Trigger Finger | Artifex Brewing Company

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3.88/5
Very Good
20 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Artifex Brewing Company
California, United States
artifexbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by SocalKicks on 12-17-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
20
pDev:
8.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by TheSixthRing:
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3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a crowler filled and sealed April 2nd.

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and golden orange in color with a white, finger width head. Good retention before peeling back to a thin, broken layer of suds and a thin ring around the edge of the glass. Good lacing, with broken sheeting and spotting.

Smell - Orange aroma. Faint tropical notes. Mild breadiness.

Taste - Follows the nose. Lots of orange character upfront and throughout; candied orange sweetness. Bready malts with a hint caramel. A touch of earth and stonefruit pit nuttiness creep in mid-taste. Light orange pith bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Soft, almost silky texture with a fairly dry finish.

Overall - It's not the cleanest IPA, but it's pretty tasty. Loving the strong orange punch.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of InfernoBoss
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Intlpostman
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jpohling
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mactrail
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Golden orange-tinged amber with a lovely big foam in the Omegang chalice. Hugely aromatic. Brewer says it's dry hopped with Cascade and Mosaic. Moderately sweet and quite malty with a big booty.

Emphatic melon flavor with some apricot. Very bitter aftertaste. This wouldn't seem like a DIPA from the ABV (6.8% for the bottle version), but it's a massive and robust beer so might as well call it a Double. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Bottlecraft in North Park.

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Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bnoise11
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blazer22
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

my first artifex beer, ordered on a strong recommendation from a trusted friend. its nice stuff, a cool mix of west coast oily and east coast dry hoppy without being too hazy or bitter or anything, which makes it bicoastal and drinkable, and also a fine companion to some spicier and heavier mexican cuisine! just a little haze to it, an aroma of juicy pineapple and spicy pine or juniper, a cool mix of hops for sure, a little old school meets new school, and a best of both worlds sort of situation. lemon and white wine grape, alpha acid and lupulin too, some cool essential oiliness, a little rich feeling but more from hops than from grain, which stays well out of the way here. flavorless ale yeast, clean fermentation, a little wheat in the mix maybe, tropical fruitiness and a quicker finish for all the dry hops, its summery and well made, not that different, but definitely encouraging from a quality standpoint. id be more than happy putting these away on the beach all afternoon right from the can...

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Photo of HippieDave56
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swierczt
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anon
3.44/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lorihall1
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Trigger Finger from Artifex Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 20 ratings