Third Voyage Double IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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83
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1,011 Ratings
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Third Voyage Double IPAThird Voyage Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ReelBigwigFish on 10-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,011
Reviews:
335
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
Wants:
17
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68
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear dark amber color with a frothy white head that leaves nice chunks of lacing.

Smells of pine and citrus hops with some sweetness.

Tastes of the big hop notes on top of a sweet malt base. Hops lead off with citrus, grass, tea leaves, and pine notes. Some candy like sweetness then rolls in and cuts the hops' bitterness. Alcohol makes an appearance at the end and provides a pleasant warming.

Mouthfeel is medium-full with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this was a quite a pleasant surprise and is a beer I would be on the lookout for.

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Solid but a bit rough around the edges. Poured an attractive amber with copper highlights. Hopping is appropriately assertive, but the hops have a bit of a muddled bitterness which seemed just a touch off-kilter. ETOH was pretty well integrated, but some alcohol heat was evident with a touch of burn. Malt sweetness was well balanced against the hops.

As an aside, I noted the label offered the option of drinking fresh or ageing. I've never been a big proponent of old hops.

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Third Voyage Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,011 ratings.
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