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:
2,014
Reviews:
240
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
Wants:
594
Gots:
470
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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.47/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy yellowish body with a thick, foamy head. Aromas of melon, cracker, biscuit. Juicy melon character throughout. Medium bodied, juicy, moderate bitterness in the finish. Nice.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of InspectorBob
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of stakem
3.63/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A pounder can poured into a tulip appears a chalky golden color with a white cap that holds well fading leaving webby lace.

This smells minty to herbal almost cheesy with hops. Some pine resins to the point of almost being smokey which is weird.

The taste is aggressively bitter with pine resin, less fruit and more herbal/dank. As more sips are taken, it gets a bit like grapefruit juice.

This is medium to lighter in body with modest carbonation. Overall not a bad brew and im glad to try it but it seems like these trillium brews are super volatile and best consumed within a week of them being packaged.

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Photo of dfhhead25
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of AlexFields
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of chippo33
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of rab53
4.32/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Billolick
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can, bottom of which tells me this has been in the can for just over a month

Typical Trillium IPA look...murky, orangy, frothy and sturdy high quality looking head, extensive lacing....you know the deal

Pungent nose loaded with tropical fruit infused hoppy goodness.

More of the same on the palate, loaded with fruit juicy goodness, tropical hoppy overload...simply delicious...complex, big, bold and super yummy...

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Photo of jgunther71
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Lare453
4.9/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of malfunxion
4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.61/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 22Blue
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duff27
4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerOps
4.46/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Poured from a can into a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, opaque, orange coloring, with a low profile, filmy, clingy, foamy, white head. Aromas of orange, melon, pineapple, and mango...nice and juicy. Flavors are citrus and tropical fruit forward, juicy and slightly acidic, with a heavy dose of orange, mango, melon, grapefruit, and pineapple. Subtle grassy bitterness in the backbone to balance perfectly. Smooth, mid-bodied feel, with an acidic edge towards the end. Completely fruit juice aftertaste, sweet and juicy, with a solid linger past the crisp, clean finish. Great beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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

Photo of BEER88
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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

Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 2,014 ratings.
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