Gypsy Stumper
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American IPA
Ranked #2,878
Ranked #17,293
3.9 | pDev: 8.21%
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
Oregon, United States
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Photo of bilbobrewer
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought a single 12 oz bottle at Fred Meyer. Bottled on Aug. 14/19...6 weeks old. (...kudos for providing the info!)

Pours clear copper. impressive glass lacing. upfront the taste is piney,bready, slightly bitter & not the 'sweet juicy' so common now. Elevated amount of malty backbone, showing up in the sweet aftertaste.
Housekeeping info is shows this beer label (from a 500ml bottle) as: 7.5% abv, 80 IBU.
But the text right below that states: 7.0% abv, 80 IBU.
The label of the 12 oz bottle which I'm drinking says: 6.8% abv, 80 IBU.
Get it together, DM!!

Beyond that...I do like it. A more mature, slightly complex IPA. Nice.

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Photo of Mister_Faucher
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Six pack of bottles purchased at Central Market in Mill Creek, Washington.
Bottled on 7/23/19. Poured in to a Samuel Smith pint glass.

Look- Slightly hazy dark copper color, massive dense off-white head which with great retention, nice lacing. solid carbonation streams as it sits.

Smell- Pineapple... lots of pineapple. Papaya, stone fruit (apricot and nectarine), pithy citrus (lemon, tangerine and grapefruit), sweet caramel/toffee malt. Light danky pine and grass.

Taste- Follows the nose. Light bitterness, really well balanced.

Feel- Medium bodied, lively carbonation. Semi-sweet, creamy and sticky.

O- Considering DM started brewing this in the early 80s, it's a really contemporary IPA IMO.

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Photo of Lingenbrau
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice classic pine and grapefruit zest meets sweet tangerine in a crisp, bitter, easy drinking bright gold beer. Classic and delicious Double Mountain.


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Photo of Reidrover
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint glass from a growler filled at Growl Movements Salem location.
Pours a dark orange/amber colour with no head..this might have been because the growler spent several hours in trunk of car unsecured ( dumb)
Slightly citric,orange aromas along with a pretty substantial malt that smells like salted caramel not a bad thing!
OHHH taste is so very fruity ,..indeed mandarin and tangerine come to mind..then orange peel and caramel malts takes a back seat Very nice.
Mouth feel is good too..usually IPAs like this have thin bodies..this one is smooth and medium..all the way.
Very nice rare IPA here.

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Photo of wordemupg
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into tulip 29/3/17

A clear golden liquid, slow bubbles throughout, thumbs width of loose foam doesn't hang around that long but leaves lots of random lace

S orange peel, grapefruit, brown sugar, spruce, floral hops, has some fresh hops veggies notes even though I doubt this is fresh hopped being bottles in January

T still has lots of citrus and the hops haven't taken off with it, lots of brown sugar and sweet bread notes, gets rindy late

O leaning toward full, very gritty inside, nice bitter bit with citrus peel and pine lingers strong

I rather liked this one, nothings over the top but everything there, not something I'd drink all day but at the end of a long one this one would hit the spot...

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Photo of Spikester
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear gold with two fingers of white head. Swathes of lace.
Smell is slightly dank hops and bread crust malts.
Taste is slightly dank bitter hops with a good malt backbone.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation. Finish is crisp dry and medium bitter.
Overall another fine brew from Double Mountain Brewery.

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Photo of ByronDBeer
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Cloudy orange copper
S: Freshy hops, fruity tangerine citrus
T: Too much fruit, sweet, lots of things going on, tangerine, grapefruit, too much juice- not a fan. Yeasty finish too... not IPA
F: crisp, normal

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Photo of rarigney
4.27/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Somewhat cloudy, honey color with a nice off-white head. Has an aroma of hops and citrus. The taste reminds me of grapefruit. This is a very enjoyable beer and may be one of my favorites from Double Mountain.

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Photo of erickc
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tried pint from cask at Special Brews Lynnwood, WA. Really enjoyed this one, even warm.
Has mild lacing, rich color, nice sort of floral hoppy scent with pine, hop taste.

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Photo of Rogerlb
3.34/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Golden amberish look that is cloudy, two-finger head that is creamy and sudsy. Aroma is hoppy, sweet, a kind of rotting fruit and a certain amount of danky wet grass. Very rich-promising.

Taste is a little more conservative, bitter beginning moving into citra hops, grapefruit, maybe tangerine rind, then moving with the creamy malt understructure that comes across as burnt, into what I can only describe as a crunchy beetle-shell sour tint near the end. A mineral in the aftertaste like ,as user biboergosum said, "hard water."

Finish is dry, but underwhelming. Carbonation is big on this. Cream soda muddled with rotting pine sticks, the finish didn't resolve well, the beginning was much more pleasant.

As beer warms, I'm liking it less. I feel like the finish is trying to be fruity but has too much going on and lost the plot. Bitter is nice level, feels a little boozy (at 7.5% it doesn't hide it well). Pleasant overall but not one to look for in my opinion.

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Photo of biboergosum
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle, with a nice theme for the local ski hill-enabling lumberjacks.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium copper amber colour, with three fat-ass fingers of puffy, loosely foamy, and fairly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some splendidly thorough alien script lace around the glass as it lazily recedes.

