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Chinook IPA - Triumph Brewing Company

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Chinook IPA
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 3
Avg: 3.72
pDev: 4.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Triumph Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: BeerNemesis on 04-10-2010

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 3
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3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Triumph "Chinook IPA"

Triumph's notes:
Part of their "Single Hop Varietal Series" they say: "This batch of our familiar Bengal Gold has been made with a single hop variety from start to finish, namely Chinook. One of the first of the American "C" cultivars, its aroma evokes grapefruit in a big way."

A heavy, clear amber. Head is big an bold, but quickly falls to a piddling ring of froth.

Grassy, some minor citric notes of grapefruit -- a disappointment considering the hype. Metallic -- the curse of all Triumph beers.

Very well hopped! It's fresh and bitter, and just a bit grassy. It has a rather interesting sweet brandy-like finish that I quite like.

Medium-bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Really, it could be much more carbonated. Too bad.

Nothing special, workman-like and drinkable.

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Chinook IPA from Triumph Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.