Notorious Triple IPA
Boneyard Beer Company

Notorious Triple IPANotorious Triple IPA
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Style:
American Imperial IPA
Ranked #9
ABV:
12%
Score:
100
Ranked #96
Avg:
4.57 | pDev: 7.44%
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
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Photo of Spikester
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Clear deep gold with a touch of red. One finger of dense cream color head that forms rings of lace as the level drops.
Smell is orange green dank and rich malt.
Taste is bold floral and fruity hops with a bit of dankness. Good strong bready malt support.
Mouthfeel is full with good carbonation. The finish is mildly dry and somewhat bitter.
Overall a tasty triple ipa.

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Photo of patre_tim
4.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Copper filtered with moderate carbonation and 4 fingers of off white head.

Smells amazing of dank onion and garlic with a balance of fruity guava, mangos and pineapple.

Tastes of fried garlic and durian, jackfruit, soursop, and mango.

Medium body with moderate carbonation and a deep alcoholic burn.

I got this at Boneyard Pub in a crowler yesterday in Bend OR, and am enjoying it in Spokane WA, Aug 17, 2019. One of the best beers I’ve had!

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Photo of brentk56
4.03/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives clear and golden colored with a one finger cap; dots of lacing

Smell: Big malt and hip aromatics with overripe pineapple and caramel driving the malt and and dank pithy pomelo on the hops

Taste: As with the aroma the malt and hops battle it out with the tropical fruit merging into dank tones; old school bitterness, through the middle with a boozy but dry finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; plenty of warmth in the gullet

Overall: Haven’t had an IPA like this in a long while; a real palate challenge

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Photo of kevanb
4.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

10oz draft pour at the Three Floyds Taproom, poured into a snifter glass, enjoyed on 6.6.19, reviewed from tasting notes.

The beer pours a orange and amber color, golden hues when hit by the light and a firm finger of white head that dissipates quickly and leaves a few spots of soapy lacing. The aroma is very good, super resinous, lots of citrus peel, lightly floral, more on the dank side of things with a strong sticky sweet malt backbone, assertive and boozy. The flavors are great, bitter and resinous pine, dank floral and grassy qualities, lots of citrus peel that offers some tropical fruits but ultimately more bitterness and a heart malt backbone, strong caramel and amber malts with some softer cereal grains and a warm booze character. The mouthfeel is good, sticky, coating, medium bodied with a good liveliness to it and finishes with a big dry kick and a warm boozy bite.

Verdict: A very good west coast IPA from Boneyard. Classic in style, bold, brash, just a massive IPA, certainly boozy but with an oddly nice balance. West Coast through and through, just a massive IPA.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Unknown vintage; drank 8/13/15 @ Tap House Grill (Seattle).

Semi-opaque orange appearance.

White head; a curtain of lace.

Mango, apricot & strawberry notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Strawberry, mango & apricot jam flavors; surprisingly, no booze heat.

Amazingly fruity & easy to drink. DIPA heaven.

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Photo of Zach_Attack
4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

10/2015 - huge hoppiness, tangerine, big malts, ethanol on the nose; dank, pine flavors pair nicely with more tangerine, orange zest; surprisingly dry, lightly bitter finish, with a touch of heat in the back. I like this more than Pliny the Younger for sure.

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Photo of stevoj
4.19/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Taster and shot-ski at brewery. For a big triple IPA, it’s pretty smooth, almost seems harmless. Goes down very easy, hoppy, but not much evidence of the high ABV. Light golden, mild haze, small fluffy head. Here’s a beer you could drink until...you realized what you were drinking. Tasty.

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Photo of REVZEB
4.49/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap. Just a luscious and delicious dipa. And extremely drinkable too! That 12 percent is dangerously unnoticeable amongst floral and citrus hops and the hazy and bready backbone of the beer. Just bursts off the palate

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Photo of UWDAWG
4.97/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Growler fill poured into a snifter.
Look- very light amber, hazy, average lacing, below average head retention.
Smell- citrus, orange peel, floral notes, slightly dank.
Taste- citrus blast, floral notes.
Feel- slightly below average carbonation (which I like), medium body.
Overall- Great balance, I would never have guessed this beer has an ABV north of 11%. This beer is nearly perfect and one of the best I have ever tasted.

