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Tröegs Perpetual IPA - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,575 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,575
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 128
Gots: 352 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thain709 on 08-11-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

gamanley, Jul 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

ONN8, Jul 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

outsider, Jul 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

kurt5316, Jul 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

bonbini26, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of cfrances33
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 6/8/12 and enjoyed on 7/14/12. Poured into a tulip.

Pour: Clear golden orange with a finger and a half white head that recedes to a film.

Smell: Resinous pine with a bit of citrus as well.

Taste: Sticky pine and citrus. Very bitter resinous characteristics. Little bit of light malts. Slight bitter pepper on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Sticky and bitter but crisp.

Overall: Pretty solid. Not the best, but I'm glad this is going year round.

cfrances33, Jul 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

rolltide8425, Jul 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Leafsj, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of GSX1250FA
3.35/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

When Perpetual IPA first came out last year it was awesome, a smooth and great tasting beer with an excellent hop flavor. Reminded me of Nugget Nectar when it first came out in 2004. Did a blind taste comparison with Nugget Nectar and Perpetual IPA was so much better.

I anxiously awaited the release of Perpetual IPA this year and was disappointed. Did the blind taste comparison with Nugget Nectar again and Perpetual IPA was just marginally better.

GSX1250FA, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at TJ's, Paoli, PA

Another quality selection from Troegs; perhaps a little something to hold people off until Nugget Nectar comes back. Clearish golden-amber color with a small cap of delicate white head. Fresh hops in the nose, citrus and fresh fruit. More of the same in the taste, crisp hops, citrus zest, pineapple, sweet bready malts in the background, moderate grassy bitterness in the finish. Light-medium body, full of flavor, and quite drinkable overall.

Rifugium, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of RuckusDu
3.6/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Really just a half finger of off-white head. Some yellow in it. Body is clear and a light wheat color, mostly yellow. Some lacing.

S - A decent hop profile, but pretty typical. Lots of grapefruit and some pine. Also what I call a chalky artificial banana note, but it's light here. Very smooth.

T - A little more harsh than the nose. Banana is more prevalent. Fairly harsh hops. A little grapefruit rind bitterness.

M - Body is light and carbonation is about average.

O - Not seeing a lot out of this beer. Very drinkable and enjoyable, but there is nothing special.

RuckusDu, Jul 25, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38.9%

lauries444, Jul 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Lantern, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of spinrsx
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from the Potsdam IGA for 2.50$

Appearance - Clear amber colour with a large size fizzy off-white coloured head. There is a lower than average amount of carbonation and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, caramel, hops, grapefruit, apricot

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste hops, malts, and caramel. There is also some apricot mixed with tangerines and grapefruits. As well there are some faint notes of guava and some pine/resin. It ends with a fruity yet quite hoppy bitter aftertaste.

Overall - A good dose of hops with this beer.. and a nice balance of sweet fruits and malts. The hops linger on the taste buds well after the sip is finished. A great effort and a beer I would buy again and love to try on tap.

spinrsx, Jul 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

cjac, Jul 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

gokiburi, Jul 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

flyingmick, Jul 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

Runofthemiller, Jul 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

travishardy929, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Doughbodyboy, Jul 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

slvrmon82, Jul 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

surprenant1138, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of rlee1390
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Clear yellow, good deal of carbonation, two finger head with some lacing.

S-Nice citrus and floral hops balance out with some malt.

T-Nice hoppy beer. Floral and citrus notes dominate. Caramel malt is present as well. Some bitterness. Pine and resin round it out.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation, smooth, an easy drinking IPA.

O-A solid IPA, had it about 2 months old so it could have been a little fresher, but still yummy.

rlee1390, Jul 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

SFC21, Jul 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

lobos62, Jul 22, 2012
Tröegs Perpetual IPA from Tröegs Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,575 ratings.