Hops & Robbers | Double Trouble Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Double Trouble Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
doubletroublebrewing.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hops and Robbers was formulated with two great friends who share a passion for Craft beer, conversation, stealth missions (Finding great beer on tap) and travel. Nathan and Claude have always been looking for the next big score for IPA’s, so we decided to produce our own beer for the local market that had a great balance, aroma and 50 IBU’s!

This is golden IPA with an exceptionally rich and complex character. Fruity aromas of lemon with hints of pineapple combine crisply with toasty caramel flavours and a tasty malt backbone. Dry hopping with cascade hops ensures more hop aromatics are retained in the finished beer. Made with pride and panache, Double Trouble Brewing’s flagship brand Hops & Robbers is refreshingly delicious.

Added by Stocean1 on 02-19-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
196
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
15.36%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 196 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of 4ster
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whatup14
3.17/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Matisadan
1.33/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Where's the IPA? Look and taste like a Canadian Industrial beer.... Really far from the description label!

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Photo of kuhndog
2.92/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.83/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Rated at an event initially where it looked like the bottle had been open quite a while, had to give it another go.

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Photo of cjohns73
3.29/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tyler_V2
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jaisell
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wajohnst
3.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterPro125
3.17/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Serving Type: 500 mL Can

A- Pours a Deep Golden, slightly Amber colour topped with a 2 finger foamy, white head. Awesome retention, really nice doming. Lots of lacing on the glass.

S- Hoppy but very mild. Light orange citrusness with a little maltiness.

T- Once again, everything is mild. Light orange, a little pineapple, and bready notes.

M- Very creamy body. Slightly chewy. Low-Medium Carbonation.

O- While I can't agree with Double Trouble Brewing Co. that Hops and Robbers is "Canada's Most Sessionable IPA" because frankly, there are many Session IPA's that are much better, but they do have a pretty good beer here. It's a great looking and feeling beer but it seriously lacks some punch in the aroma and flavour department. The flavours are pretty good but they are way too mild for my taste. From other examples of the style that I've had, I can confidently say that it is possible to make a Sessionable IPA that is just as tasty as a regular strength IPA but unfortunately, Hops and Robbers isn't that beer.

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Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
2.93/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer promises a lot of deliciousness on the label, but disappoints in the end. Not extra-delicious.

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Photo of McEwen
4.16/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MayonakaStout
2.45/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I was expecting more hops from this IPA but was disappointed. A good beer nonetheless.

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Photo of DrJay
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssmack
3.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Golden apricot colour with half inch of white head that became a slick and then just a ring. Single-file streams of fine carbonation. Some lacing but only 2 dots left on empty glass.

A buttery aroma. Cakey malt with a faint whiff of orange.

There are the hops. Taste starts with white cake then lemon citrus then pine. You are left with a sharp biting bitterness on the tongue.

Medium feel.

Just OK. Weak aroma and malt taste.

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

Photo of Logan12321
3.73/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boston71
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of BARFLYB
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Locuss
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Awesome canadian beer. Full hop flavour; very refreshing. Great with steak!

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Photo of halfshell
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Devon_
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of headstash
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%

Hops & Robbers from Double Trouble Brewing Co.
3.45 out of 5 based on 196 ratings.
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