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Beachwood Hop Ninja DIPA
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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Ka pow! Hop Ninja is an in-your-face West Coast double IPA. Hop flavors slice their way through a base of American 2-row malt kissed by caramel malt. Quadruple dry hopping with Simcoe, Amarillo, and Columbus creates an aroma that skillfully takes your olfactory senses hostage. A dry finish masks the sneak attack of 8.9% ABV.


jtclockwork's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7137) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Draft at Torst. Pours apricot gold. Nose and taste of resin, peach, pine, grapefruit and bready caramel malt. Slightly perfumy. Medium body.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ADfan (538) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
On tap at Beachwood it has an orangish color with a nice head. Aroma of hops and citrus. Taste has a unique blend of hop bitterness with pine needles and some citrus. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sourguy83 (40) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 26, 2013
On tap was pretty clear grassy hoppy citrus aroma nice bitter on the forefront nice good grassy bitter finish very good beer. Would definitely have again at the brewery.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5267) - Newark, California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Tasted on tap at the 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival on 2/9/2013. This double IPA pours a light orange gold color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, sweet, orange and citrusy. A medium bodied Imperial India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy and floral, a touch piney. Lots of orange. Nice balance between the malts and hops. Smooth, nice lingering bitterness. Very clean and dry finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5357) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2013
draft at The Festival, Portland, Maine. big bitter flavor, solid malty backbone. grapefruit, lemon notes. Really impressive

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Pouring at The Festival in Portland with Kramer, Andrew, and J-Dadmond. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft citrus, wheat on the nose. Big citrus, lots of soft malt. Crisp, hoppy. Long grapefruit on the finish. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2273) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Big resinous profile with a healthy dose of grapefruit and citrus with perhaps a tad too much malt in the flavor profile. Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation, moderate bitterness in the finish. Solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (2610) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 24, 2013
Tap. Pours crystal clear amber, small creamy off white head, great lacing. Aroma is light citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is very light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, oily finish, alcohol well hidden. Nice DIPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (15596) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with weak piney hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9066) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2013
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured aclear gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, orange zest and grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.


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