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Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA

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Ratings: 1,011
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 140
Gots: 82 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ninkasi website:
"8.8%alc./vol. 100+ ibus. Always available in 22 oz bottles, and on draft."

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-30-2007)
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lordofstarside

Nevada

3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bomber to a snifter for a better smell. No freshness date

Pours a vibrant golden orange with a half finger of foam. Yeast chunks floating around, strong carbonation stemming from the center. lacing is meh

Smell of tropical and citrus hops, rich caramel malt, and a nice touch of alcohol. Very strong on the fruits, a little sweetness coming from them. A little too fruity for me, but it comes together pretty well in the end

Taste is with the nose, strong tropical and citrus hops are immediately up front. Nice strong bready caramel malts follow and finishes with a bit of alcohol

Feel is a medium body with a wet finish. Nice mixture of sweet and bitterness, alcohol concealed well also. Easy to drink, no problems finishing the bottle

Overall a solid offering exploring the more fruity side of an ipa as opposed to a piney and grape fruity one. Sort of in the same vein as Fresh Squeezed or Hop Henge. Really great buy for $4.99, wish these were in Nevada

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 22:20:48 | More by lordofstarside
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slackattack

California

4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into rocks type glass thing in my hotel room.

Nice thick-ish head sits atop for a while and laces nicely. Clear, just shy of amber coloration. Aroma leans to the tropical side, but some resinous tones are there as well. Taste starts off really malty, but bitterness isn't far behind. This is a pretty bitter beer that needs the strong malt backbone to bring it through. Mouthfeel consists of good but not too much carbonation with a thick, chewy, looong finish. Satisfying and even though you know with the assertive malt that it's going to be high gravity and even with the aggressive hopping, it comes across smooth and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 04:37:38 | More by slackattack
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xungmound98

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2014 00:04:16 | More by xungmound98
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Arystotl

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-11-2014 22:40:25 | More by Arystotl
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-10-2014 22:34:43 | More by pknyc
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-10-2014 18:16:10 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 22:23:39 | More by athomasPSU
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phlash_memory

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 05:46:02 | More by phlash_memory
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Cath

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 03:49:28 | More by Cath
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Zaximus

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-09-2014 00:11:39 | More by Zaximus
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Tigre

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-08-2014 01:02:56 | More by Tigre
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magnusdave

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 00:52:31 | More by magnusdave
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jdelbalzo99

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-07-2014 16:44:37 | More by jdelbalzo99
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ddoughco

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-07-2014 04:48:00 | More by ddoughco
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david18

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-06-2014 14:05:08 | More by david18
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leodarko

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-05-2014 05:53:50 | More by leodarko
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aoampm

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 21:09:10 | More by aoampm
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drinkAK

Alaska

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 05:41:50 | More by drinkAK
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Deerguy12

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-04-2014 02:21:09 | More by Deerguy12
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BigJohnShow

California

1.5/5  rDev -62.7%

07-04-2014 02:09:55 | More by BigJohnShow
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WheelsPSU

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-03-2014 22:24:45 | More by WheelsPSU
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chrishiker1409

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-03-2014 20:31:31 | More by chrishiker1409
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nealbert

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-03-2014 15:30:41 | More by nealbert
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BobbySue22

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours an amber/hazy orange color with a white head roughly one finger in height.

Aroma: The abundance of hops in the beer give off strong earthy and floral aromas. Some subtle grapefruit aromas are present as well.

Taste: Similar to the aroma with some strong hop flavors. The citrus is more present in the taste but the earthy and floral notes are still fully there. Almost no malt in the flavor so the freshness of the hops can be appreciated.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied beer with a smooth mouthfeel that makes it very drinkable. For a beer with 8% ABV, it is very smooth and pretty refreshing.

Overall: A very good NW IPA. The freshness of the hops is wonderful and not overpowering in the bitterness aspect. Very drinkable and a good beer to drink on a summer evening. It also has one of my favorite names of any beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2014 15:28:58 | More by BobbySue22
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JoeMans

New York

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

07-02-2014 21:27:46 | More by JoeMans
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Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,011 ratings.