Dry Dock's Double IPA | Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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Dry Dock's Double IPADry Dock's Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
drydockbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly calle Seven Seas Double IPA

Added by emmasdad on 07-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
255
Reviews:
104
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
11.06%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
28
For Trade:
2
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Billolick
3.97/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber bottle from a trade with my buddy Mitch in colo.

I can find no freshness/bottling date info

Pours clouded typical almond amber, nice looking fine bubble off white head. Leaves a fine film and fields of scattered bits of lace.

Herbal and leafy hop nose with a hint of tea.

Tasty, enjoyable and nicely crafted DIPA. Hops continually present on the palate, but not overwhelming the malty undercoating.

Super smooth on the tongue, dangerously easy drinking, very tasty Colorado DIPA

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of CFHMagnet
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Another beer brought back from Colorado. No bottle date.

This baby poured a finger of creamy head over a muted brown body with hints of orange. Lace tried to cling "like whoa" to the glass. Head leaves a good froth after dissipating.

The nose is all hops. Pine, earth and citrus.

This beer is rather well balanced, which surprised me after the nose. The tip of the tongue is sweet malt, that stays a little sweet but becomes bready as it hits the middle. When this beer starts the downhill plunge as it gets from the middle to the back of the tongue, the hops come out. It is very earthy, with a little grapefruit, and a surprise bit of lime at the very end.

The mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied. The carbonation is almost unnoticeable, and it's a little more creamy. It doesn't coat the mouth and has a dry finish.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of cw577enfield
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got it in a trade from Jasonrm72. Thanks, buddy!

No bottling date and poured into a snifter.

A: Hazy golden with strong orange hue. Two fingers of head, slowly dissipates to a thin layer of foam. Good amount of lacing.

S: Some tropical fruits, lemon, pineapple, and malty aroma. Can't quite detect any hops.

T: Soft hops with malty flavor, somewhat creamy and smooth, strong floral notes, making it very drinkable. A very mellow taste.

M: Medium bodied to full bodied, good carbonation, and hides the booze very well.

O: A good DIPA with strong floral notes and malty flavor. If I'm not looking to get a "hop-blast" or "piney" DIPA, I'll grab another bottle of this.

Cheers!

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3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber purchased in March in Colorado. Pours a nice golden color with no head. Very easy to drink, but I felt it was lacking in the hops. Definitely didn't feel like a 9% ABV. I found it similar to Odell IPA. Good beer, just not something I would seek out again. Worth a try!

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2/5  rDev -50.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of maximum12
2.88/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to Blakelive784 for trading me this bottle...& for those of you not trading with anyone new, I'd hold up Mr. Blake as one of a couple guys who've embarrassed this veteran trader the last few months. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Barely a hiss upon opening; looks about as carbonated as a glass of pulped mango juice. Smell is sehr tropical, sweet orange.

Dry Dock IIPA falls in that category of a 'balanced' IIPA, which isn't my favorite silo. Hops mirror the nose: gently floral, orange, with a dollop of wet earthiness. Pale, sweet malts swell underneath & quickly take over. Very, very sweet with low carbonation leads to a heavy, stomach-flooding drinking experience. One half-bomber & done for this boy.

Sub-mediocre IIPA that is void of punch, bitterness, or much of a hop experience at all. If you like a IIPA that's mostly a malt bomb, you should enjoy this one. Not my speed.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of cvm4
3.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours murky amber with a brown shade to it. There's a one finger eggshell head.

S - Tropical fruits, not much else to me.

T - Slightly sweet with a hit of pineapple.

M - Light to medium body with medium carbonation.

O - Not a lot of hoppiness to it. The score had me thinking it should be better. To make. To be fair, I'm not sure how long it's been sitting. I did pick it up on vacation and don't see a bottle date.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Dry Dock's Double IPA from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
4.07 out of 5 based on 255 ratings.
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