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RATINGS: 627   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Tricerahops is double everything you already love in an IPA. More hops, more malt body and a higher gravity define this Double India Pale Ale. Fiercely flavorful, guaranteed to satisfy.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Tasted on tap at the 10th Bistro Double IPA Festival on 2/6/2010. This Imperial IPA pours a medium orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and floral, caramel and orange. A medium bodied Imperial IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrus and grapefruit. Lots of orange and orange peel flavors. Nice carbonation. Medium bitterness. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Bottle at Andy and Max’s fantasy tasting. Pours a hazy orange brown amber with a thin white head. Big spicy citrus, light pine. Very smooth and nice. Medium bodied, spicy, nice hop presence. Big bitterness on the finish, hints of quinine and grapefruit. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2960) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 26, 2010
Although this is a double IPA, it seems more balanced than its less aggressive counterpart. This is definitely a "double": twice the hops, twice the malt, twice the complexity. Full flavored and highly drinkable. What one would want from the style. Good representation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5501) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2010
Thanks Hayduke! This beer pours an amber gold color. It has a small off white head that quickly fades and leaves a sticky lacing. Nose is sweet with some nice fruit. Spices are the first thing I taste with dry tart grapefruit right behind. Softer fruit are undertones. This is an understated IIPA that has nice flavor but is not over the top. Alcohol is hidden but is noticed by the end of the 22 oz. bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7382) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 13, 2010
Bottle. Rich amber beer with a cream colored head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light pine flavor with light summer fruit and sweet malt. Medium bodied. OK bitterness. Sweet malt lingers with grapefruit and light summer fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StefanSD (2218) - Lakeside, California, USA - APR 10, 2010
650 ml bottle from Bev4less. Pours a translucent copper color with a small off-white head that gradually recedes to a fine film. The aroma is relatively light with pine, citrus and sawdust. The flavor is overtly biter with piney hops, grapefruit, biscuit, and caramel malts.The palate is full and malty with lively carbonation. The finish is long and biter-sweet. Overall: A very fine IPA, quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (3624) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 5, 2010
Bomber from BevMo in Sunnyvale. Pours clear copper with a one-finger white head that leaves a ring as long as the beer lasts. Aroma is a very nice west coast style hop character. Orange peel, pine, and weed as well as sweet malt. Flavor is great and very hop-forward and rough. Feels like there are whole leaf hops in there with the beer. Orange peel and grapefruit rind, the wacky tobacky, and some resins. Very nice palate, with hop oils nearly stripping your enamel off. Medium bodied for a DIPA; not syrupy. Overall this is a very nice DIPA in the west coast style. Drinkable. For about $4 a bomber, it’s one of the better values out there.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7836) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
Bottle, shared with parksy. Pours a lovely red-orange topped by an orange tinted cap that generates heavy lace. Initial aroma is fresh grapefruit and toffee candy. As it warms, more vegetal/herbal tones come forward. Heavy, sticky palate with sweet toffee malts and lots of juicy tropical fruit hop character. A tad heavy, but the flavours are nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
Golden-bronze. Herbal-minty aroma with some syrupiness. Minty and herbal with light citrus and tropical fruit. Some malt stickiness but more balanced than the nose hints. Nice brew - could use some brightness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - APR 1, 2010
Bottle. Bright copper with thick beige head. Looks and smells heavy and syrupy. Not the most inviting nose, as it smells like beer concentrate or concentrated papaya mango guava juice. Thick palate does leave a good coating of hop esters on the tongue...ends up finishing and being a lot cleaner than it smells. Still with the sugary fruit juice but the oily estery hop juice prevails in the end. It becomes more syrupy as it warms but is still a well-done 2IPA.


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