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Double Daddy - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
82
good

586 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 586
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Troyone on 08-15-2005)
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

MonkeyBread, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Rick778, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

SanFranJake, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of HamdenHector
3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: clear; copper colored; 1 finger white head that receded slowly to a thin cap; nice lacing;

S: caramel malt is predominant with dank pine behind it;

T: dank pine for a split second, then caramel malt; alcohol is present in finish with moderate bitterness;

M: medium bodied; moderate bitterness;

O: I was missing the hops that I so desperately wanted to taste; not a bad beer, but too malty;

HamdenHector, Jun 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Thomas_562, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

noattention, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Greywulfken
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: deep amber ale, not quite clear; pint center-pour produces as much tan foam as you want. Lacing left down the glass.

S: pine and resin and caramel; some herbal, husky, grassiness

T: mellow up front with smooth malts and syrupy sweets; subsides quickly as bitterness, sweet nut, and then bitterness again wash over the tongue; some herbal and spice-like suggestions, finishes with a more savory character

M: medium-bodied and warming, some tingle as it slides across the palate; dull, muted, woodsy-bitterness

O: depending on your preferences with DIPAs, this is probably either a good one-timer or something that fills a particular (beer) niche for you and you really dig. I certainly enjoyed it, but I tend to lean toward and enjoy paler DIPAs than this.

Greywulfken, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

paulish, Jun 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

KevMo84, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

cdog707yo, Jun 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

mj81, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Walshwi, Jun 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

GiantMidget, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Michael-Poppe, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Latarnik, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

40ontarget, May 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

IAMTEAMPONY, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Alron, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Modernrickk, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

DrunkenMonk, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

danipp, Apr 29, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22 oz. Bottle, no freshness date. Thanks to Aaron for hooking me up with this.

Appearance: Clear amber with a nice sticky head.

Aroma: Pine, orange marmalade, citrus rind, slight onion/garlic, grapefruit, light tobacco, smells like they used the three "C" hops for sure, cracker-ish malt.

Taste: A big smack of west coast pine up front, then pithy grapefruit, citrus, slight orange, more cracker like malt in the back, onion/garlic. Lingering pine bitterness.

Body: As expected for a DIPA, no surprises here.

Overall: Not a bad west coast DIPA. This is the first brew I've had from these guys. Wish I knew when this was bottled. C'mon guys, how hard is it to slap a date on your bottle? Nothing unique going on here, but very good none the less.

BriantheBeerGeek, Apr 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Brob245, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

mpenning13, Apr 18, 2014
Double Daddy from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
82 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.