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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Perpetual IPA (Imperial Pale Ale, not India Pale Ale). In our constant evolution as a brewery, we’ve developed a drive to meld artisanal and mechanical. Perpetual IPA utilizes our hopback and dry-hopping to engineer a bold Imperial Pale Ale. We’re always testing the boundaries of modern brewing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Citrusy hop resins meet lightly biscuity and caramelized cereals in this friendly IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A veil of foam covers the pale gold.
-Mouthfeel is lean and conducive to big gulps.
-Resinous bitterness is leveled to the rest of the flavor profile’s medium intensity.
-Don’t know if this was a freshness, but I thought this IPA of Troegs’s had much less character than their Nugget Nectar (for example).


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2442) - Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2012
This was a very good standard IPA. very subtile floral hop taste, which is what I prefer. Not too bitter, very smooth and drinkable for a 7.5%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keir (183) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Draft at brewery. Light amber clear thin head. Nose of big hops, bitter . Taste is big bitter hoppiness with a touch of sweet malt. Dry finish. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kopher (593) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2012
really great aroma, bursting with tropical fruit and a bit of resin-y hops. flavor is nice also, very light on the bitterness, maybe a touch too mild. clean and smooth though, bitter finish. this is a nice one. a little more malt character would make it excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (3413) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Pours a bright light orange color with a small amount of head that quickly fades. Aroma is full of intense hops and a little malt. Lots of floral and earth character plus some tropical fruit. Taste keeps the hop complexity but there doesn’t seem to be much malt to back it all up. There’s some spiciness in there and its only mildly bitter. Overall it’s a good IPA but not great. Could use a bit more malt flavor and more bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Aroma is fabulous with intense floral hops and some mild earth, but the flavor really falls flat. Malts are mild and don’t add much to the flavor profile. For an IPA that depends so heavily on a rich hop profile, there just isn’t enough there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
osu97gp (678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Pours a clear pale orange color with a small fluffy white head. Aroma of pine and citrus hops with some light sweetness. Flavor of strong pine with some citrus hops with a good amount of malts to balance the hops. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikesaum (711) - Newark, Ohio, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Pours orange with a slightly off white head that leaves spotty lacing. Aroma is pineapple and pine, sweet malt backing it up, overall average aroma. Taste is mostly pine up front, then goes into some tropical fruit, finishes up sweet caramel and a bitter finish that lingers for just a second. Medium body, was hopin it would be a bit fuller, but still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5550) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 9/15/12

Aroma: The nose is citrus and pine hops with some sweet malt notes
Appearance: It pours a slightly cloudy orange color with a small white head and white lace
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet, light malt, and medium bitter from the citrus and pine hops
Palate: The body is crisp and clean, a little sticky, with a soft carbonation, and a fairly dry finish
Overall Impression: I’m glad to drank this one again, it is a very solid beer. This one was a very solid beer, kind of a cross in styles in that it doesn’t feel exactly like an IIPA, an IPA, or a pale, but has some of the components of each of these very similar style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (4106) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Pale gold color out of the bottle with a thin, foamy white head. Big floral hop nose. Grapefruit rind hop flavor with some pineapple and coarse bread notes. Some clay and mineral notes under the hops. Long, pinching hop finish, along with a pretty noticable alcohol burn.

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