Hop Centric Double India Pale Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

Hop Centric Double India Pale AleHop Centric Double India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.96/5
1,050 Ratings
Hop Centric Double India Pale AleHop Centric Double India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Hop Juice.

Added by orbitalr0x on 03-12-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,662
Reviews:
476
Ratings:
1,050
pDev:
11.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
100
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,050 |  Reviews: 476
Photo of JeffKowalek
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NMA
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.78/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marklaker
4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chackman151
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mevans74
4.7/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Very well-balanced DIPA. Not overly hoppy, drinks well. Lacks some hop in the scent but forgivable based on look/taste/feel.

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Photo of craigbelly
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcuz7
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mpgrif2
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Paultexiera
4.53/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Great Taste and color. Very smooth double ipa

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Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.59/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BryanDJones78
4.6/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kinzo12
4.69/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

This seasonal beer from Two Brothers is worth the wait. This double IPA got me hooked. The piney citrus flavor is unique and smooth. Isn't filling like a normal DIPA but certainly packs a punch.

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Photo of Mike1968
3.23/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ohiovania
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kinmundy77
4.38/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AD17
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dela-Dog
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alszok
4.66/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ImperialChi
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Bottle now has a new look, different than the current Ba label.

A- Thick, cloudy copper color. Head faded after a bit, cream colored. Looks thick and slightly creamy.

S - Sweet, heady booze with a rush of resin and pine fades into heavy sweet malt. Haven't looked at the abv for this yet, guessing north of 9%. Smell is intense but fades quickly after pulling away from the glass.

T - Whoa. Beastly pine resin and bitters, definitely north of the 80 IBU IPA limit. Almost maple syrup with layers of citrus rinds, dark and sweet. Like brown sugar/syrup was used to make the beer, with some molasses poured in for good measure. The fruit is dark and candied, dried orange and pineapple, sticky sweet tropical notes that crush and wrap the senses on the palate with cameral and toffee-like notes. Smelled 9%, this could be 10%. I'm going to guess this was Simcoe dry-hopped? Seems to fit the profile, but I could be drunk after a few sips of this.

M- Heavy and thick. Cream gives way to a heavy, flat feeling on the palate.

O- I love double IPAs and this is a bombshell of a beer. I've had double IPAs though that better integrated the various extremes a double IPA has, some subtle rough edges that separate this from the very best. A very enjoyable, slow sipper that is fun to try.

*looks at bottle*

10% and 100 IBU. Sounds right.

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Photo of firkingroovin
4.41/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Acuity
3.64/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hop Centric Double India Pale Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 1,050 ratings
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