Detour Double India Pale Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
1,517
Reviews:
310
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
12.73%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
380
For Trade:
2
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Photo of flyinhawaiian
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of huthuty
4.58/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

As far as IPAs go this is the best I've had for the alcohol content therein, it looks groggy and intimidating, the taste is strong yet delicious, highly recommended

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Photo of AlexErez
4.42/5  rDev +17.2%
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 -0.5%
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 -9.3%
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 +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of citizencane
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
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 +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsmith313
3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beachops
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DesertFox24
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phil-Fresh
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can.

A: Moderate citrus, light pine and grassy hops, followed by an ample malt caramel sweetness

A: Copper color, slightly hazy with a thin white head that quickly forms a film across the glass with a thick ring around the glass and moderate lacing the glass.

T: Moderate citrus, light pine and resin hop flavors, followed by moderate caramel malt sweetness, followed by a moderate hop bitterness on the finish.

M: Full bodied with moderate carbonation and hides its alcohol well.

O: Solid; this is big beer with lots of malt sweetness to off-set the citrus, piney hops. The beer drinks almost like an American Barleywine.

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Photo of Samputnam14
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Frankenmonkey81
4.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cheefdaddy1
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Euphoria69
5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TimberSwanson
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of hawkssb04
4.41/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
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