White Knuckle Double IPA | Marin Brewing Company

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4.15/5
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358 Ratings
White Knuckle Double IPAWhite Knuckle Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company
California, United States
marinbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 03-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,858
Reviews:
256
Ratings:
358
pDev:
10.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
151
Gots:
24
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 358 |  Reviews: 256
Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drinkymcbeer
3.16/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Got this on sale presumably because its past date/ stored at room temp most its life.

Poured dark orange and caramel/copper with decent lacing. Smell of yeasty biscuits, sweet spice and floral hops. Toffee, grapefruit citrus zest with a resiny astringency. Dark, deep booze notes, borderline too hot, nearly a malt liquor. A good winter dipa.

This is what I imagine the british sailors and spice traders were getting pints of originally.

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Photo of CJNAPS
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Delicious IPA, Pours a light yellow with a think white head that stayed through the whole beer.
Nice hoppy aroma that filled up the room it seemed like. Repeat drinker for sure.

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Photo of braican
3.79/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of northbay47
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
3.49/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mexi_locobarrel
4.6/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur, CA.

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of candied citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and tropical fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with candied citrus zest, orange marmalade, and earthy hop on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with lots of citrus forward hop characteristics all around.

Serving type: on tap.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours two fingers of head on a hazy dark straw body.
The aroma is huge pine resin, ripe grapefruit and lemon.
The taste is big pine and grapefruit bitterness throughout, but with a dose of malt to keep it fairly sweet too.
The texture is thick and chewy.
It's a big one.

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Photo of glinnebur
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rawfish
3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of t2grogan
3.25/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spark3148857
4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of casketoccupant
3.89/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rblib
3.67/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden ash with cloudy lacing. The fruity notes are overtaken by the ever present ABV balanced with bitter hop flavor. I like it.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barczar
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big pear, grapefruit, and resin in aroma, with a light caramel and toasted malt backbone.

More on the bitter side of flavoring, with a nice caramel malt backbone. Citrusy, resiny, grassy, and tropical hops keep things interesting. A little more bitter than I prefer.

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Photo of jhartley
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This poured out as a dark golden color with a white head on top. The smell of the beer has a nice orange citrus aroma in the nose. The taste of the beer has a solid malt profile along with a pleasant bitter finish. The feel of the beer is medium bodied. Overall it's a pretty good IPA.

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Photo of double2chin
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of chcfan
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Minty, grassy nose. Pours brilliant amber under a 2” white foam cap that slowly descends to a thick film. Produces thick lace. Very creamy palate with fruit, malt, biscuit to graham cracker in the background, slight caramel, melon and orange finishing with a slight herbal astringency. Medium full body and creamy carbonation.

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Photo of Brandonry
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%

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White Knuckle Double IPA from Marin Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 358 ratings
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