Left Field 6-4-3 Double IPA - Left Field Brewery

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Left Field 6-4-3 Double IPA
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88
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 8.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-26-2013

Named after baseball’s most common double play, 6-4-3 is anything but routine. This intensely bitter Double IPA will have you re-reading the Mitchell report to see if it’s on steroids. With a clean and simple malt base that allows the bright orange and grapefruit hop flavours and aromas to shine, 6-4-3 will have hop heads rushing to add it to their own personal highlight reel.

92 IBU
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of Sammy
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Bar Volo. Fresh batch for IPA challenge. Very drinkable. Hop forward but still attention to balance. Hop juice, citrus and a hint of other fruit. Good hop aroma. Orange coloured body and lacy. Some noticeable yeast presence. Hits the style and then some.

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured in to pint glass.

A - Hazy orange with a golden glow along the bottom and a thin layer of cream coloured head.

S - Grapefruit, pine and lighter peach and tangerine aromas with a fairly prominent caramel malt sweetness.

T - A big bitterness up front that immediately gives way to a caramel malt sweetness before returning in a somewhat dry, bitter finish. Grapefruit and pine are the dominant flavours with a lighter tangerine presence. Fairly typical flavour profile but still well done.

M - Medium body. Somewhat creamy and sticky. Light carbonation.

Photo of jrenihan
3.71/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at Volo.

Beer is cloudy golden in colour with a moderately-sized white head. Good lacing and decent retention.

The nose contains an oily hop scent, rather resiny. I don't really get any citrus. Caramel malt and biscuit are there too.

Fairly large malt presence in the flavour, with caramel and biscuit. Lots of hops as well, with a citrus flavour. Grapefruit and pine resin. Booze is noticeable.

Full bodied and oily, with moderate carbonation.

Overall, a decent beer.

Photo of hopsolutely
4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

From notes taken last night; first pour from a fresh keg at the Kick Off in Waterloo. It was absolutely stunning, and far superior to previous pints I have enjoyed elsewhere. Not certain whether that's because it was a "new batch" or just that fresh, but the best Ontario DIPA I've ever enjoyed.

Pours a beautiful amber colour with a decided haziness; decent off-white head and the expected lacing. Brilliant hop-forward aroma with lots of pine, resin and citrus. Taste is also very hop-forward. A nice caramelized malt backbone for some balance, but definitely designed for fans of the "west coast" spectrum. The pine and citrus notes are stunning, with a delightful bitterness that lingers for an impressive length of time.

Left Field 6-4-3 Double IPA from Left Field Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.