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Triton Sin Bin Ale - Triton Brewing Company

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Triton Sin Bin AleTriton Sin Bin Ale

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74
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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 20.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Triton Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sin Bin is a celebratory ale honoring the time spent in the penalty box. With sweet, toasty malt overtones and a delicate hop finish, Sin Bin is the official craft beer of the not-so-delicate Indiana Ice hockey team.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: aasher on 11-14-2012)
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Reviews by saltytom:
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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Photo of WVbeergeek
3.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Triton Brewing Sin Bin BPA 6.2% abv with only 19 IBUs

Appears slight hazed with a copper amber body, white head leaves sparse speckled lacing. Aromatics bring an interesting funky tartness, nice citrus notes with balanced cereal grains. Flavor a bit astringent with yeast phenols an edge of medicinal band aid, but it's not overbearing. Tart citrus notes with a bit of funky brett noted, almost a yogurt like quality about it. I'm really enjoying the complexity but I do sense some imperfections. Mouthfeel finishes dry with a bit of a pucker, medium bodied with even carbonation. Drink ability is decent but you better be ready for the sour edge, it's tame compared to other ales in the same realm worth a shot to try it.

Photo of Bestie_Ge
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Brenden
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A thick, murky orange that looks to be almost orange-red without much ambient light, it turns out to have a little bit of lighter orange-yellow in the edges. It's not quite opaque. The head that forms manages about half a finger and fades to foam somewhat quickly. The foam that does remain remains for the long term and leaves reasonabla lacing on the glass.
I get mostly fruits and wheat-like notes in the nose. Perhaps it needs a moment to warm. When it does get that moment, a bit more candy sweetness and some grassy notes comes out. Light, yes, and somewhat nondescript, it's nonetheless a pretty nice aroma.
A tart sweetness comes out on the tongue before the tartness takes over. From middle to finish, a strange sourness emerging from the blend of malts, yeast and a floral hops note mars the union of flavors. This doesn't come together. It does improve as it sits.
This beer starts off with a crispess that remains all the way. Smoothness also stays strong. It's a little on the heavier side for the style, but it works reasonably well. It goes a little dry into the finish.

Photo of mdaschaf
3.65/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Joe for this one! Review from notes.

A: Poured a light copper/orange color with a small off-white head on top that has decent retention and thin lacing.

S: Rather sweet and sugary. A bit of caramel, faint Belgian yeast, and a some flowery/grassy hops.

T: Again, on the sweeter side for the style, not overly hoppy, but there is some light grassy hops and a little bit of citrus. A little Belgian yeast comes through and a little bit of spice.

M: Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Approachable for style. Easy drinking.

Photo of zachpaschal
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of secondtooth
3.38/5  rDev +7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This Belgian-style pours a clean amber, with medium head. I get slight lace, but not very showy in presentation.

Nose is mildly spiced. I don't get a lot to go on here.

Taste is, as before, spicy and warm, with a bit of hoppiness complementing the malty character. Hints of fruit are here, too, and this one's a cool amalgamation of a Belgian and a pale ale. Not bad, but not one I'd revisit.

Photo of McNealc31
4.2/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color is dark orange, but not quite to copper. Yeast and orange dominate the aroma. Sweet malt with a toasted background. That pleasant funk from Belgian yeast. It's almost like orange butterscotch. Hops only show up in the dry, slightly bitter finish.

This doesn't have great reviews elsewhere, but I'm baffled. I think it's delicious.

Photo of freewill35
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of FalconA
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of jsh420
2/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of Acredlegs
3.2/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of metter98
3.26/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is hazy yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin off white head that died down, leaving a thick collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of fruity yeast are present in the nose along with hints of Belgian yeast.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has hints of caramel malts and a slight amount of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to be a little lighter in body compared to other beers in the style.

Photo of SpartyJoe
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of indy351
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Inglewood
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of gratefuld
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of BGsWo22
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of are_doubleyou
2.29/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

L: A vigorous pour resulted in a thin head than quickly disappeared leaving very little lace behind. A bit disappointing compared to the rich head I have gotten from other Belgian pales. The coloration is a rich orange and that is spot on for a pale.

S: The aroma is really weak. No hints of spice and just a bit of crisp malt. Also a slightly metallic hint in there. Really disappointing.

T: The taste up front is rather sweet and tangy. The body is full of strong citrus fruit notes, but they aren't as dark and rich as I like in a Belgian ale. More like a marmalade jam in my opinion. Which might work better if the toasty malt flavors weren't so buried. There is an unwelcome slightly metallic taste in the body as well. The finish is kind of a tug of war between the tangy sweetness and light floral hop bitterness. The aftertaste is very crisp and has a lingering sweetness on the palate.

F: The mouthfeel is very crisp and bright. Not heavily carbonated, but a bold feel nonetheless. It might be welcome if it wasn't accompanying an unbalanced flavor.

O: I'm really disappointed with this beer. The tangy sweetness in the flavor profile overwhelms everything else and leaves it very unbalanced and there was an odd metallic taste that came out when I was trying to taste past the sweet flavors for some malt or hop balance. I'm not a big fan of sweets or sucking on pennies, so this didn't appeal to me at all. I think I will probably give away the rest of the six-pack that I picked up to someone who is more into ciders than beer because it probably appeal to them more.

This beer was poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Blind Pig mug and drank at apx. 55F.

Photo of liamt07
3.15/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bottle from CWBlues, 12oz into a tulip.

Reddish hues, with a thin white head. Film of retention and little lacing. Nose has some sour berries, raspberries primarily, some lactic and yogurt notes, general tartness. Taste has more tart berry character, touch of malt sweetness and a sour-ish finish, yeast character with perhaps even a mild herbal hop character. Medium body, medium carbonation. Tartness almost resembles what I've had in some Berliner weisse's, but a little out there for being marketed as a Belgian pale.

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4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

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Triton Sin Bin Ale from Triton Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.