Galaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale | Trillium Brewing Company

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Galaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleGalaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This version of our signature American pale ale is dry hopped with the pungent Galaxy variety. Enticingly hazy and blonde in appearance with frothy carb, the nose erupts with strong citrus, passion fruit, and pineapple aromatics. Upfront and resinous hop-derived flavors of grapefruit pith, peach, and mango are balanced with a subtle, bready malt character and mild, subdued bitterness.

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

HOPS: Galaxy, Columbus

Added by JCTetreault on 12-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,541
Reviews:
178
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
6.18%
 
 
Wants:
409
Gots:
278
For Trade:
2
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2.25/5  rDev -50.3%

Photo of mnbearsfan
2.63/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cpetrone84
3.22/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pour is golden amber with lots of tight white head. Nose is a bit sweet, candied orange, light grain and some malt sweetness. Flavor is overly malty and sweet, stale grains and candied orange. Light body, moderate carb, a touch syrupy.

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Photo of Dadthew
3.35/5  rDev -26%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Filabee
3.47/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This was a good beer overall....

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Photo of maximum12
3.48/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Thanks to the thepatrickman for this 16 oz. can, as I try to solve the riddle of why people love these northeast things so much.

The pour looks like orange juice on nitro. Nose is very sweet: tropical, with an emphasis on the mango, plus rock sugar.

Fort Point - Galaxy Dry Hopped & my flash-impression is ‘watery’. Very thin. Flavor is good, with lots of tropical notes, especially mango, oranges, grapefruit, lime, damp grass. Widespread bitterness mid-palate; pith of the grapefruit is what hangs around. Easy to slug.

This beer was like getting Milana Vayntrub alone & finding out it’s all push-up bra. Pretty good beer, but the thin mouthfeel is a real kick in the erection.

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3.5/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of Sabtos
3.62/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Opaque yellow-tan, with a large, dense, creamy beige head.

PUNGENT. This has the most pungent aroma of any Trillium beer I've had. Piney resin, orange rind, and plastic. This is far more hardcore and West Coast than I expected, but it's still firmly Trillium. There's also that odd apple/rice wine vinegar that some of their IPAs showcase, with lemon zest, pickled peppers, and Sweet Tarts.

Taste is tangy, acidic pine, with orange zest, and a fresh cannabic resin straight out of the bowl. I also get that weird pickled pepper and cucumber.

Medium light body, crisp and semi-dry. I had high hopes, I love Fort Point, and really love their other DDH brews, but this is just a downright weird one.

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Photo of tikk
3.62/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.68/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rammed96
3.69/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bieniek30
3.72/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dippy
3.74/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This as overhyped for me. It was interesting but overall left me disappointed. It tasted like a dry hopped Sam summer.

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3.74/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of Juggerr
3.75/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rutager
3.83/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacobob10
3.83/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottled on 6/10/16, enjoyed on 6/25/16.

Deep gold / light amber color and very hazy with a creamy white head. Wonderful fruity aroma combining citrus, stone, and tropical fruits. Bready malt providing balance for the hops. Spicy, piney hops get added to the mix upon tasting, creating a bitter finish that was not as smooth as I had hoped for. Great tasting, but I was ready for a change of pace after half of the bottle.

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Photo of Biggtriksta
3.84/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Looks like orange juice in a glass. Incredibly cloudy, light orange color with a thin layer of white head on top. Not really many bubbles streaming to the top.

S: Smells like orange juice. Really all that I am getting in the nose are different fruits: orange, mango, peach, pineapple, etc. It smells like a mixed fruit juice. Not really much of a piney or resinous hop profile, but there is a hint of alcohol on the nose.

T: Tastes much like it smells. It's a juice bomb. Fruity at the front and fruity at the back. Again, not much in the way of a bitter hop profile. It even finishes with hints of pulpy sweetness.

F: Smooth with a little bit of an alcohol burn. Again, it has the consistency of juice. Good body for a pale ale though.

O: For any other brewery, this beer would be great. For Trillium, I am a little underwhelmed. I've had a number of their beers, and to me, this isn't their best. It quite literally looks, tastes, and feels like juice.

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Photo of jwjon1
3.84/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.86/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rderedin
3.9/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of k47k
3.93/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Galaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
4.53 out of 5 based on 1,541 ratings.
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