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White Knuckle Double IPA - Marin Brewing Company

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White Knuckle Double IPAWhite Knuckle Double IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 138
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-08-2002)
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California

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02-15-2013 03:42:41 | More by litheum94
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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-08-2013 17:36:15 | More by jvillefan
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OTB

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

My first time with this beer. Pours a really nice dark amber with a nice off white head that fades leaving some nice trails down the inside of my tulip. The nose offers up some grapefruit rind, a little floral kick and some sweet baked honeyed bisquit. The flavor profile is where I was taken away by this beer, big sweet red grapefruits, honey coated citrus and a nice bittering from the hop bill. The mouth is fine, sweet oily resins drape your tongue leaving a sweet honey drenched tangerine flavor that lasts for minutes. I like this beer a lot, its well made and delivers on all levels.
Highly recommended !

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 03:31:33 | More by OTB
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California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-02-2013 18:28:57 | More by baybassboy
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California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

01-19-2013 00:40:53 | More by daysinthewake
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California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-10-2013 21:17:41 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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New York

3/5  rDev -27.7%

12-07-2012 00:40:27 | More by jimilayne
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California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-18-2012 00:34:52 | More by surfotog
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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

10-25-2012 01:59:24 | More by t0rin0
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beerpadawan

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-27-2012 16:26:32 | More by beerpadawan
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-27-2012 16:02:33 | More by mick303
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass.

Look – orange/light amber in color, hazy, with about a finger or so’s worth of cream-colored foam that dissipates somewhat quickly.

Smell – hoppy, but with a hint of orange peel or maybe some other blended fruits.

Taste – pretty hoppy in taste, but not terribly so in bite. There is a bitterness, but it approaches only in the middle. Pungeant, but not overwhelmingly so. Aftertaste is bitter, and it only gets strengthened by each sip.

Mouthfeel – pretty well balanced, but leans a little more on the watery side.

Overall – not a bad brew at all. Interesting to think about and taste.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2012 04:41:10 | More by Nerudamann
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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-24-2012 03:32:53 | More by ellswrth
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nataku00

California

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours a hazy copper color with half a finger of soft off white head. Head dissipates to a layer of bubbles and leaving a bit of sticky lacing. Carbonated with plenty of tiny bubbles.

Nose is grapefruit peel and pine dominated, backed by caramel malt sweetness. Huge nose on this that wafted from the bottle as soon as you open it.

Taking a sip, follows the nose, bitter grapefruit and pine hop flavor hits the tongue first, mellowing into sweeter citrus and caramel malt mid tongue. Lingering grapefruit peel bitterness.

Medium body with plenty of carbonation. Pretty easy to drink beer and flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 22:39:44 | More by nataku00
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david131

California

3.38/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours a hazy dark orange liquid with a thin but creamy off white news that leaves some nice lacing.

S- Grass, pine, and caramel dominate with some fruit and oddly noticeable alcohol on the tail end. Not all that complex and a bit old school.

T- Sweet caramel, grass, and pine. There is a bit of smoky flavor as well, which is a bit odd. The maltiness is a bit excessive.

M- Sweet and kind of bitter. The carbonation is a bit lacking.

O- For the style, this is pretty old school and not all that interesting. Pretty rich and malfunction, especially when considering the alcohol content.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 06:12:17 | More by david131
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Michigan

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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mdfb79

New York

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received a bottle of this yesteday from Whatsarezaf; thanks Reza! Poured into my Hopleaf tulip from a 22 oz. bottle.

a - Pours a murky, medium red-amber color with one finger of fluffy off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Head lasts for two minutes and laves some spotty lacing on the glass.

s - Smells of citrus hops, fruity malts, grapefruit, pine hops, and some bready/biscuity malts. Pretty nice, some nice pein and citrus hops.

t - Tastes of fruity malts, citrus hops, grapefruit, pine hops, bready malts, biscuit, and caramel malts. A little maltier than the nose but some nice hops still. Some decent bitterness in the taste, very hoppy bite.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Big bitter bite.

o - Overall a really nice DIPA. Tons of citrus and piney hops, and a lot of bitterness. A hop bomb for sure, would like to have it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 23:03:37 | More by mdfb79
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California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-30-2012 06:40:58 | More by KevdoggNasty
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California

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a cloudy reddish-orange with a slowly dissipating head and leaving slight lacing. Interesting color for a DIPA - reminds of a red ale.

S - Lots of mango, pineapple, sticky pine needles as well as caramel and roast malts.

T - Much like the nose; pineapple, mango, pine and pine needles as well as robust caramel malts. Bitter - The hops give the tongue a good slap in the face.

M - Mouth is slick and oily with medium carbonation and a lingering hoppy, grapefruity finish.

O - A solid DIPA w a well hidden ABV. Great hoppy/malty taste and a solid aftertaste. Glad I picked this one up, and will seek out the draft version very soon.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 00:12:29 | More by Hatzilla
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Washington

3.6/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rusty amber in the big chalice. Decent foam on top, but not much lacing along the glass. Woody mouthfeel. Barrel aroma with a nice hint of toffee. Lots of malt with a touch of oak. A little winey and medium bodied.

Lots of hops, but not a totalitarian rule. Warm and rich malt, plus some astringency. Only slightly sweet. Bitter with hops but ends with that woodsy taste. Too bitter to drink a lot of, but a pleasant sipping brew. More vanilla as it warms.

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Serving type: bottle

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White Knuckle Double IPA from Marin Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.