Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA)
Revision Brewing Company

Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA)Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA)
Write a Review
Beer Geek Stats: | Print Shelf Talker
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #1,770
Ranked #6,800
4.07 | pDev: 6.39%
Revision Brewing Company
Nevada, United States
Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA)Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA)
Notes: There’s a problem with this beer; it’s most commonly available in 12 ounce cans, 16 ounce glasses, and 22 ounce bottles. Of course, if you’re lucky you can snag it by the 64 ounce growler. Or even better, the 661 ounce keg or the 1,984 ounce keg. Now we’re talkin’. Loads of late-hopping creates massive flavor. Simcoe and Mosaic hops battle for domination on the palate; you win.
Reviews: 34 | Ratings: 86 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of bigbeerburrito
bigbeerburrito from California

4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer smells amazing. Smells fragrant, ripe mango and stonefruit. Tastes has the same fruity notes, but more. Spiced grassy pine hops, and a nice fruit juice like malt. Feels much lighter than the abv. Looks clear amber golden and good carbonation, this beer is a worthy american dipa.

Jul 03, 2020
Photo of StonedTrippin
StonedTrippin from Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

one of the only revision beers i have seen in 12 ounce cans and six packs, usually they do the pint can four pack. its also one of their more popular beers, but at the same time, one of their more basic. its tasty stuff, a mosaic driven hop complexion, clear compared to most of them, more classically west coast to me, with some nice bitterness and a resinous feel, super fresh and tasty, but this one tastes like a lot of other beers too, less distinct than i have come to expect from revision, but right there in terms of their usual quality. a little spicy hop thing up front, some lemon and some pine, good balance from the pale barley, pretty light on body and dry, but the grain has some taste that supports the hops well. the alcohol is quite well hidden, and its at that strength where i can drink a number of these. high carbonation keeps it moving, a light honey note before the bitter finish, and clean as can be on the fermentation. very well refined beer, a little more of a classic than many of their others, but a very fine example of a west coast double ipa. ive been drinking revision beer pretty much every week, they just slay with hops. happy with this one but not as exciting for them...

May 23, 2020
Photo of barnzy78
barnzy78 from Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, date stamp smudged. Thanks to Derek for giving me a can to try! Clear copper colored DIPA with a thinner ivory head. Caramel malt aroma with piney, citric hops. Smooth flavors of pine, grapefruity citrus, caramel, toasty grain, and bready malt. Full body, quite resinous, ample carbonation, with a bitter finish. A very solid & balanced DIPA overall.

Jan 10, 2020
Photo of KingStelle
KingStelle from California

4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look, golden amber with minimal head.
Smell, a nice light hoppy smell, nothing to heavy.
Taste, pine needles, light citrus and more hop heavy than the smell lead onto. The 8% alcohol is well disguised.
Feel, medium mouth feel perfect for an IPA.

Oct 12, 2019
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 fl oz can on August 20, 2019. Brewed with Simcoe and Mosaic hops. Loads of late hopping creates massive flavor.

Aug 27, 2019
Photo of RyanK252
RyanK252 from California

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into a Mountain Rambler Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden yellow with a frothy off white head that settles to a light layer and leaves some spotty lacing.

S: Dank herbal notes, spicy pine, some citrus, some light fruity notes mixed in, bready malt, and a little caramel sweetness.

T: Spicy pine, citrus, lemon and tangerine, slightly floral, some underlying fruity notes, peach, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, and guava, slight dank herbal undertones, bready malt, and caramel sweetness.

M: Just a touch on the fuller side of medium body, moderate carbonation, ever so slightly creamy feel.

O: Fruity side slowly begins to pop as it warms. Not my favorite DIPA, but very solid. Definitely got Jeremy's fingerprints all over it.

Aug 23, 2019
Photo of LiquidAmber
LiquidAmber from Washington

4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to patches with light lacing. Aroma of pale malt, dank and lightly citrus hops, mixed tropical fruit, orange and some green onion. Flavor is mildly caramel malt, dank and piney hops, bong water dankness, mystery tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine needles and lemon. Lingering dank hops. Medium bodied with light to moderate creaminess. Many IPAs have a nice dank aroma, but few are as dank in taste is the aroma promises. This is an exception, and even better also has strong pine and tropical notes too. Aptly named, this is an intense and big IPA. The malt seems somewhat mild for the size, but fully supports the big hop flavors. The tropical fruit sets me up for a disappointing bitterness in the finish, but this IPA delivers great alpha bitterness throughout. Take that, hazy IPAs! Revision has wowed me with IPAs before and this is no exception. Nicely done.

Aug 13, 2019
Photo of redresonatedragon
redresonatedragon from Washington

4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

An exceptional IIPA, this one showcases a dank, leafy green profile backed by a delicious graham cracker malt. The bitter, resinous greens are supported by the candied sweetness of the grains, a sipper for sure, and so smooth and tasty. I’m very impressed by these guys lately, another exceptional brewery!

