Congress Street IPA | Trillium Brewing Company

Congress Street IPACongress Street IPA
BA SCORE
99.1%
Liked This Beer
4.5 w/ 2,070 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:
2,070
Liked:
2,052
Avg:
4.5/5
pDev:
6.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
599
Gots:
489
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,070 |  Reviews: 254
Photo of mara69
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tvghost
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BruinsDude325
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of stanwerlin
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

great citrus flavor, smoother than Cigar City IPA

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Photo of Sour_Lord
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HeffeHones
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Outstanding. Extremely drinkable with the perfect blend of citrus and hops.

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Photo of mrhartounian
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best DIPA I have had to date. Trumps Dinner and Heady in the delicousness department.

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Photo of Ikeithbot
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rms3434
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I kid you not this beer deserves all 5s. It is the best IPA, and best beer I have ever had. It comes in with such a tropical taste, but smacks you with hops. The mouthfeel is amazing, and the grapefruit after taste is unreal. I actually got this from the liquor store I work at on a bit of a whim, and wow I am so glad I took this over the Jacks Abby Excess I was planning on buying. If you ever see this at a store, buy it.

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Photo of justinneg
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It's between Congress St. and Julius for me...

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Photo of jrand2621
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of rcamp28
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KMachHops
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 750ml bottle dated 62215.

Look: Golden yellow and hazy.
Smell: Another citrus bomb from Trillium.
Taste: Oranges, grapefruit, and tropical notes.
Feel: Very smooth and the right amount carbonation. It's sticky leaving all that awesome flavor in your mouth.
Overall: It's up there as one of my favorite IPAs. Trillium is doing something unbelievable.

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Photo of BourbonYeti
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dinojrbtom
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Msudukie
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of NonicPanic
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of gbw5009
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of RichKent
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Purchased a case that was bottled the day before at the brewery.

Appearance is light and hazy - it looks a lot like pineapple juice in a glass.

Smell is light and fruity. Lots of juice and tropical fruit.

Tastes is pineapple forward for lack of a better term. Very fruity, very juicy with lots of other tropical fruit present, but the pineapple in Congress St. stands out the most for me.

Mouth is also light and nicely carbonated.

Overall this is one of my favorite IPAs. It's the most pineapple tasting IPA I've ever had - and I consider that a good thing. It's a little pricey if you drink it all the time, but worth every penny.

Trillium is producing some amazing beers, and they don't get nearly the hype they deserve. If you find ANY bottle of Trillium Beer, including this one, do yourself a favor and buy it on the spot. You will not be disappointed!

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Photo of Burgh1328
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dudd
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of RockAZ
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just a short note on one of the most marvelous beers, it must have something to do with the white wheat that makes this very special. My good friend tolerates my IPA madness, but he screamed this is the first IPA he has ever liked a LOT. Could not give him enough of it, and I have to say the fragrance and overall balance of this beer between the malts and hoppy flower/fruit aromas makes it one of my very hard to get favorites!

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Photo of skinny_mcginley
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 99.1% out of 100 with 2,070 ratings
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