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RATINGS: 584   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


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3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gdubu493 (27) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Bartender poured a taste. Bitter, not as hoppy as I would have liked. Pretty blah for an IPA. Lacked many of the qualities I would think an IPA needs.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biznizness (1089) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Big hops here. Golden/amber color, aroma is all grapefruit. Nice and bitter. Great to see Troegs put out a truly solid offering in this category.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enwiebe (128) - - SEP 12, 2014
9/12/14. Draft at surf club. May be called an Imperial, but drinks more like a real solid IPA. Doesn't have the boozy mouthfeel of a DIPA but does have nice alcohol hop balance and a refined hop profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3250) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12 oz. can. It pours a nice light golden color with an off white head. The aroma has big tropical fruit, mango, a little dank and garlic with sweet ruby red grapefruit. The flavor has more spicy hops with strong piney bitterness, grapefruit and milder notes of tropical fruit that show up mid palate. A little caramel in the background, but not much. Really well brewed and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NoDirection (13) - - SEP 6, 2014
Good but misleading - it is an imperial pale ale and I bought it thinking it was an Indian Pale Ale. The taste is good, but not overly complex like you'd expect in an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McGarnigle (555) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. I was wrong to expect this to be an IPA. What’s the difference? Well, it doesn’t have as much going on in the body. Lots of grains, but probably little other than 2-row. It’s light colored. It’s actually a bit syrupy. Lots of hop flavors going on, but it isn’t very bitter. Maybe I drank this the wrong time of year as it is more of a sipper than a thirst-quencher.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (2108) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Big citrus, pineapple, grapefruit aromas. Grapefruit, resiny, citrusy, bitter flavors. Really nice hop flavors. I’m glad we starting getting Troegs in Charlotte.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1391) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Great aromas of grapefruit, orange, clover. Full and smooth palate, with robust and bitter hops -- truly bitter -- hop leaf, citrus and peel, some spice.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BillaFly (7) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Twelve ounce bottle in a Sam Adams tulip glass. My favorite beer for my first rating.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle 12 fl.oz. Pours a clear medium orangy colour with a medium frothy white head. Aroma is toasted malt, some hops, citrus, orange. Taste is hops, fruits. Excellent!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (143) - - AUG 16, 2014
Slyder's Tavern, Dayton, OH, draft. Golden and clear. Crisp and bitter. Pine aroma. Small head with good lacing. Not heavy, could drink it all day. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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