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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
Ranking:
#41,105
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
202
pDev:
15.32%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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5
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2.71/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of SSS
3.15/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought this in a whim hoping to discover something new and exciting...I come from a Heady Topper generation where IPA has a standard that is pretty tough to beat.

A - nice gold amber colour, with a white head
S - nice hop aroma, very subtle
T - clean bitterness, very subtle sweet, I was actually hoping for more...
M - carbonation is right on.
O - I wanted to like it more. It is drinkable and does grow on you as you sip away. The lingering bitterness is nice on my palate anyway...

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Photo of Magibeg
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of CRObighit2
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of rogerdandy
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of esto
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of ElsieFI
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of MikeThumel
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of hunterjames
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of tabhill
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Brody1714
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of RyanPollock
4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

A very refreshing IPA! Mild hop flavour with a strong pineapple taste and hints of citrus, grapefruit, and orange. The fruity flavours make this a great session IPA and a perfect beer for those who are new to exploring the taste of craft beer. Not too overwhelming with a nice balance between hoppy and fruity.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of imbibehour
3.19/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the can into a tulip pint glass.

A nice perfect copper amber colored body, and fairly clear with minimal rising carbonation. Head is slightly yellow and tan with creamy bubbles making about three to four fingers tall head. Some island and creamy dolloped top retention and ring like lacing.

Hop front has a little bit of sweet leafy herbal tea but quite subdued, some spicy qualities also but a dry grainy malt bill as well behind it.

Palate comes across a bit wet and grainy more than anything. Chalky biscuity malt bill and a weak grainy finish. Hop angle is virtually non existent, with some mild pine like bitterness that sort of lingers for a little bit. Palate is real fleeting on this one.

Overall, a drinkable beer, but a bit of an IPA dud.

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3.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 500ml can chilled in the fridge, with a finger width head that quickly dissipated, leaving a thin layer on top. Smells immediatelly of citrus fruits, as described on the can, definitely lemon, a bit of pine.

Taste follows up on the smell, a bit of citrus, some pine and later on the caramel flavor, also described on the can, started to come through; or perhaps I was just looking for it. There's the requisite hoppy bitterness at the end, but it's quite subdued. Mouthfeel is surprisingly delightful. Just light enough and with the right amount of carbonation.

The cheeky name enticed me. I'm not the biggest fan of IPAs but am trying to get more into them. I found this fairly enjoyable given the style, likely due to how bitter it wasn't. Understandably sessionable.

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3.61/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Hops & Robbers from Double Trouble Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 202 ratings
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