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Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA

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1,243 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,243
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 157
Gots: 159 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-30-2007)
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APPEARANCE: Crystal clear and bright orange in color. The head foams up to about two fingers thick with a moderately aggressive pour. It settles somewhat quicker than I expected given the foaminess, but it doesn’t vanish altogether. A nice, quarter-inch cap with a little topography remains in place. There is a surprising amount of foam for a Double IPA here. The lacing is consistently layered throughout the glass, covering about 40% of the back of the glass.

SMELL: The smell was evident as the beer was being poured and the head was just beginning to foam. Even at this point, a few minutes after the pour, I can still smell it without putting my nose near the glass. Tangerine hits me first with a very pleasant piney and mildly grassy back. A little resinous, very intense and delicious smell.

TASTE: The tangerine from the nose is right up front on this one with a slightly more bitter citrus (lots of grapefruit) character rounding it out near the back of the palate. Some tropical fruits also dance around a weed-like flavor and some subtle grass.

MOUTHFEEL: Exceptionally well balanced; medium to slightly big body with a little sweet followed by a little dry and an increasing bitterness throughout each sip. The carbonation is a little on the light side with just a tickle, but there’s enough to make this beer work.

OVERALL: Excellent beer. I’m very excited to have this one finally arrive in Colorado and look forward to a lot more Ninkasi releases out here.

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Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,243 ratings.