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"Therapist" Triple IPA | Dust Bowl Brewing Company

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"Therapist" Triple IPA"Therapist" Triple IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dust Bowl Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Science will try to tell you that the tongue cannot detect more than 80 bittering units, but this hop centric imperial IPA will not leave you wanting more. So, have a seat and leave your worries to the Therapist.

Added by Arbitrator on 05-29-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
109
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
25.61%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

The color is a 24k gold color.This beer has a citrus orangey, bite..smells of pine and citrus, slightly fruity smell..the taste is piney, citrusy hops, with a light-medium body that I like. Lots of carbonation, for high abv, which makes for a more pop and action to the mouth. Vibrant, fruity, bitter, resin apparent. Not too much diacetyle. Much bigger taste than smell.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

was highly recommended....but fell well short of expectations

flat smell....flat taste....not bad....not great at all.....

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4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

"Therapist - no appointment necessary" reads the 22 oz bottle. Finally, a beer label that's actually funny, although certainly not pretty. Purchased at Molly Stone in Palo Alto. Anyway, I don't see how an Imperial IPA could be any better than this. All the reviews so far are fairly spot-on, but I liked it more.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: perfectly transparent amber color. White head that lasts a while.

S: floral and very hoppy. A little citrus in there too.

T: citrusy and very hoppy. Very good malt taste too.

M: great smooth finish.

O: reminds me of Pliny the elder. A little hoppier and and a little less smooth, but I feel this is a great dipa.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22 oz bottle received as a trade extra.

Appearance: Rich gold with a touch of amber in the deeper parts of the glass. Very attractive. Little head, dissipates quickly, to be expected on a beer of this style with this abv.

Smell: Tropics, citrus, some grass in there. This beer truly has a bouquet.

Taste: Holy cow. Bitter chased with a great orange juice sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Excellent. Smoother than Simtra, meatier than Sculpin.

Overall: Highly under-rated beer. This is a more drinkable version of Simtra, which is one of my all-time favorites. Reminds me of Permanent Funeral if it were brewed by Russian River- lots of West Coast bitterness married to oranges, the malt only exists to make this beer feel good. I'll drink this any day.

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"Therapist" Triple IPA from Dust Bowl Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.
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