Tröegs Nimble Giant | Tröegs Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
701
Reviews:
164
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
7.09%
 
 
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33
Gots:
190
For Trade:
1
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4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nubza
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.63/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of _Adam_
4.51/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _nickg_
4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacrza1
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
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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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of farrago
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Average pour yields a huge froth, head close to half the glass and very slow to fade, even surface, cream white color, once there’s room inside the glass the lacing is thin and elongated. The nice has a consistent coppery orange color with a very mild haze to it, the bubbles are extra tiny and widely dispersed. Well-stuffed and juicy nose of mango, papaya, pineapple to nectarine fruit scents, sticky pine sap, honey, wet herbal matter and a smattering of pink grapefruit and cocoa-led malts, really too big to provide meaningful scent clarity. Full-bodied, viscous and heavy on the palate, for all the ripeness present in the peach, apricot, mango, pineapple flavors there’s a subtle dryness to the texture as well. This helps freshen things and provide greater length in the tangerine, pink grapefruit citrus. Neither the pine nor the pepperiness obtrusive. The carbonation is more fluff than prickle. For all of its weight it comes off as restrained which is perhaps not in its favor. That said, pleasingly easy to drink and for the ABV you could probably throw back three before noticing the buzz.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
3.79/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Williamtheking
4.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jwalters
3.28/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nichols33
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thinwhiteduke
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RochefortChris
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.34/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmdrpi
4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on draft, in a tulip glass

orange golden color, nice white head, good head retention. nice fruity hop aroma - tropical fruits. same flavors dominate, with a nice touch of malt flavor to hold it up. medium bodied, sticky mouthfeel.

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Photo of incognito369
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look --Deep Orange Color
Smell -- Tropical, Juicy, Citrus Scent
Taste --Huge Grapefruit Rind notes, Citrus, and Honey notes
Feel -- Medium Body
Overall -- Pretty good IPA

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.47/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JRed
3.34/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Deep orange in body with white head that dissipates. Aroma of grass, pine, resin, citrus rind, apple pie? Tastes of grass, pine, citrus, rind, booze, sizeable bitterness. Heavy body with medium carbonation.

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