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Dagger Falls IPA - Sockeye Grill & Brewery

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Dagger Falls IPADagger Falls IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

84 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sockeye Grill & Brewery visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This medal winning India Pale Ale is brewed in the true Northwest fashion. It has an intense hop flavor and aroma, with a dry bitter finish. It defintely has enough hops to “send you over the edge.”

100 IBU

(Beer added by: woodychandler on 02-11-2008)
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Redneckwine

Washington

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%

Appearance - Brilliant orange to light amber, hazed over, persistent head, big time sticky lacing. Very nice look.

Aroma - Really big fruity nose, stone fruits, sweet and piney, citrus pith and rind, some toasty sweet malts

Feel/Taste - Super smooth carb and feel, medium body. Taste is remarkably well balanced for a west coast IPA, yet ridiculously hoppy at the same time. Like the nose: stone fruits, citrus pith and peel, and pine resin hops pack a quite bitter punch; hops stick and linger for a long time. Providing some much needed balance are lightly sweet, toasty, caramel malts. Resin bitterness lingers on and on.

Overall - Really nice IPA, but you'd better be game for a bitter, hoppy punch in the mouth. I'm somewhat of a hop-head, and I even found it quite bitter. Thank goodness for that smooth, slightly sweet malt backbone! Good show, Sockeye!

08-29-2014 01:20:03 | More by Redneckwine
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Schwegler

Nevada

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-24-2014 21:20:21 | More by Schwegler
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xMRxEx

Oregon

3.2/5  rDev -19.4%

08-24-2014 19:43:51 | More by xMRxEx
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TubaDan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-24-2014 05:39:15 | More by TubaDan
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Jaycase

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-15-2014 02:56:54 | More by Jaycase
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stogirelli

Florida

3.16/5  rDev -20.4%

08-14-2014 01:25:19 | More by stogirelli
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stevoj

Idaho

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-05-2014 03:46:34 | More by stevoj
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Varls


4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-04-2014 02:18:20 | More by Varls
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JoelClark

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-03-2014 20:13:36 | More by JoelClark
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hunt6524

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-12-2014 02:16:44 | More by hunt6524
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

07-07-2014 18:15:56 | More by MikeDAdams
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4thelvofbeer

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-01-2014 00:02:36 | More by 4thelvofbeer
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

06-29-2014 16:51:13 | More by Jmbbabson
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-25-2014 04:19:08 | More by Irrationalist
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djvolz

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-25-2014 02:26:46 | More by djvolz
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TX-Badger

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-09-2014 18:01:16 | More by TX-Badger
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serebeerdrinker

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

05-24-2014 22:51:14 | More by serebeerdrinker
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

05-24-2014 20:56:05 | More by LXIXME
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neckbeered

Montana

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-12-2014 16:01:10 | More by neckbeered
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jadler16

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-02-2014 14:57:31 | More by jadler16
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-03-2014 00:53:00 | More by Kurmaraja
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MugOHops

Alabama

4.78/5  rDev +20.4%

Haaahhhh-PY!! WOW! Bitter and hoppy. Thick. This brew will grab your attention quickly. The brew came in a chilled can, then poured into a tulip glass.

A: Deep golden, almost orange. A bit like a soft-amber ale.

S: The aroma was that ganja-y like smell you get from a huge, hops-forward IPA. Reminded me of my college roommate smoking a bowl. Delish.

T: Every last thing you expect from a big, hops forward IPA is found in Dagger. Very, VERY hoppy. Very, VERY bitter. Not as malty as some might like; which is to say that the malt does not balance the hops. But, I enjoy that. I want to taste 99% hops, 1% malt.

M: Thick! I prefer a lighter mouthfeel (think: Nooner from Sierra Nevada). Good carbonation.

O: Overall, Dagger Falls IPA gets a solid 4/5 stars. Fantastic IPA translation. It's a big, heavy, hoppy, smelly, wonderful IPA. Since I haven't heard much (in fact i've never heard of this brew at all) I am going to suggest that this is one of the most underrated beers out there. In the crowded field of West Coast IPA's this guy is in the shadow of more known/established IPA's and will need a good marketing campaign to get it's name out.

03-25-2014 20:30:53 | More by MugOHops
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MastaShonuf

California

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

03-11-2014 04:38:40 | More by MastaShonuf
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Nage37

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-08-2014 02:50:24 | More by Nage37
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rrock44

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-27-2014 00:48:09 | More by rrock44
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Dagger Falls IPA from Sockeye Grill & Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.