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Eleven separate additions of cascade hops give this American pale ale its lush citrus aroma and bold hop flavor without crazy bitterness.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfhhead25 (251) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Aroma- big citrus notes, tropical fruits, some floral aromas, nice astringency as well Appearance- pale yellow with high carbonation, nice white head, fantastic lacing Taste- tropical fruit juices, malty sweetness, nice bite of hops, bitter finish Palate- nice body and feel on this one, quite nice Overall- A very worthy APA here. Iíd never heard of it or seen it before but it was a pleasant surprise.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
FestDecBeet (33) - - APR 16, 2014
Served: 12 oz bottle Look: pours a golden color, small head. Slight cloudiness Smell: citrus fruit, flowers Taste: lemon, bitter flavor, Feel: light feel. Just enough carbonation. Overall: not bad. Flavor is not very balanced. Needs more citra. First Drank: home Decatur April 2014

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rxeight (1046) - Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2014
Cracked a bottled of this the other night. Standard pale. Meh, not necessary to buy or try again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewHaMeister (94) - - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Stolpaís Stein House. Not sure on the age of this tap, but very little hop aroma and little bitterness. Iíll have to try again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (898) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 30, 2014
The appearance has an amber color with a small white head and lots of fine-grain sediment, and the aroma fuses resin and grassy hops with pale malts. The taste is mildly bitter and slightly sour, and the palate fuses a medium body, soft carbonation, slick texture, and a slightly bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sharkbcr (92) - Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Golden amber color with minimal head. Aroma is malty / citrus. Taste is grapefruit with a subtle malt finish. One of the best American Pale Ales Iíve had in a while

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHANER4 (454) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Tap- Aroma is mild citrus and grapefruit hops. Taste is well balanced with nice grainy malt and subtle citrus hops on finish. Palate is creamy and medium body. Overall a nice tasting beer, I could drink a few of these.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dragonfly1 (461) - Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Copper pour; aroma is citrus and grapefruit. Floral hop flavor to start, then smooths out with grapefruit and pine needles. Just enough malt to balance this. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (301) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAR 20, 2014
It took awhile for Hopalicious to grow on me. While the light orange appearance and even head were spot on, the maltsí breadiness caught me by surprise. The latter shows up in the taste and aroma. Hops provide a citrusy freshness to the aroma and a juicy taste that appears behind the bread flavor. While I typically prefer my pale ales to be a little more aggressive, I canít deny the balance and mastery applied to Hopalicious. Itís a one-of-a-kind brew that opts for balance over bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAR 19, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2014 (Thanks Chris "Budznsudz") Bottle. A- Bread, sweet rolls, citrus. A- Orange color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Citrus, hops, slightly bitter. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- Not as abrasive as I was expecting. Nice citrus aromas and flavors. A good IPA that had about a year of age on it. Pretty smooth and sessionable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopsythe (35) - - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle pour. Tannish orange with a light orange aroma. Refreshing upfront that leads to a sweet squish of juice with no bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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