Perfect Storm Double IPA | Oakshire Brewing

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Perfect Storm Double IPAPerfect Storm Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing
Oregon, United States
oakbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Cascadia on 06-24-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
113
Reviews:
37
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.03%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 113 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of Skrumpy
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Golden amber in color. Hazy, with an orange cream head. Moderate, streaky lacing. The aroma is malt forward, caramel malt & some orange. Herbal notes as well. The flavor is caramel malt and greens, grassy, herbal qualities. A bit of pine and grapefruit in the finish. Resinous and quite hoppy is the aftertaste, 100 IBUs. A bit of the alcohol feel at the end also. A decent beer, but not a go to for me.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.13/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Comes in darker than average, dull amber colors mixed with auburn, but it makes a solid 3/5" white head. Dry hop notes are muted, expresses more woodsiness than hops.

Some malt sweetness, again, looking for those familiar pine, citrus notes, they seem obscured at best. Another one of those hit the crystal malt feels big time. Have had some good hoppy stuff from Oakshire, but this one seemed uninspired and by the old school playbook with no exotic hopping or whatnot. High bitterness, low hop flavor.

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Photo of icemanls4
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VictorsValiant
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: slight haze; burnt orange in color; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a splotchy cap; very little lacing;

S: a combination of pine and tropical fruit for a moment, then citrus, mostly grapefruit, with pineapple in the background;

T: earthy tropical fruit up front; a little caramel; finish is tropical fruit and orange with very mild bitterness that increases in the aftertaste;

M: medium bodied; low to moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: nice, but I prefer their Watershed IPA;

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good double IPA. Normal orange/copper color, small foamy off white head. Funky, musty hop aroma. Taste is barley, caramel, and hops. It almost comes together though, not quite a perfect storm....bumped this up for a re-rate on 2015 version. Years rated: 2014, 2015

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Photo of cherche
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jazmi
4.38/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For such a big taste it was a great drink. Hop dominant but I'll likely be getting it again.

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Photo of GT1
4.29/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMMcCune
3.87/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beergoot
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Orange/gold hued body; thick, chunky and creamy head. Powerful orange aroma; pungent. Mild malt grain flavors quickly overtaken with an intense hop bitterness. Smooth and very dry feel.

This beer packs a wallop with the hops yet, for the style, does a very admirable job of balancing things out. Hops and booze dominate things although there is enough malt sweetness and touch of breadiness to keep things sane. Intense and engaging...

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Photo of JMScowcroft
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of will4738
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
4.31/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of randomn8
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jakecattleco
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mactrail
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chill-hazed orange amber with nice swirls of foam in the Fuller's nonic. Lemony nose. Some flowery flavors. Spritzy on the tongue and hot with alcohol.

Bitter orange with a sweet candy edge. Seriously spicy. Sudsy mouthfeel adds to the intensity of flavors. Pleasant enough, but overly bitter in the aftertaste. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Safeway in Anacortes, Wash.

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Photo of Murrobert
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Epicfail97081
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewski
3.82/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pete_IV
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beaver13
4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, 2015 version. Pours hazy golden orange with a medium fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is some caramel malts and lots of tropical fruits and piney resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet caramel / crystal malts with some tropical fruit and piney peppery hops with a big harsh bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a very nice DIPA with a bit of a harsh finish.

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Perfect Storm Double IPA from Oakshire Brewing
3.74 out of 5 based on 113 ratings.
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