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TRI-PA - Full Pint Brewing Company

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82
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138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of colwespitt
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of superspak
3.05/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 12/31/2013. Pours lightly hazy golden amber color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, pineapple, lemon zest, orange zest/rind, pine resin, grass, floral, caramel, toffee, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Ok aromas with very harsh smelling hop presence that is a bit too vegetal; with moderate malt balance and big strength. Taste of big grapefruit, pineapple, pine resin, lemon zest, orange zest/rind, grass, floral, caramel, toffee, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Large amount of pine resin bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest/rind, pineapple, pine resin, caramel, toffee, bread, floral, grass, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Ok flavor balance and complexity big pine/citrus hop flavors with moderate malt balance; with harsh and vegetal hop flavors and a fair amount of cloying bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a slick, sticky, and resinous mouthfeel that is ok. Alcohol is fairly well hidden with a moderate warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very mediocre double IPA. Far too much harsh and vegetal character from the hops makes this moderately unpleasant, but it was not undrinkable.

Photo of Omnium
3.16/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottle > Pint Glass

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.
M - Overwhelming alcohol burn, chewy cloying sweet burn.
O - I liked this before, or so I though, I know the recipe was changed in recent times, but obviously not for the better. Too extreme and unbalanced. Full Pint needs to scrap this and make a better successor to Chinokee. I dare to say this is borderline American Barleywine.

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of beerthulhu
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

- best by july 14. lot #e57. hopped 7x, 5 different varieties.

A: Dirty orange, dense clarity, thin beige head is slight on hold, weak on lacing. Tingy beige micro-effervesce creeps up along the glass walls.

S: Hints of pineapple-orange, fresh orange peel, some grassiness.

T: Piney-dry pineapple, grassy overtures, spicy orange citric bite. Hints of pear-mango, creamy grassy citrus malt, nice tropical grassiness with pronounced sting of hops on the finish.

M: Creamy maltiness, grassy citric sting of hops with a dry flowery hop coating on the tongue.

O: Overall the hops live up to thier end of the deal. The malt base is creamy, full, nice mixture of hop variety, tropical grassy-pine, with nice varying degrees of fresh and dry nature. The alcohol is warm and comforting, a nice fall winter taking.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Cylinsier
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12 oz.

Pours a deep honey amber, off-white lacing for a head.

Smells of rich caramel malts and citrus and floral hops. Some apple sweetness too.

Tastes of mildly bitter piney hops and caramel malts with honey and apple sweetness. Some citrus tartness as well.

Medium to full body with a light tingly carbonation on the tongue accompanied by a slight alcohol sting and a noticeable warmth going down.

A very good strong IPA, slightly boozy feeling, great flavor and aroma. Could stand to mask its potency a bit more and maybe have a bit more body, but otherwise well worth having. Could become a local favorite.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of AdamBear
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-cloudy light orange with a stable thin head

S-extremely strong scent of orange and bitterness. there's a strong spice to it as well. it tingles the nose as much as any IPA can.

T-comes in with a mouth puckering bitterness. there's a strong hit of spicy citrus. this one hits you hard, similar to my first dance with hoptimum. it has an aged herbal aspect to it as well. the after-taste focuses on the herbs with a lasting effect of booze. this hits the head fast.

M-bitter. medium creamy carbonation with a dry finish

O-it doesn't quite have the complexity or balance of a truly great IPA, but it does pack the punch of any hop bomb. it's good for the lower cost, and I recommend this to any hop head out there.

TRI-PA from Full Pint Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.