Detour Double India Pale Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Detour Double India Pale AleDetour Double India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
1,545 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:
#14,528
Reviews:
316
Ratings:
1,545
pDev:
12.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
394
Trade:
4
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,545 |  Reviews: 316
Photo of BushwyckCraft
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of dar482
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a crystal clear light ruby and dark reddish amber.

The aroma has huge overly sweet citrus and tropical pineapple, orange, peaches, dried apricot and mango along with a big resinous pine. Some green piney dankness. Some sweet bready malt.

In the front, again those hugely sweet tropical pineapple, mango, peaches, orange peel. A huge sugary sweetness with a bready malt backbone. A very clean experience. There’s a medium amount of alcohol in the back. With not much bitterness other than some spicy pine and green leaf qualities.

This beer drinks extremely clean despite the sweetness behind this beer. It reminds me of Enjoy By and a lower ABV Hi-Res. A highly underrated brew. Check this out!

 718 characters

Photo of aquazr1
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of JLapadura
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jakecattleco
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of DC_Brah
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of madtrixter787
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of SavageHopHead
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Hitmanoo
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of djtomain
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of wafers
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of Blaze5445
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of TTripp725
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of rab53
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of noyellowfizzbeer
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of BeerMeBrah
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of SimcoeKid
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Hazy gold, 1 1/2 fingers off white head. Good lacing.

S - Piney, spicy hops. Strong malt backbone. Light caramel.

T - Citrus hops, malty sweetness, spice, heavy bitterness. A little bit boozy.

M - Thick mouthfeel. Coats the palate. Medium carb,

O - A solid double IPA. A little on the heavy side at 9.5%. The alcohol is relatively well-hidden.
Enjoyable, but probably not something I'd seek out again.

 413 characters

Photo of GratefulHop
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A little malt in the nose.
Taste: Strong hops up front. Very piney and resinous. Fairly well balanced with the malts without being too sweet.
Long lasting pine resin finish with a little sweetness.
Overall true to their regular 'Hop Notch" IPA, but with beefed up characteristics.
Bought as 4 pack for~$10; potential repeat buy.

 329 characters

Photo of Copernicus
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of ISmith87
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A 4 - copper amber clear color with a white head that leaves good lacing
S 3.75 - lots of pine with a aired breast malt background. Pretty fresh smelling though.
T 3.75 - pine, pineapple. Lots of breast malt.
M 3.75 - grainy, coarse. Alc covered. Aftertaste bready with some pine.
O 3.75 - its ok. One time buy.

 312 characters

Photo of Beeahluvah
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of brywhite
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Detour Double India Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 1,545 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.