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OK... I must admit, DIPA's are beginning to grow on me...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 21, 2013.

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    Kern River Brewing Company's CITRA is my personal favorite, although I only got two bottles this year...:mad:
     
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    Once you have a Double Jack you won't go back.
     
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    Such a great beer. I just cracked open a bottle with a year on it - barleywine city. I expect that it's hitting soon (Feb beer IIRC)
     
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    That made me literally laugh out loud. Well played!
     
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    I like the Firestone Double Jacks myself. They come in a 4 pack at 9.5%. But any of the beers mentioned above will be on my search list.
     
  7. atomic

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    Thats how I feel. I don't usually like the standard run of the mill IPA much, but a DIPA I will drink with glee.
    Especially hopslam.

    this is a rather unusual thing to post as I am currently drinking revolution anti-hero and absolutely love it.
     
  8. atomic

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    Yea? I know a place that stocked to their eyeballs in it. I should go help them out.
     
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    I've had this experience too. Strange.
     
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    I'm glad you finally admitted it. It was ridiculous when you would not.
     
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    90 minute from DFH and Green Flash Imperial IPA. 90 minute is more sweet and balanced, and green flash is more onion.
     
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    If he only lived in CT
     
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    Not trying to be a dick, but if you think NN and Sucks taste like grapefruit then these coming recommendations will not be helpful.
     
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    You and half of the other responders missed the point, OP does not want a grapefruit DIPA.
     
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    Oops. That's where I stopped reading.
     
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    Mongo and or Hopsickle. I always thought Hopsickle was a big beer and it is, but I had them on tap back to back and the Mongo was killer good. Two of the best after work bad day beers available.
     
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    Double IPA's are the pinnacle of flavor, it will send your tastebuds into shock. I remember the first time I had an Abrasive, as soon as I opened the can I was hit with a huge grapefruit smell. One of the best beers to date I have ever had, its a shame its seasonal and not avaible in ND.
     
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    The Pliny killer has a name, and the name is Heady
     
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  19. nc41

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    Fresh HT and or Abrasive is an amazing thing, but the OP was looking for a piney resinous DIPA not a grapefruit bomb. I see the OP lives in CT and Alchemist is probably not a killer drive. Hell I'd do it, and I've done it from NC.
     
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  20. Bradystraps

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    Yep... it'll be on my Spring weekend get-away list. :cool:
     
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  21. Bradystraps

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    I tried the Lag Sumpin Sumpin last night and wasn't blown away. It was decent but nothing I would buy again. The Sucks and Nugget Nectar were far better IMO.
     
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    Nice, next time in I'm staying an extra day so I can hit Lawsons delivery and HF. Have to say that Prohibition Pig and Blackback are great places to have a brew.
     
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    Really? Have you had other 3 Floyds DIPA's? I've had this in my fridge but have been sitting on it a bit since I'm not sure my stance on this Rye craze yet.
     
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    Whatever you do don't drink that Nugget Nectar after Sucks. NN was definitely a disappointment to me. Very subtle beer. Hell I love Tröegs Perpetual and think its much more of a hop head beer. Sucks is amazing as well.
     
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    Probably the bitterest DIPA I've ever had (not in a bad way). Shorts is perhaps the most interesting microbrewery in the Midwest.
     
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    I was commenting on the post I quoted, not the OP :D
     
  27. Bradystraps

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    Actually, I may prefer NN over Sucks. I will hit them both again and compare. One things for sure, the NN is the most beautiful colored beer I have ever seen. Looks gorgeous in the glass and makes it even more refreshing.
     
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    What he said
     
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    Founders Double Trouble = grapefruit Bomb
     
  30. Bradystraps

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    Has anyone had Mayflower IPA? How does it compare to the others mentioned here? Also need to try Sierra Nevada Torpedo.
     
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    2le Simcoe.....has gotten me to seek out all Weyerbacher brews.....all.
     
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    I was drinking some Founder's Double Trouble last night and thought to myself, "This is one of the maltier DIPAs I've had." So, if you still like a solid malt undertone, without the intense citrus-y hops that some other DIPAs have, you might like to try that. Don't get me wrong, though, as there is still a hop presence as well.
     
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    I am quickly becoming a fan of the DIPA taste of hops and citrus. Amazing how my taste for this style has just come alive.
     
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    Was that last years Double Trouble? Or did this one come out already this year? According to the website, its scheduled for May-June. Maybe its more malty because its old?
     
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    Double jack
    Myrcenary
    Maharaja
    Dry Dock DIPA
    Ska decadent
    I could go on for days.
     
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    Uh NN does not have a huge grapefruit flavor nor is it a DIPA. Just sayin'.
     
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    Understood. I stated earlier, that even though it is classified as an "Amber/Red Ale" it really is more of a DIPA in many people's views. I def taste the grapefruit. Not strong, but it's there.
     
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    RWNay, I honestly didn't even look. It's certainly possible that it was last year's release, and that could explain the maltier taste. It's also the first time I've purchased it, so I didn't have a previous experience to compare it to. Have you had fresh Double Trouble before, and if so, how did you find the taste ?
     
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    ahh, I love when my phone + browser + BA all work together to bring us posts that make no sense.
     
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