DUH Double Rye IPA | Starpoint Brewing

DUH Double Rye IPADUH Double Rye IPA
27 Ratings
DUH Double Rye IPADUH Double Rye IPA

Brewed by:
Starpoint Brewing
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by metter98 on 05-27-2013

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Photo of jmaskell33
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of davleather
4.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of G-S-M
3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled Feb 25, 2014. Poured from a bomber into a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, pale, copper-blonde coloring with slow, minimal carbonation throughout the body and a filmy, loose, white surface coating of head. Aromas of citrus and toasted grain initially, with a healthy dose of grapefruit, followed by subtle piney and resinous notes in the backbone. Pretty well balanced and inviting nose. Flavors are grapefruit and orange forward, with hints of tart along with the sweetness, followed by a pineapple/tropical twist, all on a smooth, toasted grain backbone. There is an underlying bitterness, very subtle, from the wheat notes, that helps to keep all the fruity sweet characteristics in check a bit. Pineapple and passionfruit carry the baton into the aftertaste, where they are balanced out by a very subtle hops profile of pine and cedar. Mellow, leaving this one a better representation of the fruitier side of hops. Smooth, mid-bodied throughout, with a crisp edge and clean, dry finish. Subtle bitter linger after each sip, giving just a jab of hops character once again. Different take on the style, but tasty and refreshing.

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Photo of 2dogbrew
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of woodchip
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of ECalebrews449
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of AngusOg
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of williamjbauer
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of virinow
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of n2185
3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

8 day old bottle

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange with a finger of white head that fades into a frothy ring with little lacing.

S: Some light grapefruit and pineapple notes with caramel malts up front. The finish is a little more earthy and piney.

T: Caramel malts here as well with pineapple, grapefruit, and citrus rind. The finish is sweet, lightly bitter, and a bit more earthy.

M: Medium body with low carbonation, this beer is oily slick.

O: A solid beer overall, and certainly drinkable, but lacks pungency from the hops. Everything is just a little muted. The beer also needs more carbonation.

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Photo of DesertRat
2.89/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer poured hazy amber orange into a thin pint glass.
S: Spicy rye on the nose light citrus flavor. Not tasting the citra hops. They are expensive, so brewer may have used more less expensive hops.
T: The malt is a bit overwhelming for this being a DIPA. Was really hoping for a better taste then what I've been told of this beer.
M: medium body. Pretty basic.
O: I was let down. Thought this would be more exciting. There are a lot better beers that cost the same. If the price was lower I'd feel better about buying this beer again.

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Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of hemorhoidzz
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of kristougher
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of oberon
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial nonic a slightly hazed lighter amber shade with a 1/2 finger white head atop.Aromas of big caramel and some booze with a big shot of citric and resiny hops,there is a faint lactic rye note but the hops overpower that.Flavors are pretty sweet at first with caramel notes with a resiny and sharp grapefruit rind-like hoppiness in the finish,again the rye is there but subdued.Not bad,it wasn't overly sweet and alcoholic like alot of the style.A pretty good NC. DIPA with some rye thrown in.

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Photo of BigTrubble
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of maxwelldeux
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head on it. Nose is very hop forward and a little sticky - the floral and pine elements really dominate the smell. Taste is decently bitter, but has just enough balance to it so that you’re not overwhelmed. Tasty drink.

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Photo of Bonko_the_sane
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of KevinGordon
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Falcone
4/5  rDev +5.5%

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DUH Double Rye IPA from Starpoint Brewing
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 27 ratings
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