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:
379
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,517 |  Reviews: 310
Photo of Honeybourne
3.05/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of m1k3g3tz
4.91/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Rand_Schoeb
4.51/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a narrow pint glass: color is amber, hazy, a little dense looking; head is off white to light tan with a mixture of small to medium bubbles, head laces the glass sides.

Smell is sweet, then strongly hoppy, then some strong fusel alcohol.

Taste is sweet, moderate caramel flavor, hops are muddled a bit with pine and citrus but a bit over bitter. Fusel alcohol is a bit strong and doesnt seem to meld well with the stronger caramel and bitter flavors.

Mouthfeel is bitter, hoppy and then some harshness from the strong alcohol presence.

Overall flavor profile seems to be a miss for me, not bad just a little off balance from the malt to the hops.

Update on 6/7/2017: picked up a case on discount as it approached best by date - less fusel alcohol, harsher/sweeter flavor, bitter and hoppy flavors dominate.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DomingoOrtiz
4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PSanger
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Awesome color. Really burnt orange. A thing of beauty. Taste is different though. With all the alcohol I'd expect more flavor. I am not getting much other than light caramel

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Photo of Shy5
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tongbliss
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JustinAbs
2.88/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of craigbelly
3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffwise
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tekstr1der
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy dark golden with clingy top of white. Aroma is tropical fruits and mild malt. Flavor brings out a large presence of mango and other similar fruits. A bitter bite accompanies the whole sip. Finish is dry and lingering. Looks and smells better than than the drinking.

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Photo of stevoj
3.51/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Brewer's haven. Crisp and tart double, darkish amber, thin skin of a head. Lots of piney hops, dry and crisp.Enjoyable. Accessible, for the style.

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Photo of jgarvis
4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- clear dark copper color, nice head dissipates kinda quickly, nice lacing
S- malt, citrus hops
T- piney, citrus hops, some malt
M- medium bodied
D- very good, I would drink it again definitely.

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Photo of sjrider
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wamba
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of q33jeff
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

**
08/30/2015
Bottle to glass.
Aroma is hops, citrus, Orange, grass, hay.
Appearance is Deep Orange color, creamy white head.

Taste is yum, smooth hops,sour Orange, lemon, smoke, ash, very nice.

Feel is creamy with above average carbonation.

Top of the line IPA."

**

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Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 1,517 ratings.
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