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Total Domination IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Total Domination IPATotal Domination IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

872 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 34
Gots: 64 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ninkasi website:
"6.7% alc./vol. 65 ibus. Always available in 22 oz bottles, and on draft."

(Beer added by: grumpy on 08-23-2006)
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heather625

Oregon

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-19-2012 04:02:59 | More by heather625
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brotherloco

California

3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. No date on bottle. From this year's Winter 4-Pack. Served in a tapered 22oz glass.

Pours a hazy medium-dark gold. 2 fingers of beige head recedes at a moderate pace. Medium-high amount of lacing left in glass.

Aroma is mildly bright and contains pineapple, grapefruit, and sour fruit notes. Bready malt is right in the background.

Taste is similar to the nose. Pineapple fruit notes are there but there is more of a bitter and tart grapefruit quality that dominates a quiet bready german-style malt. Bitterness sits on top of the flavor throughout. Finish is fairly dry with lingering citrus bitterness.

Medium-light body with medium carbonation. Quite smooth and drinkable.

This beer is pretty damn flavorful for a standard IPA, and very drinkable. I'm digging it.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2012 06:15:59 | More by brotherloco
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kickerofelves

Oregon

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-17-2012 05:53:28 | More by kickerofelves
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boolean

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-17-2012 03:26:55 | More by boolean
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Murrhey

Montana

2.05/5  rDev -44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Reviewed live.

A- Finger white head. Red-Orange color. Nice looking.

S- Hoppy and wheat smells. Not complex.

T- Bitter all the way down. Bittering hops crush any semblance of a balanced beer.

M- Medium bodied and heavily carbonated. Punch in the mouth.

O- Way too hoppy. It crushes my taste buds.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2012 05:24:42 | More by Murrhey
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sharpski

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-15-2012 20:50:27 | More by sharpski
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climax

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

My first offering from Ninkasi pours a hazy burnt orange. The eggshell head is modest, yet the retention is admirable.

The nose comes through quite balanced, but not overly potent on either end. Tropical citrus tones from the Amarillo green guys are subtle but add slight sweetness to a mostly herbal hop bill.

Balance continues through the flavor, yet the intensity is bumped up a notch. Loads of 2 Row add a doughy caramel backbone that keeps up with resiny hop flavors.

Perhaps the best trait of the beer is it's thick viscous body. It takes the throat a couple tries to pull it down, yet carbonation keeps it bright and crisp without being distracting.

It may not completely dominate my taste buds, but I have a good feeling about the rest of the beers in this 4 pack.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 06:06:31 | More by climax
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dominic4beer

California

3/5  rDev -18%

02-15-2012 04:21:13 | More by dominic4beer
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enznevr

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-10-2012 03:19:19 | More by enznevr
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Hoolihan

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

02-09-2012 23:44:57 | More by Hoolihan
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codynevels

California

3/5  rDev -18%

02-09-2012 02:06:34 | More by codynevels
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olaph

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +23%

02-04-2012 00:23:56 | More by olaph
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-03-2012 10:12:15 | More by dmorgan310
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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -18%

02-01-2012 05:47:15 | More by mhaugo
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juliusseizure

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-30-2012 21:49:51 | More by juliusseizure
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-30-2012 05:23:22 | More by slimntubbs
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-28-2012 06:18:19 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -18%

01-24-2012 23:24:22 | More by StoicBeast
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Diomede

California

3/5  rDev -18%

01-24-2012 01:56:16 | More by Diomede
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PunkFloyd

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-22-2012 14:59:17 | More by PunkFloyd
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DrNo

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-22-2012 10:24:26 | More by DrNo
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stevecooks

California

4.5/5  rDev +23%

01-20-2012 17:05:44 | More by stevecooks
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Travisnin

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-19-2012 06:37:59 | More by Travisnin
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.05/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Look: Copper in color and totally translucent with a 1/4 inch off white head and good retention

Smell: Piney hops with some resin behind the hops and of course a malt sweetness

Taste: Is very much similar to the nose. This is a very malty IPA and is a touch on the sweet side with the same piney resiny notes picking up the backend

Mouthfeel: Less than a medium body but not by much and ample carbonation and a bitter dry finish

Overall: It is not a bad IPA if you are not looking for a overly hoppy IPA with that being said it does lack quite a bit in flavor and the nose. Would drink again

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 05:22:02 | More by DarthKostrizer
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switzer

Oregon

3/5  rDev -18%

01-18-2012 00:03:32 | More by switzer
Total Domination IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
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