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Tröegs Nimble Giant | Tröegs Brewing Company

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4.22/5
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719 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
“Without sway, there can be no balance.” Our Double IPA gracefully boasts grapefruit rind, pineapple and honeysuckle notes with a hint of earthy forest floor. Behold the wonder!

Added by orangesol on 08-05-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,079
Reviews:
167
Ratings:
719
pDev:
7.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
200
Trade:
1
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Photo of WoodBrew
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer was a payoff of a bet on the 2010 Stanley Cup.....'Hawks vs Philly. Go 'Hawks! Beer poured a hazy copper with floated white head that left a spotty lace. The scent had faint waifes of bitter citrus peel. The taste leans bitter...but somewhat easy to drink even with higher abv. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of qcghost
4.31/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pprichar
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LauraJCreech
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Coho11
4.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The grapefruit taste will prevent me from drinking several at a time. But still a good double IPA.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwilcox767
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Cloudy golden pour, finger or two of head that stuck around.
S - Hops, but overshadowed by tropical fruits and citrus. Little booze.
T - Tangy grapefruit but pleasant, not puckering. The hop bite is subdued. The other flavors are well blended and subtle.
M - Medium/full bodied. Boozy open, melds into tropical hoppy burst.
O - Great execution. I will surely buy more, but I'm not entirely sold on the cost at $3.25/16oz.

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4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billmehr111
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of avalon07
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Had this beer on-tap at Sedona Taphouse, poured into a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a cloudy consistency. There was a half inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A nice aroma of hops, tropical fruit, a little malt, and citrus.

T: Tasted of light malt notes (mostly in the finish), citrus (orange), a good amount of hops, some tropical fruit (mango, papaya), and some pine resin as well. A vibrant, fruity incredibly well-balanced flavor. Not quite as hoppy as other DIPAs, but this doesn't detract from the overall effect.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: I don't know if this beer is quite as good as its rating belies, but it is tasty and definitely drinkable.

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4.86/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mbjb0720
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-draught @ Jet Rock, Philly Airport.

High B- / WORTHY

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4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Seanecy
3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Curt3
4.71/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Yeldarb92
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of informaticsDoc
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nubza
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hophugger
3.63/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of _Adam_
4.51/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _nickg_
4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacrza1
4.31/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

DATE: August 6, 2017... OCCASION: a two-for-one tasting tonight after a great G of T episode... GLASSWARE: Duvel tulip... pours an impressively dense orange-amber bulb of a body that takes up two-thirds of the glass.... the other third is thick, creamy, white head that remains a strong three fingers well past its standing... head is webbed, sponging out to the glass and leaving a right proper thickness... holy juiciness--grapefruit, mango, papaya, vanilla, orange peel, slight resin and an abandonment from balance make this a giant of an aroma... bitter, puckering, arresting, and lip-smacking... its consistency is surprisingly smooth, a sipper that warms slightly at its back end, impacts the teeth with reasonable heft, but could be mistaken for an IPA on a quick first sip... a bit of creaminess also delivers the palate... medium-bodied overall, with a lasting aftertaste of light dough and tropical fruits.... the profile is big, with dank resin and tropical fruits--mango, orange, and pineapple sweetly encouraging the next sip... vanilla, clove, mint, and spruce make this a complex finish, with some woodiness that almost suggests a cask handling... at $3.60 a 16 oz. can from H-Town, a bit steep...yet the opportunity to experience this sweeeeet suck of a hop bomb could not be passed... the Troegs bros. deliver again...

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Tröegs Nimble Giant from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 719 ratings
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