Terminal Gravity IPA | Terminal Gravity Brewing Company

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Terminal Gravity IPATerminal Gravity IPA
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3.75/5
Very Good
257 Ratings
Terminal Gravity IPATerminal Gravity IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terminal Gravity Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
terminalgravitybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by sinistersteve on 08-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,986
Reviews:
148
Ratings:
257
pDev:
12.8%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
28
Trade:
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Ratings: 257 |  Reviews: 148
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.22/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The prototypical PacNW C hop C malt beer. Pours an amber color, 1/2" white head. Aroma of bittering C hops. Some pine and caramel.

Taste is mostly that grapefruit bitterness and crystal malt combo. Equal parts red ipa, english ipa and pacnw C hop crystal malt ipa. Grapefruit and caramel for days. Caramel resin bong loads. Bitterness clocks in around 55 ibu I would guess. Cascade, Chinook I imagine make up all the hops, maybe something otherwise pretty similar. Might not be any dry hopping. I guess this is more of a late fall early spring maltier kind of ipa if you had a hankering for such a thing. Its more like an example of an ipa from a time capsule at this point.

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Photo of kingtusk
2.5/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of NickSMpls
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A dark amber pour, unusual for a west coast IPA in our experience. Moderate head, light lacing. This is not high on the list of those trendy citrus / fruity hop bombs so common nowadays. Good bitterness, with a lighter malt foundation. If I were to place it, it would be a British-style IPA.

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Photo of Mississippi
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, light copper color. Thin head, very little lacing. Aroma is stone fruit with yeast, bread, orange, and caramel malt. The flavor has some herbal and pine hops qualities. Big and dominant. Resinous, with a watery finish and thick mouthfeel. This was one of the earlier NW style IPAs with this kind of character, & I remember cutting my teeth on it. Good to revisit.

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Photo of MattinIdaho
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bilbobrewer
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a little dark, Good head, good lacing, tastes a little malty,
a decent beer, and a bit of a shift from the hop-end of the IPA spectrum.

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Photo of chebode2
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndFilm
2.39/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of manifold1
4.42/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brayton
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drewfromboulder
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of peachy-tay
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wrentmore
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPA4Terry
4.3/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A good IPA. Very drinkable

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Photo of Roybert
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whitesheep
3.38/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Great example of a PNW IPA. I like it and would drink it again, especially if I could find it on tap. this is a pretty raw IPA in that the hops are front and there isn't much malt to taste, feel or smell. Fine by me. I actually like the hazy, cloudy look as that implies little filtering and processing. Personally CA and AZ IPA's are my favorite, but when in the PNW you should partake of what they make and this is an excellent and fine example.

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Photo of stevoj
3.39/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours out a darkish amber, small foamy head, hops dominate, burying any malt characteristics. Biggest drawback for me was a dull metallic finish, and the flat hops bitterness obliterating any other flavors.

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Photo of IrishCowboyBend
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fizzician
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice feel, flavor not too complex, but solid.

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Photo of corypattison3079
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of drone
2.69/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Donkster46
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stevedj
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Terminal Gravity IPA from Terminal Gravity Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 257 ratings