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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,144 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,144
Reviews: 736
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 87
Gots: 176 | FT: 6
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:
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

(Beer added by: SafeAtFirst on 11-17-2007)
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-15-2012 01:17:33 | More by mendvicdog
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-15-2012 00:08:39 | More by erlenmeyer
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BurpingtonDC

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pretty red/amber color with a beautifully fluffy tan head of great proportion. Excellent retention and abundant lacing.

S- Malty hints with aggressive piney notes. Slight smell of apricot and some orange citrus.

T- Very hoppy and dry at the fore, soon yields to a sweet maltiness that isn't overwhelming. Finishes hoppy too! :)
I like hoppy.

M- Great level of carbonation with a none sticky sweetness that is offset by a pervasive bitter hop.

O- Love it! Great flavor, great balance, perfectly carbonated. Boulevard was just introduced to the Baltimore market at the excellent beer/wine/liquor store "The Wine Source." I would have one of these any day of the week.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 01:46:43 | More by BurpingtonDC
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-12-2012 15:56:55 | More by dlin0sbb
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wilkinswesley

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-12-2012 02:45:49 | More by wilkinswesley
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled March 2012. Batch 011182.

Amber brown in colour, fairly transparent. Huge white head with great retention. Lots of lacing.

Pine scents are strong. Floral and citrus notes are there as well. Caramel malt.

Pine and orange citrus is noticeable in taste. Caramel malt strong as well. Alcohol is noticeable.

Full bodied, low carbonation. A bit lifeless.

Overall, good but not great.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 23:57:15 | More by jrenihan
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SPRichard

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-11-2012 23:02:13 | More by SPRichard
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Buster

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-10-2012 17:02:34 | More by Buster
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javahead71

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-10-2012 14:39:14 | More by javahead71
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Oboogie

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-10-2012 03:11:37 | More by Oboogie
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-09-2012 22:24:33 | More by 2dogbrew
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jdhasse

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-09-2012 21:00:49 | More by jdhasse
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-09-2012 06:41:31 | More by ShemRahBoo
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etillett

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

06-08-2012 13:29:36 | More by etillett
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DovaliHops

California

3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber red color with a large white head that disappears quickly. Scent is a ton of fresh citrus with a lot of lemon. A TON of citrus! Some nice grapefruit and hoppiness. Taste is initially citrusy with a good amount of caramel malt. There is a ton of lemon and some grapefruit. Alcohol and hops in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Drinkability is fair. Overall, this is an okay DIPA. Nothing too special.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2012 07:56:35 | More by DovaliHops
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rkarimi

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-06-2012 23:49:34 | More by rkarimi
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass. Good till January 2013? Woah that's uh... long time anyway!

Lots of carbonation out of the bottle with a faint off white/tan head that wont quit. Fairly uniform in appearance, with a nice amber red body color, kind of cloudy and slightly dull. My head had to just take a break and I had to wait.

Nose has a solid hop aroma of juicy orange fruits, and some faint pine. Not much of a malt presence, but pulling away a big brown sugar hits with some toast. Nice.

Mouthfeel seems the most memorable creamy and rich. Great density to this DIPA, coating and thick rich without syrup sweetness. Little sugar kiss with a good controlled hop blast of pine nicely balanced. Thick and rich with an apricot and rindy almost quality.

Overall this is great beer, bad crazy appearances aside.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 23:35:11 | More by smakawhat
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-05-2012 14:34:28 | More by WhiskeeTango
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3/5  rDev -24.4%

06-04-2012 23:34:57 | More by 59rockabilly
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-04-2012 19:49:47 | More by bluerabbit
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trstar87

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

06-04-2012 18:40:35 | More by trstar87
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-04-2012 03:29:01 | More by jbertsch
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noyellowfizzbeer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

06-03-2012 17:53:47 | More by noyellowfizzbeer
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JSchock7

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-01-2012 03:43:53 | More by JSchock7
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-31-2012 06:32:53 | More by fuzzcherry
Double-Wide I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,144 ratings.