Tröegs Blizzard Of Hops Winter IPA | Tröegs Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
916 Ratings
Tröegs Blizzard Of Hops Winter IPATröegs Blizzard Of Hops Winter IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
The hop cycle comes to a close with Blizzard of Hops. As winter creeps in, we salute hop growers around the world. Enjoy the fruits of their labor and savor sticky notes of citrus & pine with this revitalizing winter IPA. #4 of 4 in our Hop Cycle seasonal series.

Added by orangesol on 07-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
916
Reviews:
134
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
9.38%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
312
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 916 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of _nickg_
3.58/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a mainly clear yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light speckled lacing clinging in an odd way around the glass. The smell started off with a sweet citrus to slight bitter pine and somewhat fruity to come across as slightly sweet cherry. The taste was basically the same without the cherry. There’s a nice light sweet citrus aftertaste to lead to a slight dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed good for the style and for me. A nice acceptable harshness accompanies the palate. Overall, I say this was a pretty good AIPA with a nice somewhat "winter" aroma rolling about.

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Photo of vdub191
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shreead
4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PatGreer
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sulldaddy
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into my snifter. The beer pours a slightly hazy goldenrod color with a creamy bleached white head of 2 cm. The foam is fading slowly leaving dense lattice on my glass and creating some pockmarked craters on the surface.
The aroma is some pine sap and citrus notes with grapefruit and lemon hitting my nose. I also get a little general sugar sweetness.
The first sip reveals an average body with crisp texture and fine, very tingly carbonation that tickles across my palate.
I get some sweet biscuity malt which rolls to lemon and grapefruit with some light tropical fruit notes. There is a medium bitterness that lingers a bit on the finish. I dont get any booze notes and there is good drying of my palate after each swallow.
This is a nice IPA with good complexity of flavor and is still an easy drinking brew. Im glad to have tried this one and would recommend as a solid IPA experience.

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Photo of Vintilian
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopfenpeter
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbexphys
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wjoelbrooks
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cyclonece09
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle. Pours semi cloudy straw orange with a small white head. Smells of citrus hops with very slight pineyness. Tastes of sweet grain with really nice citrus hops. Beer is light bodied and extremely drinkable. Overall a very good beer.

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Photo of RBorsato
4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puboflyons
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an expiration date of 04/18/17. Sampled on February 4, 2017.

The pour is orange-amber in color with a modest white head that fades and laces. Moderate clarity.

The aroma is vibrant with orange, fruity, and citrus zing with a slightly more muted grainy white bread character.

Around a medium body but it has a nice tangy texture too.

Same orange and tangerine, citrus zest in the flavor with a modest bitterness to finish. A good way to enjoy Winter.

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Photo of JBudraux
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeorgianBayPackr
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ummswimmin
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of haines710
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of burnstar
4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of srw
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetChicken
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nwhittin
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Tröegs Blizzard Of Hops Winter IPA from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 916 ratings.
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