Detour Double India Pale Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
67.7%
Liked This Beer
3.81 w/ 1,531 ratings
Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Detour blazes the trail for fresh and bold Double IPAs. Four varieties of hops combine to step up the flavor profile. A hoppy adventure that finishes dry. Big in alcohol and character.

74 IBU

Added by Beaver13 on 05-30-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,026
Reviews:
312
Ratings:
1,531
Liked:
1,037
Avg:
3.81/5
pDev:
12.6%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
384
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,531 |  Reviews: 312
Photo of DanGeo
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TigerTimmy
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Overall a decent beer, but has a bitter/vinegerish aftertaste which I didn't care for.

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Photo of DamienI
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcthfg
4.23/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coloute
4.41/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FLima
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper orange color with a thick thin head with medium retention.
Nice aroma with notes of melon, pine, caramel, lychees, orange marmalade and lots of guava.
Flavor with notes of lychees, caramels, grapefruit, spices, guava juice, resin, pine and flowers. Dry and bitter aftertaste. It feels bitter, but not as its 96 IBUs given malts and fruity character of the hops.
Full body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 9.5% is hidden within its malt base. Mild sticky feeling.
DIPA with unique character that delivers intensively the promised guava, pine and caramels. Sure, hop enough and within style, but a bit too malty for me.

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Photo of ntanner83
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tedho21
3.17/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ned57
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimpyle48
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from can

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Photo of GaPeach
2.95/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Canned.

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Photo of PlinyMeNow
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had it on draft in a tulip. Pour a pretty copper with a nice creamy head. It is smooth, strong, resinous, creamy. The hop profile is nice and balanced, containing citrus, orange and other fruit notes combined with pine resin and danker hops, though I'd have liked more of a punch. The sweet caramel malt kept insisting too much on its presence, however--a bit too much for me. Overall an enjoyable and balanced drink, but definitely not a hop fest and a bit to syrupy for me personally.

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Photo of flyinhawaiian
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of huthuty
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a copper color with a solid head, the smell is brilliantly hoppy with an alcohol smell present as well
The taste is overwhelming and hoppy, this is the type of beer that haunts the dreams of non hopheads, extreme hoppy taste with mild malt and lots of alcohol. This is indeed one or my favorites

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Photo of AlexErez
4.42/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A very nice double IPA perfect for summer afternoons. Enjoyably hoppy taste with floury and sweet undertones to round out the aftertaste.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a semi-dark burnt orange to brown color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly dissipated. Messy light lacing all over the place. The smell starts off with a sharp citrus to piney hops moving into subtle crisp spicy tones over a caramel malt backbone. Nicely balanced. The taste took in all of those flavors. Caramel malt seemed a bit more pronounced. Semi-dry sticky citrus / piney to sticky caramel malt aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping quality about it. Carbonation runs fairly smooth. Malts and spices balance to hit my tongue. Overall, this one seemed to be very well balanced. I’d have again.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.42/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Deep copper colored with a quarter inch of creamy and tightly packed beige head. Honestly the nose seems very reserved for a double IPA. I'm getting some faint pine and light malt. I'm tasting some fairly balanced piney hops and light bready malt. There's some faint piney burn on the tongue that lingers. The mouth is lightly sticky and chewy.

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Photo of moundbz
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of citizencane
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours tan-orange with decent head and abundant lingering lacing on draft. Smells of malt, and pine and herbal hops. Taste is similar. Feel is thick and resiny. Solid double.

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Photo of AJmon13
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurzman
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsmith313
3.49/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 67.7% out of 100 with 1,531 ratings
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