Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company
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Reviews by kagent777:
3.2/5 rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Bomber purchased from a Fred Meyer in Pocatello, Idaho on the way back from a trip to Yellowstone. In a cold case, come on Utah, are you going to let Pocatello show us up? Who am I kidding, the Utah legislature does not read beeradvocate reviews before they purchase beer. This beer was poured into my beer goblet.
Appearance: A slightly hazy golden with a long lasting one fingered sandy head. Looks fine. Leaves nice lacing.
Smell: Does not smell exactly like a fresh DIPA. Crystal malts and a touch of honey more than hop flavors. The hops smell like a pine forest with a touch of citrus grove thrown in.
Taste: The label says that this has 100 IBUs, I am searching for about 70 of them. without the label, I would not have guessed DIPA. I would have said IPA. The malts are a touch sweet up front with a good flavor. The sweetness gives way to a light lingering bitterness on the tongue. 8.8 ABV is well hidden. Hints of tangerine and grapefruit. With this bottle, I am underwhelmed. It is tasty, but seems way off for the style.
Mouthfeel: Slick and medium to full. Carbonation is medium low. Flavors spread easily over the mouth.
Overall: I am confused with this one. So little hops aroma or blatant hops taste. Maybe I have become jaded and cannot taste anything under 50 % cold pressed extra virgin hop extract, but I do not think so. An odd duck, which I do not think represents the style.
Serving type: bottle
11-07-2013 01:13:13 | More by kagent777
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3.96/5 rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Tried this one at random in a 22 oz bottle. Poured a beautiful dark gold. Clear, no chunks, wonderful color. Great lacy head that 20 minutes later and after writing another review, still has a good 1/4 inch on it. Mouthfeel is very good, carbonation near perfect. Te initial hop bite is slightly bitter, bit tasty... a little bit of "hop twang" here, but not enough to ruin it. A little more aroma would improve this beer. Finish is good with no aftertaste/off flavors. Tasty, drinkable... I like it.
Serving type: bottle
07-30-2014 07:05:50 | More by Curtis
Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,048 ratings.