Fort Point Pale Ale | Trillium Brewing Company

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Fort Point Pale AleFort 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: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our signature American pale ale balances light, crisp, malt character with an abundance of hop-derived aromatics and flavors from the use of Citra and Columbus. The fragrant nose is fresh citrus, tropical fruit, and peach. Bold flavors of pineapple and mango mix with dank notes of zesty citrus and fresh pine needles. With the smooth mouthfeel, gentle bitterness, and dry finish, Fort Point is our standard daily-drinker.

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

HOPS: Citra, Columbus

Added by Todd on 01-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,931
Reviews:
213
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
Wants:
442
Gots:
444
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 1,931 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of TheBeverageKing
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of njcraftguy
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Its amazing how Trillium puts out great beer after great beer. They don't smash you in the face like Treehouse juice bombs but they are just so damn well done. Balanced and super smooth.

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Photo of thoglund
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of goblue30
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pletser
4.41/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NiceTaps
4.11/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16oz can in a stemmed tulip glass.

A careful pour yields a hazy glass-beaded orange color with a 1f white cap. The head tapers to a lasting film and leaves some foam lacing.

Hop aromas spill into the air; citrus, orange, tropical pineapple. Slightly dank with some alcohol soaked wheat and malt.

Mango and pineapple with a peach finish. The flavor is hop driven, the dry biscuit malt takes a back seat.

The light crisp body is good, and the hop flavor and gentle hop bite are good. I'm not getting enough "pale ale" malt body behind those hops.

I like it and I'll seek out some more of this brew but, honestly, it's an all-hop pale ale...to me.

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

Citrus aroma, flavor delivered on the promise of the aroma, soft bitterness lingers slightly after the swallow (not off-putting). A really good brew.

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Photo of zotzot
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan_Louvain
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bauers
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dharmelink
4.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer looks like freshly squeezed orange juice. There is a small white head with a smidge of lace.
A nice citrus and tropical fruit aroma.
Even better taste. Pineapple and orange, mostly.
Medium-bodied.
Quite good!

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Photo of danh53
4.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid pale with lots of orange and mango. Soft feel with bitter hops. This is a solid standard NE style.

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Photo of themegamancave
4.59/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My mom gave me this beer. Your mom sucks.
L - Pineapple juice poured from the can, minimal head
S - Smell is terrific, pineapple, citrus, and hops
T - Citrus, hoppy, and some hop funk.
F - Surprising body and perfect carbonation.

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

Canned on 4/26...consumed out of a Teku. Going to keep this one short. This one checks off a ton of boxes for me...the look, smell and taste are just out of this world (maybe not so much the look as it's your standard NEIPA muddy orange haze). Really enjoying the smell though, its delightful...very easy to drink. Bitter but not terribly dry on the finish. A nice balance of juicy and floral. All around a top notch beer for the NEIPA lovers.

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

Photo of Tyecko
4.63/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Campian
4.96/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Feldpausch
4.88/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dms1767
4.24/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Fort Point Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 1,931 ratings.
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