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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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This is our annual winter seasonal featuring several varieties from the new ’08 hop crop. A special West Coast-style IPA brew with rich, flavorful malts along with Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Ahtanum, Amarillo and Simcoe hops providing notes of pine, citrus, and a hint of tropical fruit.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Hop Harvest IPA
Date: April 04, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear copper, creamy off white head, icy lace
Aroma: sweet fresh citrus aroma, nice fruity sweetness, touch of orange
Flavor: sweet citrus flavor, crystal sweetness, plenty of citrus hops, touch of fruityness, balancing bitterness to temper the sweetness without detracting from the hop flavor
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5643) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2011
GLBN IPA Challenge 2011, one of the better IPA’s i had all day. Nice floral hop aroma with pine, citrus laying in the immediate background. Fruity, solid bitterness, very balanced with nice malt backbone. Impressed

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holy (833) - GERMANY - FEB 12, 2011
Sampler at Big Dog’s Brewery. Strong citrus, sweet front, bitter end. Nice seasonal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4920) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 11, 2009
Copper creamy pour with white head and lace. Resiny and citrusy aroma. Rich semi sweet malt with a very nice hard first bitter. Smooth drinker with easy carbonation. A well balanced beer that was pretty special. Maybe I rated beers higher from here I go back and pint this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Tasted on tap at the Bistro Double IPA Festival on 2/7/2009. This Imperial IPA pours a light gold color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is herbal and citrus. A medium bodied Imperial IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are herbal and citrusy. Medium bitterness. It does have that wet/harvest hop herbal taste as well. Nice carbonation. Mouthfeel Is full. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9506) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2009
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of pine, grapefruit, orange, carmel and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, grassiness, pine and light citrus with a smooth dry moderatly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10736) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 7, 2009
Tap at Bistro DIPA festival. Light amber color with a foamy white head. Major green hop aroma. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavor is a lot of pine hop with aruguably citrus. Finish is smooth and non-roughly bitter. Quit good drink.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2008
on tap-pours a thin off white head and gold color. Aroma is nice, sweet and bitter citrus hops (Chinook, cascade, simcoe?) Taste is nice, sweet and bitter citrus hops-lemon/pine, secondary medium malt. OK carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2008
12-1-07 tap
Clear yellow in color with nice white head. Fruity hops aroma. Nice hoppy flavor. Surprisingly decent. A hint metallic - but nothing horrible.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3102) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2007
Draught in pint glass at brewery. Surprisingly nice. Aroma was red grapefruit and a little pine. Flavour was more grapefruit and pleasing bitterness.


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