Trestles | Left Coast Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company
California, United States
leftcoastbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Trestles is in the style of an American IPA. 2-row malt and imported light crystal malt create the nice color and clean finish. We use CTZ and Chinook hops in this beer following it up with a dry hop of Simcoe and Centennial in the fermenter bringing out a citrus aroma. Trestles IPA is light bodied, clean and pleasantly hoppy.

Added by imagese on 02-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
333
Reviews:
67
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
11.98%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Lingenbrau
3.32/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Always has been my least favorite Left Coast beer. Still is. Slight citrus and pine. Nothing special about it, and a butter bomb in no time flat. Cheers.

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4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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2.61/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev -16.4%
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3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
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3.91/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
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4/5  rDev +11.4%
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3.57/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

One of my favorite places to scour in PHL is Monde Market on 23rd Street. They always seem to have a great selection, almost everything is available as a single & the staff marvels as I fill my backpack with CANs to take away for The CANQuest (tm).

From the CAN: "Trestles IPA is light bodied, clean and pleasantly hoppy. Simcoe and Centennial hops contribute to its great citrus aroma and flavor. Trestles is a great easy drinking IPA."; "Family owned and operated in the iconic surfside town of San Clemente, CA."; "People that go Left are in their right mind."; "Best when enjoyed within 30 days of purchase."

The Crack! released some foaming through the vent so I decided to allow it some settling time of its own to reflect on its behavior. I finally had my fill of its overfull antics and began the Glug, albeit a gentle one. This resulted in a finger-and-a-half of puffy, tawny head that slowly fell back, leaving nice lacing in its wake. Color was a slightly hazy Amber (SRM = > 7, < 9) and I CAN't help but wonder if it might have clarified if I had waited longer. Nose had the characteristic grapefruit citrusiness common to many AIPAs, leading me to get my hopes up. Or is it my hops up? Bottoms up! Mouthfeel was medium, but with a good bit of carbonation. The taste had that graininess that comes from oversaturating a beer with dry hops as well as an overwhelming bitterness. I was not finding this to be "pleasantly hoppy." In fact, it was just the opposite - unbalanced in terms of its hoppiness. I know that I am supposed to be a self-avowed, self-described hophead, but I also know what I like, and this was not it. Finish had a lingering, unabating bitterness & I was ready for a water as a chaser. Definitely a one & done!

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3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
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3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
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3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
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3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.06/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
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3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Trestles from Left Coast Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 333 ratings.
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