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:
729
Reviews:
127
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.49%
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
155
For Trade:
4
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Photo of dvmin98
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigShap
4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SonOfKyuss
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of epyon396
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wiffler27
4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pours a dark orange, some brown tones to it as well. solid white head, nice looking dIPA.

smell is fantastic, very fruity. citrus galore.

great tasting dIPA, nice combination of fruit and pine. starts fruity and finishes piney. maybe i'm wrong but mosaic hops seem to be present.

goes down smooth but has a very heavy pine finish. not bad but not the best either. some people might like that but i prefer citrus to pine in my IPAs/dIPAs.

overall a pretty good beer! great taste, smells fantastic but the finish is maybe a tad too piney and thick for my taste. it isn't a dealbreaker but it is something to note. very fresh as well, it was brewed in September of 2015. Evolution just began being distributed to my county! enjoyed their beers at a fest down the shore in June and it's nice they are now available to me locally.

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Photo of let8it8grow
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ksmoove27
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - hazy, golden brown, one finger white head...decent lacing

Aroma - citrus, sweet malt.

Taste - initial hop, followed by fruit flavors...sweet malt, caramel flavor

Feel - medium body and carbonation...sweet with a dry finish

Overall - good DIPA...nice sweetness with the hoppy effect...I like it!

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Photo of TheBlueWaffle
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Still searching for a fresh bottle of this. Reviewed beer is from June, so about 3 months old.
Good brew, great go to in MD with little competition (Flying Dog, Duclaw, etc...)
Good, but wouldn't seek out unless super fresh.

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Photo of ZEB89
4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdwardK77
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of florisj135
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.61/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of mbjb0720
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spacecake9
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into my Dogfish Head IPA glass.
A - Pours a golden amber color with a 2 finger head that leaves a lot of lacing.
S - Aroma is malty and hoppy.
T - Malty, not much citrus.
M - Medium mouth feel and carbonation.
O - I really like this beer. Very well balanced and drinkable.

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Photo of tappangordo
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tikiri
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DannyBoyDD
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopphead31415
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I’ve recently started trying a few beers by ‘Evolution’. Not sure what their name means other than that they are positing that they are the next stage in beer evolution. It remains to be seen if that is a fair name to match their brews. I know that this brewery is a far cry from real beer giants, but so far I have pretty much enjoyed the beers by Evolution Brewers. Let’s take a look at this DIPA by Evolution.

Look-This brew pours a lazy hazy orange amber gold with a white foamy head that is stacked and persistent although settles down a bit.

Smell-This is probably one of the most amazing smelling beers that I have experienced in a long while. It has a strong floral and citrus hop component with only mild malts. This is what I prefer so this beer was made for my kind. I get citrus like orange, tangerine, and grapefruit and then I get floral hops like clover, rose petal, and dandelion. Absolutely brilliant!

Taste-The flavor follows the nose, but with more noticeable malts which are based off of toasted grains. The hops also have a resinous component and also become piney on the tongue which were absolutely amazing. The citrus, floral, and piney flavors play together so well and are sufficiently tampered by the mild grainy toasted malts.

Mouthfeel-It has a slight sweet texture, but is not overwhelming and the beer is definitely medium-bodied. The carbonation is fine-tuned to accompany the decent 7.0% ABV.

Overall-I was rather impressed with this beer and did not expect this much from it. Give it a try! Cheers!

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Photo of cbutova
3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Mostly clear deep golden body out of a 12oz bottle into a becher. Thick and creamy white head. Pretty good head retention as it dies to a large blanket and paints the glass with a large sheet and massive thick webs of sticky lace.

S- Mostly hops but I can already tell some sweetness and malts will be presented. Hops drop candied orange peel, apricot, floral, resinous, dank and herbal notes. Medium caramelized sugars and pale barley sweets.

T- As expected the grains are accentuated but at the same time they do not offer enough sweetness to be off putting. Pale and medium caramel, cracked cereal grains, tangerine, bittersweet orange citrus, pine resin, floral and hints of stone fruits.

MF- Creamy and somewhat chewy texture to the medium-heavy body. Moderate bitterness in the finish and a touch of warming.

On the malty side of the spectrum but for me there isn't enough sweetness to really offset the fruity and resinous hops.

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Photo of gobuccos
4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zp6167a
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lot #6 Double IPA from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 729 ratings.
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