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Double Crossing IPA | Castle Danger Brewery

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Double Crossing IPADouble Crossing IPA
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4.1/5
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89 Ratings
Double Crossing IPADouble Crossing IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Castle Danger Brewery
Minnesota, United States
castledangerbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as our 1st Anniversary beer in 2012. It was so good, we keep it coming back each spring. We put an amazing amount of hops into this beer, 4lbs per barrel! It has a lot of tropical fruit and citrus going on, and clocks in at 9.1% ABV. It is highly drinkable and balanced, despite the crazy amount of hops, plus being the biggest beer we have brewed to date. Available starting early spring.

Added by maDUECEgunner on 04-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,086
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
89
pDev:
6.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of Vidblain
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a reddish color. The head was extremely thick, frothy, and white.
The nose I get a nice pleasing citrus aroma. Probably leaning toward grapefruit.
The taste is actually a bit mellow up front. There is a grapefruit flavor on the backside, but it's actually a lot more mellow than I'd expect.
The feel is actually a bit watery, which I didn't expect.
Not a bad IPA, overall, but I've had better.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours semi transparent copper color with nice dense white head.

Aroma - Lots of orange, grapefruit and pineapple. Light resin/hop aroma. Very nice combination of tropical fruit and hops.

Taste - Flavors are very similar to the nose, ripe tropical fruit mango, pineapple the grapefruit and orange peel provide a nice bitter balance. There is also a nice hop flavor as well.

Feel - Medium bodied soft carbonation no sign of the 9.1% alcohol.

Overall - A very solid tasting wonderful smelling beer.

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Photo of n2185
3.16/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of andrenaline
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of einman
4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.68/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ipeters1017
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy golden orange with a thin head, lots of lacing when it goes down the glass. Smells citrus-y and hoppy, only distinct thing I get is mango. Nothing overwhelming or standing out, very balanced. This one is a hop bomb, but it balances quickly. Still finishes bitter, but it stays pleasant throughout. Not boozy in the slightest, surprisingly. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and dry. Overall, very very good DIPA and I'll definitely be buying it again.

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Photo of jonbonfondle
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bsp77
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Nice aroma of mango, pineapple, grapefruit and hop oils. Taste is very tropical, some balanced malts, and moderate bitterness. Very creamy mouthfeel with a dry finish. Excellent DIPA.

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Photo of npachl
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoistinBrews
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryancl
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.62/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gatornation
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 16oz can.. Pours a slight hazed golden color with a white head and lacing. Fruity smells of pear and grape with citrus. Dank garden hops earthy and fruity with white grapes and some pine resin. Mouth feel is sweet with lingering bitterness . A dank and sweet DIPA , i like this one better on tap. Not one i look for but will try again and again when i see it on tap.

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Photo of HeartofMiami
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warmbier804
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of juneof44
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucoli
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 16 oz can on June 19, 2016.

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Photo of msumike89
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of josephwa
4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lorihall1
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ish1
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Double Crossing IPA from Castle Danger Brewery
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 89 ratings
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