Double-Wide I.P.A. | Boulevard Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
89
very good
2,646 Ratings
Double-Wide I.P.A.Double-Wide I.P.A.
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The classic India Pale Ale is a traveler’s beer, aggressively hopped to withstand the long, hot ocean voyage to the British East Indies. Our Double-Wide I.P.A. also travels well, and is right at home in the most exotic ports of call of the Midwest. While this modern-day prairie schooner may not resemble a graceful sailing sloop, our liberal hopping regimen does make her virtually “twister-proof,” with toffee and caramel notes balancing out the lingering bitterness. Enjoy this beer fresh to best appreciate the complex blending of hop aromas, ranging from minty to citrusy, with subtle hints of pine.

71 IBU

Added by SafeAtFirst on 11-17-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,646
Reviews:
793
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
373
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,646 |  Reviews: 793
Photo of mishtif
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of unclekeith
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Cramerican
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of JakeDebus
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of RudnicsMEB
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of acsprouse
4.89/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: pours a copper/orange color, its cloudy. Produces a big white head that fades quickly.

S - smells of citrus, grapefruit, american hops, pine, some sweet smelling makts in there giving it a balanced nose.

T - hop bitterness. The taste follows the nose greatly! Grapefruit, pine, hops, citrus. The discreet malts shine through ever so slightly.

M - Medium bodied beer with medium carbonation. Its smooth and drinkable

O: great ipa. Everything i look for in a ipa. Try this one! Cheers!

 491 characters

Photo of MattNeskie
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of AlecBurtness
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of VDODSON
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of darky
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of pquijal
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Ristaccia
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Dulcea
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of gfx
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of ngeunit1
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy copper-orange with a big finger of frothy off-white head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Grapefruit, citrus, pine, grassy hops, sweet caramel and biscuit malts.

T - Grapefruit, orange, citrus, pine, and grassy hops, resiny bitterness, sweet caramel and biscuit malts.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, dry, and bitter finish.

D - Nice hoppy DIPA. Could use a bit more hops and bitterness.

 432 characters

Photo of GotWad629
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a dark amber with a nice thick head

S- Smells of pine and citrus with sweet malt and caramel peeking through

T- Delicious..citrus and pine with a bitterness that is there from beginning to end with a nice sweet caramel malt backbone.

M- Perfect amount of sharp medium carbonation.

O- A great IPA. One that I'll definitely be revisiting.

 351 characters

Photo of lordofstarside
3.34/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz to a snifter, enjoy by 7/30/13

Pours a dark reddish gold with a finger and a half of yellow tinged foam. The clarity is low, very cloudy and murky with chunks of yeast. Retention and lacing are good. The look would be a lot better if it didn't look like it was snowing inside my glass. Aroma of acrid hops, some piny citrus, and a sharp malt. I like that it's strong, but fails to translate to the nose well. Taste isn't too bad, spicy hops pack a nice kick that contrast well with a slightly boozy malt. Sort of reminds me of a barley wine. Mouth was probably the best part, left the mouth dry and sticky, good bitterness, and a well executed finesse between having the alcohol influence the taste without it packing any heat and detracting from the overall taste. Drinks pretty easy.

Overall this beer has potential. I have no idea when it was bottled but maybe a fresher one could alleviate the things bringing it down, such as the look and smell

 956 characters

Photo of FlyingZuchini
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of JOrtt
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of MaseFace
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of HopsMatt
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of ChrisElpers
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of --Dom--
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of CoryR
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Double-Wide I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.96 out of 5 based on 2,646 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.