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Dreamin' Double IPA - Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

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Dreamin' Double IPADreamin' Double IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by the highly hopped beers from the west coast, our double IPA is truly a hophead's delight. Five varieties of American hops added throughout the boil create a wide range of flavors including pine and citrus, while generous dryhopping in the fermentor provides the distinct aroma of fresh hops. We guarantee that this is one of the freshest double IPA's available, giving you a great reason to drink local. 85 IBUs.

(Beer added by: IrishRedRock on 07-16-2004)
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Blanco

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a firkin hand pump (hope "cask" was the right choice) and served in a tulip glass on tap.

The beer was a very light golden color with a nice, resilient, off-white head that stuck throughout the whole pour with excellent lacing. It looked almost like a belgian white, which seems unusual for the style, but something about the look was awesome with that nice thick head and the very strong lacing hanging steady from start to finish. The smell was very hoppy and piney, as you would expect, with a slight hint of citrus. The taste was similar, although very bitter, but strangely not in an unpleasant way. despite the bitterness it was smooth going down and the mouthfeel was on the thicker side and slightly creamy in consistency. This was a very drinkable brew, so much so I picked up a growler for consumption later on this week.

Serving type: cask

09-01-2010 02:30:01 | More by Blanco
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Take one mobile CANning line, one regional brewer, one CANquester (TM) and one trip to Monde Market and what do you get? A happy Woodman!

From the CAN: "Inspired by the highly hopped beers from the west coast, our double IPA is truly a hophead's delight. Five varieties of American hops added throughout the boil create a wide range of flavors including pine and citrus while generous dry hopping in the fermenter provides the distinct aroma of fresh hops. We guarantee that this is one of the freshest double IPA's available giving you a great reason to drink local." That is EXACTLY how it appears on the CAN, not the way shown in "Notes".

Nothing like the sound of the Crack! early on Sunday morning (coming down). It revealed another brimful CAN and I employed an inverted Glug just to see what would happen. Man, but I created two dense, creamy fingers of tawny head with great retention that resembled a scoop of vanilla ice cream atop a cone. The room smelled like I had been spraying grapefruit air freshener and I heard a howling monkey from somewhere on my back. Color was a hazy golden-yellow (SRM = ~ 6) and in front of me were Croesus, King Midas and Mammon, all clamoring for a sip. I CANnot be an alcoholic as I never drink alone! Mouthfeel was medium, but the taste was like a grapefruit-caramel CANdy with the grapefruit dominant and the caramel submissive in a caged death match. Holy F**k, I really need to cut down. JM&J, but I was starting to slip into a hops OD! I just purchased Stan Hieronymous' BA book on Hops, so maybe it will have First Aid tips for the overindulgent hophead ... Hey, baby, I'm nice and mellow now, man. I have cued up Triumph the Wonder Dog (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcRHUOTNobE) and he is the most deflating thing I have ever encountered. Loads of sticky lacing , but I am running the dishwasher later today, so it all works out. Finish was dry, sticky, hoppy, hey, baby, do you have the bowl? I need to clean the screen, man. I'm not gettin' a good hit. Actually, I feel like somebody hit me with a baseball bat. Is beer supposed to do this? I may need to go back to bed. CAN The Old Lady join me?

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Dreamin' Double IPA from Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
85 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.