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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale)Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,154 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 750
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 54
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.43% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gavage on 10-23-2004)
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Thur123

Georgia

4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

OK so, this brew pours a still and hazy golden orange with a billowy white head that won't leave. The lacing makes it look like the beer is trying to climb out the sides. The smell is a big hit of grapefruit rind and sweet berry, citrus like hops. The presence of a heavy sweet malt character is there too which really make the smell of this robust and juicy.

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Hits first with a floral hop bitterness that rolls right into the sweet and juicy citrus hops. There is really a feeling of fruit juice in this to me, but its many types of juice. The citrus is complex and tasty. There is a full and heavy malt character on the back end that's kind of dank and husky, but still somewhat light. The warming effect of the booze is felt in the chest and not on the tongue, so points there. A very complex and tasty DIPA, the mouth feel is heavy and sticky but not overly so.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2009 21:48:50 | More by Thur123
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jsausley

North Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Purchased on recommendation from Bob at West Burlington Wine Company. Poured into an IPA glass.

A: A very rich orange-gold with hints of brown and red. Very dramatic coloring, like a sunset sky. Vivid, bright, wonderful. Rich and full, thick opaque, a nice milky head, very strong lacing, lovely lovely appearance. Nice carbonation flowing up on the sides of the beer. Possibly one of the most attractive looking beers I've ever seen.

S: Packed full of thick malty richness with a very strong hop body. Lots of citrus, grapefruit, honey, caramel and wood notes. I'm even getting a nice "leather" aroma, which is a first I think.

T: Full-bodied, rich and sweet, extremely malty base with huge hop character on top. A lot of citrus, orange and grapefruit on the nose. A slight rosey effervescence. Sweet with a lot of honey and caramel. Very boozy, fairly bitter but not overpowering. Estimated 70-80 IBU. The flavor is very rich and has numerous nuances. Bready aftertaste. Hard to describe because it's so thick and flavorful! As this beer warms you will notice various tastes that are completely different from what it had before.

M: Thick and rich, but not hard to drink. Very crisp, nice balance and carbonation.

O: This is one of the best balanced double IPAs I've had. It's not overly bitter which is nice, maybe that's not characteristic of the style, but still it's a very good double IPA. Loved it! A+++!

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 20:53:30 | More by jsausley
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Jimbo321

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-25-2014 15:13:36 | More by Jimbo321
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SCanthony

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2014 13:05:13 | More by SCanthony
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-21-2014 03:19:34 | More by JoeLacy
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Brihon

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-17-2014 14:49:18 | More by Brihon
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hops202

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -24.1%

07-17-2014 01:06:22 | More by hops202
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-14-2014 00:30:26 | More by chrishiker1409
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-13-2014 22:49:28 | More by Ohiovania
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Golden orange in color with a heavy haze. Poured with a short, dense, white foam that reduced to a healthy cap leaving sheets of sticky lacings down the glass. Musty, ripe tropical orange aroma with herbal hop and boozy notes along with a bready, malty backbone. On the heavier side of medium bodied. Smooth feel in the middle with light, tangy, prickly carbonation on the edges. Earthy, musty, tropical flavors, ripe pineapple, orange and grapefruit. Sweet malty and boozy flavors at the end as this finished with musty, herbal hoppiness and malty notes. Not a typical DIPA. Teetering on the edge of DIPA vs barleywine. Nevertheless, a hoppy, malty fabulous beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 23:07:43 | More by IronLover
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-12-2014 02:51:33 | More by micromaniac129
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Hired_Goon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-10-2014 01:32:51 | More by Hired_Goon
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Llcruserll

Florida

1.61/5  rDev -59.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1

I did not see any dates on this bottle, but I got nothing in flavor other than a slight fruity double IPA mixed with a strong sour style beer taste. (Vinegar is what really hit my palette from this beer, I was not satisfied at all, especially for a double IPA, but the alcohol presence was definitely strong. I poored it out after two sips, and I have never purposely wasted a beer before. Maybe I will try another just to be sure it wasn't an old beer, and if I get a better taste the next time, I will certainly update my review.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 19:46:55 | More by Llcruserll
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BigEZ_VZ

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-04-2014 02:28:55 | More by BigEZ_VZ
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DougGilley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-03-2014 17:33:02 | More by DougGilley
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-29-2014 21:29:59 | More by PTEdelman
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Ian_Alexander

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-28-2014 05:43:18 | More by Ian_Alexander
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pdonovan16

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-27-2014 22:10:28 | More by pdonovan16
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Tjmurray386


3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-24-2014 20:34:38 | More by Tjmurray386
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-24-2014 19:14:14 | More by seanchai
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toppoop

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

06-24-2014 19:07:45 | More by toppoop
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Aubs723

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-18-2014 12:07:26 | More by Aubs723
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Maktupac


3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-17-2014 01:02:01 | More by Maktupac
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-17-2014 01:01:24 | More by Redstar137
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-15-2014 03:39:37 | More by xacidx
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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.