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

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Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Boulevard tulip
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A- A mostly clear dark amber orange color. A massive foamy three finger head. Nice lacing.

S- A lot of pine. A lot of citrus, lemon. A bit of kiwi and mango. A sharp resinous quality. A sweet clean malt. Very east coast IPA in my opinion.

T- Not very bitter, surprisingly. A big plain malt flavor up front. A clean mineral like taste (not a bad thing really). Followed up by an interesting hop profile. Its very lemony and resinous. It really has a ton of herbal and oniony qualities. A lasting bitter dry aftertaste of herbal hops and plain malt.

M- A nice feeling beer. Very dry finish. High in carbonation. Sticky on the tongue. Good stuff.

O- This is a nice DIPA. It brings a change of pace from the incredibly bitter and piney, citrusy IPAs that I am used to.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a hazy copper with a huge billowy two finger white head. The foam in this seems to never fade and leaves tons of sticky lacing when it does. Really nice.

Aroma is spicy, earthy hops; not really heavy on the fruit at all. Lots of pine almost reminiscent of a Christmas tree.

The pine continues into the flavor with lots of pine sap, tree bark, and pine cones. I am really loving the pine in this it is almost like walking through an evergreen forest. Some Earth and tree bark leading to a heavy bitterness. Alcohol is very restrained and well hidden with a very slightly sticky mouthfeel.

Overall, this is somewhat unique for a IIPA. I really like the emphasis on and pine and Earth rather than fruit. It adds a whole other dimension compared to some other beers of this style I have had. Really hope I get the chance to pick this up again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz to a Tulip

A- copper, 1" quick fading khaki head

S- super skunky, dank, earthy, apricot, citrus, caramel, apple

T- dnak, citrus, roasted malts, apple, caramel, grapefruit bitterness

M- low to medium body, average carbonation

O- another great on from Boulevard. The smell is awesome and it tastes great. To me, their Tank 7 was hoppier than this which is strange to me as that is a Saison and this suppose to be a DIPA/IIPA. Either way it's a great beer and you should go out and get you some.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: poured an orangish brown in color with yellow highlights and a huge three finger head that left plenty of lacing sticking to the glass.

S: mostly malty sweetness coming out of the aroma with very slight sign of hop life hints of citrus and grainy notes were present.

T: like the aroma suggested the malty sweetness was also the star element on the palate alongside citrus fruit, hints of hops but were very muted, notes of various grains and a touch of pineapple.

M: the brew was medium in body with a lots of carbonation which had a very sweet, very mild hoppy, citrusy, and grainy finish.

O: I don't know how old the bottle was but the hop character was definitely not there. I am assuming it was pretty fresh but maybe it does have a better hop profile very fresh.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served into a pint.

A - Copper and amber hue with a big ivory head. Retention is nice with some great lacing.

S - Hops, grapefruit, pineapple and some bready notes.

T - Not near as sweet as I anticipated from the nose. Big bitterness which has some slight sweetness from the fruits fore-mentioned. Bready tastes are certainly behind these prominent flavors.

M - Medium-light body with medium carbonation. Starts to feel creamy until the bitterness knocks my palette off balance.

O - Not bad but I thought it was just a bit heavy on the bitterness.

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Double-Wide I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 2,646 ratings
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