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TRI-PA - Full Pint Brewing Company

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TRI-PATRI-PA

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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 04-06-2011)
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nhindian

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip.

A - Pours a hazy, burnt orange color with about a finger and a half of sand-colored head. Retention is okay, but the nice thing here is the lacing, which is generous and covers a vast majority of the glass.

S - The nose brings aromas of fresh hops and actually a good amount of malt as well. Incredibly juicy with notes of grapefruit, mango, orange, and some pine resin. Malty as well with a bit of caramel and toffee.

T - The flavors are bursting with fruit and caramel. It's fairly balanced in this regard, but it is still hoppy without being overly bitter. Tropical fruits, grapefruit, and pine, and everything is actually rather refreshing for a DIPA. Only a slight amount of alcohol and for the most part it's hid pretty well.

M - Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with decent carbonation. Full-bodied and somewhat sticky and a little syrupy at times .

D/O - Drinkability is moderately high. Another winner from Full Pint in my opinion. It's bold and high in alcohol, but feels easy to drink and hides that heat well. Also, not very expensive either! Definitely worth a try at least and I'll be seeking this out again in the future.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 03:02:43 | More by nhindian
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A - Semi hazy orange gold with two fingers of fluffy off white head a net of lacing on the sides.
S - Outrageous amount of alcohol in the aroma, grapefruit, sweet orange candy, dank pine, caramel, toffee.
T - This is a task to drink, there's so much alcohol here its retarded. IBU's off the scale, very abrasive, lots of very sweet malt of caramel, sugary candy, toffee, grapefruit and citrus, a little pineapple.
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TRI-PA from Full Pint Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.