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Squall IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Squall IPASquall IPA

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93
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1,126 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,126
Reviews: 724
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 57
Gots: 135 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

An unfiltered and 100% bottle-conditioned version of 90 Minute IPA that's dry-hopped with Palisade, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, CTZ, and Willamette hops. Brewed to honor the Rogue Gallery in Portland, Maine, who will also be releasing a DFH designed clothing line in the summer of '09.

(Beer added by: mday on 05-17-2009)
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nimrod979

Maryland

4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottled in 2011. Pours a glowing orange. Opaque. One finger white head with very little retention and no lacing here.

Big tropical fruit aromas. Banana, pine. Earthy,caramel, maltiness. Hints of vanilla.

Starts off sweet and malty. Thick caramel malt and sugary sweetness leads to grapefruit and tropical hoppiness and cleans up with a dry piney hop bitterness. Lots of flavor going on here.

This baby is thick syrupy and full bodied. Low carbonation, Finish is dry and bitter along with a little bit of heat. I actually really like this. But not sure if I prefer it over 90 Minute.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 18:31:52 | More by nimrod979
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Squall IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 1,126 ratings.