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Fort Point Pale Ale - Trillium Brewing Company

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Fort Point Pale AleFort Point Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

747 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 747
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 194
Gots: 100 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 01-12-2013

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4.66/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 7Sport
4.7/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jeez. The few times I had this were magical. Only better Trillium beer I've tried was Big Sprang; that is out of this world good! I went to Publick House in Boston for the first time and ended up ordering 3, despite the wide selection of well-curated beers. That was the first and only time I'd ever done that.

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4.65/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber bought at the brewery into a tulip glass.

Appears a golden-orangish color, with a thick head composed of small bubbles. Relatively hazy, though less so than Trillium's IPAs. Smells orangy and citrusy, with a touch of bitterness. The taste is only slightly malty, with some mild breadiness....the flavor is overwhelmingly hoppy and fruity, with some tangerine and orange flavors present. Bitterness on the finish. The beer is exceptionally smooth and drinkable. Crisp and sessionable like an APA, but with the hop character of an IPA. Overall, an excellent, excellent APA. Will drink many times in the future, especially when the variant dry-hopped versions are available!

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3.84/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful color and aroma. Marked down as indistinguishable from most IPAs, not much "pale ale" about it. Extreme hoppy end of the APA range. Almost none of the classic, biscuity malt you'd expect from the style.

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4.64/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.31/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Way out of balance on the citrus side, needs more malt backbone. Tastes too much like fruit juice.

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Fort Point Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 747 ratings.