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
Ratings:
1,773
Reviews:
460
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Wants:
198
Gots:
460
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Ozzylizard
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

$ 6.47 (Including tax)/bomber ($ 0.293/oz) at State Line Liquors, Elkton, MD
Undated bomber at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter.
Aroma – pine.
Head small (Maximum < two cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy but dense, rapidly diminishing to an irregular one to three mm ring with some clinging head trying to be lacing and a small rocky island.
Lacing – fair. Some segments of rings, mostly tiny bubbles with a few gaps.
Body – medium yellow, slight haze. Some debris in the bottle bottom, from the dry hopping, no doubt.
Flavor – Nicely bitter with the pine resin sticking to my hard palate. Very smooth and easy to drink with some floral aftertastes. Malt and alcohol are not evident in the taste. No diacetyl.
Palate – medium, slightly oily, soft carbonation.

I first had Tricerahops several years ago (Pre-BA days) when I was vacationing in Oregon, primarily in the Columbia River Gorge. This was my favorite beer from that trip and I’m happy to see it’s as good as I remember.

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4.25, Overall 4.25.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aprabhu
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brocktune
3.34/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Andnkuhn
4.32/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BcCraft710
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Vintilian
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of corywalston
3.76/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Philsadvns
3.47/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good beer. Excellent balance. I'd put it in the same category as the dogfish head 90 min IPA. Malt and hip flavors are equally present with neither dominating. I would personally prefer a bit more on the hop side of things. Smells malty, looks good, not a lot of carbonation but I think this bottle is a bit outdated. Good beer but nothing crazy. Totally drinkable. However for the price I might go for something a little cheaper considering it's not really outstanding enough to warrant an $11 4 pack. Give it to me in like a 13 dollar 6 pack and I totally dig it. Definitely not a west coast style IPA. If you're looking for hop forward resin and fruit, look elsewhere, if you like very balanced malt/hop ratios then this might just be for tou

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Photo of reizorc
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mikey440
4.29/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got this one on tap from the brewery and not long after, got a 22oz bottle. Much better on tap in my opinion, but that might be because it was fresh from the brewery. Regardless, a very good double IPA.

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Photo of bigbutter
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtnord
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnthonyJS
4.65/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Quesophresco
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yoda22
4.34/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shmizzen
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boone757
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured in a pint glass. Nice copper color and white, lacey carbonation. Earthy aroma, medium body feel, and great bitter finish. I've had a few IPAs from Ninkasi and really dig the long, lingering bitter finishes that stay on the palate.

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Photo of beerbart
4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.44/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dankenava31
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 1,773 ratings.
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