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TRI-PA - Full Pint Brewing Company

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TRI-PATRI-PA

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BA SCORE
82
good

135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 4
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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4/5  rDev +10.8%

scott2269, Jun 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Zuidman, Jun 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

WesM63, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

Lukass, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Rupert50, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Dirt, May 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Envelopes, May 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

dan027, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Bonis, May 13, 2013
Photo of mattcrill
3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: Boozy and caramelized sweetness up front. Moderate piney resins. Moderate fruity esters.

Appearance: Slightly hazy brick red pour with a white head that retains well.

Flavor: Piney and lemon rind hop flavors up front. A touch of caramel and a bit of tea-like leafiness mid-palate. Balance is decidedly bitter. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Definite alcohol heat with a medium body and medium-high carbonation. A touch of astringency.

Overall impression: Hmm...didn't get the fresh hop aroma and bright flavors I would expect in a Double IPA. Doesn't seem to have enough malt to be an American Barleywine. Lost in a style space where it's coming up short. Freshness could be the issue. Enjoyable but not sure about a repeat performance.

mattcrill, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Jimyson, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

JimmyFlatRock, May 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

beercanman, Apr 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

penguinstout, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
2.34/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Full Pint Brewing : TRI-PA

LOOK: Pours a medium amber brown, soapy white head and some lace. Looks thick as hell, and pretty dark for a imperial Pale ale.

SMELL: Lofty alcohol, candied orange, dark fruits and toffee. As it warms, the booze and caramel stick out as the aroma.

TASTE: Caramel, toffee, and lots of booze. There certainly is a woodsy, piney note and a bit of citrus to remind that there are three varieties of hops in this beer. The caramel, plum, and alcohol make this brew much more akin to an English Barleywine. If this were labeled as such, the score would change, but for an American Double India Pale Ale, this is a few notches below average.

Stinkypuss, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

iguana1010, Mar 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Seaba, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

BeerCon5, Feb 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

bigfnjoe, Feb 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Jsmitty1967, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

randylangford, Feb 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

whatname, Jan 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

aflyershckyfan, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of shand
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tri-PA pours out a hazy light brown color with a small head that leaves spotty lacing. The aroma is piney hops and caramel malts. The taste is basically double IPA by the books. Piney hops over a solid caramel malt backbone. It's tasty, but doesn't do anything that hasn't been done by, say, DFH 90 Minute. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and lightly carbonated, and the drinkability is good. Overall, it's just a solid DIPA. Nothing wrong with that.

shand, Dec 10, 2012
TRI-PA from Full Pint Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.