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Fort Point Pale Ale | Trillium Brewing Company

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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
Ranking:
#165
Reviews:
225
Ratings:
2,008
pDev:
6.28%
Bros Score:
4.13
 
 
Wants:
438
Gots:
473
Trade:
5
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Photo of Keeling
2.4/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ThurmondTX
2.75/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of DuxburyIPA
3/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of cfrances33
3/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of Dadthew
3.25/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very nice pale ale.

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Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.25/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Momack229
3.27/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmurphy7
3.27/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.31/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Way out of balance on the citrus side, needs more malt backbone. Tastes too much like fruit juice.

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Photo of alamode
3.45/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlysonMoore
3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of kscaldef
3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

8/27 bottling, consumed 10/26. Was told this has been refrigerated since purchase, but it's still displaying some oxidized hops at this point. Can't particularly recommend it at this age from bottling. (2.5)

Revisited with a fresher bottle. While better, like Congress St, I didn't feel like it warmed up well and by the end of the glass I wasn't enjoying it nearly as much as when I first poured the glass.

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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.52/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of JohnnyLarue
3.6/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bieniek30
3.64/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
3.72/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TGS
3.74/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer is a hazy, bright, yellow-gold coloring that is almost opaque, with a frothy, foamy, bright white head that sits low profile and doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Aromas of citrus initially, with a grassy undertone that anchors the nose a bit. Flavors are a citrus blast on the forward tongue, followed by a subtle biscuit backbone that balances well. Lemon and tangerine dance across the palate with every sip, and there is a grassy and peppery blend to keep the sweetness in check. Smooth, mid-bodied, with light, almost effervescence into the aftertaste of citrus sweetness. Slick, clean, slightly dry finish that leaves some citrusy linger behind. Easy drinker but just okay for me. Review may have been influenced by drinking a Cutting Tiles DIPA prior to this.

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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Fort Point Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 2,008 ratings
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