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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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very good

1,177 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,177
Reviews: 751
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 55
Gots: 49 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

BigPapaMolar, Jun 06, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -16.7%

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.

Ozzylizard, Jun 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

gritz147, Jun 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

KRG, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

TechBrew, May 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

jamisonspitzer, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

dspinler, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

jayhunter357, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

MikeWard, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

woodchip, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

outoffocus, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Roguer, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Durandal_777, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Hoggo, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

victory4me, Apr 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

6thstreetbrewpub, Apr 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

dbaraniak, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

JakeEsterly, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

themegamancave, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

AWB3, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

CraftFan5, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

MikeC144, Apr 14, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +9.1%

Picked up a 4 pack in DC, first week of April 2014. Poured into a snifter.

This DIPA has a cloudy haze to its copper orange color. Head is plentiful, three fingers thick, foamy and pillow-like. Lace is abundant and scattered and the head shows some great persistence.

There's a bittersweet citrus aroma on the nose, reminiscent of grapefruit. It's got that dank quality, some citrus peel, and a sweet malt presence.

Ooh, this has a pungent citrus flavor. Almost like orange juice and reminds me a bit of Deschutes Fresh Squeezed. The flavor is alternately sweet citrus and dry orange peel. Complementing these elements is a sweet maltiness about mid-palate that lends some breadiness or toast. It all works very well. I like this quite a bit.

Bitterness up front leads way to citrusy sweetness, then the thick malt middle. The beer has a long dry finish that is somewhat like biting into an orange. It's pretty easy drinking for a DIPA and isn't hot at all.

I discovered this beer through the recommendation of a Whole Foods beer-buyer and I'm glad I did. It's tasty and heavy on citrus, so I can get my vitamin C intake for the day.

ONovoMexicano, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

TBarJr, Apr 13, 2014
Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,177 ratings.