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Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,135 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,135
Reviews: 373
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 151
Gots: 133 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

hayesjw, May 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

2beerdogs, May 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

acat25, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

jsull33, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of kawilliams81
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a nice dark golden color with a 2" off-white head. Nice waves and clumps of lacing remain.

S- some sweet malts and citrus ( orange and pineapple). Aromas not as dominant as other dipa's.

T- sweet caramel, oranges and grapefruit predominantly for citrus flavors. Mostly bitter rind hop flavor but some pine notes in there also.

M- medium body and carbonation. Nice drinkability, a bit slick with semi dry finish from the bitter rind.

O- really liked this beer. Believe this is my first Ninkasi beer and it didn't disappoint. Would get this again given the chance.

kawilliams81, Apr 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

FishPondManager, Apr 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Hanzo, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of brotherloco
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. No date, but think this is a new batch. Served in a snifter.

Pours a hazy copper orange with very little head formation. Dissipates quickly to a razor thin ring. Tiny bit of lacing.

Aroma of grapefruit, orange, piney dankness with a bit of onion. Sweet caramel malt. A butterscotch note.

A lot of floralness in the initial flavor. Sweetens up through the middle and finishes quite sweet. Citrus, pine, and floral tinged bitterness blossoms nicely through the middle and finish as well. Lingering hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

Medium bodied with medium-low carbonation. Just slightly thick.

brotherloco, Apr 20, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.2%

gottago60, Apr 19, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bomber into standard pint. Room temp into chilled glass.

A: Dark honey colored and crystal clear with FOUR fingers of foamy, chunky, rocky, BEAUTIFUL slightly off white head. The lacing is intense and it has taken about 5 minutes for it to recede into a chunky foamy mess on top of the beer with a curtain of the stuff left on the sides of the glass. Looks like a golden bubble bath.

S: Hops right up front. Hidden under the hops is a little bit of sweetness. The hops smells earthy and almost dank, like peat. Smells good. Would be great with something roasted I think.

T: That sweetness on the nose is there right away on the palate despite the huge hop presence. After that is a burst of earthy hops that fades into a good bitter. A little alcohol warmth down the throat from the higher abv too.

M: Solid medium body with just enough carbonation to make it not feel like you are drinking malt syrup. Feels good in the mouth.

O: I must be learning to like IPAs because the more I review them the more I like them. Or I just keep trying better IPA. I was scared of this at first since this really isn't my style of beer and doubling it was a terrifying thought for me, especially after trying Total Domination and being overwhelmed with hops. I recommend this brew actually, score for my hometown heroes Ninkasi.

N3rdM3t4l, Apr 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

blindseer, Apr 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Lukahn, Apr 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Tiriansdoor, Apr 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

calmond72, Apr 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

amnesia85, Apr 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

KevdoggNasty, Mar 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

visionarydan, Mar 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

LaPlaya, Mar 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

redliner8, Mar 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

theempire, Mar 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

bastu, Mar 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

fitius5150, Mar 16, 2012
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3.4/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber from Wholefoods, Bend. Reviewed from notes.

Bright golden amber with a large, somewhat porous white head. Sinks relatively quickly with minimal lacing to a slight ring and film.

Somewhat muffled sweet citrus and floral hop aromas supported by savoury and toffee malts. Touch of sweatiness provides a lift and elusive sour grapefruit and wet grass at times give it a smart bite.

Flavours are dominated by a sharpish, earthy, fresh-mint bitterness which is nice in itself, but it fairly clobbers the fruity character. Some tangerine survives, but that's about all.

Medium body with moderate carbonation and an increasingly bracing bitterness on the mid and rear that is quite satsifying.

Doesn't seem to fulfil its potential, particularly with respect to the taste which verges on unidimensional. Not sure of the age on this though. Most redeeming characteristic is the dry bitterness.

spicelab, Mar 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

marine1975, Mar 06, 2012
Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,135 ratings.