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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

1,144 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,144
Reviews: 748
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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Reviews by doppelmeup:
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doppelmeup

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured a surprisingly light yellow into a pint glass. About a half inch head, which left decent lacing on the glass.

Aromas are not overwhelming, and a lot less than I was expecting from this beer. There is a definite sweet malty aroma as well. I think I may have gotten an older bottle. Upon looking at the bottle, it says it was bottled 7/26/?? Perhaps 07?
So, it is about 6 months old.

Taste is rather watery, with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Not nearly the hop monster I was expecting. Compared with other DIPAs, especially at this alcohol level, the beer seems rather thin and light.

I'm not sure it that is necessarily a bad thing, though, as the beer does go down fairly easily.

As it warms, more malts appear and it seems to "thicken" slightly.

Overall, I'm not sure what to think of this beer. From a strictly drinkable viewpoint, it's pretty good, however if you're looking for a DIPA bomb then it seems to disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2007 23:48:03 | More by doppelmeup
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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.

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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.

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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,144 ratings.