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Grand Teton Trout Hop Black IPA

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Trout Hop is brewed with Idaho 2-Row Brewers’ Malt and German specialty malts and has a deep, rich color and roasted finish without the thick and malty body that often accompanies dark beers. It is kettle hopped and dry hopped with Pacific Northwest hops, resulting in bold and intense bitterness and piney, zesty aroma. The full body and dry finish create a refreshing autumn ale, perfect for any crisp afternoon or cool evening. The spicy hopsof this ale complement rich, flavorful foods. Chocolate mole enchiladas, Indian and Thai curries, and barbeque ribs will accompany nicely.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1769) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
A great little back IPA. Pours a dark brown with milky mocha head. Aromas are pine and citrus. Bitter chocolate flavors with fresh green hop notes. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3262) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle. It pours black with a tan head. The aroma has really nice chocolate and roast with intense piney and citrusy hops. Good balance of the two contrasting aromas. The flavor is the same. Nice chocolate and roasted malt with intense piney, woody, citrus hops. It finishes mostly bitter, but with some roasted coffee as well. A very nice Black IPA

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DW78715816 (61) - Kansas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours black with an aroma of coffee, malt , and some hops. Flavor is more like a hoppy porter. Not a lot of hops but has the sweetness and coffee flavor of a good porter with more hops. I enjoyed it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 7, 2014
A sweet thick sugary stout aroma. Very black in color. Quite roasty with a fair amount of hops but it just wasn’t working for me. May be done with style for awhile.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (4112) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Clear ish dark brown with a thin light tan head. The aroma has a light roastiness with a wee bit of floral/leafy/piney hop tone. Smooth flavor of dark sweet roastiness and a light grassy and earthy bitterness I can’t entirely pin down, except explaining it as leafy and earthy and balanced. Not too roasty or too bitter or acidic. A nice big but nuanced BIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2191) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Decent but not memorable black IPA, decent aroma and taste, but no specific character rises above. Good, but not outstanding.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (801) - California, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Pours dark brown, black color with off white head. Hop, roasted malt, chocolate and citrus aroma. Hop, chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and citrus flavors. Medium full body with average carbonation. Hop and chocolate finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (610) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at Flaming Grill Cafe, coffee aroma, roasted flavor with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2219) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2014
On tap at Freshcraft. Almost black with a tan head and light lacing. Aroma and flavor of roasted malts, coffee, earth, bitter hops, pine and chocolate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danyel (781) - Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is roasty, nutty, floral, chocolate. Has a really great bitterness, lots of cocoa, crisp, absolutely delicious.


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