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Tröegs Perpetual IPA - Tröegs Brewing Company

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2,729 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,729
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 131
Gots: 422 | 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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Photo of kylehay2004
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: small head with good retention however on a clear deep golden body. Excellent lacing.

S: very hoppy like a strongly hopped session with earthy hops dominating and citrus and floral hop compliments.

T: lightly malty IPA with a very nice herbal and floral hop character. Light tangerine and orange citrus flavors as well. Perfect degree of bitterness.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: this is an excellent IPA which is flavorful, drinkable and complex.

Photo of nickfl
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - poured with a small head of white foam on top of a clear, golden body. The head settles slowly and leaves nice lace.

S - Pungent, spicy hops with some herbal notes and light malt.

T - Bready malt up front with some pine hops. The hops get s bit stronger in the middle with more pine and some sweaty character. Finishes with strong hop favors, moderate bitterness and lingering grassy notes.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a very dry finish.

D - a nicely made ipa that lets the hop character shine through with a minimum emphasis on the hops. Great aroma and a well developed flavor profile.

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of kurt5316
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of bonbini26
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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.

Photo of rolltide8425
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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.

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.

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.

Photo of lauries444
2.5/5  rDev -38.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Tröegs Perpetual IPA from Tröegs Brewing Company
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