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

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BA SCORE
82
good

973 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 973
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 12
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
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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MikeyJ777

New York

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

06-01-2013 01:54:21 | More by MikeyJ777
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Johnnyv310

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-30-2013 05:18:11 | More by Johnnyv310
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MaltyMates

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-30-2013 00:06:22 | More by MaltyMates
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-28-2013 01:47:08 | More by stampfler07
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fredmugs

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

05-27-2013 21:58:13 | More by fredmugs
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JesseMurdock

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-27-2013 07:10:45 | More by JesseMurdock
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AWL

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-26-2013 21:03:46 | More by AWL
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mds1101

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-26-2013 15:28:32 | More by mds1101
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Spaz7

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

05-24-2013 21:46:01 | More by Spaz7
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mfigueroa713

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-22-2013 20:40:02 | More by mfigueroa713
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

05-21-2013 22:45:44 | More by milkbone_underwear
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-21-2013 14:00:28 | More by Beefytits4
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Lucoli

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-21-2013 01:16:57 | More by Lucoli
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seplo

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-21-2013 00:27:58 | More by seplo
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HiWire

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-19-2013 06:56:53 | More by HiWire
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bzach

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-18-2013 22:25:12 | More by bzach
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2013 14:50:36 | More by jbarletto
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-18-2013 11:46:54 | More by Ajlvt
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guzzleacoldone

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

05-11-2013 01:19:28 | More by guzzleacoldone
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.86/5  rDev +6%

22oz bottle purchased from BevMo in Menlo Park, CA.

Pours a lovely clear deep amber-gold colour, with a full, fine and persistent head of creamy-white. Lacing is steady, thick and rich. Body has some weight behind it, very pleasantly, with some large-bubbled carbonation. It looks very good indeed, what a good DIPA should look like.

Nose is a little weak: soft, leafy hop characters cradling a structured malt presence, reasonably well put together, but not particularly strong or aromatic. There's some baked bread aromas, some lemon and rosewater from the hops and a faintly sharper herbal or peppery note. It's all quite pleasant, and reasonably well balanced, but it's just not that exciting.

Taste is similar. Very nicely balanced malt and hop characters are nonetheless muted, leaving a ghostly impression of bitterness and richness without actually creating much in the way of true full flavours. Light, biscuity tones, oily bitterness that fades quickly, some leafy, slightly herbal vapours on the finish. Feel is smooth and light: pleasant.

Look, this is a nice beer, and maybe I'm just an idiot for wanting a Double IPA to punch me in the face from start to finish—but I do believe that's what a DIPA should do. This is well-structured, pleasant and easy drinking, but compared to the most flavoursome examples, this feels a little banal.

05-11-2013 00:15:15 | More by lacqueredmouse
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eulerthegrape

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-10-2013 16:00:33 | More by eulerthegrape
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-10-2013 15:22:24 | More by twenty5
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clay23

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-09-2013 01:23:18 | More by clay23
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dalepryor

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-07-2013 20:40:08 | More by dalepryor
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Herky21

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

05-05-2013 16:11:45 | More by Herky21
Third Voyage Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 973 ratings.