Atwater Conniption Fit Double IPA | Atwater Brewery

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Atwater Conniption Fit Double IPAAtwater Conniption Fit Double IPA

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by oberon on 06-12-2010

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5/5  rDev +46.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.38/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.22/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours cloudy orange copper color with a big foamy 2 finger light tan head with a ton of bubbles in it that faded very slowly, leaving great foamy rings of lace as it went down.

Smells of grapefruit, piney hops/pine cones, orange peel, citrus hops, grass, mint, floral hops, grains, herbs and light spices like pepper and coriander; a nice hoppy nose that bursts with the different hop notes and was like sweet wet hops were added - a very nice nose.

Tastes more malty than the nose, with biscuit, malt, lightly toasted grains and sweet bread or cake leading the way, followed by orange juice, pineapple, grapefruit, lemon, tangerine, guava, citrus hops, piney hops, brown sugar, apple skin, herbs, tea leaf, pepper, light spices and coriander; very juicy hop flavor mixed with nice sweet malty notes made for a complex and enjoyable flavor. Started out English IPA and finished as a West Coast IPA, which was a great transition and hid the alcohol completely.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth and buttery with mild zesty carbonation, a medium chewy body and a sweet overall flavor with a slight bitter citrus finish. What a very pleasant surprise, this was a solid DIPA that went down so smooth and easy and felt more like an IPA. A really solid beer that I recommend trying.

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Photo of ordybill
4.17/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. This beer has a murky amber color with a small off-white head. The aroma is mostly malt. The taste is more malt than hops and has a slight bitter aftertaste. A really good brew from Atwater.

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4.16/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: A copper amber pour with a slight haze produces a 3” white to cream colored persistent, lacy foam cap. It takes 4 minutes to reduce to ¼ its original size.

S: Spicy, light biscuit, topical fruit, wood and green aromas rise from the glass. Hop aromas medium to medium high, clean fermentation character, malt aromas medium.

T: Big tropical fruit flavors featuring pineapple and citrus on a light malt backbone. Just above medium bitterness balances medium high hop flavors and medium to medium low malt. Lingering interplay of fruit and bitterness.

F: Lush and creamy texture with a medium body and carbonation.

O: Very well balanced and put together with rich, satisfying flavors.

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4.12/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a nice clear orange liquid with a thin, bone-white head. A quick swirl brings the head back to a nice, one finger thickness.

S- Caramel, pine, grass, citrus, and maybe a touch of cotton candy. Very aromatic and intriguing. A bit old school considering the lack of fruitiness but it is nice for a change-up.

T- Caramel, vanilla, pine, oranges, and grass. Bitter and sweet. Much maltier than many beers of the style. Unique.

M- A very smooth body with some lingering bitterness.

O- A unique double IPA that is definitely more on the old school side but is definitely memorable. Fairly drinkable considering the lower alcohol content for the style.

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4/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is not what I was expecting, and I love a surprise like this.

It's darker golden almost orange - not your usual IPA. More like an imperial red. The aroma gives away what is coming in the taste. It smells hugely malty.

The taste is much maltier than any IPA labelled product I've had in a while. It's a deep, chewey malt. The hops are completely overpowered - maybe this is an old bottle, but I like it. Let me check for markings ... I can't tell, but I'm pretty sure it is - very old. That explains the hops being missing, but it's an interesting malt bomb.

The aftertaste is bitter and sweet - like a barleywine.

I'll take it - a probably-too-old bottle from a usually reputable dealer (Saveon), but a very interesing and unique taste.

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Atwater Conniption Fit Double IPA from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 170 ratings