Double D IPA - Old Dominion Brewing Company
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Reviews by Glennlawless:
2.75/5 rDev -24.5%
poured into pint glass
A - hazy orange one finger creamy head. a really solid looking DIPA
S - smells like mild bubblegum...mild mango citrus type fruit....alcohol is definitely coming though as well.
T - i get some grapefruit and maybe even a little bready at the end. everything is kind of masked by the tint of alcohol though so its hard to pin point exact flavors.
M - kind of a velvety mouth feel. very carbonated.
Overall...this beer had potential...if that grapefruit blasted through the entire time with out being interrupted by alcohol it would of been better. beer poured and looked awesome as well....taste wasn't there though. average DIPA.
10-13-2013 20:38:07 | More by Glennlawless
More User Reviews:
3.51/5 rDev -3.6%
22oz brown bomber.
LOOK: Cloudy amber hue, thin sticky lace
SMELL: Mandarin oranges, caramel, rose water, grassy, estery
TASTE: Creamy, slick, fullish body, very bitter, faintly astringent, citrus overload, rind, pith, zest, warming alcohol, bittersweet finish
A bit off kilter, could be considered a hoppy Barleywine. Regardless, flavorful enough and fun enough to make me want to take another sip.
01-23-2013 04:20:30 | More by Jason
3.65/5 rDev +0.3%
Served: straight out of the bottle...I know...wasn't expecting much.
Appearance: I can't rate this. I drank it from the bottle. Kudos for using a brown bottle though.
Aroma: quite nice. Unexpected from a beer with a screw top. It's defiantly all hops. Lets see if the taste matches.
Taste: wonderful. Fresh hops, citrus and some malts. The high gravity is masked. Always a plus.
Mouthfeel: it is a bit too carbonated, but that's ok. One should take their time savoring this one.
Overall: good double IPA. Very true to the name. Nice label. Don't underestimate the screw top.
06-16-2013 00:27:23 | More by toutaboutstout
3.7/5 rDev +1.6%
This is a deep, richly honeyed sort of amber color, fairly thick in the middle and opaque, for the most part, with some cloudiness to it. The head is a creamy yellow-tinted one, almost a full finger's height with adequate lace sticking to the glass.
Lots of citrus and a boozy note hit the nostrils, an impression of triple sec before some candied orange peel and powdered sugar sweetness transitions to more of a floral and perfume note.
Hops show up a little more strongly in the flavor; it's not an exceptionally hoppy beer, particularly for the style, but it isn't weak. It works in such a way that it does find balance without being overly malty. Oddly, it's a beer that someone who doesn't like hoppy beers may actually like, but it doesn't give up the bitterness. There's a ton of overall citrus character, but the zest (rind) and pith show quite a bit.
The body is medium, fairly creamy and plenty crisp, going ever so slightly astringent just on the end.
08-07-2014 15:09:12 | More by Brenden
3.78/5 rDev +3.8%
Had on tap at Brews by the Bay.
A: Pours a copper/amber color with a small fizzy head with decent retention. Little whisps of lacing form on the glass.
S: Some grapefruit, caramel, brown sguar, and some faint pine. Slightly sweet, not as hoppy as I thought it might be.
T: More grapefruit and citrus with some pine coming during the middle. There is some more caramelized malt, a touch more than I was hoping for.
M: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Abv was well hidden for 10%.
O: A pretty good effort, a little sweeter than I usually go for in a DIPA, would have liked to have been a bit more bitter. Will grab a bottle when I see it and give another shot and update if needed.
07-08-2012 19:49:09 | More by mdaschaf
3.44/5 rDev -5.5%
Pours dark orange with a minimal head. The smell has a very nice cirrus and hop blend which instantly gave me high hopes this was a Damond in the rough. BUT, the smell unfortunately was the best part of the beer. Not all that much citrus or hops present. I kept smelling and tasting cause it almost seems impossible for something to smell this hoppy and citrusy to have such a bland taste. Nothing great here , but to be fair, nothing really bad either. Just sort of middle of the road double IPA that I would only get if the beer menu lacked any other kind of crafts. Not worth seeking out.
05-25-2013 22:39:46 | More by sjones5045
Double D IPA from Old Dominion Brewing Company
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