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

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83
good
1,011 Ratings
THE BROS
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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
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
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3.24/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this is an interesting brew, billed as a "small batch Imperial IPA" by Samuel Adams. I would guess that a small batch for Sam Adams is more than my neighborhood craft brewer makes in an entire year!

Poured from a bomber bottle into a large tulip glass, I was surprised at how cloudy the brew was. It's a rich dark amber color, indicative of the toasted malt used.

The floral aroma is subtle. I would say that Sam went a little light on the Cascade and Simcoe hops in this on, it's very drinkable, but doesn't have the pine or citrus notes I would expect to find in an Imperial IPA.

It has a very dry finish, with a slightly sweet aftertaste. In my search for the perfect IPA, this is going to have to fight to get in the top 20. It's a great ale, but not a great IPA...

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Third Voyage pours a reddish cloudy color with nice small lacing head. There is a sweet hoppy/floral aroma. The taste has a nice sweet but hoppy flavor, with a noticeable malty backbone finish. A tad light on the carbonation, but nice bold flavors. Overall it tries to be a balanced IPA but there is both bold hop and malt flavors.

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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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