Detour Double India Pale Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale
1,531 Ratings
Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States

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

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Photo of regspeir
3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured a dark golden orange from a 12-oz bottle with a healthy 2-finger, white head which dissipated quickly to a coating. Lacing was ample and lasting. Nose was pine, citrus and some floral notes. Taste was malty, biscuity with some citrus (pineapple, mango) and caramel. Aftertaste was dominated by resiny, woody bitterness. Carbonation wasn’t intense nor was there any overpowering stickiness. Some alcohol warming present but not overwhelming. I wouldn’t avoid this but won’t go searching either.

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Photo of Cooker_stp
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of burkett
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very strong hop flavor masks any hint of the alcohol content. Subtle citrus tones with a caramel backbone that lingers a bit. Drank it straight from the bottle as I was without a good glass to pour it into so I can't really comment on the color or appearance.

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Photo of calcutron
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Dbrag
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Enriquehopnog
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of zac16125
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a tulip
Best before: 7/21/14

A: Pours a hazy, nearly opaque, copper color wth 1.5 fingers width of light tan head. Head dissipates down at a moderate rate and leaves tons of lacing.

S: Citrus, lots of malt, candied sugar like sweetness, subtle pine.

T: Piney, soapy hops, citrus rind. Big hop presence. Malt takes a backseat but provides a nice backbone to this beer. Tasty.

M/D: Full bodied, carbonation on the heavier side, ABV is very well masked, drinkability is average.

O: Good, not great. I would drink this again. Certainly worth a try.

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Photo of RyanAU
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Tanger112
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of DonGuido
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of tjwarren
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of NickBudzyn
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of Ewhite2121
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of zahara15
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Dougwillhike
3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of skubas86
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of HamdenHector
4.26/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: hazy; burnt orange in color; 2.5 finger pillowy head that receded over a few minutes; moderate lacing;

S: very aromatic; tropical fruit, a little floral; a touch of sharpness;

T: tropical fruit up front; combines with pine at mid-palate; mostly an earthy pine at the finish with a bit of tropical fruit in the background;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; very dry finish; hides the ABV well;

O: nicely complex flavors;

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Photo of Marty91
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ChipMurray
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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

Pours a red amber that's a bit hazy, minimal white head but it sticks around
Sweet caramel malt mixes with citrus grapefruit and light pine
Tastes follows nose with initial sip then leads to a building bitter showing some sweetness then returns the bitter mixing back w the sweet. You sense the alcohol. For how bitter it is the sweetness is equally strong
Mouthfeel is dry, medium
Overall a fair double ipa, but not quite up there

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Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 1,531 ratings
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