Total Domination IPA | Ninkasi Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
1,473 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
ninkasibrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ninkasi website:
"6.7% alc./vol. 65 ibus. Always available in 22 oz bottles, and on draft."

Added by grumpy on 08-23-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,473
Reviews:
380
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.11%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
356
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,473 |  Reviews: 380
Photo of Frank69
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DamienI
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bsween1
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brennantg
4.65/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely love this IPA! Damn good. It's not ridiculously hoppy but I'm okay with it. The flavor is unreal. Highly recommend most of Ninkasi brews

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Photo of thebrood1987
4.74/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Cracker, toffee malts and a huge floral pine dominant the nose. I love this beer! It totally reminds me of if Samuel Adams Boston Lager took their recipe and added American hops to make it an IPA. It even smells very similar to it now that I give it a bit more of a smell. Sweet toffee malts take over the first half of the taste and then ending in a floral piney bitterness that lingers and grows the more you drink it. So if you are a fan of Boston lager and wanted to know what it'd taste like with American hops give this beer a try.

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Photo of Idrankthat
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
2.59/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Brittian
2.91/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Brams
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lclayton08
4.36/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bilbobrewer
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

With a name like that, expectations are high....but it appears form ratings here, not met.

No freshness info on the bottle...for a brewery the size of Ninkasi, that is terrible.
Jeez, you work next door to Nike.....pick up some marketing skillz!

Pours clean gold, Head is modest, a bit creamy, lingers for awhile.
A well-bittered IPA....but not much else going on.
ABV is a pedestrian 6/7%.

Honest question: What, exactly, does this beer "totally dominate"?
Not a very complex offering...it's a well-bittered IPA.
Meh. There's better, there's worse.

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Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, nice piney aroma. Strong, distinct, bitter aftertaste on this IPA. I'm glad they started providing this in 6 packs, a real solid, bitter IPA.

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Photo of Nurglitch
4.02/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kalenclayton
4.14/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of williahd
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeremy7
3.44/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benish
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jimpyle48
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled from bottle

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Photo of kwa357
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wiegs4life
4.2/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edthehead
3.24/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RGPeters
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Total Domination IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,473 ratings.
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