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Triple Rock North Oakland Double IPA

Triple Rock North Oakland Double IPA
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Nathan Smith’s Best of Show homebrew recipe from the 2008 World Cup of Beer and the 2008 Bay Area Brew Off. Collaboration with Rodger Davis for the 2008 GABF Pro-Am category.
Columbus/Summit piney, Simcoe citrusy, Centennial flowery, resiny hop bomb with a dry finish.
OG: 1.082 FG: 1.015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (8316) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2008
GABF 2008. Hazy burnished golden. Strong resinous pine needle aroma (more authentically coniferous than most). Massive grapefruit oil hop attack, long dry bitter resinous finish. Exceptional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (7754) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 10, 2008
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Nice grapefruity aroma. Grapefruit and rind flavor with some malt to back (just the right amoutn - not too present and not too dry). Medium-plus bodied. Grapefruit and rind linger with slight pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayOfBeer (673) - El Cerrito, California, USA - SEP 29, 2008
Poured from tap an amber-orange with thin white head. Nose is strong with floral hops and pine. Flavor jumps at you with floral hops, pine, gratefruit bitters, and a very light caramel sweetness. Overall, a great hoppy beer that has some malt balance and definitely does not seem like a 9 percenter. The after taste has a little melted plastic note that detract from the overall experience but not bad. I liked this one and could drink more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2008
Golden straw body with big hops upfront that dominate all aspects of the drink. Super floral and piney with enough subtle, malt sweetness to balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Tap at brewery. Not an overly impressive DIPA. Lacked the hop punch you would expect. Not alot of anything really, was slightly better as it warmed.

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