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Photo of Lingenbrau
4.68/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Sweet Jeebus, this is one intense, delicious beer. It should come with a disclaimer as it's a barely wine disguised by a clean and beautiful golden body with a shit ton of hop aroma. Beer sugar like with a citrus hop bombardment, with a sweet then bitter feel. Rich with alcohol presence well established, but not overly fusel.

This is a dangerous beer. Wonderfully executed and over the top without being pretentious. Cheers

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Photo of elNopalero
4.1/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours a darker tan caramel color. I get a sweetish citrus aroma that's matched by the taste from each sip. Sweet sticky citrusy and smooth. Hides its abv well.

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Photo of gcamparone
4.31/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampled at cophenhagen beer festival in Boston, MA.

Pours a clear yellow-orange body with little head or retention. Aromas of pine, citrus and dank herbal hops. On the tongue is resinous, piney hops and an easy finish. Medium carbonation and body.

Good west coast style

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Photo of RAlmeida77
4.39/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted at Copenhagen Festival

A: Pours a deep burnt golden color, almost amber. Had a finger of sticky, greasy, off-white head that held great retention. The head eventually faded into a thick collar leaving sheets of sticky lace down the glass.
S: Resinous, dank, and herbal notes overshadowed by a dominantly sweet and fruity hop nose.
T: Sweet and jammy fruity hop flavor with hints of candied fruit and berry preserves up front, followed by a bitter, herbal, and dank finish. Vegetal aftertaste with notes of onion/chive and herbs. Lightly bitter lingering aftertaste.
M: Surprisingly light mouthfeel for the amount of alcohol, with a full yet crisp and drying mouthfeel that isn't overly greasy or heavy. Not overly bitter, no trace of alcohol warmth. Tingly fresh hop oil mouthfeel.
O: Herbal earthy bitterness with fruity and sweet notes balancing. Potent but very smooth and highly drinkable.

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Photo of scottfrie
4.17/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

10oz tulip on tap at THG.

A: Pours a deep burnt golden with a finger of sticky, greasy, off-white head that held great retention. The head eventually faded into a thick collar leaving sheets of sticky lace down the glass.
S: Resinous, dank, and herbal notes overshadowed by a dominantly sweet and fruity hop nose.
T: Sweet and jammy fruity hop flavor with hints of candied fruit and berry preserves up front, followed by a bitter, herbal, and dank finish. Vegetal aftertaste with notes of onion/chive/cat-pee herb garden. Lightly bitter lingering aftertaste.
M: Surprisingly light mouthfeel for the amount of alcohol, with a full yet crisp and drying mouthfeel that isn't overly greasy or heavy. Not overly bitter, no trace of alcohol warmth. Tingly fresh hop oil mouthfeel.
O: Herbal earthy bitterness with fruity and sweet notes balancing. Potent but very smooth and highly drinkable.

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Photo of senglish7
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Boneyard tasting room. Light golden in appearance. Taste was malty with a citrusy component. It was very good for as high ABV as it was, but honestly I don't get the hype.

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Photo of rabbott2
4.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had a fresh crowler of this on 4/8/2017

Overall this was a very enjoyable beer. It truly went down like a 7% beer, which was awesome for drinking it, however, it makes it dangerously easy to drink fast too. There is a really exceptional combo of sweet, caramelly malts and fruity, citrusy, floral hops. The flavors were fairly complex because of this and overall this was a really enjoyable beer to finally get to try. May be tough to chase, but very well done.

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Photo of Zythophile
4.54/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Crowler Date: 3/8/17
Palate Contaminants: seafood udon

Appearance is a very pleasant medium-dark amber, and it's fairly clear. Fair amount of fine head that leaves some nice lacing.

Smell is peach, red grapefruit, honeydew melon, and marshmallows. (I keep smelling those damn things.) It has a little bit of freshly cut white wood, just not quite pine. Sweetness is moderate, and any bitterness is hardly detectable.

Wow, the first sip is intense. The fruit flavor is concentrated. It doesn't just show up, going along for the ride; it explodes. Even better, it's apricots. I'm drinking friggin' apricot juice. (Note to self, at 11.5% and 32oz., don't chug.) Concentrated peach and a regular little bit of bitter orange. Bitter bark, too, so maybe it actually is medicine. It's sweet, but not overly so. Bitter flavors are far in the background. It's fair to call it very malty, but it doesn't overwhelm. Like Hop Venom, it's very well balanced. Another thing as it warms up slightly, there's even more depth to the fruit flavor as there's some savoriness.

