Dagger Falls IPA | Sockeye Grill & Brewery

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87
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143 Ratings
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Dagger Falls IPADagger Falls IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sockeye Grill & Brewery
Idaho, United States
sockeyebrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This medal winning India Pale Ale is brewed in the true Northwest fashion. It has an intense hop flavor and aroma, with a dry bitter finish. It defintely has enough hops to “send you over the edge.”

100 IBU

Added by woodychandler on 02-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
40
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
9.92%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
32
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 143 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nuebs
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cubbyZilla
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of outoffocus
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
3.46/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WDJersey
3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buschbeer
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 FL OZ can
Served in a pint glass

Deep amber color. Hazy. Thick, frothy, beige head that coats side of glass

Resiny pine, bitter smell. I do get some caramel malt

Straight resin and pine flavor. Very bitter.

Full mouthfeel for an ipa

This ipa is geared towards the pine and bitter ipa lovers. Not my favorite interpretation of the style. I prefer juicy.

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Photo of SitkaSteve
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a nonic pint glass.
The appearance was a golden burnt orange color. A nice looking white foamy head starts and dissipates gently, nice looking foamy rings roam around the glass.
The smell takes aromatic pine smacking citrus to bitter pine blending and adding a touch of rye (I think).
The taste was mainly sweet through the hops yet still allowing a nice blend from the pine to bitter. I'm still pretty sure that's the rye that enlivens a light little touch of spice leading into the aftertaste and finish.
The mouthfeel yields about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionable aspect to it. Carbonation runs nicely as an AIPA. Bitterness hits appropriate for an AIPA.
Overall, I dig this one, its good, I'd have again.

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Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BryanReed
4.34/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my go-to fridge stuffers.

Nice golden burnt orange color. Strong white head yields some of the best damn lacing I've seen. Amazing.

Smells great. Hops smack your nose with pine and bitter citrus. Just a touch of sweet maltiness.

The taste. Oh the taste.... Bitter. Pine and that lovely citrus pith. I love it.

Overall, I get caught up in trying to snag all the best IPAs that California, Oregon and Washington have to offer. All the while, I take Dagger Falls for granted. This is a freaking great IPA, and its brewed 2 minutes down the road. Sockeye has a winner here.

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Photo of Beardo
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. Can

Poured into a pint glass a very nice cloudy dark golden yellow/orange color, very nice carbonation, very nice two-finger creamy off-white head, which leaves tons of sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy with some nice citrus notes. The taste is very nice hoppy, slight touch of malts, a nice dose of citrus. Medium body, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall a very nice IPA, surprised me. Definitely worth the buy.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beertunes
3.34/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zorro
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chill hazed amber colored beer with a small white colored head.

Quite aromatic I can smell it a yard away. Strong scents of grapefruit and pineapple. Lesser passion fruit and caramel scents. Little bit of pine board scent.

Starts out mildly sweet with a savory and woody flavor. Medium bitterness. Strong tea flavor and doesn't tastes as fruity as it smells. Tastes decidedly woody.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a decent AIPA.

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Photo of craftaholic
3.44/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of psweendogg
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grodd87
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pennsyltucky
4.34/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bo111268
4.67/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dagger Falls IPA from Sockeye Grill & Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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