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Third Voyage Double IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Third Voyage Double IPAThird Voyage Double IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

918 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 918
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.52%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ReelBigwigFish on 10-26-2011)
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Huffs

New York

3.91/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Sam Adams glass, developed a full dense head which was a dough color and lasted and laced well. Color was a rusty, orange with a slight haze. Aroma was a buttery citrus with a nice malt and hop balance. Taste was hoppy with an earthy citrus at the front and a hoppy sweetness to finish. Mouthfeel was full and carbonated with a light, dry aftertaste. Good beer all in all.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 21:51:58 | More by Huffs
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Third Voyage Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 918 ratings.