Lot #6 Double IPA | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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Lot #6 Double IPALot #6 Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by lackenhauser on 02-27-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
727
Reviews:
127
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.49%
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
154
For Trade:
4
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3.91/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lovely DIPA, bottle from Capone’s. Orange bodied with some retained head. Smooth, above average and relatively smooth mouthfeel(though a little grapefruit acid in finish). Rich, complex, lots of fruit: apricot, mango, orange. Very hoppy aroma. A well crafted DIPA.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of spycow
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.56/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one at AndrewK's tasting.

Bottled 3/2013.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, honey, cardboard, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with honey, cardboard, and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is definitely past its prime but still drinkable and not really all that bad.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.27/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Was at Max's in Baltimore and wanted a hop fix, this more than handled it. A super hoppy beer with tons of bitterness, alcohol is well hidden and there is a decent enough malt backbone to make the beer pretty smooth. Great mouthfeel and finish, an above average IPA and definitely one the upper tier ones I can I've tried.

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4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: A hazy, amber pour capped with fluff; many strands of lacing hang around

Smell: Grapefruit, pineapple and mango tones; somewhat floral with bready malt tones underneath

Taste: A bit bready in the base but the hops take over quickly, bringing citrus pith, pineapple and mango tones; the bitterness builds, through the middle; the malts bring in balance to the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit maltier than I like by DIPAs but this is brewed for balance while still being quite bitter

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Teresa's, Wayne, PA

Poured a clearish golden-amber color with a small white head that displayed moderate retention and lacing. Aroma is expectedly hop-driven, lots of citrus and pine, hints of tropical fruit. It's been a while since I've had a good, no-nonsense DIPA, and this one really reminded me how much I like the style. Lots of sticky hops in the taste, citrus zest and pith, pine resin, tropical fruit, with a solid caramel malt base, and grainy alcohol warmth. Medium body, crisp and dry, very well-done.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of billab914
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of mdaschaf
4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap the Pickled Pig Pub for Delaware Beer Week.

A: Was served in a goblet. Lot 6 is golden yellow in color, with a very white one finger head. Nice retention and left some sticky lacing down the sides.

S: Lots of tropical fruits, some grapefruit, pineapple, and mango. There is a little bit of pine, and really not much malt in the aroma. Slight hints of alcohol.

T: Over the top hop flavors. More citrus, with mostly grapefruit and some pineapple as well as a very nice grassy flavor. The hops are quite sharp and impart a good amount of bitterness. It is cut slightly by some bready malt on the backend.

M: Medium to full bodied, with a little bit of a alcohol, but not detrimental to the beer at all. Very crisp.

O: One of my favorite Evolution beers, too bad it is only on tap as of now, hopefully they will bottle it at some point. Have also had it Randallized with mint and grapefruit juice which was a nice touch to this beer as well.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.95/5  rDev -3.9%

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Lot #6 Double IPA from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 727 ratings.
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