It smells of mildly dank pine resin, muddled Florida orange and white grapefruit notes, a certain wet chalkiness, some gritty and grainy caramel malt sweetness, and further leafy and floral hop bitters. The taste is semi-sweet pale and bready caramel malt, kind of musty pine needles and their forest floor friends, stale navel orange, lemon, and grapefruit pith, a consistent damp mineral flintiness, and more earthy, leafy, and floral hoppiness.

The carbonation is quite active, though only via a gentle frothiness, the body a sturdy middleweight, and more or less smooth, as these particular hops seem to possess some old-school gentlemanly manners. It finishes off-dry, that big dumb fruity character aiding the lingering, yet overmatched malt in that respect.

Overall, a pretty tasty amalgam of a few different IPA ideals - West Coast pine and citrus, for sure, but that Vermont (not sure if that's what the kids are calling this) hard water thing blears matters to a certain degree. Whatever, it's good, and easy to drink despite its strength, something that the titular working man would likely have appreciated.

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Photo of LampertLand
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Double Mtn Brewpub 'Gypsy Stumper IPA' @ 7.5% , served from a 500 ml bottle purchased for $6.35
A-pour is a light gold from the bottle to a clearish gold in the glass with a small thin off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-mild hoppyness (bit medicinal) more hoppy at the last pour/swallow
T-big bold tasing single IPA , (where does single end & a double start ?)
MF-ok carbonation , full body
Ov-surprisingly good IPA , even here in the PNW
prost LampetLand

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Photo of mactrail
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Golden orangey amber color with plenty of coarse suds in the New Belgium snifter. Pleasant spritzy mouthfeel. Appealing whiff of gardenia along with the piney aroma. Sharp and a little acidic with hop oils.

Sweet and roasted with a lot of grain flavors. Sweet corn, even. Interesting flowery hop taste that seems even sweeter with the malt. A touch of lime peel. Even some club soda taste, sharp and bubbly. Drier finish, almost like there is some Belgian yeast in the mix. Tasted from the 500 ml bottle purchased at Railroad Market in Burlington.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 500mL bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a moderate haze and a thin layer of frothy ivory foam. Pretty attractive.

Smell: nicely citrusy hops with just a touch of dankness over a moderately sweet and perhaps a bit toasty malt base. I really like it.

Taste: quite sweet with a big dose of citrusy, dank hops. The earthier element comes out a lot more in the flavor, with a bit of vegetal character on the finish. Bitterness is pretty solid, though, which I like. It gets a little dank but for the most part it's quite good.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a darn big carbonation for the style. This yields quite a good creaminess.

Overall: a good beer, but some of the hop flavor qualities don't strongly appeal to me -- there is a place for dankness, and this isn't quite it.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled on 3/25/15.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Tiny particles of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of citrus zest, grapefruit juice, pine needle, and slight dank hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and pine needle flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Moose90
3.87/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served On-Tap & from 32 oz Growler

A — Pours a clear and vibrant orangey hue into the glass. There is an off white colored head that sits on top and manages to leave behind some solid bits of lacing.

S — Smell is mild initially, but there are some floral and lightly resinous candied hop notes in there, not a dominating force, but a nice honey malt balanced hop bouquet.

T — Much like the nose, though amplified and made super enjoyable. Big notes of candied hop flowers, floral Amarillo esque notes and a little bit of candied ginger and tropical fruit notes. A bit of passionfruit and pineapple, a touch sweet, but a rather unique hop note is found here.

M — Medium bodied, a lingering semi-sweet finish.

O — Great overall, wish that this was available fresh all year round, but that has been an issue in the past. Look forward to this one, and I'll be back for more.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a nice two finger white head with great retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of orange family citrus and tropical fruit, citrus and piney hops, a little dankness, light caramel malt; spicy and smells good. Flavor is resinous citrus and piney hops, lemon and orange citrus, light tropical fruit, mild caramel malt that is nearly neutral. Finishes with lingering resinous hops and citrus rind. Great medium body with light creaminess and peppery carbonation. A nice hop forward IPA that almost tastes fresh hopped, but with a little less herbal hop flavors. I'd like a little more malt support for these intense hops, but that's a small quibble, this is really flavorful and easy to drink.

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Photo of terabin
4.69/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is my favorite hoppy beer that DM does. It has a great mouthfeel. It has a great balance between hops and malt. I taste pine, meyer lemon, tangerine, and fresh hops. It's very drinkable.

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Photo of JohnGalt1
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75


Clear orange, long lasting sudsy white head. Nose is pithy sweet citrus and earthy dank pine needles... Very aggressive bitterness... Ubiquitous PNW IPA... Very hoppy with barely enough malt balance... Most of the country would call this out of whack, I call it great. Body is light/medium, carbonation is a little abrasive. Tough to put the glass down, but it is still not quaffable by any stretch.


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Photo of DefenCorps
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery today.

Mildly hazy orange with a dense off white head with good retention and lacing. The nose is solid. A bright and robust citrus with some mild pine, candied orange and ripe mandarins, this is solid if a little subdued, especially because of how cold it was served. The palate opens very juicy, fruity and hoppy with moderate bitterness, and plenty of fruit. Juicy oranges, mandarins, a little ruby red grapefruit. Malt character is moderate but I is more of a bready character than a syrupy sweetness. Medium light in body, this is a refreshing IPA, especially when served on the colder side. The finish is long and fruity with w pleasant bitterness. Very enjoyable, this is recommended.

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