Double D IPA | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Double D IPADouble D IPA

Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by PSUDREW on 01-05-2004

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up from the brewery a week or so ago.

A: The beer pours into my Otto's pint glass golden brown in color with around a finger or so of white head. The retention isn't great, but the beer bubbles really nicely. A crystal clear beer that looks very inviting.

S: Really big citrus aroma with a nice amount of pine underlying. There seems to be a decent amount of malt teasing the nose as well. It smells a bit muted, and certainly much lighter than the style or ABV lead on.

T: The taste is much more in line with an Imperial IPA! Certainly a big caramel maltiness lends some sweet notes to an otherwise citrusy and piney IPA. Really sweet, with a balance that is all East Coast (you West Coast Hop Heads should probably steer clear as the hops are not the key focal point).

MF: Medium body with a below average carbonation. Really drinkable, the ABV is hidden really well and the dry hop finish keeps you coming back for more.

O: Really nice offering from State College's only microbrewery. You can't go wrong at only $4 per 22oz bottle!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-good color of amber. nice stable cream colored head

S-strong scent of quality herbal hops. smells fresh and creamy

T-comes in with a very bitter taste of fainted herbal hops. the flavors seem to be neat muted but maybe they're just hidden by the overpowering bitterness. the bitterness lasts in to a faint matching after-taste.

M-bitterness! medium to low carbonation with a semi-dry finish

O-a pretty good and drinkable IPA. its a bit of a kick in the mouth. definitely doesn't have great flavors though.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Served with a dull and hazy, burnt orange body...the head was white in color and stood one finger slowly fell to a thin cap, but a full ring, and left some decent lacing

S - The nose had a lot of citrus notes and some resinous pine mixed in...there was a big, sweet malt bill dripping with caramel

T - First sip brings forward a lot of sweet notes...sweet and juicy citrus along with sweet caramel...the citrus fades quickly but the caramel lasts for a while...the hops do make a come back in the finish...some piney hops cut through the caramel and leave a long lasting bitterness

M - Medium bodied...sweet, bitter, sticky, some alcohol burn

O - As many DIPA's lately, this one was just a touch too sweet for me...the bitterness was there, but I couldn't get over the sticky-sweet malt...I prefer the Slab Cabin IPA

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Double D IPA from Otto's Pub and Brewery
3.97 out of 5 based on 245 ratings.
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