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

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Third Voyage Double IPAThird Voyage Double IPA

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

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

The Third Voyage is a nice DIPA made using cascade hops from several different countries. The beer poured a rich orangish amber with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent is fresh hops leaning toward the pining side. The taste is a big semi sweet malt start followed by a slight bitter pine resin and then fairly dry finish. The mouthfeel is full in body with smooth carbonation. This is a bigger beer and probably not sessionable. It certainly is a good beer and I am glad to have the opportunity to try it.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Grapefruit/lemon aroma. Pours deep copper body with large beige head. Head retention was substantial followed by a generous lacing of the glass. Taste is citrus, grapefruit upfront. Bread and slightly sour notes with a boozy finish. A very good sipping beer!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Finger plus of cream white with a reddish tint, mostly dense foam yet with a couple of islands of larger bubbles, not much dimpling and the retention is very good, not a great deal of lacing but what’s there has good width and sticks nicely. Dark amber to red rust colored liquid, closer to brown than yellow, no real beads just widely dispersed lazy bubbles floating about. The most pronounced element of the nose is its sheer thickness, fills the nostrils completely, composed of pine sap, white grapefruit pulp, peaches and nectarines, vanilla bean, sweet grains, molasses and honey, there’s not much “bite” to it and it clings more than lifts. In the mouth it’s full-bodied and sappy here too, carbonation gives it the old college try and does succeed in part to lend freshness. That said, the molasses, caramel, brown sugar, candied oranges, pine sap and cocoa powder keep it very much on the sweet side of things. Has some hoppy, leafy kick but nothing powerful enough to dictate terms. Clean, no earthy nor minerally notes, some breadiness or dough notes. Lasts well, holds heft and flavor. Not sure exactly what makes this a DIPA except it says so on the label.

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Third Voyage Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,012 ratings.
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