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

Double-Wide I.P.A.Double-Wide I.P.A.
BA SCORE
3.96/5
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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
793
Ratings:
2,646
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
374
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My mother picked this up for my cookout. 5-12 bottle date poured into alchemist glass.

A Gigantic slight slight red head goes gushing to the top of the glass, easily 4 fingers. Head has very nice retention and eventually leaves great lacing. Body is a hazy deep orange almost amber in color. 4/4.5

S Good amount of malt in the nose. Sweet citrus and some earthy hops as well

T Really nice balance. A wave of biscuity malt comes forward along with some sweet citrus and almost candied sugar. pretty sweet. Sweet turns bitter toward the middle with citrus and even some tropical fruits. Finish is sticky and has a bitterness that lingers. If your looking for a tasty balance this is it. 3.5/4

M Bigger side of medium with smaller carbonation. Somewhat sticky on the finish.

O Pretty tasty DIPA that's well balanced and looks fantastic. I always like my DIPA much hoppier but this was still very tasty.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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Photo of Jeffo
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this one from kjyost this past summer. Thanks for the trade man!

From a 12oz bottle into a snifter
Best by 2 May 2012. A couple months off

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, looser looking, cream white head with decent retention. Hazy burnt orange with medium levels of carbonation. Half wisp remains until the end leaving some dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: A nice nose of pale malts, honeydew melon, and lots of pineapple notes. Some piney notes as well, but this is more about the fresh, fruity melon aromas. Very nice.

PALATE: Pale malts, piney flavors and some sweet melon up front. Pineapple again and some floral notes at the swallow. Bold and very persistent finish of sweet melon, bitter pine and floral hops. Green fruits as well, like green apples and pears, as well as a light spicy kick, much like a Belgian triple. Very flavorful, fruity, hoppy and interesting.

PALATE: Medium body and higher levels of carbonation. Light on the palate, creamy, goes down fine and finishes with a touch of dryness.

OVERALL: I don't normally review IPA's past their due date, but this one was great. Like a cross between an IPA and triple, this one was fruity, hoppy and spicy all at the same time. Very interesting, flavorful and enjoyable. Glad I had a chance to try this when I did. Thanks again kjyost!

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Big bomber into a snifter.
Appearance: Pours a copperish-ruby color with a brownish-white head. Nice 1/8 inch head retained throughout drinking. Looks beautiful.

Smell: Piney citrus...lemony resin...some faint toffee

Taste: Very complex. Initial grapefruit yields to some sweet caramel and toffee malt, with a lemony/green apple finish. when it warms the alcohol is prevalent. very well balanced on both ends.

Mouthfeel: This beer packs a punch on the taste; mouth is coated with resiny-grapefruit and sweet malt after. Standard carbonation.

Overall: Very cool beer. The bottle design looks awesome too. The taste is almost overwhelming, a whole bomber of this to myself may be a little much. Regardless, I enjoy it and definitely recommend.

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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