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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

1,146 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,146
Reviews: 749
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 54
Gots: 36 | 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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Todd

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

One of three new “big beers” from Stoudt’s, this one is a bottle-conditioned Double IPA. 12oz brown bottle.

Pours a turbid (from the bottle-conditioning) amber with glowing orange hues, topped with a bright white head that’s tight, retains amazingly well, and displays some wonderful stick and lacing.

Seductive aroma of sugary tropical fruit juices with a somewhat pungent herbal character that joins in by pricking at the nose and tearing the eyes. Nice wafting of alcohol spice, too. Hints of grapefruit. Soft floral to provide some soothing comfort.

A simply awesome mouthfeel, extremely viscous, firm, and velvety smooth. This malt juice is a sweet one, too, with flavors of over-ripe pineapple, orange peel, and a cornucopia of intricate tropical fruits. Sweetness also lays down some candy and touch of smooth buttery caramel notes that coat the palate in an almost syrupy fashion, while a woody herbal hop character stings the palate with a salty citric rind dose, and some grapefruit. A highly aggressive and punchy alcohol mingles in well, throwing down some major alcohol spice and immediate cheek and brain warmth. Very bready towards the end, with some grain and a palate sticking oily feel that holds remnants of herbal hops and sugars for quite sometime, providing some very pleasing afters.

An amazing example of the DIPA-style, and a wonderful surprise from Stoudt’s! I’m very psyched that this hails from the East Coast, too. A massive, heady, complex, and aggressive brew that’s sure to please connoisseurs of big beers.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2004 19:32:37 | More by Todd
More User Reviews:
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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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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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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-15-2014 03:39:37 | More by xacidx
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-13-2014 01:39:45 | More by beermeister9
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CalbeDacks

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -24.1%

06-12-2014 02:48:09 | More by CalbeDacks
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-11-2014 14:58:25 | More by MacQ32
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BigPapaMolar

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

06-06-2014 00:03:01 | More by BigPapaMolar
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.29/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle at 45 degrees into standard pint
Weak aroma of pine
Head average (4 cm), white, creamy with rocks, slowly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing excellent, semi-continuous of primarily small bubbles coating the glass
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor begins with a sweet alcoholic pineyness, which fades quickly to nothing. No diacetyl.
Palate medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation.

A mediocre DIPA, worth trying once. Possibly, like Fat Dog, better on tap than in bottles.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 01:17:34 | More by Ozzylizard
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Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-02-2014 03:30:37 | More by gritz147
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-28-2014 22:05:51 | More by KRG
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TechBrew

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-28-2014 13:37:38 | More by TechBrew
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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,146 ratings.