Congress Street IPA | Trillium Brewing Company

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Congress Street IPACongress Street IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
trilliumbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship American IPA highlights the distinctively aromatic Australian Galaxy hop. The nose bursts with pine, citrus rind, melon and pineapple. Pronounced flavors of peach, clementine, and tropical fruits are accentuated with moderate bitterness and balanced by a light, biscuity malt character.

MALT: American 2-row Barley, White Wheat, C-15, Dextrine, Dextrose

HOPS: Galaxy, Columbus

Added by TheAnk on 10-04-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,013
Reviews:
240
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
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593
Gots:
470
For Trade:
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Photo of njcraftguy
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another winner from Trillium. My favorite of the Street series ( the DDH version is one of Trilly's best ) just so damn smooth and well balanced while also being super tasty and full of flavor. Drinks extremely easy. Well done

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Photo of devilfluff
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpinSamzo
4.74/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FFFjunkie
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look is a hazy dark grapefruit juice with nice white head.

Smell is hops (obviously) and some pineapple lingering in the background. Smell is somewhat muted compared to the taste.

Taste is sweet pineapple and mango. Maybe some grapefruit rind on the backend. Minimal bitterness as well.

Feel is smooth and soft which is what I've come to expect from them.

Overall a fantastic IPA and packs a lot more flavor than some DIPAs floating around me. Grateful for the opportunity to have this one!

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Photo of countrypeddler8
4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
4.7/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dohedan
4.46/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tafyob41
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmukid87
4.17/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaleEMartin
4.69/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DudMan
4.29/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sjones5045
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vess
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pletser
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of loganburgh
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of e_oly
4.11/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can into a snifter.

L: Hazy orange with yeast floating throughout. Big, loose white head.
S: Pineapple mostly, but so faint it's hard to pull much else.
T: Good, well balanced, and easy to drink (read: the taste isn't overpowering). Juicy pineapple and mango in the hops, mild bitterness on the back end.
F: Slick and juicy, more carbonation than I like from the style.
O: It gets better as it warms. My can was about 2 months old, and it strikes me as a beer you need to have as fresh as possible, but both the smell and the taste seems like they were milder than I expect from a beer in the 4.5 range.

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Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.36/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fantific
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikey2333
4.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of SomethingClever
4.06/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can poured into spegaleu IPA glass canned on 5/19

A: Fairly aggressive pour yields barely a film of a white head. Body is a murky bright orange almost tan in color.

S: Lots of sharp pineapple and papaya, a little mango very juicy smelling.

T: Follows the nose fairly closely with a little bitterness on the end.

M: Medium bodied with a touch of creaminess slightly lower than average carbonation.

O: This is a good beer lots of nice fruity hops still has a little of a bitter bite to it. Great beer I think the alcohol sneaks out a little in the finish but otherwise very good.

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Photo of A_Rad
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kbrady10
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.73/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 2,013 ratings.
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