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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11201) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Clear dark ruby with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and rather malty - grapefruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter. 300911

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13915) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ Morten minus Peter smagning, Ulfborg. Pours dark brown with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose is piney hops and caramel. Ashes, vague roast and hops. Smooth and medium bodied.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Huge head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich hops, roast malt, flowers, chocolate and caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2011
black, medium tan head, nicely lacy. nose of fruit, malt, yeast, and a hint of hops. flavor is dry fruitiness, sweet malt, and mild hops. not very complexs, but rather pleasing none-the-less. medium bodied, lightly bitter finish. the bitterness grows as the beer warms. quite a fun brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983 (2566) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 3, 2011
It poured a dark brown color with a small off-white head. The aroma was big citrus hops with a hint of malt. The flavor was malty with coffee, some grassy hops, and some orange. A very decent black IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2011
A nice hoppy porter from Grand Teton, lets see.. . Pours a deep brown, medium head, great sticky lacing .. . quite hoppy, with notes of tar and roast.. . kinda muddled and rushed, like alot of black ipas .. . happy to have tried it though! .. . my cat went from cappuccino to espresso in only 7 short years, amazing!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 23, 2011
2010 bottle consumed 9/9/10 @ papago. orange tinted walnut stained brown with a pale beige head. the aroma and flavor are woody, roast, grapefruit, pine, spice and mild cocoa. it is a little bitter on the finish which cancels out the residual maltiness. medium bodied and quite quaffable.7/4/7/4/15

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 29, 2011
A black pour with a large tan head- lots of lacing. The aroma holds lots of bready malts, caramel, and hints of grassy citrus oriented hops. The flavor holds a great deal more roast, with the hop subtleties fading into the background. Medium bodied palate with low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4848) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2011
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. deep brown almost black with a cream head. nose is creamy fruity hops, bitter, caramel, and a nice roastness. nice on the palate, heavy roasted malts, fruits, and a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scooterbub (830) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 4, 2011
25.4 ounce bottle. Pours a nice red-black to a cloudy orange-brown (depending on sediment) with a decent one inch tan head that is clingy and slowly fades. Taste is of malt, hops, caramel, fruit, grapefruit, pine, resin and some alcohol. Similar aroma. The finish is a bit bitter, dry and warming. Leaves me wanting more. Has a nice full body that is a bit chewy and creamy. Surprisingly easy to drink and quite enjoyable. I wouldn’t mind having this again.


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