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Double-Wide I.P.A. - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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very good

2,541 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,541
Reviews: 779
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 94
Gots: 288 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SafeAtFirst on 11-17-2007

The classic India Pale Ale is a traveler’s beer, aggressively hopped to withstand the long, hot ocean voyage to the British East Indies. Our Double-Wide I.P.A. also travels well, and is right at home in the most exotic ports of call of the Midwest. While this modern-day prairie schooner may not resemble a graceful sailing sloop, our liberal hopping regimen does make her virtually “twister-proof,” with toffee and caramel notes balancing out the lingering bitterness. Enjoy this beer fresh to best appreciate the complex blending of hop aromas, ranging from minty to citrusy, with subtle hints of pine.

71 IBU
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy copper-orange with a big finger of frothy off-white head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Grapefruit, citrus, pine, grassy hops, sweet caramel and biscuit malts.

T - Grapefruit, orange, citrus, pine, and grassy hops, resiny bitterness, sweet caramel and biscuit malts.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, dry, and bitter finish.

D - Nice hoppy DIPA. Could use a bit more hops and bitterness.

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a dark amber with a nice thick head

S- Smells of pine and citrus with sweet malt and caramel peeking through

T- Delicious..citrus and pine with a bitterness that is there from beginning to end with a nice sweet caramel malt backbone.

M- Perfect amount of sharp medium carbonation.

O- A great IPA. One that I'll definitely be revisiting.

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3.38/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz to a snifter, enjoy by 7/30/13

Pours a dark reddish gold with a finger and a half of yellow tinged foam. The clarity is low, very cloudy and murky with chunks of yeast. Retention and lacing are good. The look would be a lot better if it didn't look like it was snowing inside my glass. Aroma of acrid hops, some piny citrus, and a sharp malt. I like that it's strong, but fails to translate to the nose well. Taste isn't too bad, spicy hops pack a nice kick that contrast well with a slightly boozy malt. Sort of reminds me of a barley wine. Mouth was probably the best part, left the mouth dry and sticky, good bitterness, and a well executed finesse between having the alcohol influence the taste without it packing any heat and detracting from the overall taste. Drinks pretty easy.

Overall this beer has potential. I have no idea when it was bottled but maybe a fresher one could alleviate the things bringing it down, such as the look and smell

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-poured into a Boulevard snifter. Pours a dark copper color, slightly hazy with a huge rocky off white head that retains long after the pour, leaving moderate lace behind.

S- citrus and piney hops with a tropical kick of pineapple and peach nectar, some sweet and slightly bready malt at the end

T- citrus and fruity, the tropical notes on the nose continue through the palate. Just enough sweet malt to be noticed, the finish is clean, dry and bitter with a bit of fresh mint. Alcohol is hidden tremendously.

M- medium body and carbonation, super creamy mouthfeel with a smooth and crisp finish, superior drinkability

O- a very drinkable DIPA with a great mouthfeel. My only complaint was that I was looking for just a bit more malt. Solid overall.

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Double-Wide I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,541 ratings.