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RATINGS: 704   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Flagship Series. 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BarossaLuke (552) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2010
Amber colour with reasonable head. Big whiff of hops straight away, lovely! Very well balanced this beer, has loads of pungent fresh hop aroma that carries through o the palate but the malt is there all the way to help it along. very nice!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zymurgeist2 (1869) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 10, 2010
On draught at Ninkasi dinner in SF at Monk’s Kettle. Pours a sunset orange with amber. Full white head that lingers. Massive hop aroma of citrus and pine. Beautifully balanced. Surprisingly medium to thin body. Pallate is a well balanced mix of mostly piney hops and some malt backbone make this a very drinkable double.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2286) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 9, 2010
Pours an opaque bronze color with a small beige head that leaves some scattered lacing. Aroma is sort of appley, but not in the same way that Fuggles give off. This is more of a bright, sweet apple note rather than the earthy, stewed flavor of Fuggles. Anyway, there’s also some Simcoe-esque mango notes and a fresh bread maltiness. Flavor reiterates the mango and apple and adds piney resin and modest caramel. Not really very bitter. Finishes on the sweet side. Medium body, carbonation a little low. Good, not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hamrech (134) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2010
This is a fierce and definitely aptly named brew. To say it is "focused" is an understatement. Killer hops and citrus in the nose actually made me reel back a bit, awesome. Pours dark and menacing for an IPA, like it has bad intentions. Tastes like it smells, explosive bitterness without the slightest attempt to temper it. This is a totally unbalanced, grizzled beast that intends to cut me, and I think I will allow it. Ninkasi is a super creative brewery, and my first thought is this brew is very one-dimensional by their standards, but the more I get into it I feel like this is so straightforward that it defies the norms for high-end IIPAs. Bears no resemblance to their regular IPA. In your face.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle, shared by Cole, thanks buddy! Pours medium to dark amber, thin off-white head, poor lacing. Nose is gentle orange, mild pine-hops, caramel malt, candy? popsicles? Odd. Flavor is very well-balanced between sweet and bitter, but the flavors come off confused and muted. A surprise miss, which is a surprise as I normally quite like Ninkasi.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hobbersr (690) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2010
Beer #6 of IPA night in good old Lethbridge AB. This one thanks to Cole. Pours a copper colour with a small white head with some yeast sediment. The aroma is sweet and slightly hoppy. Sweet fruit candy (like red jube-jubes), spice and apples on the noes. The flavor is sweet like the nose lets on, like a candy beer. Very fruity and a piney bitter finish. Meh

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - FEB 25, 2010
like nice redish colour suspended sediment. Nice hop aroma but a bit dull . Flavour is not nice very thick and yeasty tasting it almost tastes like human sweat I like the little snipir about the Sumerians butcall in all it is sweaty and a bit malty. Not a great IPA. It is very hoppy but still not very impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nalu (217) - Washington, USA - FEB 21, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2010 Bomber. Amber, short head, no lace. Malty nose, body and finish; whisky, brandy, dates, strawberry jam; faint hops. Faint licorice aftertaste. Medium to light body, slightly oily, flat, sweet more than bitter - surprising for a Double IPA. A decent beer, but not a DIPA. May have been stored unrefrigerated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
icmac (33) - Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2010
Pours cloudy, head dissipates quickly. Hoppy, citrus aroma. Taste is very intensely hoppy, citrus notes are very apparent as well. Wonderful double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JAN 30, 2010
Jammy orange and doughy bread aroma. Bitter aroma is only released after swirling the glass a bit. Clear oranged amber. Strong biscuit malt, heavy earthy hops. Sticky profile, big all around, but the malt dominates and disappoints for the style, though the beer itself is good.

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