I can get a slight bit of carbonation with a swish around the mouth, but it's still pretty smooth. It's heavy, but it's well balanced, and the alcohol is very well hidden. Still, I'm sipping.

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.34/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

had this on tap at the mule bar in Winooski VT.

pours an almost clear golden color, thin band of white head leaves some nice lacing.

somewhat mild aromas - pine, dankness, sweet malts, citrus peel, grapefruit, hint of ripe fruits. palate follows nicely, but is somewhat dominated by sweet and syrupy malts and booze. the booze is not astringent or bothersome, but definitely comes through as expected at this abv. caramel and honey malts play nicely with grapefruit, pine, floral qualities, orange, hint of ripe tropical fruits including mango and maybe a touch of pineapple. piney bitterness on the finish is well balanced by the malt sweetness. mouthfeel is medium bodied and syrupy... not on par with the pillowy NE ipas that I adore. overall its remarkably drinkable for the abv, and is not excessively boozy in any way. however the balance tips towards malty sweetness and alcohol over the fruity hops, and having enjoyed more fruit forward triple IPAs such as Sunshine & Peril, this isnt one I would necessarily seek out. still enjoyable and interesting to try!

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Photo of BeerGuy8315
4.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this on tap on 12/3 at Growler Guys in Portland.

A: Pours a golden orange color with minimal white head. Very small amounts of thin white lacing throughout.

S: Big fruity/citrusy aromas of pineapple, orange, and guava. Milder notes of dank, piney, and earthy hops.

T: Taste matches aromas well. Super juicy with fruity notes of pineapple, mango, peach, papaya, guava, orange, and tangerine followed by a very slight piney, hoppy bitterness.

F: Light to medium bodied, super smooth, with a small to moderate amount of carbonation.

O: Overall, this is a great TIPA. Super fruity, but not overly sweet. Very drinkable, ABV is almost entirely hidden and for 11.5-12% that is unreal. Would love to try this stuff fresh from the lines. Would definitely seek this out again.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.74/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is pretty damn difficult to distinguish between it and PTY. Seriously. For years now I've been just skipping the big line at the DIPA fest for PTY and just getting Notorious with no line, the beers are almost indistinguishable.

Has a pretty color that is a mixture of both orange and gold, comes with a 1/3" head.

Aroma is delightful. All that hop noise under the nose, usual descriptors of awesomeness, pick whatever tropical, stone and citrus fruits you want, mix in those pine/green/dank descriptors on top of it.

Taste, wow, hop bursting, not overly aggressive ibu number, mouth feel that hides all the alcohol, super dry finish, like damn this is light on its feet but so damn huge.

There are so many 10+% double and triple ipas these days, PTY no doubt was the innovator, but there are some damn good substitute goods out there (Notorious, Ephraim, Waldo etc. . . ) it really makes waiting in line seem dumb when you're this far down the rabbit hole.

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Photo of jampics2
4.16/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A great looking IPA, nice clear orange with decent head. Smells of tropical fruit, grapefruit dank but a bit muted. Taste follows. Not sure if they sent a fresh keg to Shelton Festival, will have to revisit out west. But this fell short of they hype for me.

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Photo of TrueOregonian
4.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

L- pours a hazy orange color with a half inch head that dissipates fairly quickly.

S- smell o f tropical notes, very fruity. Apricots come to mind.. wife says fruit roll up lol..

T- very smooth.. not much boozyness to it but you can tell it is a strong beer.

F- stays on the tongue for a while.

O- for a 11.5 % beer this is awesome.
Just a 10 oz drink gets you buzzing pretty well.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Coppenhagen Beer Fest Boston sample pour. This has been a want of mine for a while. It was really good. Huge and citrusy. Pithy and resiny but also had some pretty intense fruity hop notes. I often find Triple IPAs are too sweet and boozy; the structure of the beer is all off. This one bucks that trend.

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Photo of dar482
4.56/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Beer comes in a deep gold to Amber.
Aroma offers intense juiciness, grapefruit, pine, peach, mango.
Flavor explodes with intense mango, peach, pineapple. Onto medium plus biscuity sweetness, pine, dry on the finish. Syrupy at points, but also on the palate. A bit of stingy alcohol on the back.

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Photo of cosmicevan
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

thanks mark. this is so good. dangerously smooth and drinkable. the heat is invisible and not syrupy. easy drinking. I am super impressed with this brew...esp since this is a tripleading ipa.

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