Rip Cord | Daredevil Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93.2%
Liked This Beer
4.17 w/ 59 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Daredevil Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
daredevilbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An abundance of American hops balanced with a hint of malt to produce an exhilarating experience of intense hop flavors and aromas.

Added by robwestcott on 04-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,868
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
59
Liked:
55
Avg:
4.17/5
pDev:
8.15%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of aasher
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This deserves an update. I had this when it was first made and the owners would personally show up for tappings and hand out glassware. I wasn't really a fan of this beer and liked their single IPA Lift Off better. They changed the recipe after the initial roll out which made it better but not by a lot.

Last week the GF visited the brewery and brought me back 4 pack of cans. They have significantly upgraded the quality of this beer. The aroma is huge and the hop bite is fantastic. If I could knock it all I would say it needs a little more malt flavor.

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Photo of barczar
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aroma is muted grapefruit, pine, resin, and biscuity malt. Fairly grassy.

Flavor is very pine dominant, with a grapefruit zest background and a solid, bready malt backbone.

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Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Lukass
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boto
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can: this one pours a fairly opaque golden color. There was really no had or lacing to it. The aroma is good. Citrus, orange, resinous and other tropical hops. The taste is good. Similar flavors to the aroma, with some biscuit and sweetness. Nice!

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Photo of zonker17
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of shirtless_mike
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrismattlin
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of secondtooth
3.55/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden with a head of white lace.

Aroma: Tropical hops all over the place. Solid.

Taste: Bitter grapefruit, tropical, orange. There is a lingering bitterness or acidity here that’s a bit off-putting, and a slight warming at the finish. Solid, but not a favorite.

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Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Very hazy, dark orange body, full white head and lots of lacing.

S - Pine, mint, a smattering of citrus notes, a touch of zest, and a definite burn from alcohol.

T - Front is the pine and mint, but quickly this is backgrounded, to be replaced with a Creamsicle middle, closing more bitter, with the zest and pith notes trailing out slowly.

F - For as big and burly this is, the feel is clean and light. The alcohol, apparent in the nose, is nowhere to be found when drinking.

O - A very nice DIPA, with lots of fine hop flavors, and strong malt core, and a surprisingly easy feel. Yep, this one is a keeper.

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Photo of target88
3.82/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robwestcott
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cold from the tap to a 12oz snifter @ the Tap during Bloomington Craft Beer Week. Cloudy honey'd gold with a 1/2 finger long lasting, off white head leaving lace to the rim after each sip.

Big floral hops aroma, sweet and long lasting.

Big bodied, smooth and creamy, floral, maybe even tropical hops up front and smooth honey sugars after, hiding the bitter bite.

Great beer, thumbs up to the daredevil guys !

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Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of neckbracesub
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of jmarsh123
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of bzach
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kyrojack
4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Ardeer
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zrab11
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Rip Cord from Daredevil Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93.2% out of 100 with 59 ratings
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