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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Hop’Solutely is deep copper in color, brewed with Cascade, Chinook, Amarillo, Summit and Tomahawk Hops. It has a complex grapefruit hop aroma which is followed by a smooth malt flavor. Hop’Solutely comes in at a whopping 11.5% ABV with 74 IBUs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2010
On draft at the brew pub. Pours a deep copper color with thin head. Aroma of citrus hops. Flavor was sticky sweet with citrus hops and a good malt base to back it up. A big hop bomb that has good depth and a nice lasting finish. Very nice, reminded me of Southern Tier’s Un-Earthly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mackus2 (156) - Edison, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2010
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a nice white head. Really stanky nose- yesty, some dried fruit- grapefruit-, hops- citrus?-, alcohol. Body is full, sticky, great balance. What a big beer- I should have rated it before I drank most of it and started feeling groovy- definitely a triple IPA and not in a bad way: big beer with a huge hop profile but still manages a great balance, and somehow remain reminiscent of the IPA style without becoming something else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Bottle:   Caramel hued amber, moreso on the orangish side, slight haze, large frothy off-white head, very nice lacing.   Sweet aroma of dried apricot, citrus peel, and candied hops.   That is very unique!   Semi-sweet start, resiny but not biting, citrusy but not terribly sweet, and of course... hoppy yet not very biting.   Okay, it does have a bit of a bit.   I think its backed up with some of that 11.5% alcohol though.   Not terribly heavy, but certainly bigger than your average IPA.   I would say this is definitely a 1¾ IPA.   Its a little bubbley on the tongue.   Wished it were a tad more malty, but as is the malt base is fairly decent.   Has a smidgen of caramel and candied citrus peel on the backside.   As it warms it begins to grow on me.   This is more of a sweeter example, not as biting nor as malty as others.   Interesting take on the style, and a refreshing change of pace from the norm.   Thanks to Beerman6686 for the bottle!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5072) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Location: 750 ml corked and caged bottle from Buy Rite - Jersey City, 12/4/10, as Fegley’s Brewworks Hop’solutely

Aroma: The nose is somewhat suptle, some resin, floral notes, malts, and a hint of tropical fruit
Appearance: It pours a cloudy orange color with a thick (2 + fingers) and foamy beige head
Flavor: The taste is fairly balanced, leaning bitter, light citrus sweetness, and a dry bitter finish
Palate: The body is medium, the alcohol is pretty well-hidden, and the texture is a touch oily
Overall Impression: This wasn’t the best Double IPA (or Triple as they claim on the bottle) that I have ever tried, but it was an enjoyable brew. It seems to improve with a touch of warmth to it in my opinion. Anyway, not that exciting in my opinion, but not a bad beer either. I just expect a little better in this style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2010
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, grass, and light pine. Flavor of citrus, florals, pineapple, and some mango.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6097) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is pine, citrus and some bready malt. Not sure why, but the aroma is fairly sweet. The flavor is very sweet, with some syrupy citrus notes. I also get a little bit of pine. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (4043) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2010
Bottle courtesy blutt59. Hazy light orange pour with a tiny white bubbly head. Aroma is heavy on the hops, tree sap and a hint of body odor. Flavor is sharp sweet notes, pinecone and syrup. Very sweet flavor with drippy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6286) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2010
bottle, via trade with birdiebeagle, golden orange in color with heavy honeydew and flowery aroma, flavor is heavy on melon, honey , syrupy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4956) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2010
750 ml bottle purchased at Canal’s Hainesport shared with Dean. Poured a slightly hazed honey orange body with a large foamy off white head. Aroma is very sweet with notes of hops a’la 120 minute, or as I ike to refer to it, hop syrup. The remainder is orange concentrate, liquid caramel, lots of alcohol, celery and pepper. The body is thick and syrupy with medium full carbonation and a hot finish that is made up of not just alcohol heat but pepper heat as well. The flavor is hop syrup, alcohol, pepper and celery. Sorry but tone this one down some because of right now I’m not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (7583) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 13, 2010
750 ml bottle shared by Eric- thanks! Pours a cloudy orange/copper color with a small bubbly white head. The aroma is very light hops, some toast. A decent flavor; sweet citrus and fruity hops, light bitterness, not hot, some toasted malt and caramel. Smooth and easygoing.

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