Aug 03, 2019
Photo of Tucquan
Tucquan from Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had this on 2019-07-10 in Stockton, CA at Brews and BBQ on tap

A - Fairly cloudy with 1-finger white head and great lace.

S - Pineapple. Orange, pine, lightly dank.

T - Follows the smell plus herbal/peppery spice and biscuit. Reasonably bitter.

M - Medium body and carbonation.

O - A very well done DIPA. I would have it again.

Jul 11, 2019
Photo of BucannonXC5
BucannonXC5 from California

3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Type: 8-oz. draft
Glass: Clear 8-oz. pilsner glass
From: Hoffer’s Cigar Bar in La Mesa, Calif.
Price: $3.50
Purchased: March 8, 2019
Consumed: March 8, 2019
Reviewed as: American Double / Imperial IPA
Misc.: Quick review

Was happy to find this one on draft in San Diego as most of the time I’d seen it around were old bottles in stores. First gave this a 3.75 back in May 2017 via taster at their brewery. If I remember right it was the worst of the flight, which shows you how good their beer is. Description read (skipping through all the bullshit), “Loads of late-hopping creates massive flavor. Simcoe and Mosaic hops battle for domination on the palate; you win.”

Poured a dark gold clear color with 1-to-2 fingers of frothy white head when I got it. Fast moving bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. World-class spiderweb foamy lacing. Outstanding retention. (Sight - 4.25)

Smelled dank resin, pine, Simcoe, passion fruit, Mosaic, caramel malt and herbal. (Smell - 4.00)

Tasted dank resin, pine, Simcoe, pepper, caramel malt, papaya, passion fruit, herbal, onion, garlic and grapefruit. (Taste - 3.75)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Bitter finish. (Feel - 4.25)

This was outstanding for a DIPA. Liked it much better than I remember. (Overall - 4.00)

3.94 | 88 | B+

Mar 23, 2019
Photo of unlikelyspiderperson
unlikelyspiderperson from California

3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful crystal clear amber, little visible carbonation, and a thin white head.
Smell is mild and grassy.
Taste is super crisp, the softer tropical fruit notes that lead you in are chopped short by a piney/earthy bite that bookends this flavor perfectly. Orange and nectarine flavors form a nice compliment to the bitter endcap. This is a nice DIPA
Mouthfeel is great. This is a big IPA with a big body to match but it clears the palate nicely.
Overall this is a great DIPA. Big but crisp, rich fruit flavors balanced by piney and earthy bite. If classic wcdipa glory is your thing, this just might be your beer. Great

Mar 16, 2019
Photo of jjholmes
jjholmes from Australia

5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So much better than the countless variations they've done on fruit juice IPAs. An excellent beer. Tropical fruits but not overly sweet, a bit of citrus and pine, and most importantly, some decent, biting bitterness. Brilliant.

Mar 15, 2019
Photo of patre_tim
patre_tim from Thailand

3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Copper filtered with a moderate amount of bubbles and 2 fingers of white head.

Smells of caramel, oranges, caramel and pine.

Tastes of tropical fruit, pine, and caramel.

Very light feel, reads at a much lower ABV.

I got this near Santa Rosa, and am drinking it in Redding, Feb 24, 2019.

Feb 25, 2019
Photo of Lone_Freighter
Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a slim copper colored body with a small cap of a little white foamy head sliding off fairly quick. Just a slightly messy to filmy lace glossing the sides of the glass slightly.
The aroma had some tropical sweet hops playing with more of a danky onion bitter bias. Light grassy hops round out the backside.
The flavor seemed to meld all of the prior mentioned aromas to mix sweet yet bring in that bitter to danky quaint character. Mild aftertaste of onion, caramel malts and a stifled grassy hop bitterness.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Mild carbonation and a good ABV sturdying the balance of it all. Semi-crisp finish of tropical leaning hops then malts.
Overall, good enough to come back to.

Feb 09, 2019
Photo of metter98
metter98 from New York

4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly faded away, leaving just a narrow collar and some specks of bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of herbal and piney hops are present in the nose along with hints of mangos.
T: The taste follows the smell, but has more balanced flavors of herbal/piney and mango/passionfruit. There is a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really liked the taste of this beer, as it had a nice balance between the Mosaic and Simcoe hops.

Serving type: can

Feb 02, 2019
Photo of DenverLogan
DenverLogan from Colorado

3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

From a 12 oz bottle, 8%, 75 ibu, bottled Sep 10, 2018. Pours gold with slight head and lace in a tulip glass. Aroma of light grains and hops. Big mouthfeel and carbonation. Flavors of bright malts, fresh grains and straw hops, slight toothpaste, minerals, citrus rind zest. Overall bold, rich, flavorful and quite tasty for a big, bright hop lover.

Nov 20, 2018
Photo of RaulMondesi
RaulMondesi from California

3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well, I’ll give it one thing: unlike the clientele that visit our local frat/sorority bar, Malarky’s in Newport Beach, at least it’s clean. But is that enough?

