Doppelganger IPA | Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

2 Ratings

Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Illinois, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GbVDave on 01-28-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of rhoadsrage
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in an American pint glass)

A- This beer has a white spongy thick head that sits on a slightly hazy warm yellow body with a few strands of tiny bubbles launching from the base of the glass.

S- This beer has a smooth green hop aroma with a dark earthy hint to it. There is also some notes of pine resin at the finish.

T- the pine hops with noble hop flavors has some nice depth with notes of grapefruit coming through as it warms. There is a soft light malt note that is pretty dry and quickly covered up by a nice hop pucker in the finish.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a faint alcohol heat in the finish that enhances the hop bitterness nicely.

D- This beer has a good depth to the hop flavor and it is nice to see noble and American hops used together. The malts are very light in flavor but they support the hops.

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Photo of GbVDave
3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at Flossmoor Station 1/27/07.

A: Very pale, almost pilsner-like in color (they used German pilsner malts to brew this). Crystal clear.

S: Appealing aromas of grapefruit and grass clippings.

T: Big grapefruit rush tempered by a mild malt backing. That is then followed by some more tart citrus and then earthy grass clippings.

M: Smooth at first with a nice dry on the tongue finish.

D: This one could be enjoyed all day. An interesting "what if" beer (what if a german brewmaster brewed an american IPA using german sourced malt and german and american sourced hops?)

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Doppelganger IPA from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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