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Donkey-Hote | Throwback Brewery

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3.63/5
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84 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
Ranking:
#33,690
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
84
pDev:
18.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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8
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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of BostonPhilly
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harsley
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of puboflyons
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 16.9 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on April 18, 2014.

Cloudy, medium amber pour with a modest off-white head.

Check out those floral and perfume hop aromas on the nose. They're penetrating! Some buried roasted malt but mainly hops.

The body is in the medium range but it is also kind of chewy in texture.

The first couple of sips are hopped to the max. It does have 106 IBU's. But it seems to mellow as it goes along and warms up. But the hops penetrate the senses and the taste buds with the malt notes taking a distant second...or even third or fourth.

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Photo of smcolw
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
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 JAFoley
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a deep amber with dense head and good retention and nice lacing.

S - Strong citrus grapefruit

T - Quite bitter, pine, grass, floral and citrus. Not a lot of malt base which I think would have been a nicer balance. Finishes with a soapy medicine aftertaste.

M - Medium body and a moderate amount of carbonation. Very crisp yet a bit thin due to the lack of malts.

O - This was good but not great. It definitely has a unique hop profile which I can only describe as soapy. I like to support my local brews and I'd consider picking this up again, but at $6.99 a bottle I'd rather go for a Resonation

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Photo of Bicyclette
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Userme59
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dphillips
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of coombski
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jbertsch
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of ElGallo
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of hopley
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jdhilt
3.37/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cream, three-finger head that fades very slowly leaving a good lace. Murky amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Hoppy clove nose, flavor some grapefruit hops with hints of caramel. Lingering bitterness. Pricey at $7.75 for a 500ml bottle from Bert's Better Beers Hooksett NH. Bottled 1/4/2014.

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Photo of smanson56
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Basshooker
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of CSeavey64
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of NW_IPAHEAD
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of mdfb79
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Svendozen
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of LMH88
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of bccrosley
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of Schmuckles
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Donkey-Hote from Throwback Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 84 ratings
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