Pro-Am Series No. 3 - Doublewide Double IPA | Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

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Pro-Am Series No. 3 - Doublewide Double IPAPro-Am Series No. 3 - Doublewide Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
beaus.ca

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Doublewide is homebrewer Brad Cliffords's interpretation of a American-style Double IPA, ramped up in bitterness, aroma and strength. Expect classic citrusy American hop aromas from this 8% abv India Pale Ale. Pairs well with bold, flavourful and spicy foods that match the style’s intensity.

100+ IBU

Added by bryehn on 01-20-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
6.43%
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by Kornoms:
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

600ml brown bottle, freshness date on the bottle tag.

LOOK: Hop hazed amber, superb looking head

SMELL: Dank, resin, grapefruit rind, pineapple skin, fresh grass, caramel, alcohol

TASTE: Smooth, bitter, cotton candy, treacle, earthy, leafy, hop oil, grapenuts, tropical esters, bready, bitter dry finish

Insanely bitter, obviously did not hold back here. A palate destroyer with out a doubt. Hoppiest / bitterest beer I have had to come out of Canada. Keep it up guys!!

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Photo of Sammy
3.51/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Subscription series. Big carbonation, but still several weeks from bottling may have tamed the hop punch from this, as evident in the nose. Orange body with a bubbly head, Lacey. Citrus,mango, drying finish.Average moutheel,decent drinkability.OK for the style.

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Photo of liamt07
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Rhino for the Doublewide release party, into a Beau's branded pint glass.

Pours reddish with some mahogany hues, a finger and change of white head. Light retention but solid lacing. Nose has spicy, herbal and grapefruit (among other citrus notes) and a bit of sharp alcohol. Big, bready caramel base supports this. Taste reflects these qualities quite well, spicy herbal and rich citrus hop notes come through, again with only a dash of alcohol. Malt base is prominent as well, with a long herbal bitterness in the finish. Big full body and a medium low carbonation that hits the nail on the head for this beer. Great feel and well crafted - a nice homebrew that did well when ramped up in scale.

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Photo of trippinbillyrmc
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of bryehn
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beau's Caba Caba Hey! Pro-Am series No. 03 brewed in collaboration with Great Canadian Homebrew Competition winner Brad Clifford. Delivered from the brewery on the day of release, served at about 50 in a wide-mouthed wine glass in two servings.

Pours a slightly hazy, rusty amber colour with a moderate light beige head that leaves some spotty lacing and settles as a thin collared film.

Somewhat subdued, if not balanced aroma for the style with a summery undertone. Bitter grapefruit citrus and caramel are mingled with fruity notes that remind me of pineapple and honeydew.

The taste is markedly bitter with a distinct citrus flavour that's somewhere between grapefruit and orange peel. Toasted yeast and malts create a bread-like backing that soak up some of the bitterness in the finish.

Full-bodied with a mild carbonation. No trace of the ABV in the taste, but I certainly felt it. Very heavy, malty and bready on the tongue with a slight creaminess that helps ease it down. The aftertaste has earthy and toasted tones about it.

Extraordinarily drinkable offering that is a bit of a departure for Beau's in that it lacks their characteristic "farm fresh funk".

Heavy on the bitterness and it has traditional hophead flavours with a solid and nicely-balanced backing. Maybe they should consider brewing this one again, I'd love to have a good, Ontario-brewed DIPA available.

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Photo of CliffBrake
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of bbeane
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into my DFH chalice... aggressive pour leads to a huge rocky head that slowly disappears leaving behind a nice clumps of froth stuck to the glass. Beer is amber in color with some light activity

S- Lots of bitter citrus in the nose, mostly grapefruit and tangerine notes

T- Lots of citrus hop flavor though not intense. Seems to be the tiniest hint of sweetness that manages to come out in the finish... possibly what puts the damper on a lingering hop bitterness in your mouth

M- Medium body with light/medium carbonation

O- A solid beer, though there's other Boulevard offerings I'd spring for before this one

CHEERS

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Pro-Am Series No. 3 - Doublewide Double IPA from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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