Congress Street IPA | Trillium Brewing Company

Congress Street IPACongress Street IPA
BA SCORE
99.1%
Liked This Beer
4.5 w/ 2,067 ratings
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
Ranking:
#114
Reviews:
254
Ratings:
2,067
Liked:
2,049
Avg:
4.5/5
pDev:
6.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
599
Gots:
489
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,067 |  Reviews: 254
Photo of JSlack
4.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Matagal
4.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Leiting
4.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Trevor11
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I had some discouraging preconceptions from some other friends of mine that have said not as good as Hill Farmstead, Lawson's, or Tree House. Nonetheless, I truly beg to differ. I think that Trillium really holds its own against all of them [Tree House is still the best though]. Congress is a deep, hazy orange with two finger soapy head. It smells of citrus especially grapefruit. The taste is also heavily grapefruit but not overly bitter by the balanced chewy softness of the mouthfeel and possibly the fact that some of the hop profiles faded after opening 2 months after bottling. All things considered, Trillium's Congress Street is something that should NOT be overlooked.

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Photo of JCarson410
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Olinnelson
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Baab200
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dertyed
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

An absolute treat from nose to finish. Very well balanced.

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Photo of OldCrustacean79
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of bwags81
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of jgoulet2008
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rubenjr
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Datdubj1988
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DaftPatrick
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of garyloveman
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Amazing. Super hazy pour. Citrus from tops to tails. Bomb. I had the double dry hop version weeks ago, this is sweeter and more drinkable.

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Photo of Dumsboa09
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pure hop juice, if you like hop aroma and abundant hop flavor than this is your beer. Get some.

Cheers

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Photo of DevinK
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MrNate
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Patlee3324
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DonDrooge
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DrederickTatum
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This checks all the boxes you want in an ipa. Has that nice NE cloudy appearance. Smells a little more subtle than expected but all the notes are there. Pineapple, mango, pine, a little earthiness. Taste explodes with pineapple, peach, pine, and some wheat cracker malt. Feels smooth and creamy. Great ipa that's surprisingly balanced for a tropical hop bomb.

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Photo of jebrew
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LukeK
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 99.1% out of 100 with 2,067 ratings
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