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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Kettle Series. 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.

arrogantb's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
22oz bottle $4.99 and marked at 6.5% ABV. Copper color, decent head, smells boring. Slight bit of hops and malt, really underwhelming. The taste was a step up, decent bitterness, hops, chewy malt and a thickness that is good. Definitely feels more like a string pale ale rather than an IPA. Not bad at all. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-27-2012 02:20:25

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (1013) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 5, 2015
Aroma: Medium-high hops, citrus, tropical fruit. Medium caramel. Appearance: Clear, amber body. Large, rocky white head. Flavour: Medium bitterness. Medium-high hops, citrus, tropical fruits, pine, resin, peppery. Dry finish with high lingering resin and bitterness. Malt balance is good. Mouthfeel: Medium-high body, medium creamy, carbonation. Overall: Aggressively hoppy! An enjoyable beer. The maltiness on the aroma is higher than expected. 660 ml bottle, poured. 14B. American IPA

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (4270) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Draft at Beer Temple with Barry, Al, and Kief. Pours Red and tastes sweet. Not sure what I was expecting from this below average brewer. Medium bodied. Terrible job with the hop oil extraction.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (543) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 2, 2015
On tap at BeerTemple, Amsterdam Netherlands. Dark amber color with a thin beige head. Aromas of a nice sweet fruits marmelade. Taste is sweet fruity, with a bit out of place spicy character. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1480) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle. A: Pours out a cloudy amber body with a gigantic creme color head that threatens to runneth over the cusp of my glass. N: Pine, grapefruit, earth, cracker, fresh leaves with a woodsy smell followed by a good floral smash. Some pineapple and further citrus as the beer opens up. T: Potently bitter, yet, there’s enough malt here to prop this up so it’s hoppy and not astringent. M: Very dry, medium body, soft carbonation, light alcohol. This one will scrap out your throat but what good. O: A solid IPA. It’s definitely for those people who like the pinier side of things, though I must also admit that I found it very good even if I have a preference for the citrus. A good one I would have again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2015
Draught. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light beige head. ARoma. Herbs, flowers, some tropical fruits, sweetnes, Flavour. Sweetness, tropical fruits, flowers, citrus. Medium bodied. ENds light citric and fruity bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
serjaymz (144) - Istanbul, TURKEY - SEP 27, 2015
27.09.2015, @beertemple, musluk Bronz bulanık renk, beyaz köpük. Koku ve tatta çok yoğun, gövdeli şerbetçiotu yağları baskın. Aromatik, acı ve bir ipa'dan beklenmedik derecede kremamsı. Farklı, karakterli ve yoğun.. Kompleks olmasa da başarılı.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23987) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2015
Draught at Beer Temple. Hazy orange colored with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of pine needles. Fruity flavor of caramel and hops with notes of pine needles. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SilverfoX (773) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2015
fruity hops aroma from a hazy orange colour body with some white lacing, mild hoppy hit that changes to malty caramel, ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (2713) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 17, 2015
1pt 6 fl oz bottle @El Cabanón, Avilés. 05-07-2015.
BBD: not found.
In short: nice ipa.
Pours hazy orange with frothy white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Mango, earthy, resins nose. Medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is mdoerate bitter, fruity, some caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1379) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2015
Hamei citric dar și niște note suspicioasa de plastic sau insecticid. Corp sec cu malțul nu prea pronunțat, și hamei cam dur.

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