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Crosseyed & Painless | Hollister Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Hollister Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by brew3crew on 11-06-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
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4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Hollister brewery, sb, CA

A-golden body with a little bit of head that stays aaround for a bit

S-slight hop smell but not that strong

T-nice grapefruit hopiness. Really sticks in your mouth for a while. Well done.

M-medium body and smooth

O-very nice beer. Would like more

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Photo of Diomede
5/5  rDev +24.1%

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At the Toronado on tap during SDBW.

A - Pours a deep and vibrant copper color with a nice thick, foamy head. The lacing sticks to the glass like cotton candy.

S - Resinous pine, slight onion-like aroma, citrus. Aroma is on the weaker side for an IPA this big (IMO). The citrus side is somewhat resiny.

T - Some onion-like character, piny resins, grapefruit citrus and lemon zing throughout.

M - Medium body, somewhat creamy on the tongue with small prickles.

O - A pretty good DIPA that's well brewed but just isn't doing it for me.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


On tap at Toronado.

A: Bright orange with good clarity and a finger of dense white foam that quickly dissipates.

S: Dank pine resin with a dash of onion. I get a lot of citrus flesh, mostly orange, grapefruit, and peach. The hops are really expressive when the beer warms up. There's a fast fading candied sweetness and a light breadines. I get just a touch of alcohol in the nose.

T: Orange and mango mingle with onion and grapefruit. Sweetness is light and malt is bready. Alcohol is more evident in the taste than it was in the flavor, but it's not inappropriate.

M: Medium in body with upper moderate carbonation.

Overall: Another good IPA (Double IPA in this case) from Hollister. I recommend pairing this with carrots.

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Photo of largefarva
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Crosseyed & Painless from Hollister Brewing Co.
4.03 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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