Chinook IPA | Triumph Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Triumph Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
triumphbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerNemesis on 04-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
4.3%
 
 
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Gots:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
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3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of malfunxion
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of jtw21
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of BeerNemesis
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Triumph "Chinook IPA"

Triumph's notes:
Part of their "Single Hop Varietal Series" they say: "This batch of our familiar Bengal Gold has been made with a single hop variety from start to finish, namely Chinook. One of the first of the American "C" cultivars, its aroma evokes grapefruit in a big way."

Appearance:
A heavy, clear amber. Head is big an bold, but quickly falls to a piddling ring of froth.

Aroma:
Grassy, some minor citric notes of grapefruit -- a disappointment considering the hype. Metallic -- the curse of all Triumph beers.

Taste:
Very well hopped! It's fresh and bitter, and just a bit grassy. It has a rather interesting sweet brandy-like finish that I quite like.

Mouthfeel:
Medium-bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Really, it could be much more carbonated. Too bad.

Drinkability:
Nothing special, workman-like and drinkable.

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Chinook IPA from Triumph Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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