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724. In’finiti Fermentation & Distillation Infinitly DIPA

Infiniti Infinitely DIPAMaine had two new double IPA releases in a week with Baxter Brewing releasing Bootleg Fireworks (see next review) and this one from In’finiti. If you toss in Dinner from Maine Beer Company being released again we had a lot of hoppy beers hitting the market in a short amount of time.

In’finiti chose to use 16 oz aluminum bottles for their DIPA. I believe this is the first beer I have tried from an aluminum can and I like the format. While grabbing my 4-pack I also picked up their new stemware and bottles of their barrel aged brett beers which are tucked away in the cellar.

Appearance is a deep orange with a slight white head that left plenty of lacing. Aroma had some alcohol, some tropical fruits and a nice malt sweetness, overall quite appealing even if the hops were not the dominant feature. Taste follows with a nice sweet start, plenty of tropical and a bit of pine in the middle with only a slight bitterness in the finish. This is a very well balanced double IPA and very enjoyable. Will certainly grab some more bottles when this is released again.
Pros: Nicely balanced
Cons:
Alcohol Content: 8.8% ABV
IBU (Bitterness): ??
Rating: 
Brewers Website: In’finiti
Brewers Description: Clean double IPA with a light body made from domestic pilsner malt.  Charged with 5 varieties of hops from New Zealand to give notes of tropical fruit, pine and citrus.

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626. In’finiti Headstach DIPA

Infiniti HeadstacheHeadstache is a collaboration between In’finiti and Oxbow. They got together to brew a dank IPA or DIPA. Not sure where the line is but I have seen some IPAs in the 7.0%+ ABV and some DIPAs like this one in the same range, maybe there are other characteristics that make it a DIPA?

Headstache pours a very clear pale orange with a nice white head. Aroma is a nice resiny pine which is really the first hint that Headstach leans towards the dank side. Taste starts off with a lot of sweet malts but quickly gives way to the dank pine hops. Maybe a bit of citrus in there but the pine resin is certainly the dominant flavor here.

Overall this is a solid DIPA but I prefer big citrus IPAs instead of the dank. If you like yours dank than seek this one out. 
Pros:
Cons:
Alcohol Content: 7.0% ABV
Calories: ???
IBU (Bitterness): ??
Rating: 
Brewers Website: In’finiti Fermentation & Distillation
Brewers Description: 

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490. In’finiti Double IPA

Infinity DIPAIn’finiti is brewing a lot of beer and thankfully they started selling 32 ounce growlers so you can bring some of their excellent beer home with you. The choice of what to bring home can be difficult as they have around 8 of their own beers on tap at any given time. On my last visit I picked up a growler of their Double IPA as they wouldn’t fill growlers of their 15% ABV #1 Dad Imperial IPA.

I drink a lot of double IPAs many of them coming from Hill Farmstead and Stone so the bar is set pretty high. In’finiti’s DIPA pours a fairly typical deep orange with a nice white head. Aroma does not have the tropical/citrus that I enjoy so much, more of an earthy almost wine character. Taste is a nice mix of pine and sweet malts with a nice oily finish.

Overall this is a very well balanced DIPA from In’finiti, nothing spectacular but certainly worth trying if you enjoy the style as much as I do. 
Pros:
Balanced
Cons: 
Alcohol Content: ??% ABV
Calories: ???
IBU (Bitterness): ??
Rating: 
Brewers Website: In’finiti
Brewers Description: 

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489. In’finiti Disbelief

DisbeliefIn’finiti is fairly new to the Maine Beer scene but it is owned by Eric Michaud who also owns Novare Res in Portland. For the first few months their beer was only available at the restaurant and selected bars in the Portland are but they recently started selling 32 ounce growlers of most of their beer.

Disbelief is described as a Belgian Strong which is a style I don’t usually drink. I first had this one at the restaurant and was lucky enough to bring home a growler on a follow up visit. The beer pours a very dark brown almost black with a nice tan head. Aroma is a mix of dark fruit and malts and taste follows suit with a bit of spice as well. Overall this a pretty complex beer that went well with a meal and all on its own.

If you have not been to In’finiti yet visit them at 250 Commercial Street in Portland. They are open from lunch to late night each day with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. 
Pros:
Complex and flavorful
Cons: 
Alcohol Content: 8.5% ABV
Calories: ???
IBU (Bitterness): ??
Rating: 
Brewers Website: In’finiti
Brewers Description: 

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