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Hodgson's Double India Pale Ale - Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Hodgson's Double India Pale AleHodgson's Double India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

33 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 20.63%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Also listed as Double Hodgy at the brewery.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-29-2012)
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oberon

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +20.6%

Pours into an imperial nonic a rich copper color with a tinge of burnt orange,a tightly formed full one finger sticky head atop.Aromas are more American barley wine-like with a big sweet and alcoholic malt base with herbal and piney hops underneath although big in their own right.The flavors also harken to a beefed up American barley wine with it's cake-like maltiness and hefty alcoholic malt base,the hops come in the finish but it's boozy and in your face.Rated way to low in my opinion but this is miscategorized,if they had labeled this as a barley wine it would get much higher ratings,as for me it's kickin my ass right now grilling outside in this heat.

06-26-2014 21:28:10 | More by oberon
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crowsoup

California

3/5  rDev -4.8%

10-03-2012 19:25:08 | More by crowsoup
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-20-2012 02:57:07 | More by whatname
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scootpolute

Texas

2.9/5  rDev -7.9%

Picked this one up tonight at Brewforia in Meridian. The label says 89 IBU's and I think they might be underestimating a bit. :-)

Poured into my small Cigar City goblet... pours a clear orange... the not much in the way of a head... but a short lasting sorta hazy yellow film rises and drops quickly.. cap and lacing are pretty much nonexistent... Good color, but more head would be a bunch better.

Hop nose is huge and fresh... bunches of fruity hoppiness with some good floral essence.... a fair amount of pale malts help bloom the hops, but in the end, this smells like a bitter bomb.

bracing bitterness begins up front and doesn't let up until the finish... the hops are again pretty fresh, but are bombarded by the bitter bite... decent citrus and tropical fruitiness mid palate toward the end... the malts are a touch thick for a PNW DIPA... but still help the hops come and play around the palate.. lingering grapefruit pithiness lingers forever.

Bigger body than most DIPA... light carbonation accentuates the thicker mouthfeel and does nothing to make it more drinkable...

I was expecting more for paying 11.99 for a bomber...granted the beer has 9.9%, I think the beer is 'trying' to do more than it 'does.' (with the x2 IPAs), It’s strong, but too flat…Tastes like home-brew…This beer is worth $4.99, not $11.99...
not impressed :~(

04-02-2012 19:48:44 | More by scootpolute
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rworkman

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-22-2014 14:25:07 | More by rworkman
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JaredGolia

Washington

1.8/5  rDev -42.9%

08-17-2014 04:35:36 | More by JaredGolia
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Kevlee722

Washington

4/5  rDev +27%

03-18-2012 05:10:58 | More by Kevlee722
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-17-2014 19:09:39 | More by VeganUndead
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mobrockman

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.8%

06-29-2014 16:25:12 | More by mobrockman
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-15-2013 01:43:55 | More by buzzy
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

05-25-2012 17:23:13 | More by Hopmodium
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.38/5  rDev +7.3%

Picked this one up tonight at Brewforia in Meridian. The label says 89 IBU's and I think they might be underestimating a bit. :-)

Poured into my small Cigar City goblet... pours a clear orange... the not much in the way of a head... but a short lasting sorta hazy yellow film rises and drops quickly.. cap and lacing are pretty much nonexistent... Good color, but more head would be a bunch better.

Hop nose is huge and fresh... bunches of fruity hoppiness with some good floral essence.... a fair amount of pale malts help bloom the hops, but in the end, this smells like a bitter bomb.

bracing bitterness begins up front and doesn't let up until the finish... the hops are again pretty fresh, but are bombarded by the bitter bite... decent citrus and tropical fruitiness mid palate toward the end... the malts are a touch thick for a PNW DIPA... but still help the hops come and play around the palate.. lingering grapefruit pithiness lingers forever.

Bigger body than most DIPA... light carbonation accentuates the thicker mouthfeel and does nothing to make it more drinkable...

Glad I got to try it, but it is expensive for a pretty only okay DIPA.

