Double D Double IPA | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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82
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BuxMontBeerLover on 05-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
568
Reviews:
100
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.46%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
132
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Marraybay
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Look: Copper amber; Bit of cloudiness and some lacing.

Smell: Typical pine and citrus notes.

Taste: Grapefruit and pine. Not much else.

Feel: Non-descript.

Overall: A bit one dimensional. Decent body; heavy on the citrusy pith. Not enough malt-sweetness to
counterbalance. Better examples available.

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Photo of farrago
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Finger plus of creamy off-white color, mixed bubble set with divots across the surface, retention is just above average, the lacing is broad and sticks well if not exceptionally. Clean, clear coppery color with widely dispersed bubbles of larger size, shines well in the glass. Fresh, if at times hollow, nose of wet leafy matter, dried pine sap, tarry earth, black tea, mandarin oranges and jasmine, the pineapple, apple, pear to apricot fruit guileless and of few words. Light to medium-bodied with a creamy texture which helps it flow with relative ease, the carbonation more of a subtle churn than prickle. Does not really emphasize any specific element, seems intent on blending it all into a whole. Orange and minor pink grapefruit, flowers, pine breeze and mineral water, stays fresh rather than indulge in anything beyond a patina of breadiness, caramel and brown sugar, not dry yet nowhere near “sweet” either. The peach, apricot, apple fruit clean and not tropical. There is a bitter and unbalanced quality to the finish which stands out because of how integrated and unassuming it was beforehand. You’d run out of conversation halfway through dinner if sat next to it.

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Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
4.01/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkermitj
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spencermacko
4.13/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuddyZ
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SweetChicken
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GrantBrennan
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hoppy enough, for an east coast DIPA. Orange golden color with nice foamy head. Pure hop aroma, piney, resinous, more of the same in the taste. Short finish, but overall pretty good.

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Photo of estimatedprophethawk
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into an IPA crystal glass. Born on date 12/01/15.

Color. How do you rate the color of a dipa? Yeah. It's dark golden.

Nose. Spicy, sweet, mango, citrus with a touch of pineapple. A touch of pine and onion.

Taste. Brown sugar quickly moves to bitter piney dank, with a long bitter/crisp dank finish.

Mouthfeel. Creamy with a slight syrupy finish.

Thus is quite possibly the perfect representation of an American DIPA about two years ago. Today? It still is, but the competition is right there.

I really like this beer. The alcohol is completely masked by a very nice mildy east coast Hoppy presence. I really like this beer, but I'm a hop head and have been for ten years. I would never turn down this beer unless someone offered me this and a Hill Farmstead or Treehouse IPA.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This beefy DIPA pours a deep honey amber color with a nice head of white foam that subsides to a thin ring and pooling layer with nice lacing. Nose of heavy pine, pineapple, and rich caramel malts. Flavors follow the nose with pineapple and citrus laden hops drenched in caramel malts that fade in the middle to back with a VERY strong pine hop note that finishes piney and bitter. Good carbonation to cut through the caramel and hops with subtle heat on the back from strong alcohol content.

A Christmas gift from my old boss........Thanks Larry!

Cheers

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Photo of Big_V
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crisis1290
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big fan of Old Dominion brews , for the most part. This Double D IPA was very good. Cracked the bottle and the aroma was pleasant. This was nice and foamy on the pour. Sweet citrus fruit aromas filled the air and not over powering. This was a combo of bitter hops and sweet malt. No bad after taste. I would order this one again !!!

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Photo of BeerNDoggerel
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gajo74
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This one pours a hazy golden orange with a nice foam head and plenty of sticky lace. There is an almost intense hop oil aroma; it feels like you are breathing citric and resiny hop fumes as well as alcohol. Similarly the taste is quite hop forward. There is a big grapefruit finish and a big bitter aftertaste. The palate is also bitter and dry. There is also alcohol. The feel is medium bodied, slick and oily. The carbonation is prickly. This one is good for a hops fix, but not particularly balanced. Also, I wish the alcohol was masked a bit more. Overall, I would have again as it was tasty enough. Nevertheless it's not the best example of the style.

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Hazy orange-copper, white head, sticky lacing,
S- Resiny hops, bit of citrus
T- Follows the smell- Bitter resiny hops, pine,
M- Slick, heavy bodied, medium carbonation, nice to drink.
O- A very solid DIPA all the ay around.

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Photo of brewohio1
2.92/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.32/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VirginiaBeerMan
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Tulip glsss out of the bottle. Nice appearance with a white foamy head and excellent lacing. Somewhat typical IPA aroma, but not overpowering scent. Extremely strong hoppy bitterness not for the casual IPA drinker.

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Photo of MerryTapster
4.37/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L: Copper. Nice head that lingers.

S: Citrus, Pine and Resin. Some malt character as well

T: I really like the flavor. It's a pretty big hop bomb, but it's balanced nicely with maltiness. Pine and Resin come through nicely, with some big malty biscuit notes showing up.

F: Typical Double IPA. Smooth with decent carbonation

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Photo of dreichus
4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of florisj135
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Double D Double IPA from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 568 ratings.
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