Idle Hands Double IPA | Helltown Brewing

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Brewed by:
Helltown Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
helltownbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by OneDropSoup on 01-27-2012

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Reviews:
26
Ratings:
192
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
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4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at House of 1000 Beers, New Kensington, PA.

Poured into a shaker: Golden-amber, with a finger of off-white head & a few slow nucleation bubbles. Cloud, webbed lacing.

Smells of very fresh grapefruit, dried flowers, slight lemon bar kind of sweetness. So fresh, keep going back for more.

Taste is bitter citrus peel @ first, quickly sweetens & gets a little bready momentum, like a lemon sorbet with that dry bitterness grounding it, very good.

Starts with just a flash of abrasive affront in the mouthfeel, then mellows, smooths, & fills out, goes down so nicely.

This is one great DIPA, if you ask me. A lot of up & down going on here, kind of teases with just enough challenging notes before getting pleasant & really turning into something nice. Helltown's been one that's really impressed me so far, & this is a high water mark for them up to this point.

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Idle Hands Double IPA from Helltown Brewing
4.29 out of 5 based on 192 ratings.
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