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Trinity IPA - Trinity Brewhouse

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Trinity IPATrinity IPA

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82
good

154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trinity Brewhouse visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bewley on 08-18-2005)
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

09-30-2013 23:55:11 | More by Schmuckles
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Joshuacmagee

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

09-21-2013 16:47:14 | More by Joshuacmagee
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Madfish85

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-28-2013 18:35:08 | More by Madfish85
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youngs11

Rhode Island

3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is an opaque light amber. An inch of head settles to a nice quarter-inch cap after a minute. Really nice lacing and excellent retention.

Smells of sweet citrus and hops. It also smells a little malty.

Very hoppy and bitter on the front-end. It is borderline metallic. There is robust hop flavor but the sweetness mentioned in the nose does not really come through in the taste. There is a nutty and malty aftertaste that offers a little more complexity to the palate.

This has a great MF. Moderate carbonation with a great silkiness in texture. Light to medium body.

Overall I think this is a pretty good example of the style. Slightly bitter for my taste, but those who are all about the IBUs will like this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 22:12:56 | More by youngs11
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ddean

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

As a fan of the big West Coast double IPAs (Lagunitas Maximus, Racer 5, Sculpin...), I would say this is one of if not my favorite IPA on the East Coast, and I have extra respect for it because, to me, it captures a unique deliciousness niche that I don't know from other beers. My go-to when I visit Providence, RI.

Appearance- A rusty orange hue with nice lacing in the pint glass. Clarity varies a lot depending on where they are in the keg, but I did not notice a difference in the taste when the pint was relatively cloudy, so nothing to worry about.

Smell- Earthy overall, but I first get hops, then sweet orange or grapefruit malt with the hops lingering. Adds a nice preview to the tasting experience.

Taste- A continuation from the citrus, from the smell, with a drier, sharper, tart middle and finish. Also some grounding, courtesy of barn-dank malt down below. Smooth mouthfeel kind of melds into the same category here. Very enjoyable experience.

I have tried this one in a bottle as well as on-tap, and although the bottle is just fine, this is one with subtleties that come off much better on-tap....Come on over to Trinity during a quiet afternoon, play chess with a friend, take your time with a couple of pints of this, and savor away.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2013 20:28:17 | More by ddean
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes taken a couple hours ago, 8/7/13

Appearance: Somewhere between medium orange and copper - some chill haze, but mostly clear - big, rocky, creamy, off-white head - very impressive retention, and some nice lacing - decidedly pretty

Smell: Light citrus, herbal, and grassy hops - oily grapefruit, rind, and some pith - orange rind as well - pine needles and mint - earthy and tea-like aromas - some caramel malt sweetness

Taste: Sharp, unexpectedly bitter citrus and pine - oily grapefruit rinds - orange rind and some lemon zest - dry pine needles - notably earthy, herbal, grassy, and spicy - cooked, caramelized malts, caramel malts, and some toasted grains - medium amount of sweetness - notably bitter, more than average bitterness

Mouthfeel: Medium body, smooth, nicely carbonated, earthy, bitter finish

Overall: Makes a little more sense now that I know this is supposed to be an English IPA

The hop profile in this is quite odd. It's not a blast of bitter citrus like most American IPAs. It's more herbal, earthy, and grassy, but it packs a bitter punch. I've been meaning to try beers from Trinity for a while, and this was not a bad choice.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 06:12:04 | More by angrybabboon
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-27-2013 22:02:12 | More by Shawnspl
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tjdrewry

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

07-26-2013 22:25:03 | More by tjdrewry
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Mongor

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

07-07-2013 15:07:07 | More by Mongor
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-27-2013 23:22:04 | More by SuomiHobbit
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-23-2013 23:19:18 | More by jaxon53
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

06-17-2013 21:28:25 | More by Larrydoherty
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JMD

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-13-2013 02:22:45 | More by JMD
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dwagner003

California

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-07-2013 00:20:07 | More by dwagner003
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Deep copper/orange. Hazy without lots of sediment. Tons of soapy head and lacing. Very good looking IPA.

S- Toasted malts and citrus. I even get a kind of nuttiness as well.

T- Bitter hop bite! WOW! Citrus hop flavor! sweet, but not too sweet. Mild malt flavor. I don't get the toasted notes in the taste as I did in the smell. This is a hop head's dream come true! An honor to see this came from Rhode Island!

M- Medium mouthfeel. Dry! I like how dry it is, but it's not the easiest thing to drink in the world.

Overall this is a great IPA. I really liked it! I just wish it had a high malt to hop ratio. I like my IPAs with a bigger malt presence. It was a flavorful hop bomb for sure. If I ever am in the mood for a big IPA, and happen to see this in Southern New England or in Rhode Island, I'll get it no problem!!!

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 02:44:01 | More by ThomasMetal75
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MikalMick

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-26-2013 23:42:40 | More by MikalMick
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-22-2013 23:56:24 | More by slimntubbs
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Wiedemann

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-16-2013 14:58:41 | More by Wiedemann
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EnronCFO

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-15-2013 12:48:32 | More by EnronCFO
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-10-2013 00:34:18 | More by beertardis
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-01-2013 13:02:12 | More by Celtics76
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MikeRic24

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-30-2013 21:30:47 | More by MikeRic24
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

03-23-2013 14:02:33 | More by msondel
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-04-2013 00:59:07 | More by t0rin0
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-24-2013 22:18:56 | More by TheMultiYeast
Trinity IPA from Trinity Brewhouse
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