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Double Trunk - The Dudes' Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

87 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 87
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Dudes' Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 04-16-2013)
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420Rick

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

11-18-2013 17:01:15 | More by 420Rick
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SoCalBeerBabe

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-13-2013 00:30:46 | More by SoCalBeerBabe
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santomark

California

4.8/5  rDev +28%

A - Opened the can and immediately could see head coming out and a blast of flavor. Poured into a pint glass, a deep orange, gold, with a 2 to 3 finger off white head. This is how a DIPA should look!

S - I can't say enough good things about the smell, very pineapple up front, then grapefruit, sweetness, piney, orange, ends with on a curious note to take a drink. Very appealing to the nose.

T - This is very complex to describe. Very balanced in terms of sweetness, bitterness, malty, pine. This is balanced so excellent. This is your traditional West Coast IPA on steroids.

M - A medium to high body, very smooth going down, a comforting feeling around the palate from carbonation, warming going down, I am assuming from the alcohol. Very balanced with the mouthfeel and very drinkable.

Overall - I've had the other so called quality DIPA's out there, Heady, Pliny, you name it and I must say, this definitely should be hanging up there with the big boys. Everything is so balanced, very drinkable, and I can't understand how this has the score it does on here? Perhaps a bad batch? I had mine fresh I know that much forsure and this was a VERY good experience. I will be back for more. The Dudes nailed this one, balanced, they brought the complexity of all aspects of the hops, enjoyable, drinkable and more. A must try for any DIPA fan out there. I will definitely have this in my fridge at all times. Wow!

11-09-2013 10:29:07 | More by santomark
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mbw314

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-05-2013 05:08:49 | More by mbw314
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-31-2013 02:04:26 | More by ste5venla
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dominic4beer

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

10-25-2013 04:40:18 | More by dominic4beer
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charlzm

California

3.45/5  rDev -8%

Consumed October 24th, 2013 from an undated can I obtained about a week prior. Poured from can into standard pint glass.

Beer is a fairly clear coppery orange. A two finger pale yellow head forms and provides nice, sticky sheeting.

Aroma is mild and all about hops: pine and ruby red grapefruit.

Flavor is sweet caramel, a little herbal note and lots of pine. Bitterness lingers a very long time. Very long. Not especially complex, but if it's bitter hoppiness you seek, this is it.

Mouthfeel is slightly thick, slightly oily and moderately carbonated.

Not essential, but if you're into bitter hop juice type strong IPAs, this ought to make it into your mouth at least once. No attempt at balance or winning the hearts and minds of anyone but the lupulin fiends.

10-25-2013 03:59:58 | More by charlzm
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-18-2013 15:53:42 | More by Rimbimhoot
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-16-2013 03:12:02 | More by 2GOOFY
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

10-13-2013 01:34:50 | More by st9647v3
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

10-13-2013 01:01:34 | More by Bnoise11
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-11-2013 15:53:45 | More by ralphw56
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Zorro

California

3.08/5  rDev -17.9%

Dark amber colored beer with a tall off-white colored head. I can describe the color best as a burnt orange.

Smell is sweet and woody with a little eucalyptus and orange scents. Unfortunately that is about all not a very aromatic ale.

Starts out sweet and bitter with a woody orange aftertaste. Bittersweet describes the flavor. And that is all she wrote just bittersweet.

Mouthfeel is thick.

Overall, I don't care for this one much.

10-09-2013 02:03:25 | More by Zorro
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leodarko

California

2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

10-06-2013 18:29:42 | More by leodarko
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

10-03-2013 22:24:09 | More by greg4579
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jonbonfon

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

10-03-2013 06:00:54 | More by jonbonfon
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wesside89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

10-02-2013 05:59:24 | More by wesside89
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-29-2013 21:59:53 | More by kscaldef
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-29-2013 03:39:09 | More by HoistinBrews
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Omer4176

California

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

09-22-2013 02:09:03 | More by Omer4176
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-22-2013 00:04:00 | More by Wowcoolman
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MikeMilanoDesign

California

4.55/5  rDev +21.3%

Smell: notes of citrus, mango, grapefruit, a little alcohol

taste: sweet and malty to start. then grassy, notes of grapefruit, ending with a bit of warmth from alcohol.

mouthfeel: good amount of carbonation and a small amount of hop oil

overall pretty good for the price and the abv. def on the heavy side but overall a good beer that id get again.

09-19-2013 05:23:11 | More by MikeMilanoDesign
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-14-2013 03:35:03 | More by Rollzroyce21
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Beerbuddy21

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-13-2013 21:04:57 | More by Beerbuddy21
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-07-2013 04:57:47 | More by 2beerdogs
Double Trunk from The Dudes' Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.