Nope! Raul says not by a long shot. If you pull yourself a nice respectable one from your local joint, you know, one that washes her sheets weekly, what does it matter if she’s a bore? Not that this beer is boring, actually, it’s just a little off. It has an overpowering rotted grass/onion characteristic to it that is more of a turnoff than a girl in wedges.

Nope, Raul will not return to this one again.

Oct 25, 2018
Photo of scottfrie
scottfrie from California

4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz pint at THG.

A: Clear medium-dark golden with a half inch of thick and greasy white head that didn't recede at all in the few minutes leading up to me finally taking a sip. A fluffy thick head lasted the whole beer through. Great retention. Sheets of sticky lace clung to the glass after each sip. Textbook how a hoppy beer should look.
S: Resinous and piney nose with tons of hop oil. Smells fresh and greasy.
T: Greasy hop oils coat my tongue, citrus and resinous hops, kiss of pine. Malt is slightly toasted and caramely. Fresh and greasy, pine and resinous bitterness. Citrus flavor. Mild spice.
M: Medium-full body, greasy and slick mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Drying finish.
O: Quaffable and smooth beer. Fresh and easy to drink. Looks great in the glass!

Jul 23, 2018
Photo of TheBrewsky
TheBrewsky from California

3.54/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from standard sized bottle into 20oz Sauvin glass. Bottled on 11/06/17 (not fresh by any means).

Look: Light amber in color, with apparent transparency. Achieved about 2 and a half fingers worth of a frothy white head, which dissipated rapidly. Loads of residual lacing on the glass.

Smell: Hop presence on the nose, making a somewhat green/grassy smell. I get some citrus fruits, like grapefruit, orange and lemon. Slight mango and papaya presence.

Taste: Lemon forward, reminding me of a lemon herbal tea. Maybe due to the age of the beer, but I am not really enjoying the taste, at least for my liking. It isn't as hop forward as would be expected in a double ipa. Syrupy taste to the beer as well that is hard to describe. There is an herbal, florally flavor that lingers in my mouth afterwards.

Feel: Medium in body, with moderate carbonation.

Overall: It could be just an old bottle, or its just me. It was given as a gift, so I can't really complain, but what I am tasting now isn't that enjoyable. I would like to try some fresh, since I am a huge fan of alot of other Revision offerings. Regardless, I am grateful to have tried. Cheers!

Apr 13, 2018
Photo of stevoj
stevoj from Idaho

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Brewers Haven. Somehow missed rating this. Big, bold hoppy DIPA, as expected from these guys. Bitter, yet smooth. I love the way these guys use their hops

Apr 03, 2018
Photo of BayAreaJoe
BayAreaJoe from California

4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 3/13/18, consumed 3/29/18

Poured crystal clear golden amber with a nice thick head that left tons of great lacing.

Aroma is thick dank, piney, and floral hops with some very bright citrus and tropical fruits.

Taste follows aroma. The tropical fruits come out more; very strong and danky.

Mouthfeel is a bit heavy, bitterness is really solid, booze is there, noticeable, but not overdone.

Overall, an impressive DIPA - one of the best everyday ones out. If you like you strong imperial WC-IPA more tropical than citrusy, this is for you. Can certainly face up to any and every DIPA out.

Mar 30, 2018
Photo of ejmontoy1
ejmontoy1 from California

3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear goldish yellow. Hoppy aroma with obvious hop forward taste. I’ve had more balanced double and even triple ipas in the past but this one is definitely worth checking out.

Mar 18, 2018
Photo of twage04
twage04 from North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellow with medium carbonation. Very clear beer, aroma is very hoppy. Taste is fruity, citrusy, a little pine with maybe a honey-like sweetness. Booze is a little evident so this is not one to drink quickly. Overall a pretty enjoyable DIPA. Not too ambitious but solid execution.

Mar 15, 2018
Photo of rodbeermunch
rodbeermunch from Nevada

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a darker golden yellow with professional clarity and 1/2" white head. Aroma smacks of that mosaic rage, dry hopping definitely going on here.

Bitterness firmly entrenched and tight with Simcoe like amplification. Light simple cracker malt, high carbonation and a dry finish. Very prototypical. They went with a west coast base but threw the Mosaic new breed hop in, but then a middle ground proprietary bittering hop like Simcoe. At about $3.50 a bottle, its a decent gem. There's some astringent bitterness and I would guess this weighs in around 75 ibu.

There's so many very good hoppy beers from Revision in a short amount of time. This one hides the alcohol decently and has a good (and dangerous) crushability factor to it. They carry it at Winco, which is always a bonus, you know you'll get it at its cheapest price that way and it usually is refrigerated too. Helps with the value which translates into the overall score.

Nov 25, 2017
Photo of TheRougeBastard
TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On draft at Old Chicago, delivered in a snifter, Revision's DIPA had a darker golden hue than some. Taste was purely tropical hoppy goodness!! Nice and dry finish, really impressed with Revision Brewing Company! Update: 04/20/19 12oz can...all the above applies! Revision Brewing produces truely exceptional brews!

Nov 25, 2017
Doubled-Up IPA (DIPA) from Revision Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 86 ratings