Seeing Double IPA | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Seeing Double IPASeeing Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
681
Reviews:
201
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
98
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 681 |  Reviews: 201
Photo of zdonaldsmith
4.64/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Graetzj
4.51/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psycHOPathy
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Hazy orange body
Smell: Mango, apricot, melon, orange, passionfruit, coriander, pepper, malt
Taste: Candied tropical fruit, malt, hops
Feel: A little syrupy, not super carbonated
Hops are in the background in this one, drowned out by malt sweetness and something tart that isn't what I normally expect from an IPA. Wish it were brighter but it's good. Glad I'm splitting the bomber because it would be a lot to finish myself. SO likes this one a lot

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Photo of SierraStonePoint
3.17/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of red94tt
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - Golden yellow, with 2 fingers of head, and some sticky lacing left on the glass

S - Sweet, and boozy

T - Citrusy sweet up front, nice malty backbone, hidden abv, smooth and tasty!

F - Full body and well carbonated.

O - An excellent DIPA. Well done.

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Photo of Jeff_Byrd
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieDuncan
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WunderLlama
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bomber poured into chalice

Frothy two finger white foam cap

Dense Amber with carbonation

Aroma of tangerine , hops

Malt followed by a good hop taste
Smooth , creamy mouthfeel

Great beer

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Photo of Nhmp105
3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GTJayG
4.07/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JayQue
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice balanced DIPA. Pours a hazy honey gold/light orange color with a big frothy long lasting head. Frothy bands of lacing surround the glass long after the beer is finished. Aroma is fairly mild, there is a hint of the hops bitterness ahead, but it is not that strong. Taste is very good. Nice balance between resiny hops with a little citrus and dry biscuity malt. The flavors are robust a nd there is little hint of high abv in the mouthfeel. Mouthfeel is crisp and rich for the style. Nice balance between malt and hops. Very enjoyable and well worth trying.

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Photo of chiefbender
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smi69
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kinger86
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RockRuler
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a tulip.
Gold in color with a white head. Nice head and lacing. Bready grapefruit aroma. Malt flavor dominates with a bit bitterness but too much malt flavor for my taste. Alcohol warms slowly after each sip. Glad I tried it but would not seek out again. Cheers!

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Photo of AdamAlway
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dense deep orange color with a light, off-white head that dissipates quickly. Only a slight fragrance of hops and malt. The taste is a fantastic combination of hops and malt, neither is overpowering. The 9.5% is well hidden. A nice solid, chewy feel with a creamy substance. A great IPA and well worth picking up. What a fantastic trade!

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MasterRigger
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of willardt09
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wdberkley
4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer can get a man in trouble. Label shows 126 IBU's but it didn't taste nearly that hoppy. And the 9.5% ABV was no were to be found in the taste - but this beer packs a punch. I'd go back for more, this one flies under the radar.

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Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
4.08 out of 5 based on 681 ratings.
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