Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale
Trillium Brewing Company

Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleDouble Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale
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From:
Trillium Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #1
ABV:
6.6%
Score:
100
Ranked #71
Avg:
4.58 | pDev: 5.68%
Ratings:
1,768
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 25, 2022
Added:
Mar 19, 2014
Wants:
  369
Gots:
  322
SCORE
100
World-Class
Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleDouble Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale
Notes: This double dry hopped pale ale contains the same base ingredients, for both malt and hops, as Fort Point Pale Ale, but with an additional dry hop of Citra. The added hops richly enhance the juicy tropical fruit flavors of pineapple/mango, create elevated green, herbaceous aromatics, and increase body.

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

HOPS: Citra, Columbus
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4.71 by Houser from Pennsylvania on Mar 25, 2022
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4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by snaotheus from Washington

2022-03-06
16oz can served in a stemless wineglass. Dated 01/25/22. Received from @WunderLlama in NBS BIF #14.

Pours super murky whitish yellow with a medium sized head that dissipates into a medium sized ring and a fairly large but thin island of fine bubbles in the center of the glass. Smell...well, for starters I been catching whiffs of it for where I set it, arm's length away (and I have long arms). Smell is gorgeously tropical juicy, pineapple/mango/orange. Lingering resin sense that is difficult to extricate from the tropical juicy stuff.

Taste is much pithier / redolent of fruit skin than the aroma suggests. It's bitter up front, lots of resin, and the tropical juiciness is strong but lurking not-so-subtly in the background.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry / drying, slightly gritty. This is a very good beer.

Mar 07, 2022
 
4.46 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON) on Mar 06, 2022
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4.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by jngls from Germany

One month old. Can to wine glass.

Look: Pours a pale, but somehow full and hazy yellow with a large-pored white head that dissipates quickly without leaving any lacing. No floaters.

Smell: Fresh citrus notes. Mainly lemon with hints of grapefruit.

Taste: Yellow citrus fruits. Fresh and hoppy. Zesty and bitter body with a dry finish. Low sweetness.

Feel: Very juicy with a medium carbonation and a sharp zesty punch.

Overall: Full and juicy Pale Ale with a strong focus on fresh citrus fruits. Could easily be mistaken for a DIPA. Very challenging compared to other Pale Ales with its full body and its dry finish. Great beer. Very intense.

Feb 23, 2022
 
4.47 by Dgman8053 from New York on Feb 20, 2022
 
4.66 by Wisconsin_IPA_Lover from Wisconsin on Feb 16, 2022
 
4.51 by PaulSlazinger from Pennsylvania on Feb 12, 2022
 
4.54 by jbdpsu82 from Pennsylvania on Jan 26, 2022
 
4.46 by not2quick from Missouri on Jan 19, 2022
 
4.16 by Piffler from Massachusetts on Dec 30, 2021
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4.32/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Bshaw22 from Wisconsin

Pours small head. Disappears into a juice like substance. Classic trillium. They sucks with head.
That’s ok tho because the beer has a great pineapple grapefruit oniony nose.
Flavor is bitter on the front and nice grapefruit and pineapple on the back.
Really delicious. I like the bitterness. Something a lot of northeast IPAs don’t have.
Really good pale overall.

Dec 18, 2021
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4.47/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by cambabeer from New York

Yellow, just slightly less bright than orange juice, and totally opaque. White, very soapy head, dissipates rather quickly and doesn't leave much lacing. Sweet, sticky, dank, mango, ripe, pineapple smell, a bit of smarties. Taste follows, just dank, hoppy, herbaceous, grassy, fruity, sticky, berries. Clean mouthfeel, and a floral aftertaste.

Nov 13, 2021
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3.64/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Pivopijak from Washington

draught
Cloudy, medium orange, with some yellow/gold highlights, for the look. Very fruity, tangelo peel and some grapefruit peel, in the aroma. Rather thin bodied & tasting. The flavors are mainly, mixed citrus peel, with just barely enough, medium light, toasted malt, to give it any body whatsoever. So-so.

Nov 12, 2021
 
4.68 by saymike32 from New Jersey on Nov 06, 2021
 
3.99 by Filabee from Michigan on Nov 02, 2021
 
4.9 by NickandToni from New York on Oct 14, 2021
 
4.48 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio on Oct 10, 2021
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4.9/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
by jb_4226 from Texas

#65, yummy!

Aug 23, 2021
 
4.56 by shelby415 from Oregon on Aug 13, 2021
 
4.55 by ajcuster89 from Indiana on Aug 03, 2021
 
4.53 by WormGod from New York on Aug 02, 2021
 
4.56 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania on Jul 30, 2021
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4.27/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Tomlarson123 from Ohio

Had it at trillium brewing in Boston near Fenway.

Jul 29, 2021
 
4.5 by ImbibingBaptist from Texas on Jul 16, 2021
 
4.5 by Rkitchen from Michigan on Jun 19, 2021
 
4 by blackcloud from Alaska on Feb 26, 2021
 
4.25 by mrmsmith from District of Columbia on Jan 31, 2021
 
4.2 by tehveeonesee from Nevada on Jan 28, 2021
 
4.89 by drewmuni from California on Jan 24, 2021
 
4.77 by sentrynate from Wisconsin on Jan 22, 2021
 
4.48 by GeorgeAKeim from Oregon on Jan 16, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by jamesloc from New York

More like an IPA than pale ale. Hoppy and delicious

Jan 14, 2021
 
4.25 by teepeevee from Finland on Jan 05, 2021
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4.16/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by stuffandthings from California

Haven't had a straight up "pale ale" this good in a while. Really packs a wallop. It has that NE style to it customary to all Trillium ales. Very impressive.

Jan 02, 2021
 
4.5 by IanX from New York on Dec 29, 2020
 
4.32 by ntanner83 from Massachusetts on Dec 20, 2020
 
4.49 by eljabak from Michigan on Dec 19, 2020
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by GregDBoston from Massachusetts

Phenomenally dank and yet balanced. If you like hops and haze, it doesn't get any better than this. Sessionable, too, at only 6.6%.

Dec 19, 2020
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4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by ovaltine from Indiana

I pop the top and take a gander. Golden color in the can, and there’s dank hop aromas wafting up to my schnoz. We are on the hop train, baby!!!

A fairly aggressive pour reveals very hazy golden color beer with a sudsy bone white head. Gorgeous beer. Meanwhile, my schnoz is being assaulted by dank citrus aromas, primarily tangerine and grapefruit, with some juicy pineapple and a touch of berry. I’m guessing a Mosaic- and/or Citra-hopped IPA/DIPA of the NE-style.

The taste is all about the dank - tangerine, touch of grapefruit, delicious pineapple, and more berry flavor than indicated by the nose, and a hint of pilsner malt. Most of all, this is JUICY. Very refreshing, too, but there’s a smidge of alcohol present, so I’m locking in on a DIPA that features the Mosaic hop.

The mouthfeel is soft and very full, validating my belief this is a DIPA. And it is world-class, IMHO.

Dec 16, 2020
Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 1768 ratings