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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2014, 07:59:19 AM »
Barrelhouse and Green Flash made a "Triple double session IPA"
http://www.craftbeer.com/news/beer-release/tripledoublesessionipa

"I'll have a half double decaffeinated half-caf with a twist of lemon" 

:)   My thoughts too.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2014, 08:12:33 AM »
Sorry, Frank, but that doesn't make much sense.  Most of lager flavor comes from the malt and hops.  The yeast, if anything, makes less of an impact than an ale yeast. 
There are so many different types of lager beer that I don't think you can dismiss them all as having the same mouthfeel or flavor.
Lager yeasts do have a specific fermentation character that I pick up. Unlike Frank, I rather enjoy it. Don't get me wrong, lager yeasts make very clean beers, but they leave a definite signature behind.

As far as IPLs go, it's just another hybrid IPA style to me. And I like them way better than White IPAs FWIW.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2014, 08:35:13 AM »
I might be in the minority on IPLs - I actually like most of them I've tried (or made). I feel that depending on the yeast strain used, the hop character can seem even a little more pronounced by the beer being so clean. Makes a great summer beer (or anytime beer). I have sampled some of the IPLs from Jack's Abby in MA - they're primarily a lager brewery and make some amazing IPLs IMO, on a par with most any hoppy beer.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #33 on: August 07, 2014, 08:40:21 AM »
Barrelhouse and Green Flash made a "Triple double session IPA"
http://www.craftbeer.com/news/beer-release/tripledoublesessionipa

"I'll have a half double decaffeinated half-caf with a twist of lemon"
I love that scene!

I scored a 12 pack the other day. So far I've had the maibock, Chico King and the alt.  The alt was my favorite. The maibock was odd, and I really expected more hop character from Chico King.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #34 on: August 07, 2014, 08:50:10 AM »
And I like them way better than White IPAs FWIW.

I will agree with you here. I'm definitely not a fan of white IPAs either. I might even like IPLs better than a Belgian style IPA... Probably a coin flip.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #35 on: August 07, 2014, 08:54:17 AM »
And I like them way better than White IPAs FWIW.

I will agree with you here. I'm definitely not a fan of white IPAs either. I might even like IPLs better than a Belgian style IPA... Probably a coin flip.

+2.  Never met a white IPA I liked.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #36 on: August 09, 2014, 06:10:15 PM »
Double Latte... I like this beer. I'd buy a six pack of it. It's not as thick and dark as I thought it would be as it's a double stout. It's dark brown. I get a strong coffee flavor and aroma, but it's hard for me to detect any residual sweetness from any lactose.
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Re: Beer Camp Across America
« Reply #37 on: October 02, 2014, 10:34:56 AM »
There were so many good specimens in this 12pk. A couple were a little underwhelming, but I actually really enjoyed the maibock. I hope they will make this a yearly thing. It was nice to taste such a wide variety in a box purchased locally.