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Edge Brewing Hoptimista IPA

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Brewed by Edge Brewing Barcelona
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Barcelona, Spain
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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common

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 4.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Version of a West Coast original, this IPA has bold levels of hop aroma, bitterness, and flavor. Dry hopped in two stages to give it a piney, citrusy and soft fruit flavor to satisfy your hop cravings.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ozckr (238) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 27, 2014
hay, spruce, orange, amber, hazy, frothy, medium bitterness, thin feel, oily feel, lively, bitter,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4761) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
On tap at La Resistencia, Barcelona. Hazy, deep amber colour. Intense piney and citrussy hop nose, very dry in the mouth. One-dimensional, but nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (963) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 5, 2014
On tap at Edge brewing. Amber colour with white head. Hoppy, resinous and caramel aroma, slightly fruity. Resinous, astringent, slightly fruity taste, swith some maltiness. Bitter. medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
moproblemas (5) - Massachusetts, SPAIN - MAR 30, 2014 does not count
A great introduction to a brewery’s IPAs and an even better and more original name. This was a really crisp IPA. However, the maltiness was a bit too sweet for my personal taste, coming across as very apple and almost candy like. However, another easy to drink brew from Edge that really hides it’s alcohol content. Drinks at a 5-5.5%

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
turtlebirra (18) - SPAIN - MAR 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Super fresh on tap! The flavor reminds me to the blue Sugus, very fruity and super sessionable. Nice pale orange color with fluffy white head. Malty aromas followed bya fruity hop explosion, on palate the body is light but the flavor is very smooth and intense with a final bitter ending.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deejaylukas (11) - BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2014
A great IPA with an amazing color and a strong aroma! Just the right bitterness to balance with the sweetness that the malt gives you!! The fresh aroma of hops brings you some piney, citrus, tropical fruits and even a slight garlic!! Very recommended for the lovers of hoppy beers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3647) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Draught @ Edge Brewing Tap Takeover @ La Mes Petita, Barcelona

Pours dark orange with a thick white head. Aroma of fresh wet grassy hoppiness, caramely malts, citrus and exotic fruits. Taste is wet hoppy, fresh and citrusy with some grass, sweet fruity notes, caramel and toffee. Finish is bitter, smooth and sweetish with some lingering bitterness and juicy hoppiness. Quaffable and tasty, fresh IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (1094) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 10, 2014
Grifo. Servida en Copa de Cata en el Homo Sibaris (Barcelona). Color latón y apariencia cristalina. La espuma blanca crea una persistente corona de fina capa que deja amplio encaje en las paredes. Aromas de maltas dulces y moderadamente tostadas, de pino y resinas, con subyacente notas florales y cítricas. Agudos sabores amargos que desbordan la sólida estructura malteada. Cuerpo ligero/medio y carbonatación moderada. Textura oleosa con un toque picante. La astringencia de piel cítrica, desemboca en un prolongado final amargo. Refrescante, de muy fácil asimilación -sin importar su ABV- y bien lupulizada como era de esperar por sus aromas. Una auténtica representante de la Costa Oeste !! On-tap. Tasting glass @ Homo Sibaris (Barcelona). Brass color, clear appearance. White froth creates a lasting thin layer crown leaving wide lacing. Mild toasted & sweet malt, piney & resinous, citric & underneath floral aromas. Sharp bitter flavors ovewhelm the solid malty backbone. Light to medium. Moderate carbonation. Oily texture & spicy touch. Astringent citric zest resolves in a long bitter finish. Refreshing, very easy drinkable - despite its ABV- & hoppy as expected from aromas. A real West Coast one!!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Barcelonian (20) - Barcelona, - MAR 5, 2014
@ Bar Mingus, Barcelona. Nice aroma, perfect colour. Very smooth taste, classic american style IPA. Balanced carbonatation, nice head, soft liquid in your through. Very fresh hops, quite herbal and citric. Very nice IPA indeed. Best IPA of Barcelona so far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftyBeerTour (39) - Barcelon, SPAIN - MAR 4, 2014
Lots of fleshy fruit in the aroma... mango, etc. Smells like it provides a bracing bitterness. It’s in the flavour that the grapefruit bitterness comes through. Appearance? Burnt orange, thick creamy white head, frisky carbonation, which is perhaps a little too vigorous in the mouth. This is their first batch, I believe. A great start! Look forward to tasting its development!


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