Forklift DIPA | Barley Brown's Brewpub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Barley Brown's Brewpub
Oregon, United States
barleybrowns.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by John_M on 05-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
9
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
6.29%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of oriolesfan4
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MOTS77
3.94/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wasatchback
3.68/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I don't get the love for the beers these guys make. I've been excited to try their beers every time I see them on tap and every time I'm incredibly disappointed. This Forklift is exactly the same. On tap at Growler Guys in Meridian. Smell is off, not much hop aroma at all. Taste follows suit, very vegetal and almost oxidized. Literally tastes like it'a been sitting in the back of my car for a month. Borderline undrinkable. Maybe this is a bad keg but it in no way resembles a beer with a rating close to what it is. Mouthfeel is thin and alcohol is very present. I could see having this reaction to a bottle brewed three months ago at a brewery across the country but not in a keg in a town a few hours away from the brewery.

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Photo of strohme2
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

NBS BIF. Deep golden yellow. Caramel tan head that lasts for most of beer. Big tropical fruits, pineapple and pine. Dankness, pineapple, pine, grapefruits. Medium bodied, almost chewy.

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Photo of NickThePyro
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.98/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DNICE555
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GorillaBean
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sharpski
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.49/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ohiovania
4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.02/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ipafool
4.89/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 81tillinfinity
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice sharp bitterness that hits the edges of your tongue, and a sweet maltiness on the nose. That spells balance to me. Watch out alcohol is undetectable to me had on draft. Tangerine and pine and a hop sweetness on the taste, pretty juicy.

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Photo of Beervana
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Highbury09
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschinelli
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerstravis
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cherche
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boozecamel
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texasfan549
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AJBlankey
4.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Forklift DIPA from Barley Brown's Brewpub
4.29 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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