FISHwater Double IPA | Telluride Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
3.95/5
62 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Telluride Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
telluridebrewingco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by blindtiger24 on 01-25-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,103
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
62
pDev:
10.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by blindtiger24:
Photo of blindtiger24
4.42/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz draft pour.

A: Ruby / orange color that is cloudy. Low carbonation and thin, soapy head with slight lacing.

S: Sticky, resinous pine and grapefruit.

T: Dank, earthy, grassy, leathery dryness and bitterness. Then slight grapefruit, pineapple, caramel and biscuit sweetness. Enough relief provided from malt and citrus that taste is not too bitter.

M: Creamy with some bite, more bitter finish, and warm on the throat.

O: Great flavor and scents. Impressed with mouthfeel as it manages to have bitter bite but it doesn't kill your tastebuds like many double ipas.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Beaver13
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can. Pours glowing hazy golden amber with a small creamy off white head that goes to a thin fil and laces the glass.

The aroma is a bit subdued - sweet caramel malt and piney, resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet nutty caramel malts and fruit with a big piney resiny bitter hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, more like an imperial red with to nutty caramel malts and big piney resiny hops.

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Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of nuebs
4.4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.15/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

I bought a can of this at a Denver Airport kiosk. It poured a hazy orangish with no head and no lace. The scent had some bitter hop that leaned toward pine. The taste was common with most DIPA...sweet malt against bitterness. There is nothing out of the ordinary here. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's average at best.

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Photo of jtnord
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stampfler07
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Gregaroo
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wolfhead
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of golfwolf
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of indy351
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.64/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of crobinso
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of snowmageddon
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IPAchris
3.51/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cking113
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of formula155
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rkarimi
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of phooky
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of maniaczak
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pray_For_Mojo
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the can, poured into a tulip

Appearance: amber-copper colored and wonderfully bright. Without a doubt, this is one of the brightest beers I’ve seen in a long while. The head is a light tan that fades quickly. The short lifespan of the head prevents this beer’s appearance from what would likely otherwise be a 5.

Aroma: some hop aroma, but far from 2X IPA standards. The malt aroma is more akin to cardboard, and maybe old bread. The aroma isn’t off-putting, it just isn’t super inviting.

Flavor: quite enjoyable. The malt flavor is restrained, allowing the hops to be the showcase. The malt comes through with a mild cardboard flavor as in the nose, not oxidized per se, but like a lick-the-envelope flavor. The alcohol is detectable, but more as a background contributor.

Mouthfeel: spot on for what a 2X IPA should be – light-medium. There is some weight here, but you could easily drink several of these beers.

Overall: enjoyable, but more hops are needed to really make this beer stand out. The hop flavors are good, but a bit light for a 2X IPA. A 6-pk runs $14, which is a bit pricey for this beer, but I’d readily buy this beer if offered as a single.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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FISHwater Double IPA from Telluride Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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