DOA (Dead On Arrival) | Ironfire Brewing Company

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85
very good
44 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ironfire Brewing Company
California, United States
ironfirebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DoubleJ on 03-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
44
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
13.87%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 44 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and earthy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, candied citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and earth flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with nice flavors, but the hops seem fresher in the smell to me.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Davidcoincon
4.71/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of BeerCannuck
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Totalpackage411
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fuck Yes! This beer is awesome!! It's like a more flavorful version if devil within IPA. This is as good as an IPA can get!

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Photo of markgugs
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jooler
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Has a citrus scent. Medium malt taste with a slight boozy taste. Doesn't taste hoppy enough. More bitter than hoppy. This sort of tastes like stone ipa

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Photo of MickeyHops
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of James_Cody
3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On tap at Ironfire's tasting room. Wasn't super impressed. The bitterness was there but the hop flavor wasn't as desirable as I expected. Try their Devil Within DIPA, much better.

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Photo of arizcards
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber from Holiday Wine Cellars in early September for $8.49.

Beer poured a fine clear golden with a nice white head that is hanging around pretty well.

Nose is a nice blast of floral hops.

Taste is pine and citrus that melds well with a clean malt bill.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and nicely carbonated.

Overall this is a very nice brew that is worthy of a shot if you come across it.

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Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BcOneSeven
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MimDIPA
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Casey3236
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Trix247
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jwswigs
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of taospowder
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of KineticKill
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of TheRougeBastard
4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After enjoying the 51/50 I had to try this one and was not disappointed!! This was an excellent DIPA, better than many others I've tried! The hop bite was just right (for me anyway), and a nice citrus aftertaste with only a hint of alcohol, nicely hiding the 9% abv. This bad boy puts Temecula firmly on the SoCal brewing scene map!!

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Photo of UcDru
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of dwagner003
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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DOA (Dead On Arrival) from Ironfire Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 44 ratings.
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