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Tröegs Perpetual IPA - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Perpetual IPA

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2,670 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,670
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 125
Gots: 381 | 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 Suds
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice, thirst-quenching summer IPA. It's light and blonde, with a modest white head and a spicy aroma. Pine, pepper, and grapefruit rind. Nice smell. The taste is bitter, followed by a light malt flavor and lots of bitter fruit. Refreshing and sharp, but also clean and flavorful. Medium in body with a long-lasting finish.

Suds, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of Holland
4/5  rDev -2%

Holland, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of tonyshlangini
4/5  rDev -2%

tonyshlangini, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of zekeman17
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

zekeman17, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of foureyedgeek
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

foureyedgeek, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of volta
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

volta, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of xdefeatsy
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

xdefeatsy, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of BellsFan
4.95/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

No glass; I simply drank from the bottle.
Aroma is amazing. The best hop aroma of ant IPA I Jane ever tried. Grassy. Resinous. Exceptional.
Taste is hoppy, piny, and husky.
Mouthfeel is clean, pure, light, drying, quenching.
Overall this an excellent example of an IPA.

BellsFan, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of DavidHamilton
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

DavidHamilton, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of TasteTester
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

TasteTester, Jul 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

chasmandocharles, Jul 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

cardern, Jul 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

trevorpost, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of Maseitz
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Maseitz, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of Dizzy242
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Dizzy242, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of n2185
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear straw gold with a finger of white head that almost completely vanishes with no lacing.

S: Sweet and citrusy up front with oranges and pineapple dominating. Grapefruit and grassy pine bring up the finish.

T: Sweeter citrus here as well, with tangerines, oranges, and pineapple dominating along with some caramel notes. The finish is a little grassy and is moderately bitter.

M: Medium-light body with medium carbonation, this beer is a little lighter than most IPAs, which makes it pretty drinkable.

O: A solid IPA overall. It has a lot of nice citrusy hop characteristics.

n2185, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of guillemiro
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

guillemiro, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of let8it8grow
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

let8it8grow, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of elmofnortner
5/5  rDev +22.5%

elmofnortner, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of juicebox
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

juicebox, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of jpd026
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jpd026, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of wo87810
4/5  rDev -2%

wo87810, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of HopHeadRyan
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into my Great Lakes Brewing Co (on of my favorite breweries) Tumbler...

A - Staw/Golden Yellow - It looks like liquid gold to me : ) Nice 3/4" head, nice stickey lacing, typical carbonation level...

S - A bit of resinous pine, citrus/tropical passion fruit, herbal-spiciness, and a bit of lemon-mint, and a bit of alcohol esters; the grain is trying to break through the hop nose...definitely can detect the Citra hops...*(my favorite hop varietal)...very subtle if any malt presence here...not in a bad way...(side note: the hop nose here would work really well on a more aggressive german style pilsner)...when it warms a bit more of the malt sweetness breaks through...

T - Excellent lemon-citrus kick...refreshing if you had one of these on a hot summer day (any more would be overkill)...a great lingering bitterness...perhaps a bit unbalanced...but I tend to lean towards a more agressive and unbalanced IPA...a slight soapy character...possibly the hop blend and IBUs combined with the 7.5 abv come into play here...but its not off-putting at all...

M - Not too heavy feeling...definitely on the medium bodied end...but not as syrupy as some beers in this abv category...certainly lighter feeling than nugget nectar (as it doesn't have the caramel malts in play)...again a little soapy perhaps...but probably from the hops...(could also be because I had a Stoudts Pale Ale before this and some garlicky hummus) - : )

Overall: A great IPA...not quite great enough to steal all of my love from Ithaca's Flower Power (but its close enough for an occasional affair) - : ) Its a slightly unbalanced, aggressive, east coast IPA (with some west coast influence). I'd probably reach for this before a nugget nectar as I've been less enthused by nn the past 2 seasons (tastes are changing). I'd like to try this on tap. I can't get over how much I think the aroma/flavor would work in a pilsner...its weird but really awesome.

Try it and you'll know. Enjoy. Cheers!

HopHeadRyan, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of JohnK17
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

JohnK17, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of RichardMNixon
3.3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured cold into a stein.

A: Liquid-gold body with small, pure-white head. Head is thin but persistent.

S: Grassy hops up front eventually giving way to citrus, sweet malt, and honey. Hop aroma got a little stronger towards the bottom and/or as it warmed.

T: Honey-like sweetness balanced by the hops. Not especially bitter: if it weren't for the smell, it would be more in Pale Ale territory.

M: Typical AIPA.

O: Somewhat sweet IPA, but not sweet enough to hurt it.

RichardMNixon, Jul 11, 2012
Tröegs Perpetual IPA from Tröegs Brewing Company
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