Big DIPA - Oak Aged | Heavy Seas Beer

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85
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31 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Cynic-ale on 03-30-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
31
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
8.9%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great double IPA! I absolutely love how this beer looks in my glass. It has a deep amber color with a tan frothy head. It smells fantastic too! Like a fresh IPA should but with an ever so slight mellow oaky spice. The taste is strong at first with a citrus pine bite which smoothens out with a light undertone of spice. I'm not sure how long they age this beer in the oak barrels but my guess is not very long due to the fact that you ideally want a fresh IPA and that means drinking it as soon as possible. For an aged double IPA, I absolutely think Heavy Seas nailed it!

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3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: dark amber; a 2 finger khaki head that receded to an uneven cap; sheets of lacing;

S: oak and alcohol came through loud and clear; caramel malt as well;

T: follows the nose from start to finish; vanilla is also present at the finish;

M: medium to heavy bodied; light carbonation;

O: I would have liked a little more oak and a little less booziness; but this was very interesting; also, there was virtually no hop presence; as it stands, to me this was closer to a barleywine than a DIPA;

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Big DIPA - Oak Aged from Heavy Seas Beer
3.82 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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