Notorious Triple IPA - Boneyard Beer Company

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Notorious Triple IPANotorious Triple IPA

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52 Reviews
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Reviews: 52
Hads: 454
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 403
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: jdense on 06-14-2011

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Reviews: 52 | Hads: 454
Reviews by hopsbreath:
Photo of hopsbreath
4.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on-tap at Apex (2-11). Enjoyed alongside Pliny the Younger to see if the comparison was valid. Nice tropical fruit forward nose and taste, big alcohol warming sensation lets me know to be careful, less bitterness than I expected, a touch sweeter than PtY. Very creamy beer with a slick finish. While very similar in appearance (both beers are pale gold) Notorious looks exceptional with a light amount of haze a fantastic lacing. (433 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of therackman
4.99/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best beer I've ever tasted. Had 10 oz. pour on tap at the growler cafe in Lebanon, OR 1/2/15. This is my fourth time tasting notorious over the past 3 years and each has been one of my most memorable moments tasting beer. The rest I cannot put into words. You have to try for yourself. (290 characters)

Photo of Harvest06
3.4/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Taste: Malty, extremely hot. Overall: More of a unbalanced barley wine than an IPA. (83 characters)

Photo of delaced21
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of oddlandf
4.47/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NWer
5/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Pooles26
5/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of aquazr1
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of chossboss
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Prospero
4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sourdog
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of chickenm
4.3/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of HoppySeb
4.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JerryG
4.95/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Served in a 6oz snifter on tap.

This is probably the most aromatic IPA I have ever tried. As soon as the bar keep set it down, everyone up and down the bar could smell it. Fresh pine, citrus primary, herbaceous and dank as a secondary impression. A very rounded hop nose

Color is deep gold / orange with a white effervescent head, medium size bubbles. Lighter than what you would expect for a 12%

Taste is a hopsplosion. Basically more of the fully rounded hop nose with the addition the right amount of bitterning, not too much, but still plenty. Good overall citrus and malt balance. For a 12% not a lot of malt or sweetness.

Mouthfeel is creamy, smooth and sticky.

A very big beer overall, but still drinkable. Closest to Pliny the Younger. Highly recommend. (766 characters)

Photo of williamjbauer
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of jpbebeau
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Beer21
4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of JulianB
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of striker2160
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acurtis
4.05/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JonnyBeers
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of switzer
4.86/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at Apex in Portland

This beer has a lot of hype. I haven't had the younger but I've heard and read that this is a legit rival. The accolades here are just deserved. This is delicious all the way through. Entirely drinkable while only feeling the alcohol vs tasting it. It's an initial grapefruit bomb splashed with tasty hops. The hops takeover but are in no way overpowering. If it weren't for being hammered I could drink this one for quite a while and not tire of it at all. It's thick but not syrupy. Absolutely delicious and happy to have found it before it went away for the year. A must try. (606 characters)

Photo of Magbas
3.25/5  rDev -28.6%

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Notorious Triple IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.