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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer gets its name from the Hopunion Hop Hash nuggets - pure hop lupulin extracted and scraped from the Hopunion pelletizing line, then boiled for 90 minutes in the kettle. According to the brewer, this has never been done before! Premium 2-row, Great Western Munich, Crisp 60L and rolled oats comprise the grain bill designed to carry this load. Fermented warm using American Ale yeast to bring out the fruitiness, the resulting beer is designed to be a surprise on all fronts. Even the brewer has no idea how hoppy it’ll be.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1981) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Amber/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Oats, Grainy Malts, Mildly Piney T: Grainy, Mildly Piney, Mild Bittering Hops M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying, Mildly Bitter Overall, just a kind of boring IPA with not much flair...certainly didnt deliver with the listed Simcoe and Centennial Hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle at Hamnmästaren, Malmö
Amber color, clean, with generous compact head. Caramel aroma with earthy manure. Caramel flavor, semi sweet, hard: strong bitterness, but harsh and unfresh.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19218) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
Bottled at SBWF. Clear amber, coarse head. Aroma of butter and hay. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Somewhat sticky with near inky bitterness. More bitter than aromatic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2331) - California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Clear amber, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is strong resin with upfront caramel and crystal malt. Medium to full bodied for the style, moderate sweetness, lightly sticky. Not really my style for an IPA but pretty well made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4427) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2013. Clear copper with a small head. Aroma and taste of floral hops, toffee, hay and light malt. The finish was bitter and dry. Descent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stevesie (313) - - OCT 4, 2013
From bottle. Pours a pretty orange with nice white head. Not much nose, particularly for something called Hop Hash. Fruit with some spice, hop profile lacking. Decent, but fell well short of my expectations.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AskForJenny (1020) - Ontario, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2013
750 ml - Good India Pale Ale, had the required hoppy nose and malt. Good but not remarkable.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
baraciisch (1721) - USA - AUG 9, 2013
Absent aroma... Clear amber in color... Toffee, metallic flavor with fruity notes, off rotten hops... Not impressed ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syzzer (583) - Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Poured from bomber 7-11-12: This one has great pine resin flavor. Great hops aroma. Light brown in color, moderate head. 9.5 BD; Joek 9- great aroma from dry hops.

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (271) - - AUG 2, 2013
On draft at the brewery. Little aroma. Taste of hops starts with a burst but quickly dissolves to a vaguely bitter then dry finish. Meh.


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