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Reaver Beach Hoptopus Double IPA

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Hoptopus IPA is an 8-legged hophead’s dream. Its 8.8% ABV malt base balances with 8 separate additions of hops, 88 IBUs, and a foolishly generous dry-hop to make this denizen of the deep a lupulin delight.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (6828) - Utah, USA - JUN 15, 2016
16oz can thanks to obguthr
Pours cloudy golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma of caramel, floral and pine. Taste is malty, grassy and pine resin
Decent

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jnihal (3) - San Diego, Alabama, USA - JUN 5, 2016 does not count
Not a west coast style iipa at all. Lots of sweet malt and not a ton of citrus. I feel like I was lied to by the can.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nathan30533 (1004) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Not really my style of DIPA. Really malty balance that doesn’t allow for the dry hopped that’s advertised. Enjoyable once it warms up but just not meeting my expectations for the hop characteristics found in amazing DIPA’s.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbunting75 (42) - - JAN 22, 2016
64 oz growler into a tulip. Pours a cloudy golden color with lots of lacing on the glass. Very bitter with lots of pine. Very solid beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2777) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Large white head, rocky, lasting. Hazy, gold color. Lotsa co2 in the nose, slight citrus and pine. med/full body, wacky carbonation. Slightly sweet caramel malts, butterscotch, hint of citrus and pine. co2 is rough. Dry, bitter finish. Meh. 16oz can

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4762) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Tap. Golden with small head. Awesome dank aroma. Grapefruit and pine a plenty. Excellent IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cfrancis (3023) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015
Thanks to Deuce for this. Pours hazy amber gold with a moderate frothy white top. Aroma is pine and tropical fruit with some nice dankness. Taste is a slow hop bitterness of pine and light tropical. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdheredia2 (27) - - JUL 9, 2015
By far the best beer that is offered currently at this brewery. Right from the tap, offered on a flight of 4 has a great balance of flavor and hop. Nice color that is nice full flavor that contains a full taste. I could go back to other IPA’S offered there after drinking this complete beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (1230) - - JUN 24, 2015
16 oz can; amber color; nice, piney hop aroma with citrus notes;bitter with lots of resinous piney hops and citrus and herbal notes; dry, bitter finish with lingering pine resin

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
7galo (5) - - MAY 16, 2015 does not count
Poured from a very fresh can (3 days old). Slight booze aroma, there is no hiding this beer is 8.8%, followed by bitter hops, crushed fresh pine needles, an almost, acrid, electrical fire like quality. Appearance is hazy copper, thin white head, lingers on the glass. Taste is a double IPA smack down. Huge, bitter hops. Mouth full of pine, booze, bitter, slight hint of citrus. Overall an incredible double ipa


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