Slammin' Salmon Double India Pale Ale | Mad River Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
839 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Slammin' Salmon Double India Pale AleSlammin' Salmon Double India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company
California, United States
madriverbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Steelhead Double India Pale Ale

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
839
Reviews:
411
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 839 |  Reviews: 411
Photo of petewheeler
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimyJazz
3.46/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Masonpp85
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pukstopper
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a muddy sort of brown with a nice head that fades into a thin film. Leaves nice lacing. A little bitter hop notes with a slight alcohol taste at the back end. I. Could have 1 or 2 but that might be it.

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Photo of Israelreyes311
4.85/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cant get enough of this godly nectar!

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Photo of jp32
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy, almost murky, brown color. A big, fluffy, khaki-colored head rests atop the beer.

Aroma is pungent of hops and hop oils. Overripe peaches with citrusy and piney notes round out the beer's smell.

Heavy hop flavor is balanced by a slight caramel malt sweetness. Citrusy, piney, resiny, oily, heavy-bodied dipa in my opinion. Slight alcohol noticed in the finish.

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Photo of IdrinkGas
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of camarocrazy67
3.27/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JDoHo
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Warren2621
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M1gunner3006
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great double. Enjoy with a tulip glass and this one will sneak up on you. The beer looks hazy almost chunky but I assure you it is great!

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Photo of HopsForBrains
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweetdemonsweat
2.99/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Imperialjake
4.21/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ssippisam
3.31/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EdTheEdge
3.34/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jared326
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilMiller
3.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
2.79/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Malty... And a bit chalky... No appreciable aroma.

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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Amber orange under a cream colored 2” pillowy foam cap.
S: earthy hop aromas, citrus, some hay, a little less grass
T: Rich malt flavors and malt sweetness, biscuit, some peach and a touch of apricot and then the hops come on board and dry things out – a nice lingering aftertaste.
A touch of pepper on the finish.
F: Very creamy texture, medium to medium full body, medium to medium low carbonation.
O: Everything is above average but it is well balanced.

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Photo of MKrauss
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdrickCS
3.39/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Slammin' Salmon Double India Pale Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 839 ratings.
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