Double Thunder Funk
Bent Water Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #1,966
ABV:
9.2%
Score:
90
Ranked #11,641
Avg:
4.11 | pDev: 5.84%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
24
From:
Bent Water Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
90
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Notes: Double Thunder Funk is the big, bad sibling of our best selling beer, Thunder Funk. To make it, we took our original thunder funk recipe and made everything bigger: more grain and more hops, resulting in more power and more flavor. Despite clocking in at 9.2% abv, this monster IPA is surprisingly subtle in its strength yet delivers intense hop aroma and flavor.
Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 24 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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dansushi from New York

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jul 05, 2020
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Canalfisher22 from Massachusetts

4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 10, 2020
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SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a 16 oz Nordic pint glass canned on 2/24/20. Pours a amber orange, with a finger sticky white head that leaves a bunch of thin webs of lace, with solid retention. 4.25

Smell is tangerine, pine, apricot, and grapefruit. 4

Taste follows old school pine, tangerine, apricot, and a healthy shot of grapefruit in the bold lingering finish. 4

Mouthfeel is big, plenty of life, a tad dry and sticky, and at 9.2% goes down rather easy but if you are only a into haze you may struggle with this one. 4.25

Overall this is very solid, but again if you aren’t into West Coast aggressive DIPAs you may be a little overwhelmed. 4.25

Mar 08, 2020
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G8rpaul from Florida

3.98/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not super hoppy or bitter at all. Fruit and floral notes. Dry easy finish. Certainly dont taste the higher ABV.

Sep 24, 2020
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redsoxjim from Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 08, 2019
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beer4colin from Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very solid DIPA. I might have done it a favor and glassed it rather than drank from can. A bit metallic but not sure if that is can or intentional. Well balanced brew.

Jul 11, 2018
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brureview from Massachusetts

4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I’m surprised by the low ratings.
Also the current ABV is not correct, it’s 9.2%.
Nice color.Cloudy, copper color with a 4F head in a Spiegelau IPA glass.
Fruity,floral. earthy aroma.
Medium to heavy body- I like this. Heavier than most beers in the style.
Excellent taste, earthy, citrus, fruity.
Moderate better finish.
Excellent double IPA I was surprised. Definitely worth checking out.

Feb 21, 2018
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Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 08, 2018
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sgregory from Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 30, 2018
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Gkruszewski from New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Feb 06, 2018
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Jeromedepot from New York

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 14, 2018
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ntanner83 from Massachusetts

3.61/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Feb 04, 2018
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Blackrobe from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

No dating on the 12oz can.

Poured an unfiltered amber with almost 3 fingers of dense off-white head. Notes of over ripened citrus, dank earthy tones, amarillo hops and a bit of floral. Taste follows the nose with a little more emphasis on the dank earthiness and leaves a smooth bitterness that tapers off. Medium body that coats the mouth, love it! A great unfiltered DIPA in the west coast style, hitting all the notes it should with a smooth body + aftertaste.

Mar 18, 2018
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Zach423 from Massachusetts

4.27/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorite local DIPAs that can be picked up at most stores around Mass. Great hop flavor, however slightly metallic. Goes down much easier than the 9.2% ABV would suggest.

Dec 09, 2018
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Dakin from Utah

4.36/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jun 25, 2020
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caffeinelogic from New York

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 22, 2020
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russpowell from Arkansas

3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a somewhat hazed & effervescent amber with a thumb of cream colored head. Nice head retention & lacing

S: Some breadyness, faint citrus.. Citrus gets stronger over time

T: Pineapple, rich breadyness, a touch of caramel & pine as well up front. Biscuitty malt, grapefruit & pine as this warms. Finishes cakey, dry with plenty of grapefruit, a little pineapple & some more pine

MF: Medium body, restrained carbonation, good balance

A good drinkable DIPA

Jul 30, 2019
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saymike32 from Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Apr 12, 2020
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heerboth from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jul 09, 2019
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Jcarriglio from Missouri

4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Chris_n_Rod from Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Apr 02, 2019
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BeerBeast from Florida

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aug 26, 2020
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Happyyb from New Hampshire

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 16, 2020
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harrypowers from Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a nearly transparent golden color with a short lived head.

Smells of pine, citrus and apricot. Tastes of pine and citrus. Initially this beer has an intense almost styptic bitter hop finish. This mellows after a few minutes allowing the fruit notes to come forward. The alcohol hides well.

Light body for a DIPA ( which I do appreciate). Low carbonation.

This beer and it's local brewery are happy discoveries for me!

Aug 30, 2020
Double Thunder Funk from Bent Water Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 24 ratings