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:
#986
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 ALHOPLOVER
4.77/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fresh can poured to YETI
L: Unique bright orange/pale amber color. Nice thick and creamy off white head, good lacing.
S: Aroma was great; soft fruity hops, tangerine. Nice tropical aroma.
T: Very nice and powerful balance of tropical fruit, hops, malt, alcohol.
F: Slightly boozy but not in a negative way. Very drinkable.
O: Perfect balance of strength and flavor; bold but not overpowering in any category. One of my favorite Bham brews. Love the tropical flavor and aroma that lasted throughout the session.

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Photo of Grizzarky
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jlshields
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Erikdrinksbeer
4.67/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I love this beer! Don't drink more than 3! Haha. Delicious out of a can and delicious on tap. Pours nicely. For a 10% you definitely have to respect it, because it's easy to drink and too many will have you HAMMERED. No overpowering tastes and significantly better than their regular ipa.

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

Photo of jdhops
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hazedandconfused13
4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crobinso
4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ghostman74
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of bigedal60
4.58/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mecmd
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Canning date is smeared but this is definitely fresh (probably 3 weeks old based on other postings). Poured into a snifter.

Golden orange-copper orange in color with 1.5 finger off white head that very slowly fades to very nice ring and nice full cap.

Dank, earthy, and pine aromas hit you first and then some citrus and tropical notes with some malts.

Taste similar to nose with some citrus and tropical fruits briefly at first but mostly dank, earthy, and pine with balanced malt backbone.

Medium body with slight alcohol burn and dry, bitter finish.

A very good IPA but a little boozy.

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Photo of rkarimi
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2-6

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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

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