Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPA | Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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127 Ratings
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Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPAKiller Green Wet Hopped DIPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
Oregon, United States
doublemountainbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
2007:
Brewed with organic Pilsner Malt, imported crystal malts, and fresh Oregon hops. 7% ABV, 60 BU

2008:
Brewed with organic Pilsner Malt, imported crystal malts, Simcoe and fresh Oregon Perle hops. 7.8% ABV, 70 BU

2010: 7.2% ABV, 83 BU.

2011: 7.5% ABV, 97 BU

Added by John_M on 10-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
127
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
11
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 127 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of JoshuaMason
1.88/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Vintage: 2013
Appearance: Translucent Orange; Medium Carbonation; Fluffy, off-white head; minimal lace
Smell: Honey; orange rind; apple; hint of clove
Taste: Apple and Clove
Mouth-feel: Medium Body; Good carbonation level; Dry Finish
Overall: This beer has a great look and mouthfeel, but the taste is horrible; I am willing to admit the possibility of a bad batch or bottle, but it was purchased cold from a reputable retailer… Just awful. Like an apple just smoked a clove cigarette.

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2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

Photo of LouZ
2.68/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured on draft at Crafted Tap House. Look and smell were okay, and the front end of the taste was just fine. But the swallow was disgusting. I can only compare the flavor to that of gasoline. To be sure my taste buds were not shot, I had each of the three others at the table take a sip without telling them my impression - all three made the same face and found it to be undrinkable. Maybe it's the tap line, but I cannot recommend nor would I venture beyond an exploratory taste of this one again.

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Photo of KlayWey
3/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of beertunes
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This the 2010 version, and I don't have the stats on it. Served in straight pint glass. Poured a rather typical orangey-amber color with about an inch of off-white head that had decent retention and lacing.

The aroma reminded me of the cheap home-grown weed we used to get in Upstate new York 30 years ago, herby, floral and a touch skunky. The flavor was was fairly benign, with the skunky weed taste dominating, a bit of malt in the background and not much else going.

The body was typical for the style. Drinkability was OK, but I can't see myself having this again, unless it's just for a fairness check. Overall, a bit disappointing, I expect much better from this brewery.

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3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

2008 saw Double Mountain once again release this fresh hop pale ale with a crazed punky/skunky aroma. It doesn't smell bad, just weird in the sense of skunk cannabis. It is clouded pale amber with green, grassy flavor, scattered lace, and low suds. Killer has a touch of children's aspirin flavor sometimes associated with Amarillo hops. I don't know if fresh Amarillo are used here, but the taste is an acquired one that grows soothing over time.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Bottle opened 10.21.14

Let down with this one.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of almostjay
3.35/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DucksFan16
3.47/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Birmz
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickyT
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of brywhite
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anteater
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of wiltznucs
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of twelveinches
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dirtylou
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on-tap, bottleworks

appearance: served in a shaker pint, clear amber-orange body, filmy white head with a sticky lace

smell: earthy green hops, grain, grassy

taste: grassy earthy hops - just not a lot of depth which seems to be consistent with the other double mountain hop-forward beers i've sampled. Grain, rustic malt, roasted vegetables. Not of the finer fresh hop brews of the season

mouthfeel: oily and slick

overall: average

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3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of EB1
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Killer Green Wet Hopped DIPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
3.88 out of 5 based on 127 ratings.
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