3/3.5/3.5/3.5/3

02-29-2012 05:11:15 | More by JohnGalt1
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user785335

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-13-2014 12:17:48 | More by user785335
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +24.8%

Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a medium orange amber, half finger light yellow-tan head that dissipates into a thin film and ring around the glass with tenuous lacing. Active carbonation. Aroma of herbal hops and caramel malt. Flavor is sweet malt and hops up front with some citrus and light fruit flavors developing and then finishes with intense hop flavor and bitterness. The fruit component provided a fairly unusual flavor progression that is interesting. The finish is a bit astringent, but is supported by nice fresh hops. Medium bodied. I like malty IPAs and this one hit the spot.

03-16-2012 04:54:55 | More by LiquidAmber
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Braz

Washington

3/5  rDev -4.8%

04-19-2013 05:41:12 | More by Braz
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constantine_272

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev +5.1%

A: Medium hazy dark copper. Tan head with medium carbonation and low head retention.

S: Malt and alcohol followed by orange peel. Lots of alcohol.

T: Mild crisp hints with dried leaves and rose petal. A little vanilla and caramel. Strong alcohol on the finish.

M: Big thick and syrupy. The tanginess balance out the big body a little but it's still a bit strong. Alcohol and dried herbs linger for a medium length aftertaste.

O: Big, but without as much depth as I would like. Perhaps just the alcohol is covering the flavor. It was described as a double ipa, but it lacked the crispness to be called that; it felt more like a barleywine.

06-19-2013 02:26:20 | More by constantine_272
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-19-2012 03:36:20 | More by Mebuzzard
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-17-2014 19:23:41 | More by MattSharpless
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HopHead84

California

1.85/5  rDev -41.3%

5/22/2012

Snifter.

A: Dark orange with nice clarity and a fleeting white head.

S: Uninspired but strong bready malt base with muted, dull, and abused citrus hop notes. They've learned their lesson and they do not want to be beaten again. Alcohol is strong. Alcohol and boring malt dominate.

T: An abundance of bread, caramel, and booze. Wow, that's an unpleasant combination. The bitterness is harsh and astringent, being heavy on the citrus rind. Tastes like some orange soaked in grain alcohol. The finish is overwhelmed by malt with stinging booze.

M: Medium body with lower medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is heavy and syrupy.

Overall: This is hilariously bad. This is one of the worst Double IPAs I've had. Thank god this was free.

05-23-2012 03:50:27 | More by HopHead84
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crnhusker

Nevada

3/5  rDev -4.8%

05-13-2014 18:24:02 | More by crnhusker
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ty1014

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +19%

03-02-2014 02:26:47 | More by ty1014
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TheBeerCarl

Idaho

2/5  rDev -36.5%

Appearance: the dipa pours with a nice yellow head that dissipates fairly quickly. The beer itself is a deep opaque amber. Other than the head, it has the common attributes of an double IPA.

Smell: A ton of residual sugar and caramel on the nose with a very
light, almost nonexistent, floral hop character. Has the scent of unfinished or improperly brewed homebrew.

Taste: the first flavors that hit my pallette are rubbing alcohol, caramel, molasses and a slight hoppy bitterness. The bitterness lingers butnim not sure if that is the alcohol or the hops. This beer is pretty bad.

Mouthfeel: Over carbonated providing a ver sharp bite on the tongue. Not enough body for an imperial IPA. Could use additional residual sugar to balance the alcohol and hops.

This is the first beer from this brewery that I've had but it has not left a good impression on me. I've heard their Monkfish is good so I will give that a try before passing judgement on the brewery itself.

07-16-2012 03:31:09 | More by TheBeerCarl
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NEO68710

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-02-2013 22:51:22 | More by NEO68710
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DocJitsu

California

2.91/5  rDev -7.6%

Pours a murky orange-gold color with a white head that was barely noticed before it was gone. Very malty nose. Nearly no aromatic hop presence. DIPA?? Mouthfeel is nice with good balance. Very malty flavor. Bittering hops want to appear toward the middle/finish, but some misplaced Belgian yeast spice bullies its way into the palate. Not very good at all.

01-26-2013 22:57:02 | More by DocJitsu
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benbjb

Washington

1/5  rDev -68.3%

11-04-2012 21:50:51 | More by benbjb
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Hodgson's Double India Pale Ale from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
75 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.