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Heavier Handed IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Heavier Handed IPAHeavier Handed IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

252 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 35
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Wet hopped IPA aged in new French oak tanks.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 11-14-2009)
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

11-02-2013 00:14:37 | More by Damian74Shensky
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bcerv-ca

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

11-01-2013 03:09:40 | More by bcerv-ca
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-30-2013 22:32:47 | More by aszatk01
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server222

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-28-2013 21:04:24 | More by server222
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stewart124

Ohio

3.64/5  rDev -10.1%

Beautiful copper color with just a touch of lacing that is developing into a nice spiderweb.

Some caramel and citrus in the nose that leans towards orange. Toffee and some vanilla that I suspect is from the oak.

I don't get as much oak as I would have thought. There is some drier notes in the mouthfeel but I get a pleasing amount of light caramel, citrus and a touch of fruity esters. Just a tad bigger then the heavy handed and this one dries out in the finish. Big enough on the hops without being too overpowering. I would guess the super galena if I was pressed to choose.

This bomber does pack a punch. A very nice tweener here. Great for the price.

10-25-2013 21:39:35 | More by stewart124
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-20-2013 02:52:39 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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NateMac13

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-19-2013 00:39:53 | More by NateMac13
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tstigz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-18-2013 23:46:53 | More by tstigz
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-16-2013 22:40:47 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-13-2013 18:51:09 | More by waddellc2
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-12-2013 21:25:45 | More by zekeman17
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Lipsntoes

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-12-2013 13:16:06 | More by Lipsntoes
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-10-2013 23:27:51 | More by Hanselpb
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.9%

10-10-2013 17:13:43 | More by Rimbimhoot
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stvanderwoude

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-10-2013 16:04:37 | More by stvanderwoude
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-10-2013 03:52:47 | More by smartassboiler
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-07-2013 17:50:17 | More by InspectorBob
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

10-06-2013 05:25:12 | More by bigbeerfan
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-01-2013 22:44:14 | More by dreichus
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beervlog

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-30-2013 00:28:59 | More by beervlog
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-26-2013 00:55:45 | More by kmos27
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +5.9%

Pours amber to brown in color with a thin half finger head that has decent retention.

Smell has some awesome fresh hop aromas. Fresh herbal, floral notes with a little bit of spicy hop notes as well. Malt is lightly toasted and gives this brew a really nice sweet grainy aroma.

Taste is awesome. Tons of fresh hops are forward. Mainly herbal and floral with hints of spicy hops. Hop are awesome in this, all flavor and aroma, very mild bitterness. Malt give some more grainy flavors that help balance this double ipa nicely.

Mouthfeel is great tons of sticky hop oils and resin, yet still crisp and refreshing. Bitterness is mild and keeps this beer very drinkable.

Overall this is a really nice change from the typical citrus and piney ipa. Love the wet hop, it leave some great aromas flavors and resin. I just burped and it's 100% hop oil.

09-22-2013 01:34:46 | More by Fcolle2
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Norseman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-20-2013 23:35:22 | More by Norseman
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joeseppy

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-08-2013 03:38:06 | More by joeseppy
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michaelsmith11

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-02-2013 22:01:18 | More by michaelsmith11
Heavier Handed IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.