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Tricerahops Double IPA - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA

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90
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1,106 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,106
Reviews: 371
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 152
Gots: 122 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Kylemif, Oct 31, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
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

lordofstarside, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Unchi, Oct 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Gotti311, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

xnicknj, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

pottergator, Oct 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

IPAchris, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

blue-dream, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

hollywood_15063, Oct 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

tjcamm, Oct 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ralphw56, Oct 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

wolf_switzer, Oct 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

jklecko2, Oct 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

SamPowell, Oct 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

LumpkinBrews, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of JohnG190
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a pale orange with a quickly dissipating white head. OK lacing. Aromas of apricot, tangerine with whiffs of earthy, herbal notes. Bitterness throughout the palate with solid sweet malt backbone. Finishes dry and smooth with lingering bitterness. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Overall, a pleasantly surprising Double IPA from Ninkasi. Extremely well crafted and drinkable.

JohnG190, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

moarmare, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

MattSlem, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

mikefuski17, Oct 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

SerpentX, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

KimenTshom, Oct 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

DanSmith17, Oct 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

rao2100, Oct 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ReverendJon, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of LambicPentameter
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Enjoyed out of a brown 22 oz bomber with no dating that I can locate on the bottle. Poured into a 50 cL glass stein with a textured exterior.

Appearance - Pours a clear brassy orange-brown color, with a faint golden amber highlight where the light shines thought at the edges of the glass. Atop the body sits a one-finger foam the color of parchment or aged silk. Retention is moderate, and eventually fades to a thick film of suds across the top and opaque sheets of lacing along the sides.

Smell - Hops dominate with notes of grapefruit, pine resin, and tropical fruitiness along with a faint trace of alcoholic esters. Seems like there is a noticeable element of the the caramel malts to give this one's aroma some heft.

Taste - The promise of the nose comes through, now with more grapefruit and some raw bitterness, like dandelion greens. There are also notes of pale malt and again the bittersweetness from the caramel malts. On the finish, I detect some phenolic fruitiness.

Mouthfeel - Slightly on the heavy side of medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a semisweet finish.

Overall, a solid, well-balanced double IPA. Easy to drink in spite of being almost 9% abv. However, there is definitely some unapologetic bitterness on the aftertaste, so be warned.

LambicPentameter, Oct 08, 2013
Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,106 ratings.