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:
2,039
Reviews:
247
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
Wants:
600
Gots:
476
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Bluecrow
4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

-very cloudy yellow-orange can pour with 1.5 fluff cap. The aroma is bloom of tropical fruit and pine. The flavor is juicy and very full with mango, pineapple, citrus fruit and a resin note. The bitterness is in the background, but noticeable. The aroma-flavor fullness makes this very special.

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

7/24/16 - one of the best DIPAs I've had

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Photo of bbc0202
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Alexcortez426
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rristow
4.79/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Tasted from can. Pours a hazy murky orange with thick rocky white head. Huge orange aroma with some lemon and tropical fruits. Taste is incredibly balanced with flavors of orange, tropical fruits, lemon. Incredible fruity IPA.

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

Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Yellow/Golden Opaque Hazy Appearance

S - Nice smell of fruit and hoppy goodness

T - Nice New England Unfiltered IPA flavor with a good Fruit finish, very balanced in sweetness and bitterness

F - Nice full bodied unfiltered feel that is very drinkable and goes down too easy for 7% beer

O - Excellent IPA my first Trillium Beer and hopefully not the last

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

Photo of rjal
4.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from can cloudy yellow. Amazing fruity fragrance. Immediate sweet and bitter flavor but there was no bad bite on palat afterwards. Near perfect IPA

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

Photo of akmoran428
4.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of DrGonzo
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

super duper smooth drinking IPA that packs a punch.

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Photo of BergBeer
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of teromous
3.51/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from the Fort Point location. None of the cans in my four-pack had canned on dates on the bottom.

Appearance: The body is a light beige color with some dull hues of orange. The head is average sized with a thick, frothy, creamy composition. It leaves spotty lacing on the glass and it has decent retention. It's a good looking beer in the glass.

Aroma: The aroma is very light. There is a light bit of peach and some pineapple. Again the aromas are nice but they are so light that the nose has to hover over the glass for a long time to really pick them up.

Taste: It has a bit of a grassy taste with a bit of mint and lime. While drinking the beer for a while it starts to pick up a bit of under-ripe pineapple flavor. It has a touch of mango in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Low bitterness. It feels light bodied and a wet finish.

Overall: It's a pretty average tasting IPA. The aromas are nice but very faint. The flavor profile of the beer is pretty good although it is a bit mixed. It's good enough that I would still drink it again but it wouldn't be my first pick of Trillium beers or IPAs in general. I would recommend trying it out.

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

Photo of panhandlepints
4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Keeling
4.02/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Eddie729
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I stop bye every time I am in Boston. One of my favorites.

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

Photo of Jay_P22
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Trillium tulip.

Look is a hazy IPA, juicy with a half inch head that sticks.

Smell is melon, pineapple, and slight pine.

Taste follows the nose. Juicy, hints of pine and a nice pineapple and melon finish.

Mouth feel is medium body with a nice sweet after taste.

Overall another great beer by Trillium. Honesty never had a bad beer from them. I'm always happy to score some cans. Solid.

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

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Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 2,039 ratings.
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