Double IPA | Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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Double IPADouble IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Boone757 on 03-27-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
40
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
23.68%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 40
Reviews by TheRougeBastard:
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3.06/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not sure about this one! After enjoying their White Ale, I was excited to try this one, but after the first sip, I'm not so sure. After the first swig, I'm tasting licorice???WTH? This gives way to a drier, hoppier aftertaste. The warmer it got, the licorice taste subsided a bit, but was still there. Overall, I'm not sure what St. Archer was shooting for here, but IMHO they missed the DIPA target with this one.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of aquazr1
3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joeyjoey104
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MisterGone
4.59/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ummm... that was good. This was my first Saint Archer and I picked a beaut. This seriously sits up there with many other DIPAs. Could make my list in the forum if anyone ever trots out one of those "top five" posts. So, a deep gold, lighter than the usual DIPA, from a 22 to a tulip. The aroma is there: pungent florals and citrus, without being overwhelming. The flavor continued that floral/tropical theme. The initial bitters are really well balanced with a subtle malt sweetness that adds pop to the tropicals. Nice citrus finish, nor harsh alcohol. This will definitely go into the rotation... and did its job of piquing my interest in other offerings by this brewer.

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Photo of breadwinner
4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Criminally underrated DIPA, this thing burts with a pungent hop nose and equally robust palate. It's savory, with bits of pine and tropical fruit thrown in. I'll say it 'till I'm blue in the face -- Saint Archer's pale ale/IPA/DIPA lineup is as strong as anyone not just in the state but in the country.

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Photo of terpinsd
4.41/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Masonpp85
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rutager
4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Umami burger, Anaheim. Nice hazy lemon-gold with a thick white head, crazy lacing. Bright citrus fruits and floral hops on the nose. Taste has some honey and those very citrusy hops.

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Photo of Catracho5
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacobotsford3
4.8/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a great dipa, this was my first double and it introduced me to a lot of great double IPAs

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Photo of Vlaminck
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Absolut
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass from bottle.

Golden yellow, fizzy but disapates quickly

Smells dank. Hoppy, tropical.

Tropical fruit, Danny, bitter. Really good.

Under the radar dipa out of San Diego. Go figure

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Photo of largadeer
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 1424IpA
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Inglewood
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Modernrickk
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Plasmafunk
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of notchucknorris
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of mactrail
3.48/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pleasant tangy brew with an intense piney and citrusy hop flavor. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Baron's Market on West Point Loma. Clear amber with a tall pile of coarse foam in the Crooked Line tulip. Aroma of fruity hops.

Hot and woody. Warm and malty, but hot with alcohol. Melon and white wine and just a little spoiled fruit. Sharp and on the acidic side. Long grapefruit peel burn but not terribly bitter. Quite sippable but not as interesting as some other DIPAs, somehow. But the mouthfeel is quite sudsy and entertaining and it stays frothy for a long time.

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Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PG2G
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of HopHead84
4.31/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnParadee
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _morandi_
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Double IPA from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
3.97 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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