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Double D IPA - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Double D IPADouble D IPA

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294 Ratings

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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 7
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BuxMontBeerLover on 05-19-2011)
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Reviews by cozmohollis:
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Appearance: Orange and murky in color with a white head. A light lace but it sticks.

Smell: Sweet, floral, light hops, grapefruit, and alcohol esters

Taste: Sweet with a grapefruit hops flavor with a malt backbone. A little off for a DIPA more like a barlywine.

Mouthfeel: heavy body, low carbonation. Syrupy like. Some warmness.

Overall: A little different from most DIPA. But I keep on wanting to take another sip. And the ABV will hit you before you know it.

06-20-2013 04:22:27 | More by cozmohollis
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

08-15-2014 03:50:43 | More by petewheeler
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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
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

09-20-2013 20:06:51 | More by juicebox
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-14-2013 21:28:46 | More by mjh0527
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

07-15-2012 20:40:42 | More by briandaube
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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
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-07-2013 19:40:14 | More by dmk91
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West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

09-15-2013 05:05:47 | More by WVbeergeek
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-02-2013 03:26:54 | More by mtpHokie
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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
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District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

05-27-2014 12:43:34 | More by kevvoe
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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
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

09-02-2013 03:23:39 | More by DruC4
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-02-2013 01:14:54 | More by whatname
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-27-2013 17:51:30 | More by JGrummell
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-01-2014 22:51:43 | More by Snooprobirob
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New Jersey

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
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-17-2014 03:31:59 | More by scottgoblue314
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2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

03-23-2014 03:51:44 | More by ohiobeer29
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New Jersey

1/5  rDev -72.5%

08-14-2013 02:45:57 | More by timjim1327
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

06-18-2013 19:35:03 | More by Travcofarms
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-07-2013 00:12:45 | More by kwa357
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-08-2013 03:55:22 | More by Swift989
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-06-2014 00:50:05 | More by dexterk1
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Double D IPA from Old Dominion Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 294 ratings.