Sproose 2IPA | Black Husky Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Husky Brewing
Wisconsin, United States
blackhuskybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Sproose Double IPA

Double IPA brewed with locally harvested spruce tips.

Added by Winter on 06-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
214
Reviews:
40
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
21
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 214 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of degueulasse
3.68/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This crisp, refreshing beer pours a deep orange (though not neon orange) and has a fun sweet and sour smell. It tastes like juicy apples with some of the requisite spruce flavor reminiscent of forest air. Very tasty, enjoyable beer.

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Photo of TooGood
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeppedled
4.56/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Well balanced, yet a unique IPA. Golden color, faint aroma, but a crisp piney and hoppy beer. Crisp and refreshing, especially considering it is a double IPA.

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Photo of n2185
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zkoehn
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Webzombie
4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very good tasty hop bomb as you would expect with a double; goes down easy with no unwanted alcohol taste. As one would expect by what it is brewed with also get a nice piney taste from the spruce. Overall i think it adds an excellent flavor to the beer without taking away from the initial hop kick. Very impressed by this...very big and flavorful. One of my go to's for double ipas along with Scream and a few random FFF bombers.

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Photo of StanleysCup
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted from draft at Uber Tap Room on December 5, 2016.

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Photo of dannycohen62
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of CPAles
3.68/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TPiwaron
3.38/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rawfish
3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mke_Brewer
3.38/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark golden color with a thick head that lasts for quite some time. Not sure how old this bottle was but the aroma was non-existent. No scent of spruce. A very, very light dank hop smell combined with a heavy aromas of alcohol. The flavor was again absent of spruce. Sweet and malty like a strong amber ale. Medium body with a semi-hot finish. Definitely not what I was expecting from a double IPA that is brewed with spruce and I was definitely disappointed with the lack of spruce flavor/aroma but I did enjoy it. A decent beer overall, but not something I would seek out again.

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Photo of tdmccarthy
3.59/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of hoosier222002
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Sproose 2IPA from Black Husky Brewing
4.17 out of 5 based on 214 ratings.
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