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Seeing Double IPA | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Seeing Double IPASeeing Double IPA
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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
Ranking:
#3,109
Reviews:
201
Ratings:
690
pDev:
9.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
103
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 690 |  Reviews: 201
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz, no date
The Bruery tulip

A: Hazy deep orange color. Half finger fluffy off white head. Sticks around a while. Nicely carbonated.

S: Getting lots of citrus fruity hop character. But there is also a good aroma of sweet male balance. I do catch a touch of booze actually.

T: Tip if the tongue, hop bitterness. Not 126 IBU at all. It's that soapy-orange marmalade-piney flavor that is customary in DIPA. There is some of that caramel malt balance, some breadiness. Finish is dry. Don't taste the ABV at all.

M: Medium bodied. Mouth coating of hoppy notes.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of dbrauneis
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Foothills Brewing Company in Winston-Salem, NC.

A: Pours a mostly clear bright golden orange in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall light beige head that slowly reduces to a large patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of citrus/grapefruit/orange and pine hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate amount of caramel malt sweetness with big flavors of citrus/grapefruit/orange and pine hops. Moderate amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly creamy with light to moderate amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: A little too big of a DIPA to really be easily drank - there were some hints of the alcohol in the mouthfeel and just a touch in the taste. The beer was very enjoyable with really nice flavors and aromas.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of nUgZ
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bomber poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a 1 finger head and nice lacing.

S: Floral and citrus hops...very sweet smell. Nice and inviting.

T: Great balance of hops and malt. Slight alcohol presence, but it's hard to tell the true ABV. Very easy to drink.

M: Medium to full bodied with good carbonation.

O: Another great offering from Foothills. I'm so lucky to live just a few miles from the brewery.

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4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

was visiting family this weekend in NC so nabbed a bottle of this while in the area. enjoyed from my duck rabbit snifter.

a - brew poured a deep murky amber with a thin foamy head that was gone rather quick. some bubbles lay rest on the surface of the brew, but definitely a-typical for the style. swirling the glass brought things back to life, but again gone quick. lacing was spotty if present at all. some visible carbonation could be seen. the color is really nice, but a bit darker than one would expect.

s - yum. what this beer lacks in appearance, it makes up for in smell. big burst of citric happiness. rich, thick, and syrupy. keep going back for more sniffs, really nice. fresh. dank. not piny and sweaty, but rather fruity and inviting.

t - as the nose suggested, great fruity citric burst, however the flavor is much more dank and resinous than the nose suggests. sticky. a bit of alc on the tongue and a touch of bitterness on the finish.

m - full and rich. medium to full bodied. a bit boozy. not overly bitter.

o - overall, a really nice double ipa, worth checking out for the fans of the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Barley's, Asheville, NC.

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and very good lacing.

The smell featured a balmy citrus hop.

The taste consisted of balmy resinous citric hops atop a sweet pale malt.

The mouthfeel ws typical of the style.

Overall a tasty and well done DIPA.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into a Duvel tulip. Thanks to kingkong for this one!

A: Slightly hazed pale amber body under a finger of frothy white head. Decent retention and some nice lace. Not spectacular, but above average.

S: Tropical and citrus hoppiness melded with caramel malt. Balanced and aromatic. Very nice.

T: Follows the nose - bright fruity hops, solid malt sweetness, and a cleanly bitter finish. Really rich, really tasty. Well done.

M: Creamy carbonation in a medium-to-full body. Substantial without being too heavy. Good.

O: This one had the unenviable position of following Heady Topper, and while it clearly wasn't in the same class as that beer it was still a terrific DIPA. Good balance, tasty flavors, and an impressively restrained alcohol bite. Great beer.

Cheers!

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Seeing Double IPA from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 690 ratings
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