Tröegs Perpetual IPA | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Perpetual IPA
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Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Perpetual IPA

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
At Tröegs, artisanal meets mechanical in a state of IPA we call Perpetual. Cycling through our HopBack vessel and dry-hopping method, this bold Imperial Pale Ale emerges rife with sticky citrus rind, pine balm and tropical fruit.

Added by thain709 on 08-11-2011

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of Belgian beer glass.

A: Pours a clear golden-orangish hue with a big, white, frothy head that slowly dissipates down the side of the glass leaving a nice trail and ending in a wispy lace.

S: Hoppy aroma with slightly tart citrus scent.

T: Similar to the smell and good mix of bitter hops and sweet malt with a solid citrus and pine background.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: Really good IPA - nice and hoppy but balanced well.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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2.31/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Wow. Straight up, this thang kinda smells like the ripe underbelly of a skunk - while the taste is more like an average Pale Ale at best. Not stoked, Raul ain't stoked at all. What's going on here? Raul was pumped on this Tröegs offering, but like a Hershey kiss, Raul rather leave it in the wrapper.

*Consensus: terrible attempt at a West Coast IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Troegs markets this beer as an “imperial pale ale,” but that’s not really a real style, and anyone who has quaffed this hoppy delight instantly recognizes all of the hallmarks of what tastes surprisingly closer to a hopped-up west coast-style IPA than the more balanced, maltier IPAs typically favored by east coast brewers. Perpetual boasts six different hop varieties — boiled with Bravo, Chinook and Mt. Hood; hopped back with Mt. Hood and Nugget; and dry-hopped with Citra and Cascade — and the Citra and Cascade dry-hop is the dead giveaway for why Perpetual exudes a delightfully citric west coast-style aroma and flavor profile. As an unapologetic hop head and New Yorker, I tend to scoff at certain east coast takes on my favorite style, but Perpetual is an IPA the northeast can be proud of.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Tröegs Perpetual IPA from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87.8% out of 100 with 3,552 ratings
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