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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
The Hippie I.P.A. continues to be the Buckeye Brewing Company’s best selling beer. First brewed in the summer of ’98, the “Hippie” has become a Cleveland classic among hop lovers. Reminiscent of ales brewed on the Pacific west coast, the Hippie I.P.A. is big, rich in malt and chock full of hops. American malts are used in the grain bill, including pale ale, crystal, dextrin malt and torrified wheat. It is hopped five times with a combination of Northern Brewer and Cascade. After fermentation, hops are added “dry” to impart bold hop aroma. The Hippie starts at 1.068 and is 80 IBU’s.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ home.

[ Courtesy of Secret Summer Santa ]. Clear medium to dark orange colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, orange - citrus, flowers, dark citrus, some fruity ? maybe light apricot. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, dry dry. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111015]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36972) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2007
RBSG07. From 75 cL bottle. Pours amber with little head. Aroma of floral hops, slight soapy but within decent limits. Flavour is dry, hoppy and slight floral. Finish is bitter dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13860) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2003
Cloudy tan; Minty, sprucey, toasted grain aroma. Some minty, toasty elements balancing the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12947) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Bomber from bittermestupid. Thanks Greg! Pours copper with a slight beige head. Aromas of citrus and somewhat roasted malt. Med+ body. Flavor is light pitted fruit, citrus and a background roast caramel. This is living up to 80 IBUs. Finishes with a dry, hop burn. A very good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12496) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2004
(RBSG04) Clear amber body with big off-white head. Aroma is sweet, grapefruit/herbal. Taste is sweet, grapefruit, orange, caramel. Medium-full body with decent amount of resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2005
Bomber bottle. Dark hazy amber with huge frothy off-white head that lasted for the complete brew. Major hoppy aroma. Full body. Full flavor with a major hoppy taste with a moderate bitter finish. Very good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear copper body with an average-sized off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, grapefruit, and pine. Flavor of hops and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Bomber from Belmont Party Supply. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of floral and citrus hops and caramel. The taste is earthy and citrus hops with toffee malts. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Hippie IPA
Date: 08/07/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

slightly hazy dark amber, big beige head, dripping lace, soft body, floral hop aroma, big carmel malt flavor with plenty of hops to balance it out, nice carmel sweetness ripens as it warms, a good drinking IPA

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2012
Apricot colored pour, white head. Nice lacing. Sweet malts up front followed by grassy, citrus hops. Flavor is very malty sweet and hoppy, some light unripe stone fruit, caramel. Nice, easy drinker.

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