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Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA

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1,033 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,033
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 139
Gots: 91 | 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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Diomede

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-24-2012 01:56:25 | More by Diomede
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DrNo

Australia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-22-2012 10:24:31 | More by DrNo
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brentusaurus

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-22-2012 08:00:53 | More by brentusaurus
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DCon

Missouri

3.43/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 1 PINT 6 FL. OZ. bottle of this from Broulin's in Driggs, ID for $7.19.Poured from the Aqua Blue labeled bottle w/ the Ninkasi "N" bold into a 16oz Grand Teton Brewing Co Pint Glass. Does not have a freshness date.

Aroma- Has tons of grassy hop aroma from the beginning and sweetness towards the end. Very well blended aroma, tough to bring out much more.

Appearance- Pours a 3 Finger, frothy and long lasting head. Has a clear, copper colored both with tons of carbonation bubbles. Leaves THICK rings of lacing behind.

Flavor- Starts with tons of nice hop flavors (citrus, mango, and fruit) but then doesn't have much more... Has a light bitterness ending. Wondering whats going on here? A good amount of sweetness and malt are found. Maybe a malt dominant body?

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied, Medium-High Carbonation, Creamy, Smooth, and finishes with light alcohol warming.

Overall Impression- Not the 2X IPA I was looking for... This seemed more like a Citrus IPA and didn't have the body or finishing flavors a Double IPA would. Would not turn this down if offered and not a bad brew, I just rate to style here.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 23:50:48 | More by DCon
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zaphodchak

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Present (thinnish) head, white.

Tangy, kinda gingerbread nose.

Big, well balanced taste, spicy malt with some nut, but easily drinkable and quite tasty. Finish is like a hop salad.

Feels a bit bright, but not too fizzy.

I don't love or seek out IPAs/DIPAs, but I can appreciate a good one, and this is one.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 01:47:53 | More by zaphodchak
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HoptimusPrimal00

Oregon

5/5  rDev +24.4%

01-19-2012 22:02:41 | More by HoptimusPrimal00
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Travisnin

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-19-2012 06:29:34 | More by Travisnin
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edwardkersh

Oregon

5/5  rDev +24.4%

01-17-2012 16:44:53 | More by edwardkersh
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strongaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-17-2012 16:17:11 | More by strongaf
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pdxbeerdrinker

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-15-2012 23:27:35 | More by pdxbeerdrinker
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a dark orange color with good carbonation and a nice white head.

S: Nose is faint, very faint hints of caramel, pine needles, earth. Disappointing.

T: Rather lackluster. Minor notes of pine sap, orange peel. Caramel and a bread. Some yeast as well.

M: Not much bitterness, medium body, good booze feel

O: Overrated IIPA

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2012 23:25:17 | More by barleywinefiend
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer served in a New Belgium globe glass. Beer is amber and mildly hazy with a soft white head of medium and small bubbles, lots of lacing, and moderate carbonation. Looks great.

Aroma is sweet, earthy, almost like hop candy, CTZ if I'm not mistaken.

Beer is medium to thin in body, sweet with moderate bitterness on a dry finish. The hop flavor and character is nice, sweet throughout, subdued a little, earthy, sulfury, mildly piny. Interesting but not my favorite IPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2012 02:21:43 | More by drabmuh
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zchall23

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-11-2012 01:59:51 | More by zchall23
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kchannel9

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-10-2012 23:16:00 | More by kchannel9
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towlea25

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-07-2012 17:57:50 | More by towlea25
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mikeczech

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-05-2012 06:12:26 | More by mikeczech
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woodenbones

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-04-2012 01:51:51 | More by woodenbones
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WertMaker

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-02-2012 03:46:33 | More by WertMaker
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paulwafewilcox

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-01-2012 18:15:39 | More by paulwafewilcox
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runjack

Washington

4.78/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Before I start off I should say that I love this beer. The malt is malty the hops are hoppy and it fits like a puzzle piece on my palate.

A) Foamy head with a hazy body. To me it seems a tad to dark for the style but thats just me being nit picky... just a tiny little bit tad

S) Hops, like hops in a bag from the lhbs packed and crisp BUT I should mention not what soever is the smell even close to the perfect heavenly smell that ipas can have...

T) this is one of those beers you have to taste to really understand. It's a perfect example of a real IPA. The hops aren't highly on center stage with the malty flavor filling all the gaps

M) the mouth feel is as expected from something almost perfect. It's not to thin not to thick its just about right

O) I love this beer though I know that out in that wide beautiful world is an IPA that really truly showcases brewing at its finest this may not be it though its pretty damn close...

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 02:57:54 | More by runjack
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PeterHilgendorf

Washington

2/5  rDev -50.2%

01-01-2012 01:58:35 | More by PeterHilgendorf
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-01-2012 00:55:29 | More by whartontallboy
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boofda

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-29-2011 15:26:07 | More by boofda
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mattknueven

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-29-2011 07:37:34 | More by mattknueven
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MrHirschybar

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-27-2011 23:08:07 | More by MrHirschybar
Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,033 ratings.