Heavier Handed IPA | Two Brothers Brewing Company

Heavier Handed IPAHeavier Handed IPA
BA SCORE
82.9%
Liked This Beer
4.02 w/ 362 ratings
Heavier Handed IPAHeavier Handed IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wet hopped IPA aged in new French oak tanks.

Added by emerge077 on 11-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,644
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
362
Liked:
300
Avg:
4.02/5
pDev:
8.46%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in fall 2015. Pours slightly hazy deep orange/copper color with a 2 finger dense and rocky light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of juicy citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate dark/bready malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, melon, lemon/orange peel, pine, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate dark/bready malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness that increases through the glass. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a smooth, moderately sticky/resinous, and creamy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice East coast DIPA. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate dark/bready malt sweetness; and very smooth and easy to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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Heavier Handed IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82.9% out of 100 with 362 ratings
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