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

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BA SCORE
82
good

960 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 960
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 11
Gots: 49 | 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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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-09-2014 22:48:41 | More by tvghost
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ChaseBeer

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

04-08-2014 01:05:52 | More by ChaseBeer
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-05-2014 18:10:51 | More by WuBByG999
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3/5  rDev -17.6%

04-05-2014 00:56:40 | More by BEERschlitz
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jascott2112

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

04-04-2014 18:07:40 | More by jascott2112
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constantine_272

Oregon

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark copper. Hints of amber. Made a huge dramatic false head when I poured it into a glass that mostly dissipated in a few minutes. Looked nice at first but the foam left a sticky uneven webbing mess as the beer levels went down. Foam is tan with a tiny yellow tinge. Medium low carbonation. Unusually large bubbles. From the carbonation, that didn't add to any persistent foam. The color was good, initial head was awesome, the it didn't last.

S: Malt. Lemon and grapefruit rind. Coriander. A touch of cedar with a bigger presence of sweet malts; almost like peat moss from the isle of Islay.

T: Starts off slightly sweet, but that fades fast. Malt backbone, again quickly overpowered. Super heavy pine resin finish. Pine flavor is massive. Almost as if pine needles were used for bittering. Not much else going on besides pine...

M: Actually quite good. Bittering and dryness sticks around a little but it finishes clean. Medium light consistency.

O: I don't feel like there's much to talk about here. It's a big one sided hop bomb. Low on depth with the hops, bug the malt is pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 03:16:35 | More by constantine_272
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Mikeb8

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-03-2014 01:59:21 | More by Mikeb8
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ajf0259

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-02-2014 01:07:10 | More by ajf0259
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jwill303

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.6%

03-31-2014 18:08:05 | More by jwill303
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-30-2014 16:49:26 | More by thatoneguymike
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boesesfleisch

California

3/5  rDev -17.6%

03-30-2014 03:52:27 | More by boesesfleisch
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-29-2014 00:16:31 | More by LXIXME
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-27-2014 17:41:19 | More by DaveMiller
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Aaron_Ramson

California

3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

If anyone expected Samuel Adams IPA's to be hop bombs, they forget that the BBC's signature brew is a vienna style lager, clean and crisp with a hearty malt profile. So too are their IPA's possessed of fantastic malt bodies, with hop flavors added on top but not particularly at the forefront. A medium thick mouthfeel with an almost excessive-level of carbonation keeps this from being too heavy. Third Voyage is a double IPA whose hop profile can be described as earthy, woody, pungent, and rememiacent of grapefruit pith. A fantastically toffee-like malt body supports the herbal flavors and marry them in a way more similar to English IPA's than the bitter palate wreckers made famous on this continent.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 22:15:27 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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tabhill

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-26-2014 00:55:48 | More by tabhill
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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-25-2014 23:13:22 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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Octobers_CJB

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-23-2014 23:16:52 | More by Octobers_CJB
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tweezer159

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

03-23-2014 15:24:29 | More by tweezer159
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-22-2014 21:10:47 | More by Mikus
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MastaShonuf

California

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

03-20-2014 19:16:35 | More by MastaShonuf
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.6%

03-18-2014 00:08:05 | More by chim52chim
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smanson56

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-16-2014 18:52:43 | More by smanson56
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-14-2014 15:42:52 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-12-2014 17:21:02 | More by RBorsato
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AlleghenyILS28

Texas

2.85/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Somewhat of a lighter body for a DIPA.
The heavy, sharp up front burnt caramel & hop combination gives it a early kick that dies away throughout the length of each swallow.
I get mainly hops, not much besides that.
It has the body of a Single IPA, but has the ABV of a double.
This wouldn't be my go-to ipa, but it isn't a terrible option. Definitely a lot more that are better though.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 02:36:48 | More by AlleghenyILS28
Third Voyage Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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