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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

1,151 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,151
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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mzwolinski

California

3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours murky, cloudy orange with a thin, off-white head. It's nice to see a bottle-conditioned version of this style!

The aroma is surprisingly sweet, and less citric than I would have expected. Hops are present but moderate, but the yeasty character really comes through.

Out of the fridge, the beer starts with a surprisingly gentle flavor. Sweet and fruity at the start, with flavors of orange and graprefruit. Mouthfeel is gentle, and carbonated enough to keep things fairly light.

As the beer sits, however, things go downhill. The finish, which began as pleasantly spicy and bitter, takes on a very sugary, artificial character. All the elements are still there - hop flavor, hop bitterness, and alcohol heat -- but the latter starts to dominate the other two and the beer as a whole feels less well-integrated than one would like.

I'd drink this a bit colder than you normally would a beer of this style. It's got some nice characteristics, but doesn't hold up well under the close scrutiny that a little time at room temperature will bring.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2006 22:04:19 | More by mzwolinski
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Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,151 ratings.