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Tricerahops Double IPA | Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Tricerahops Double IPATricerahops Double IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by John_M on 07-30-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,295
Reviews:
466
Ratings:
1,799
pDev:
10.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,799 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of ArrogantB
3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at a tourist trap at fishermans wharf, San Francisco. $8 for a 20oz(?) glass. Aroma is sort of muted, maybe it's the beer, maybe it's my allergies, maybe it's because I drank three Alpine Nelsons earlier. It's mostly grain and citrus, not bad. Flavor is better, malty but citrusy, it ain't west coast but it's hoppy. A little sugary and a little sticky, it works. Mouthfeel was really smooth, I liked that the best. Very fruity, citrus, a good DIPA and I'm usually completely biased towards real West Coast IPA's.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange amber color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The head fades fast at first, but settles to a very persistent thin white foam film that floats atop the brew. This foam film lasts for quite some time, eventually fading to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is rather light for an imperial IPA. It is strongest in a grapefruit citrus aroma that is nearly matched by some orange and tangerine smells. Along with these smells are some other hoppy aromas of a grassy and floral nature with a bit of a bready smell rounding them all out.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and slightly sweet flavor of a tropical fruit and tangerine nature. At the start of the taste there is a doughy flavor with this taste being maintained throughout the flavor profile. Some hop flavors of a pine and floral nature are present from the start as well with these fading a bit as the flavor advances forward. While the aforementioned hop flavors fade, a grapefruit hop flavor comes to the tongue, with it growing stronger and stronger, both replacing and well surpassing the other hop flavors. The grapefruit hop really picks it up a notch at the end of the taste, which overall ends up leaving a rather lingering bitter grapefruit rind like flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. Both the qualities really accentuate the hop flavors of the brew and really accentuate the grapefruit hop flavors of the brew, which is quite good for the style.

Overall – A decent but not out of this world double IPA. The bitter grapefruit is a little to overpowering at the end of the taste bringing a bit of unbalance. Overall though a decent try.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.16/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 22oz bottle into Lost Abbey Teku

A-Pours a really hazy orangish/straw color with a small foamy off white head. Great lacing.

S-Aroma of strong grapefruit, orange, citrus skins, and caramel malt.

T-Taste is also of strong grapefruit and citrus zest up front, followed by caramel malt, grass, and some pine.

M-Average carbonation with a slight bitter finish.

O-Overall a delicious DIPA had to get another bomber.

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Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 1,799 ratings
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