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Double D Double IPA | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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3.65/5
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578 Ratings
Double D Double IPADouble D Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
olddominion.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double D is a full-bodied Imperial India Pale Ale, flaunting sultry guava, mango, and tropical fruit aromas as a result of dry hopping with Citra, Zythos and Crystal hops. Brewed with light toasted malt and Bravo bittering hops, this double delights with smooth warming alcohols and a torrid finish.

Added by BuxMontBeerLover on 05-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,441
Reviews:
102
Ratings:
578
pDev:
13.42%
Bros Score:
3.52
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
133
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 578 |  Reviews: 102
Photo of DavetotheB
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnSnyder
3.03/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of metter98
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is quite hazy yellow in color with some orange hues. It poured with a finger high bright white head that gradually died down but left a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and lots of lacy rings of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of peppery spices are present in the nose.
T: The taste is mostly dominated by flavors of spicy hops—cinnamon and peppers seem to stand out in particular—along with some hints of tropical fruits and caramel malts. The spicy hops linger into the finish and also have some semblance to dank pine.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied, crisp, and somewhat prickly on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The spicy hops in this IPA really deliver a lot of "bite" to both the taste and mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of RickStalzer
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Guinnsslvr
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThePold
4.09/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a bottle into a glass. Not a lot of head, okay lacing. Smells not much... taste is just okay for a double IPA. I'd say this is a standard issue modern IPA but not something I'm going out of my way to buy. Kind of ubiquitous round here anyway.

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Photo of mythaeus
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slhuggy
4.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greasy
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

**
06/08/15
Bottle to pint glass.
LOOK: Yellow, some haze, small white head.
AROMA: Plenty of citrus.
TASTE: Citrus, touch of hoppy/woody.
On the deck with dinner; grilled "Kobas"
FEEL: Above avg Carbonation, easy drinking.
Nice citrusy ipa.

**

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.05/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a burnt orange to copper color with a lasting finger's worth of white foamy head that glistened and fell off at a moderate pace. Sly messy lace.
The aroma had a decent blend of soft sweet caramel/toffee malts gliding into some grassy/semi-tobacco leafy and citrusy sweet pulpy hops.
The flavor had a dried malty sweetness up front and then a touch of the hops (somewhat chewy and leafy). For the most part, they blended and slid into the aftertaste to follow on into the finish.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a good sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine. Tobacco leafiness restrained some of the smoothness and this ended up being a bit more drier than I had hoped for.
Overall, seemed like an aged barleywine to an extent. Unsure if I would have again, only if I can find fresher. Would be nice to find a date, but hey, this will stand until the brewery learns to start putting dates on their beer bottles.

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Photo of Dillinger
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of haines710
4.08/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried one in a make your own six pack from Wegmans close to Wilmington Delaware. Pours from bottle into a pint glass beautiful copper orange color with thick head that has staying power. Lots of lacing tools I slowly drink. Taste is bitter and malty bit much fruitiness which is more present in the smell. Decent beer with high alcohol content. Enjoying it.

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Photo of Panamericano86
4.71/5  rDev +29%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Cold bottle poured into a clear plastic 12oz McCafe' cup ok ok "get it together americano" try & see if I can do a proper review. Wow! hot damm almighty mmmm mmm buddy that 1st swig ooouuu wheeee, strong & fruitful, very berry fruitful yet smooth with a pleasing to the eye, thick ambery orange color that resembles an October harvest moon, & i aint talkin sierra, nevada folks lol I cant even see the mickey d's logo through the cup! Thick & plentiful. 15 minutes of drinking with half the beer already gone and its still fairly carbonated & cold! magical, Like drinking tropical punch out the bottle, wow these are some good hops that linger throughout the mouth. Brew like this, is why ill never go back to "domestic. Its been a little bit over 45 minutes & the feel is pretty nice & hearty. Good stuff

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Photo of musicsherlock
3.96/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle
Bottled 1/24/17
Reviewed 3/30/17

Crystal clear orange with nice effervescence. 2 inch cream colored head that lasts forever. Nice break from Hazy IPA's if only for one beer.

Weaker in the smell department. Classic hops and pine.

Bitter hops, piney bite, few tropical notes, good Malt coating on the palate. Reminds me of Deviant Dales though without the onion taste. Clean taste

Nice, sparkly on the tongue. Relatively dry, not cloying. Clean. Goes down easy.

Overall a nice DIPA in the style of the past 15 years, prior to Juice Bombs

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyclonece09
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a snifter. Pours semicloudy orange with a white head. Smells of citrus and floral hops. Tastes of citrus hops with a decent grain backbone. Beer is light to medium bodied with good carbonation and easy drinking. Overall a very good beer.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Maillard
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chillin
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anthony-s
4.07/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jricharc
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Double D Double IPA from Old Dominion Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 578 ratings
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