Deluxe Organic Ale (DOA) | Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Deluxe Organic Ale (DOA)Deluxe Organic Ale (DOA)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Oregon, United States
hopworksbeer.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ccrida on 03-27-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
120
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of DallasK
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skrumpy
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber in color with a bubbly, off white head. The aroma is malt, grain, and some spice, citrus, and earthy notes. Flavor is grassy and herbal, with some bread malt and a hint of yeast. A bit of sweet and peppery hops. An interesting beer, but not a favorite.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of einman
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of B_B
4.17/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vueltador
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mikesubocz
4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rothobinide
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BMESSER88
3.31/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ninaturner
3.15/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grnmtnman
4.07/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of airpup
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucnifter
3.39/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vkv822
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz into tulip pint

Pours a clear, coppery amber with a thick, foamy off white head, thick lacing.

Malty, caramel notes with a lightly grassy, floral hop background.

Medium body, foamy active carbonation.

Nothing particularly fancy, just a well done, tasty amber ale.

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Photo of BrewtalHonesty
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of NJB145
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of biboergosum
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz Pils glass, as the tap takeover at the Underground grinds along on a Monday night.

This beer appears a murky, dark orange brick amber colour, with one thick finger of puffy, bubbly, and loosely foamy beige head, which leaves a broken wall of old concrete lace around the glass as it evenly bleeds away.

It smells of bready, light sugary caramel malt, red wine grapes, spiced apple pie, earthy yeast, and peppy leafy, weedy, and citrusy hops. The taste is grainy caramel malt, complex and confounding ripe orchard fruit, a hint of white pepper spice, and still up for it leafy, citrusy, and hay-like hops.

The bubbles are quite understated, and barely noticeable at times, the body an adequate medium weight, and plainly smooth, the fruity esters yo-yoing about. It finishes perfectly off-dry, the malt dancing a dance of fools with the playfully schizoid fruitiness.

An enjoyable and drinkable hopped up red ale, the fruity essences ruling the day. Could see putting back a few of these on another occasion, given how it hides its near 7 points of alcohol so well - worthy of checking out.

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Photo of tjcamm
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of ste5venla
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Deluxe Organic Ale (DOA) from Hopworks Urban Brewery
3.72 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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