Snake Handler Double IPA | Good People Brewing Company

Snake Handler Double IPASnake Handler Double IPA
BA SCORE
93.3%
Liked This Beer
4.24 w/ 551 ratings
Snake Handler Double IPASnake Handler Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company
Alabama, United States
goodpeoplebeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
103 IBU

Added by ddarden on 05-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#982
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
551
Liked:
514
Avg:
4.24/5
pDev:
10.61%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
188
Gots:
152
Trade:
7
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 551 |  Reviews: 117
Photo of Dewsby
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SomethingClever
3.77/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can poured into pint glass canned on 1/9

A: Nice creamy small bubbled off white head. Body is a hazy light caramel orange.

S: Nice grapefruit, orange, with a little resin and some hints of caramel malts

T: Lots of the orange and grapefruit with a sharp bitter resiny taste then a hefty malt backbone.

M: Nice medium body with a little bit of a carbonation bite, but not overly carbonated. Slight alcohol burn on the finish.

O: This is a nice citrus and malty DIPA. Mostly if you are used to DIPAs with almost no malt characteritics you probably wont care for this. Surprisingly bitter for a DIPA.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's a pretty malty IPA. The caramel sweetness hits first followed by a resinous hop note. It's pretty heavy on the mouthfeel and is full on bitterness, it's good, but It's definitely an older school IPA.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tilley4
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very very good.... Boozy? Slightly... Delicious? Definitely... Loaded with citrus... Like a Damn Sun Drop on steroids... Been desiring a shot at this one for a few years now... Not disappointed.... Excellently put together... The grain backbone is there and provides some body but this is all about that grapefruit and orange... At 10%, there's a little booze here but it doesn't bother me...

Like it a lot... Glad I grabbed a couple of 4 pks...

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Photo of JWH90
4.83/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

It's better than Hopslam.

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Photo of Buck89
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter from a one-week old can. A moderately hazy burnt orange color with a frothy off-white head. Nice lacing as the foam slowly settled. The nose was a bit restrained and featured oranges, grapefruit, and a bit of bread. A big punch of bitter grapefruit pith on the first sip, with mixed in earthy and piney notes. A solid and balanced malt presence. A bit boozy and dry on the finish but a great DIPA.

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Photo of Tjb14
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.91/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arc3636
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PassMeAZima
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of breardon1776
3.59/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HopBomb515
3.86/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper orange color, big off white head, chunky lacing. Soft citrus, boozy, and hoppy aroma. Notes of grapefruit peel, crushed bitter herbs, pine and dank resinous hops. Medium toward full body, alcohol heat comes through a bit, strong linger from a heavy coating on the pallet.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.46/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Loved this beer, probably more than their single IPA which was really good. Sweet smell, pours with a solid head that foams down a bit but slowly to leave a good feel to it. Tastes sweet, hoppy, and then a tad bitter all in a row - but what I'll say for sure - this beer hits you with a lot of flavor from sip to swallow.

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Photo of SoCalBeerBabe
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gopens44
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yet vibrant orange with a decent sized foamy white head that provides terrific, picture perfect lacing throughout. Nose is candy sugar sweet citrus, like a Two Hearted on steroids. Get past that initial sweetness and a little floral hint sneaks in. While not overwhelming in a west coast or NE kind of way, the taste is solidly pleasant up front as the sweetness comes through immediately, only to be runoff by a very precise grapefruit bitterness. Like actually taking a bite of grapefruit. Finish maintains the bitterness but in a slightly different taste, as dandelion seems to work its way in.

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Photo of ruzzal
4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopSavant
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mateo2699
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pour is a semi clear, copper off-orange color. Maintains a tight white bubbled ring of head that lasts. Smell is primarily sweet malt, with a resinous oily hop presence and hints of orange peel. Taste is that same big malty bomb, hints of pine and a subtle booziness. Mouthfeel is a little mouth coating, pretty low carbonation and a little oily. Overall, not a beginners IPA and definitely big malts, and in your face.

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Photo of ms1072
4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slotalian1
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marklaker
4.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TedStrosser
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Snake Handler Double IPA from Good People Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93.3% out of 100 with 551 ratings
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