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Double D IPA - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Double D IPADouble D IPA

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339 Ratings

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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 9
Gots: 38 | 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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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Jdra, Aug 21, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +5.8%

jaymo18, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Beer4Baltimore, Aug 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%

I tried this bottle from an IPA glass chilled , review from notes

The color is dark golden with medium amber hue and light hazed appearance with good clarity with 2 finger pale cream fine bead and thick lace stickage. The smell is very sweet with mild caramel type scent and mild floral quality with slight alcohol apparent in the aroma. The feel has a mild sweetness with medium carbonation and modeately high bitterness with slight warmth of alcohol as it finishes dry.

The taste is pretty decent with semi-sweet flavor which leads to bitter and herbal hop base with some caramel in the malt obvious with subtle pine type hop with sharp bitter flavor and mild alcohol intensity which makes it seem dry as it finishes but a slight residual sweetness is there as the bitterness continues with alcohol hanging on. This is certainly strong and has enough hops to make you take notice but there is a balance and it lacks hop flavor to match the alcohol. I would prefer more hop aroma for this style personally

Slatetank, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

IMZep, Aug 16, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +25.3%

ericdunn, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

petewheeler, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

ColdWaffles, Aug 13, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%

ChristopherAdams, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

n00blar, Aug 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

paresis, Aug 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Ardeer, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

jl2414, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Brenden
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Brenden, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jhartley, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

1pintatatime, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

FightinIrish88, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of mthomp081
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - golden yellow hue, crisp white head, some lacing

S - citrus, hops, rather strong alcohol note

T - very zesty and citrus hops, can definitely taste the alcohol

M - creamy, medium carbonation

O - Good IPA. Nice amount of hops and very zesty and citrusy. Warming alcohol. Would consider drinking again.

mthomp081, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Swaino, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

polopaul20, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Andrewcc57, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

GapingMcNulty, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

crowsnest, Jul 28, 2014
Double D IPA from Old Dominion Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.