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Double IPA | Rohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)

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Brewed by:
Rohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)
New York, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by yesyouam on 01-25-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by Avagadro:
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3.71/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I reviewed this brew on a napkin from a visit on 1-21-2010.

A: Light copper in color with low head retention and little in the way of lacing.

S: Bouquet is well presented and complex. Pine, citrus and flower all come through well.

T: Off-dry with a ton of hops. Pine and citrus dominate with flowers in the finish.

M: medium to light in body woth little else.

D: A decent DIPA, but definitely has room for improvemet. It was stuck in limbo between a malty IPA and a dry one. The body was too heavy to be refreshing, but too thin to be indulgent. The hops were a little clashing as well. I liked it overall, but if this one is to be brewed again I would hope that they tweak it a little.

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3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Review from notes on 1/14/10, poured from a firkin (cask)

A - hazy golden tangerine with a short lived bubbly white head. Very little lacing. 3.5

S - Very light aromas. Perhaps a hint of grapefruit and light caramel. Not too spectacular here. 3.0

T - mild maltiness, lots and lots of intense bitterness. Lingering bitter aftertaste, I didn't get much else here. Not much pine or citrus, just a bitter explosion. 3.5

M - very creamy and smooth, mild carbonation. 4.0

D - I drank this way too fast. This is probably the best attribute of the beer. 4.5

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Photo of yesyouam
4.67/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rohrbach Double IPA is a slightly hazy golden ale with a dense white head that has outstanding retention and lacing. It has a fresh, grainy, grassy, floral aroma that's a little fruity. It's medium bodied; smooth and fluffy with a crisp finish. It has a full resiny hop flavor that's nice and bitter with grapefruit peel and pine. The after taste is long and bitter. It's shockingly delicious.

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Double IPA from Rohrbach Brewing Company (Brewpub)
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