Double Rainbow IPA | Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks

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85
very good
55 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
Pennsylvania, United States
elkcreekcafe.net

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for the spectacular and complete double rainbow that appeared in the northwest sky just outside the brewhouse during the inaugural mash in. With a foot in both the new and old worlds, this IPA is generously dry-hopped with English Fuggles, resulting in a strong, deep golden, very fresh, and fruity English flavor and aroma.

Added by ffejherb on 04-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
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0
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10
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2.92/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.73/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Medium gold pour with minimal head. Little bit of floral hops on the nose along with dry tea biscuit & caramel malt. It certainly is more restrained than most American IPAs, and the English style is more in-line with my own preferences. Hops add a nice touch but don't overwhelm, toffee & biscuit from the malt bill smooths it out, dry finish.

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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2.46/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

garbage

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4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this beer is great! one of my favorites, highly recommend if u like IPA's

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3.27/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.45/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

A. Pale straw color. Quickly dissipating head. Little evident carbonation.

S. not forthcoming on the nose. Smells like a macro.

T. Not a lot of hop character. Malty, and a bit of a rubbery note. Poor representation of the style, IMO.

M. Medium body. Medium finish. Medium beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

You had this beer. Write a review.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Double Rainbow IPA from Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
3.8 out of 5 based on 55 ratings.
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