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Double Zilla by Ithaca Beer Company
American Double / Imperial IPA
11.00 % ABV

Twice the experience of Cascazilla, we brewed Double Zilla with too many malts to list and an excess of American hops. Russet color, aggressively hoppy aroma & flavor, rich body, and fiery finish. 

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Review by Bitterbill on 11/07/13  
 
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
66 3 8 12 4 6 2013
Bottle thanks to the one, utopiajane. Thanks, Maria!

This pours a surprisingly dark red, auburn? It looks very hazy and brings a 2 finger head of foam and some nice lacing.

Lots of caramel malt on the nose but equally...lots of fruitiness that I pick...cherries...out of my hat..err..nose. There's also a strange smokiness I'm getting that reminds me of some of the Scotch Ales I've had before. A plus?

Bitter starts my tasting off. Caramel malt follows closely behind and there IS a cherry flavour here that I notice, once again, when I swish the beer in my mouth. Swishing reveals all sorts of good things and..sometimes bad things. Now there's a roasted maltiness I'm tasting that compliments the caramel goodness. Then things go kind of south for me; the smoke I mentioned in the smell is beginning to become noticeable. I'm not a fan of Scotch Ales mostly for this.

Great mouthfeel and quite smooth for the abv. If only that darn smoke...

I prefer Cascazilla.

Served In: Pint Glass

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