of balance in the ingerdients, but Im patient...medium, oily body with a lively feel on the tongue....NO sense of alcohol---indeed a pleasant experience...lightly bitter with hints of fruit...lightly (?) hoppy....seems to retreat as swallowed...smooth and respectful, as the malt flattens out the hops--ideal in an IPA...moral of the story: my team finished first, and this beer suits that finish.
11-18-2007 05:26:42 | More by dacrza1
3.78/5 rDev -5%
Picked up at the brewpub meself. The silly cartoon now makes sense, it's big on malt and on hops. Cloudy with an off-white bubbly head. CItrus aroma, and the dot loace. Big mouthfeel: big bitterness and big maltiness. Above average mouthfeel. Big and bold, hits the mark.
08-08-2008 23:07:20 | More by Sammy
4.05/5 rDev +1.8%
Special thanks to nhindian for sending this as part of the 2011 Stanley Cup BIF.
Pours a lighter shade of amber with a huge, wonderfully creamy head. The lacing lingers all the way to the bottom.
The smell is a bit weak, but hints of sweet citrus and pine can be found.
Malt up front with tangerine and grapefrui following. There is a huge blast of pine resin and pineapple at the end and continues to the finish. This is a very long finish. Pine needles linger for quite some time, making me thirsty for more.
The feel is full bodied and velvety. I love beers with some substance and this certainly delivers. Nearly perfect carbonation.
This was a very drinkable brew. A bomber was perfect for me, but I wish I had a few more for future enjoyment.
05-29-2011 04:11:19 | More by RomaniIteDomum
4.1/5 rDev +3%
22oz bottle into a pint glass.
Pours a beautiful clear amber with a nice thick almost tannish head and leaving behind some intermittant sticky lace down the sides. Aroma is straight up citrus and hops with a little sweetness trailing at the end.
Taste is of overpowering hoppy citrus and pine the whole way through. Luckily a nice, sweet malt backbone is present to help even this hop monster out. Mouthfeel is full and thick and keeps it's carbonation nicely.
Even though this doesn't seem as beefy as some other Double IPAs, it's definitely very quaffable for a nearly 8% brew and is sure to please your inner hop head.
10-23-2007 01:54:05 | More by Kegatron
3.93/5 rDev -1.3%
Poured from a growler. Rich, orangey floral daggers fly at my nose. Crisp sugar ans syrup rides out. Pours a deepened bronze. Strong rim of white. Flavor takes a backseat the aroma and holds a lesser sense of hop importance. A nip of thinness and alcohol showing. Malt and honey flow through. Good play between the malt and hops, but sometimes neither holds up their respective end of the bargain. Love the spicy, bready rich finish.
08-07-2008 21:37:06 | More by CharlesDarwin
3.9/5 rDev -2%
Poured from a 22 oz bottle to i pint glass, the liquid is brown with so-so carbonation. The head is very small off white and leaves little lace.
The smell is bitter baby just plain bitter.
The taste is much of the same. Lots of bitter hops earthy and tart.
The mouthfeel is thick and ..well thick, carbonation is low.
The drinkability is ok, for the DIPA drinker this is a must try.
07-29-2008 07:11:57 | More by MuenchenerKindl
3.76/5 rDev -5.5%
Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a orange/brownish color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, pine. Taste is hops up front, some pine, a strong malt backbone, well balanced, just a bit of alcohol. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer.
06-14-2014 03:43:11 | More by tone77
4.1/5 rDev +3%
A 650 mL bomber purchased at the brewery last month.
A: The ale is a dark amber color, far more brown than orange. As a result, the ale is opaque with only some bright highlights at the narrower parts of the glass. The head has left ample lacing around the mouth of the glass.
S: The aroma is a strikingly bitter citrus scent with some pine undertones. The hops do not block out the malts, as the caramel sweetness is apparent as well.
T: The taste is a slightly more reserved Devil Dancer. Both hops and malts are present in the extreme, creating a huge mouthfeel that attacks the tastebuds right away. The malts are caramel and strong enough to built a solid foundatoin for the abundance of hops. The hops are thick and juicy, full of bitter citrus and pine flavors that remain lively long after a sip is gone.
M: The hops are intense. The flavor is not as focused as some DIPAs, but those hops are intense. If you are a hophead, this is worth a try.
D: The abv is evident, coating the thick hops with a great deal of heat, so enjoying multiple bottles is tough. I'll stick with my one bottle and be happy.
11-18-2007 23:27:51 | More by akorsak
Double D IPA from Otto's Pub and Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.