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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

967 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 37
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
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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Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

sharpski, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of climax
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.

climax, Feb 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

dominic4beer, Feb 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

enznevr, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of Hoolihan
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

Hoolihan, Feb 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

codynevels, Feb 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

olaph, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

dmorgan310, Feb 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

mhaugo, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of juliusseizure
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

juliusseizure, Jan 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

slimntubbs, Jan 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

DoubleSimcoe, Jan 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

StoicBeast, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

Diomede, Jan 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

PunkFloyd, Jan 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

DrNo, Jan 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

stevecooks, Jan 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Travisnin, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of DarthKostrizer
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

DarthKostrizer, Jan 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

switzer, Jan 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

edwardkersh, Jan 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

strongaf, Jan 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

pdxbeerdrinker, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Amber IPA poured into a tulip, beer is amber and hazy with a nice off white head of small bubbles, relatively low retention and some lacing on the glass.

Beer smells sweet, malty, mildly piny / earthy on the palate.

Beer is medium in body, leads off with some sweetness and some more sweetness before giving way to a mild hop palate of sulfury / earthy hops. I don't know what to think about htis beer honestly. It tastes fine but I wanted a hoppy IPA, this is not that, it is a malty IPA. I drank it but I don't think I'll return.

drabmuh, Jan 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

ColonolForbin, Jan 11, 2012
Total Domination IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 967 ratings.