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Dammed! - Belching Beaver Brewery

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very good

65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-05-2013)
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Now coined "Dammed" - 22oz bottle with my FW Snifter glass
Notes taken on 01/30/14

A: Dark amber with some orange and reddish hues. Considerable hop haze lessens the visibility of some lightly streaming carbonation. Thin layer of khaki tan suds forms over top with some minimal retention. Light dots and ribbons of lace stiock to the glass after every sip.

S: Smells of pungent pine hops with spiced grapefruit, gooseberry, and some musky white wine grapes. Sweetened bread and some sugary malts lend a candied citrus note. Alcohol is rather apparent. Pretty solid nose overall. Like fresh hop pellets soaked in alcohol.

T: Tastes a bit more malt forward than the nose leads on with some lightly toasted breads and a soft caramel-honeyed sweetness. Touch of dried stone fruit there even. Remains light and dry however with a big and resinous hoppy bitterness. Great combo of gooseberry, white grape, citrus, and some dank herbal weed. Less pine than the nose but it is not really missed. The alcohol is not very shy here and mixes in a touch of earthy spice. Minimally sweet which is a saving grace. Pretty big DIPA and nicely hopped.

M: A touch on the heavier side with the filling malt body and some sappy oils that really coat the palate. Moderately high level of constricting bitterness and some warming alcohol. Lightly dry on the finish with a long lasting linger affect.

D: A pretty decent DIPA. Firm malt bill with a nice dank tropical and resinous hop schedule. Would have again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

As you can see from the photo, they call this "Dammed!" now. Attractive dark coppery amber. Lots of bubbles and swirls of foam. Quite spritzy on the tongue. Lucious aroma of ripe pears and citrus.

This is almost a holiday brew, though one with a hop problem. Rich and tangy with an underlying dark roasted malt flavor. Hot with alcohol and sharp with hoppy acidity. some fresh fruity flavors followed by plenty of bitterness. Peppery green mango flavor.

Lemon peel finish. One of the more drinkable DIPAs I've had this year, and this along with the Rabid Beaver Bite is more evidence that these guys know what they're doing in spite of the silly names. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Belching Beaver's tasting room on 30th Street.

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Dammed! from Belching Beaver Brewery
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