180. Ninkasi Brewing Tricerahops Double IPA
This is another Double/Imperial IPA from my letspour.com order. Quite an impressive lineup of craft beer and 6 bombers for $32 shipped is not a bad deal. Enjoyed this on a drab winter day but this beer made it brighter. The color alone will get your attention. Aroma has some pine, citrus but is fairly light for a DIPA. Taste is surprisingly smooth for a beer with 8.8% ABV and that claims to have a 100 IBU rating. I am not sure I believe the 100 IBU but have very little to compare it to as not many brewers make the leap above 60. If you are looking for an over the top hop experience look elsewhere, if you prefer a more balanced approach than give this one a try. Really enjoyed my Tricerahops and would not mind having another.
Pros: Color, balanced
Cons: Not available locally
Alcohol Content: 8.8% ABV
IBU (Bitterness): 100
Brewers Website: Ninkasi Brewing
Brewers Description: On the bottle: 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.
Food Pairings: Buffalo, Lamb, Pork, Ceviche, Wild Mushrooms, Goat Cheese, Short Bread