Heavy Seas - Big DIPA (2013 - ) - Heavy Seas Beer
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4.33/5 rDev +10.7%
This beer was surprisingly good, as I'm not usually a big fan of Heavy Seas. Bomber shared with a coworker at Triangle Wine.
Pours dark copper, close to amber in color. Thin, white head. Some lacing.
Drinks remarkably well for such a big DIPA (yes, word play!): smooth. It reminds me of the 2011 Burton Baton that I've had recently, which is certainly a good thing in my eyes. I feel that the oak aging did a great job of masking the heavy, cloying malt character I often come across with double and triple IPAs. Soft on the palate. So, you get to enjoy the hop and borderline barleywine profile.
I'll certainly drink this again, and plan on seeing what a bit of age does.
07-30-2014 21:44:05 | More by jerefreakinmiah
4.31/5 rDev +10.2%
22 oz bottle, 2013, poured into a DFH IPA glass
A- A clear copper color with a three finger off white head.
S- Floral hops, oak, some citrus, caramels malts.
T- Citrus hops up front with a nice caramel malt back bone, some earthiness, nice piney bitter hop finish with a nice oak character. Touch of alcohol, very well balanced.
M- Smooth, medium body, nice carbonation.
O- A solid beer worth picking up. Really enjoy what the oak brings to this beer. Alcohol is slightly noticeable, but doesn't hurt the beer.
07-28-2013 00:08:16 | More by larryi86
Heavy Seas - Big DIPA (2013 - ) from Heavy Seas Beer
88 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.