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Forklift DIPA - Barley Brown's Brewpub

Forklift DIPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 6.16%


Brewed by:
Barley Brown's Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: johnmichaelsen on 05-13-2013)
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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 3 | Show All Ratings:
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anteater

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-25-2013 17:10:25 | More by anteater
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4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

on-tap @ Belmont Station.
from notes.

Clear golden with a foamy white head.

Big resinous, piney, lightly boozy, citric flavor notes.

Medium body, with a slightly oily, mouth coating feel.

A very well done, big DIPA. Dangerously drinkable for such high ABV, as I could easily throw back a few pints without thought!

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2014 07:39:39 | More by vkv822
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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inlimbo77

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4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Forklift DIPA
750ml, filled 8/17/13, drank 8/24/13
Riedel tulip

A: Pours a slightly hazed deep orange. Almost seems lighter than the Pallet Jack. Good layer of bright white head. Stays around. Leaves a little lacing.

S: Smells like delicious fruity goodness. Big tropical fruits. Citrus dominated. Also get a good load of pine and resin. Sweetness from the malt bill.

T: Bitterness up front. Fruity goodness. I thought I was gonna have more malt but it was really nice and hop forward. Dangerously easy to drink.

M: It's a big medium here. Very easy to drink.

Serving type: growler

08-26-2013 15:24:40 | More by inlimbo77
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artoolemomo

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3%

05-16-2013 00:35:31 | More by artoolemomo
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johnmichaelsen

Oregon

4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Apex the other day. I think the abv. was around 9.8%, but I'm not positive about that.

The beer pours an orange amber color with good head retention and lacing. On the nose... Jesus Christ, it's a Barley Brown DIPA (there's nothing else quite like them). The nose is just completely over the top, with a huge aroma of pine, dry citrus, skunky weed and peat. The beer smells like the inside of a barn, but one where fresh hops were stored for quite some time. The flavor profile replicates the nose, except I don't pick up any of the peat or barnyard aroma. However, this is a massively hoppy DIPA, one with a bitterness level that is almost punishing. There's barely enough sweet malt to keep it all together, as my palate felt as if it was assualted by a tidal wave of hoppy bitterness. Mouthfeel was fairly full, with a long, dry, incredibly bitter finish. Alcohol was pretty much unnoticeable, which is hardly a surprise, given the avalanche of hoppy bitterness on the palate.

An amazing beer, but the 12 ounce glass I enjoyed was plenty. My palate was literally worn out after drinking a glass of this bad boy.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 22:37:23 | More by johnmichaelsen
Forklift DIPA from Barley Brown's Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.