Lockjaw Double IPA | Stewart's Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Stewart's Brewing Co.
Delaware, United States

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by weeare138 on 04-30-2005

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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by Druss157:
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Photo of mdaschaf
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at PPP. Review from notes.

A: Lockjaw is copper/amber in color with a one finger white head on top, nice head retention lasting as a small cap for the duration. Sporadic lacing.

S: Nice tropical fruit, grapefruit, grapefruit rind, and some lemon zest mixed with some pine and a bit of caramel.

T: Lots of piney and earthy hops, a little bit of tropical fruit. Extremely one sided with very little malt coming through on the flavor profile.

M: Medium bodied, very faint alcohol presence, quite bitter.

O: If you like your DIPAs very bitter, this one will be for you. Definitely a one sided DIPA.

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Photo of weeare138
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Much thanks to FoolCircle for picking this up for me in our trade of growlers!

Appears a nice golden orange with a one finger fluffy head of white that lasts for about a minute. A few scatterings of lacing. Some small bits of carbonation climbing up the sides of the glass.
Smell is not as potent as I thought it may be but definitly traces of a sweet biscuty malts, as well as some piney hops and alcohol.
Taste upfront of sweetness and bitterness makes you center the brew right in the middle of the tongue, expanding to the edges of the tongue. Not bad. She definitley grows on you and is better as she warms up.
Mouthfeel is okay. Carbonation seems just right but the balance between the malt and hops could be tweaked to make this baby really desirable. A bit of an alcohol linger in the aftertaste.
The drinkablity is alright. The high 8.5% alcohol is definitley present and you'll start to feel it by the second brew. All in all, not a bad outing. In my opinion, it just needs to be a bit more balanced to make it a class A beer. Definitely needs some more malty sweetness in there. The front of my tongue seems to be missing all of the action and fun of this beer.

Finger licking good!

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Imstillthegman
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at the brew pub.

Poured an amber color with a thick off-white head. Lots of lacing coated the glass.

The aroma was very piney. Some light malt scents in the background, but the pine is quite strong. Very inviting to a hop head.

The flavor is heavy on the piney hops. Not a lot of sweetness could be detected. Very hoppy and very tasty.

Medium body with some dryness upon the finish. The abv kind of sneaks up on you. The drinkability is hampered by that fact. But, you can always get a growler to go and drink it in the safety of your home...which isn't a bad idea. If you like piney hops, than this ones for you,

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Photo of tgbljb
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled at the brew pub. Presented as a medium amber colored beverage with modest white head. Smell is very strong on piney hops. First taste is a major assault on the senses with a mouth-puckering bitterness being the main sensation. Subsequent tastes seem to moderate the bitterness ( or at least I started to get used to it) and it became much more pleasant and enjoyable. Finish is somewhat bitter, but as the ber warmed, it became much nicer. By the time the glass was empty I really came to enjoy this beer. This is one beer that seems to grow on you.

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3.68/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of pwoody11
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at the brew pub.

From notes on 31 July:

Poured an amber color with a thick bone-colored head. Decent lacing. Aroma was typical of most DIPA's. Pine, grapefruit, etc. Decent malt backbone, but very lopsided on the hop side.

Taste is very similar to the nose. Less malt in the taste than in the nose. Otherwise, very true to style. High ABV is nice if thats what you're looking for. Wouldn't suggest drinking multiples of this during dinner.

Great DIPA. Comparable or better than many west coast DIPA's.

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Photo of MalReever
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of THECPJ
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of BeerThursdays
2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

Photo of mthomp081
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%

Lockjaw Double IPA from Stewart's Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 13 ratings