Dire Wolf | Alameda Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Alameda Brewhouse
Oregon, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by anteater on 11-16-2013

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a semi-dark amber color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a decent pace. Mild stringy lace. The aroma had some sharp grassy to citrusy bitter hops with a fair caramel/toffee malt backbone. Light cracker quality and an earthy hoppiness. The flavor melds the previously mentioned aromas together semi-sweetly with an underscore of bitterness. Gentle crisp hoppy aftertaste pushing the finish to be quick with a sly bitter hoppiness. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Mild carbonation. Soft feel on my tongue. Overall, definitely a West coast styled DIPA. I didn’t mind this but it’s not one over the top.

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Photo of captaincoffee
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

8.2%...not the 9.5% stated here. Pours a medium straw gold with a half-inch head that leaves some lacing. Nose is medium pine-citrus. Good, but it doesn't stand out in a specific way. Taste is solidly bitter with a good sweet base. Again, not memorable, but good. Overall the kind of beer you enjoy very much at the time, but don't remember or seek out.

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Photo of TheWiltChamberlainofipas
4.44/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at festival. One of the more memorable beers. Sign said super dank and it was right. Sticky sweet with a crushing bitterness on the finish.

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Photo of cbnz
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of anteater
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Dire Wolf from Alameda Brewhouse
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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