Sinister | 18th Street Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
18th Street Brewery
Indiana, United States
18thstreetbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by emerge077 on 03-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
179
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
20
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 179 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorEvil65
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Inglewood
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MortarPestle
3.69/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pablobomb
3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WOLFGANG
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Can_has_beer
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of QuadriderMX
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TomO23
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hwy395
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jho3325
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cjohns73
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber about 1 month old. Color is a deep kind of amber, maybe orange, brightens up a tad in the light. Average head that runs away quickly. Not much on the nose. Hard to describe how not much. First taste is wicked hot malt spiciness, no floral or tropical hop flavor and minimal bitterness. My first note is that its a lot like Revolution 1ZENUFF, which is unorthodox though great. Unfortunately, that taste goes away upon multiple sips. Maybe this just falls off really fast (especially for a DIPA), but it was a disappointment for me.

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Photo of knicks19947
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BPMeyer27
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It's dark orange, like amber, with a solid head. The hue gives me pause; I'm imagining something sticky, sweet, syrupy. And it comes through on that. The nose is like a pineapple fruit roll-up slathered with orange marmalade. The flavor is basically that. Pineapple simply syurp with a hint of hop bitterness. Sticky and coating feel. I could see some folks loving this but it's not the angle on a DIPA that I love.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 4thFloyd
4.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lanciloti
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wolverine48092
4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Viperman1316
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TrapJaw77
3.03/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Nat1975
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mersh
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sinister from 18th Street Brewery
4.12 out of 5 based on 179 ratings.
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