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Double IPA | Hangar 24 Brewery

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Double IPADouble IPA
BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
362 Ratings
Double IPADouble IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery
California, United States
hangar24brewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Replaced by Iconic

Added by t0rin0 on 06-08-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
362
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
69
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Jufu07
4.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beveragebattle
4.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Round 1-Look
Clear golden hue and foamy white head

Round 2-Aroma
Super citrus, pine and dank

Round 3-Flavor
Robust, sweet citrus and hoppy alcoholic burst

Round 4-Feel
Satiating mouthfeel and crisp acid tail

Results
Hangar 24 provided a strong DIPA to keep us warm for the holidays or enjoy year-round. Hangar delivered a traditional DIPA by making the hops the star of the brew rather that a role player.

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Photo of Drinkerofales
4.47/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours murky orange gold. Yellow highlights are present. The smallish off white head leaves behind tons of lacing.

Smell is grapefruit, tangy, citrusy. There is a hint of the malt, flowers and booze.

Taste is juicy, tropical. Clean and powerful. Finished with a pithy bitterness.

The brew is perfectly carbonated, almost light and easy, yet powerful. A clean crisp finish makes me want more.

Easily the the DIPA I have tried since PtE. Bitter, juicy, easy to drink. A great punch in the face. I will definitely be getting more.

DOA

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Photo of Wowcoolman
4.47/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Hangar 24 pint glass at Steingarten LA. Orange color with an ample white head that holds on. The aroma is a mix of citrus, tropical, with some cotton candy thrown in as well as some fresh bread notes. The taste follows this theme- this is one highly drinkable brew with only a slight bitter character. Orange Blossom Honey is used in the recipe to give the malt backbone a gentle push in the sweet direction. Citra, Simcoe, Columbus, and Centennial hops are used, making the beer quite aromatic and floral.
This beer will start making appearances in bottles soon. That's good news for beer fans and another great addition to the Southern California IPA style.

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Photo of Avatar113
4.47/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Celtics17
4.45/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I get a big punch of orange in the front, and a slight malt finish in the back end of this beer. The honey comes in, but not every taste.

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Photo of pat61
4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: It pours hazy gold with a 1” fluffy head that is fairly persistent
S: Honey, a little resiny, citrus.
T: Start with a mouth full of creaminess and then a wave of honey and malty sweetness emerge followed by an astringent hop bitterness that lingers.
F: Soft mouthfeel with medium carbonation, medium body.
O: The big hops, malt and alcohol all play well together. Its bottle conditioned with sediment on the bottom so pour carefully.

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Photo of Camjmorton
4.4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of ocelot2500
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden color with a tinge of orange with a soapy white head that leaves big chunks of lacing.

Smells of bright citrus an tropical hops.

Tastes of the bright hops with a solid malt backbone. Hops lead off with notes of grapefruit, mango, pineapple, and orange. Touches of pine and flowers sneak in. Hops give way to caramel malts which add to the fruits with a little syrup. Hops and malt come to a nice a balance on the end with a little spiciness coming through. Finishes with a touch of lingering sweetness.

Mouthfeel is medium-light with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a very nice DIPA which hits a lot of good notes. If you like a fruity and balanced DIPA, then this is a must try.

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Photo of OTB
4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I think this beer gets lost in all the hype surrounding all the other west coast offerings. There is another DIPA that uses honey that gets all the love here. But you know what ? Fuck the hype machine, this is a damn fine DIPA. The color is burnt orange with a nice cap that leaves nice lacing as I drink down. The nose is a mix of tropical fruits, a little sweet pollen and some pine. The flavor profile is similar, nice tangerine,bitter grapefruits, and that lovely little touch of honey. The mouth is balanced without being to oily due to the honey and density of the brew. This beer deserves more love here and I'm going to give it up.

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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tulip

A - Bright California orange sunset, one finger slightly off white head and some sticky lacing

S - Very sweet, tropical fruits and flowers, slight resin, pine, tons of citrus, a slightly toasted malt nose and a slightly sweet yeast note

T - Wow, this is great, fresh and refreshing! Nice sweet up front, citrus, tropical/island fruits and flowers, weed, crisp water, very nice pine, roasted malts on the back bone and more sweet.

M - Medium bodied, well balanced, nice complexity, medium minus acidity and nice refreshingly medium plus finsih

D/O - Really nice, refreshing CA DIPA/Imperial IPA. For the hop head, give this one a try. I saw the rating and reviews, what were they reviewing? This isn't the Columbus IPA or the single hopped DIPA. It has great hop, a nice malt and very sweet and sticky

Final Thought - $6 a pop, 9% abv and very tasty and refreshing! I need to pick up a few more! Loves it!

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Photo of DM1293
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Taste - Hops on the front and ride hard, but on the backswing, it really pulls back and the sweeter, citrusy-honey notes come forward. They said they used orange-blossom honey, and it does show up on the finish.

Overall - Impressive. The Double IPA, to me, isn't really THAT much different than a regular IPA...but in this category, I do say this is now the top beer I like. The sweet aftertaste really does wonders for enjoying the beer for me, and because its a honey-taste, it works with the citrusy notes of the hops.

Enjoy in moderation, because the taste does not indicate a 9.00% ABV.

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4.28/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Double IPA from Hangar 24 Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 362 ratings
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