Superior Trail IPA | Fitger's Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Fitger's Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ZAP on 05-16-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
38
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
19.29%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 38
Reviews by NuclearDolphin:
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4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Clear Golden Color with a 2 finger head with some decent lacing. No carbonation to speak of after the first 30 seconds.

Smell - Piney & Citrus Hops, Grapefruits, Orange Peels, Toffee, and Malts. Very Piney Smelling IPA, how appropriate considering it's from the North Shore. Very rich smell nonetheless

Taste - Piney Hops, Resin, Grapefruit, and Malts. Very Rich Piney and Resiny flavors, perhaps a little too much so.

Mouthfeel - It's light and has no carbonation to speak of. Feels a bit watery but easy to drink nonetheless.

Overall - Despite some flavor imbalances, this is a solid IPA. Worth checking out if you're in the Duluth area!

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Photo of Shawner
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cooper
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of BigAl18
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Hopsiam14
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of CraigP83
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Orange coloration, heavy citrus on the nose. Taste is citrus, creamy, slight bitterness at the end.

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Photo of GrizXTKEX519
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of mwilbur
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from growler into pint glass. From 7/6/11 tasting notes.
A: Pours a slightly hazy sunset yellow-orange with 1/2 inch white head. Some lacing.
S: Very aromatic. Loads of sharp pine, pineapple, and citrus hops. Hint of honey and floral note.
T: Very sharp and bitter hops. A bit much for me, but hopheads would rejoice.
M: Very sharp and bitter hop feel. Light-medium body (drinks heavier than ABV). Mildly soft and oily too.
D: Very enjoyable, but the high hop content limits the drinkability for me. A nice summer brew.

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wallrock
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Jeffrey2310
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of MplsMel
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of ArfArf
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of herman77
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Crystal clear light orange/dark yellow with a small white head. Good lacing/

S: Sweet oranges, citrus and a bit of pine hops. A bit of tropical fruit too.

T: Fairly bright and citrus hops up front. Some sweet fruity and orange flavors as well. Decent malt backbone comes next, still finishes fairly bitter.

M: A bit on the thinner side. Average, yet softer carbonation. Feels slick.

D: Pretty good drinkability for an IPA. Pretty solid, but not as good as there El Nino.

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Photo of zeff80
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ish1
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richardbcoffin
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of olafphysics
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoistinBrews
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FitgerFanatic
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MinnesotaMan
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of The_Dude_710
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%

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Superior Trail IPA from Fitger's Brewhouse
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