Double Overhead IPA | Maui Brewing Co.

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Double Overhead IPADouble Overhead IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
mauibrewingco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rich slightly malty body supports this generously hopped Imperial India Pale Ale.


Added by TurdFurgison on 03-16-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
112
Reviews:
19
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
8.58%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Photo of tommy5
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of blissfulNemo
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drunkenmess
3.97/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 5/9/2017. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy deep golden/yellow color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Thick foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, cracker, bread, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/pine hops and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, cracker, bread, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine, citrus peel, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, lemon/orange peel, pepper, pine, cracker, bread, light honey, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Moderate dryness from lingering bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderate crisp, bready/grainy/sticky, and lightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 8.5%. Overall this is an excellent DIPA! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and pretty refreshing to drink; with the balanced bitter/drying finish. Very dank, vibrant, and juicy on hops; just enough malt to balance the bitterness. Tastes pretty much identical to Big Swell; but a bit more bitter and less malty(despite the higher ABV). A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Zaphog
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackop555
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange. Foamy, medium, off white head that fades quickly. Light lacing.

Smells citrus, tropical, orange peel, doughy malts and hints vegetal.

Tastes tangerine, orange, citrus peel, tropical and doughy malt. Finish is dry with pine and citrus peel linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of glf60
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 oz can on June 11, 2017.

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Photo of Avatar113
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jebrew
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rawfish
3.22/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jzlyo
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aroma is pine, citrus and thick honey/syrup sweetness. The flavor is grapefruit, tropical fruit, malts, mild syrup/honey and a warming alcoholic/slightly spicy finish.

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Photo of CJNAPS
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Another good limited release from Maui.
Clear orange color, nice lacing from the head the lasted the whole beer.
clean refreshing taste, It hides the 8.5% well
Gotta grab some more before this one is gone.

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Photo of Treyliff
4.41/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz can poured into a snifter

A- pours a slightly hazy golden-orange color with a one-finger creamy white head that has good retention after the pour

S- citrus-forward aroma with plenty of tangerine, orange peel & grapefruit zest. Undertones of grass and pine, just a hint of toasted malt. Classic west coast ipa aroma

T- citrusy hops follow the nose with juicy tangerine notes, followed by zesty orange and grapefruit pith. The juicy citrus continues through the mid palate, before giving way to some grassy notes. The finish gives more orange an lingers with just a hint of toasted malt.

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp, semi-dry finish, abv hidden well

O- classic west coast ipa that is loaded with juicy citrus and hides the abv throughout, well done

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into Snifter glass. Canned on March 21st. Somewhat old so let's see what this is like.

L: Cloudy orange gold. Finger width white head recedes into a thin layer. Spotty lacing.

S: Juicy hops on the nose, to the point where my mouth watered heavily. Floral hops and caramel malt backnotes.

T: Juicy grapefruit and orange hop notes, faint floral notes with a good caramel backbone keeping the bitterness reasonably in check.

F: Medium bodied, higher carbonation, hops residuals linger.

O: Good beer.

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Photo of Kurzman
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffSK
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rand
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at 1502 OB Noodle House, into a pint

Dark, cloudy orange-brown color, frothy head with plenty of lacing. Signature Maui bouquet - floral, orange juice-y, caramelly malts. Flavors align, where the hops bend a bit spicy mid-sip. Semi-long finish with lingering bittersweet risiduals.

I have a soft spot for Maui brews. Big Swell was the first tasty craft beer I had in a can, so I tend to overrate. But it's not necessary here - this hits all the aspects needed in a big IPA, and is easy to throw back. I'll definitely be looking out for a 6.

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Photo of jera1350
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattsander
3.59/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Radcpa
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark straw appearance with a nice head and just the right amount of carbonation. Fruity aroma. Great fruity taste without any alcohol aftertaste. There is no strong hoppy taste.

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Photo of cherche
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Double Overhead IPA from Maui Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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