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

Dry Dock's Double IPADry Dock's Double IPA
BA SCORE
89.1%
Liked This Beer
4.08 w/ 257 ratings
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
Ranking:
#2,919
Reviews:
106
Ratings:
257
Liked:
229
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
11.03%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
29
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 257 |  Reviews: 106
Photo of bostonryan
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of durlta
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of ehammond1
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle (2011)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, quirkzoo!

Somewhat hazy deep, dark orange, bordering on amber, with a tight, moderately sized off-white head that eventually leaves spots of lace down the glass.

A sweet, citrusy aroma, with lots of grapefruit and a mild dose of pain, along with a heavy amount of sweet, sugary caramel.

The flavor is sweeter too than most big West Coast style DIPAs, with the toffee and caramel sweetness balancing nicely with the bold grapefruit and pine notes from the hops.

Medium bodied, a touch sticky, not particularly dry either, but no doubt drinkable.

Above average, but I would not seek this out.

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Photo of denver10
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a orangey yellow with a foamy off white head. A nice sweet and fruity aroma; a nice malt underbelly paired with some sweet orange and mango juices, and some pine. Flavor follows suit. A nice creamy medium body with a healthy amount of activity. Overall, a great DIIPA.

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Photo of CoryR
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of DaveHack
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of thewimperoo
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of CuriousMonk
4.42/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bomber into dimple glass mug. Pours a cloudy dark orange color with thick, sustaining off-white head. Aroma has resiny fruit tones of tangerine, orange, floral, biscuit, with a rich, sweet sap-like aspect. Sweet and hoppy flavor profile with less nectary, with a soily feel, and a fruity, leafy hop profile. Full bodied, thick, slightly syrupy mouthfeel. Overall, an excellent DIPA from the 2010 Small Brewery of the Year!

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Photo of SierraFlight
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deereless
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of emmasdad
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the tap a nice medium golden color, with a decent, cloudy white cap of foam. Good citrusy hop aromas right up front, grapefruit, maybe lemon. On the palate, I get a little bit of that citrusy hop character, along with some caramel, and a good bitter finish.

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Photo of JohnK17
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of GilGarp
4.45/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bomber served cold into a pint class.

Seven Seas (which I had at the Dry Docks brewery when it was called 7 Cs) is a very hazy copper orange color. The head is short-lived but the lacing is substantial.

Aroma is super hoppy and so full of citrus.

Flavor is excellent. It must be the most sweet-citrus double IPA I can remember having. Every type seems to be represented: lemons, oranges, grapefruit, and lime. A honey sweetness is perfectly judged. There's evenly some resiny pine. A little something for everyone.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with perfect carbonation. The balance is great for the style. Plenty of sweetness to counter-act the hops. Easily the most drinkable DIPA I've ever had.

Overall an outstanding DIPA. It's probably one of the best I've ever had. Seek this one out!

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Photo of Devman171
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Blazer22
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Smarty_Pints
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of elkinbrown
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle split with the Steep after another golf related meltdown. Why must all fairways here slope from left to right? Regardless, a good afternoon.

Cloudy orange with some spotted lacing.

Brewed with 7 "C" hops. Baby aspirin, soap, and muddled citrus.

Taste pops brighter than the nose. Juicy citrus fruit, minimal bitterness, baby aspirin on the finish.

Very smooth, somewhat sweet and tempered but in a good way.

Nice beer...neither over the top nor overly sweet.

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Photo of DonFrap
4/5  rDev -2%

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

Photo of pmarlowe
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Vonerichs
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dry Dock's Double IPA from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.1% out of 100 with 257 ratings
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