Style: Double IPA

ABV: 8.0 IBU: 100.0

Aroma: 10
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 16
Mouthfeel: 3

Ninkasi Brewing Company Tricerahops Double IPA

What the brewers say

“Earthy, floral hops aroma and flavor are abundant in Tricerahops. The bigger body and higher alcohol balance the large volume of hops to create a beer that is very flavorful while still being balanced and drinkable. This beer can be deceiving as it is very smooth.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Orange, grapefruit, lots of fruit, some peach, slight pine. Nice malt sweetness. Smells very juicy. The most malt-forward beer so far. Caramel and toast along with a bit of tropical fruit and spiciness from the hops. A nice combination, but it’s unexpected for a hoppy style like this.”

Flavor: “Some nice orange and citrus fruit character, with some malt sweetness in the front. Grapefruit-peel bitterness hits in the middle and carries through the finish with some sweetness and strong bitterness. Pretty rich malt bill. Hops character is resinous and intense.”

Overall: “This beer has some bold flavors with some nice orange fruit character and strong grapefruit sweetness and bitterness. It needs a little more sweetness in the finish to balance the bitter character. It’s missing the huge hops one expects from a double IPA.”

What our editors thought



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