Donkey-Hote | Throwback Brewery

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82 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Throwback Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
throwbackbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 02-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
82
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
18.25%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 82 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of harsley
3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjohns73
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tpauer
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Abilow33
4.08/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2ellas
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorChugButterman
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of skierson1
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 32oz growler poured 3 days ago.

Pours an amber color with a smallish head, large bubbles with only small bits of lacing.

Smell has a wet hop aroma with a light pine aroma, fairly strong caramel malt backing on the nose.

Taste is a fair mix of malt and piney hops, neither of which is overly strong but balanced, carbonation is on the low end but not flat, decent breadiness.

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Photo of Newport_beerguy
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A hazy amber color with a small head. There was some nice lace.
Citrus and pine hops aroma. Some sweet malt.
Big grapefruit taste. A little pine. White bread.
Nicely hopped, good beer.

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Photo of acurtis
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dlipp603
1.74/5  rDev -54%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Photo of BostonPhilly
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gsdmica
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Userme59
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tekstr1der
4.34/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy dark gold with clingy, thin white head. Great lacing. Aroma of pine and citrus are mild, but present. Nose has a nice bready malt as well. Beginning of the sip is a nice big explosion of resin pine, never too harsh mid-sip, suddenly balanced by a nice malt backbone with a hint of sweetness in the smooth finish. Really enjoyable. I've also only got about 50 pages left in the also enjoyable namesake novel right now, so not coincidental i picked this up.

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

When the bottle is first opened, it explosively overflows with much of the liquid. Cloudy, orange-amber color. Frothy, slowly receding head. Some chunky spots on the glass..

More malty than most IPAs. Very mild hop to the nose.

Creamy start but it quickly becomes bitter. Notable yeast to the tongue. Decent body with a diminished carbonation level. The aftertaste is bitter and yeasty. It lingers lightly on the tongue for a long time.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.18/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Auror
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwwjd
4.16/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HaightAshbury
4.46/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is tasty, but not my favorite although will definitely drink again.

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Photo of Subvette
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great nose, creamy with cooked butter and wood. Taste is similar. I found no boozy taste, which I think distracts from other dipas. The hops are not overwhelming and allows the malt to come through. Overall, my favorite dipa thus far.

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Donkey-Hote from Throwback Brewery
3.78 out of 5 based on 82 ratings.
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