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Congress Street IPA - Trillium Brewing Company

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Congress Street IPACongress Street IPA

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406 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 114
Gots: 39 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheAnk on 10-04-2013)
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Photo of AirBob
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

A - Hazy, golden-marmalade body. 3 fingers of white, fluffy head. Good retention and lacing.

S - Pineapple, apricot, and other tropical fruit. Sweet citrus hoppiness.

T - Candied or dried apricots and other tropical fruits. Slight lemon rind like bitterness. Well balanced.

M - Awesome. Full bodied throughout. Very little stickiness. Probably the best M I've had in an IPA.

O - Another terrific offering from Trillium.

AirBob, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Hendry
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Opaque yellow pour with a magnificent white rocky head that stands at two fingers and stays put, textbook lacing in teku.

Aroma is sweet tropical fruits, pineapple and pine needles come to mind, however this is a subtle nose that can hardly be considered aggressive in the hop department, especially with all the horn blowing about double dry hopping.

Taste is reminiscent of sweet pineapple juice and pine, very pleasant but mild and slightly underwhelming.

Mouthfeel is medium, and soft on the palate. No strong bitterness which may or may not be good depending on your taste.

This is a fine IPA but I was expecting a bit more pop, especially for a $12 bottle.This is worth trying but I wouldn't go out of my way given the rarity and price point.I was glad to have tried it once.

Hendry, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Guess2814
4.64/5  rDev +3.8%

I've had many different type of beers and this beer is a great IPA.. Trillium has been on point with a lot of beers and they hit it with this one.. This beer is hoppy with an unbelievable citrus taste.. If I had to compare this beer to any beer it would be Abner by Hill Farmstead.. Cheers!!!

Guess2814, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Growler was poured into a perfect pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow color with slight vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tropical, grassy, pungent, floral, grassy, herbal, pilsner malts, and pale malts.

Taste: Same as above. Mild tingly bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, refreshing, medium carbonation, medium bodied, and mild tingly bitterness.

Overall: Pretty solid IPA. You can never go wrong.

Flounder57, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of Shaymus
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

purchased same day as bottled on!!

poured a light golden hazy orange with a lingering inch/2 inch head

nose was hoppy with a "typical" Trillium malt backbone

taste was tasty, hoppy, grapefruit a bit of orange, the "typical" malt is there as well, with a bit of bitterness towards the end

mouthfeel was medium to light,creamy, nothing overpowering.... carbonation was nice.

Overall: I quite enjoyed this IPA the "typical" malt I referred to is one that I taste in a few of Trillium's brews, not sure if its the malts they use or the hops can't quite put my finger on it but it is distinctive; earthy funk maybe? I guess I'll just have to keep drinking them to figure it out!.....Cheers

Shaymus, Aug 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

nquigley16, Tuesday at 03:26 AM
Photo of mirish72
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

I always pick some of this up when it is available. This is just a solid, awesome IPA. Just the right amount of bitterness but amazingly drinkable.

mirish72, Tuesday at 12:56 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

ThrashMaster, Monday at 10:41 PM
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4.56/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Whiskeydeez, Monday at 07:42 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

cfrances33, Monday at 05:16 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

velcrogrip, Monday at 03:27 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

whitenads, Monday at 01:02 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

richobrien, Monday at 10:40 AM
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4.84/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

MalibuKenny, Monday at 05:22 AM
Photo of Durge
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Less aroma and hop flavor than the pale but much more bitter. I find the pale to be tastier but this grows on you too!

Durge, Monday at 02:58 AM
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Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.