Tag Archives: double ipa

To Øl Dangerously Close To New England

Brewery: To Øl
Country: Denmark
ABV: 8%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Brewed & canned by To Øl at De Proef Brouwerij, Belgium

Brewer Description: (from can) A new addition to our stupid hop adventure series; a modern east coast IIPA – fruity, floral & juicy, just the way we like it

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.63
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.5

Intro: A 330ml can, with a best before date of 25th January 2019. Poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden dark orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Underripe mango, pineapple, orange peel, grapefruit, pine and grass.
Taste: Sweet, mango, fuzzy peach, pineapple, bitter, orange, grapefruit peel and rind, and lime with a touch of grass.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied and moderate carbonation.
Overall: A decent DIPA.

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To Øl Dangerously Close To Stupid Amount Of Peach

Brewery: To Øl
Country: Denmark
ABV: 9.3%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Imperial India Pale Ale brewed with peach. Brewed & canned by To Øl at De Proef Brouwerij, Belgium

Brewer Description: (from can) A new addition to our stupid hop adventure series; an Imperial IPA brewed with a close to stupid amount of peach.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.44
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.3

Intro: A 500ml can, with a best before date of 14th December 2018. Poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a big three finger cream head that had pretty good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Peach, herbal, lemon peel and some pepper.
Taste: Peach, peach juice, lemon peel, lime and alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: Aroma didn’t really have enough peach considering its name, and while there was nice peach in the taste, the booziness was quite apparent, and a little overpowering.

Sand City Infinity Minus One +2

Brewery: Sand City Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 8.2%
Style: American Double IPA

Brewer Description: (from website) Double India Pale Ale, double dry hopped with Galaxy and Mosaic hops.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.2
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 1 pint can with no canned on or best before date. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A very hazy dark orange colour with a big three finger white head that had great retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Juicy, mango, papaya, melon, orange peel, mandarin with hints of pine.
Taste: Moderate bitterness, grapefruit, mango, melon, peppery, grass with hints of pineapple and sweetness.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice with good aromas and taste.

Sand City Even Mo Mofo

Brewery: Sand City Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 8.5%
Style: American Double IPA

Brewer Description: (from can) What we’ve done here is created an amplified version of our Mofosaic IPA. This single hop Imperial IPA is brewed with English and American Pale malts and flaked oats. Hopped intensely and singularly with Mosaic hops.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.79
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 16 fl. oz. can with no canned on or best before date. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a big three finger white head that had great retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Orange, grapefruit peel, biscuit, light caramel, pine, pineapple, mango and blueberries.
Taste: Moderate sweetness, biscuit, honey, papaya, pineapple, light bitterness, mandarin peel and rind, and grass.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: It’s nice, but perhaps too sweet a Double IPA for me to fully enjoy.

Mikkeller NYC Chop Shop #2

Brewery: Mikkeller Brewing NYC
Country: USA
ABV: 8.3%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: ₡hop Shop, our series of experimental imperial IPAs

Brewer Description: (from mikkeller.nyc, 17th June 2018 Instagram posting) ₡hop Shop #2 (8.3%) is double dry-hopped with Galaxy 🇦🇺, Wai-iti 🇳🇿, and Hallertau Blanc 🇩🇪 hops, atop a malt bill loaded with wheat and oats.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.01
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A one pint can, canned on 15th June 2018, ‘chop shop-2’. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy murky dark orange colour with an almost two finger off-white head that had decent retention and left only some sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Tropical mango, papaya, citrusy orange, grapefruit rind and peel and pine.
Taste: Lightly sweet and bitter, mango, pineapple, orange rind, lightly dank, pine resin.
Mouthfeel: Thick, medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Slightly overly thick, but nice and juicy aroma and flavours making it quite easy to enjoy.