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RATINGS: 396   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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At the request of you hopheads, we produced this I.P.A. with a deep golden color, plenty of hop bitterness balanced by malt sweetness. Because of the extensive dry hopping, there’s a floral and citrus hop finish. It’s then lightly filtered to maintain the appropriate body and flavor. The beer features a combination of American, English and German malts to balance the large amount of hops. The HopFish also uses three hop varieties at five different times and has been dry-hopped for two weeks with 22lbs of Nugget whole leaf hops.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RiverShark (28) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2008
UPDATED: APR 21, 2009 One of my favorite IPA’s. The aroma you get when poured, very good. The flavor of this beer, well just try it. If you dont like hoppy beers than don’t bother. I rank this right up there with DogfishHead 60min IPA


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4185) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2015
Tap at Dinosaur Bar-BQ Pours rather unclear, darker amber . Small white head ( rather stable ) Smell is unintense, slightly bittered malty scent . Taste is mild bitter . Malty , light aroma , but not as much as you’d expect from a US IPA . finish is a bit perfumy-fruity ... Seems to me like hopextracts, though I am not sure about that.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (505) - Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2015 Light brown with off white head. Light malt and earthy hop aroma. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, some lemon citrus and hint of grassy hop. Slightly dry lemon finish. Bitterness and hop flavors more like a pale ale than an IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bork (367) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Well-balanced English style IPA with a gentle but pronounced pine bitterness and some tropical fruit. A little too light on the body but quite refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raymow (902) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2015
on tap at Dog & Bull in Croydon - thought it would be super hoppy based on the name but it wasn’t. It was more bitter than hoppy. Clear golden color, not much aroma. Good but not great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5818) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle with pat and vinny. Pours a clear orange golden with thin white soapy head and lacing. Aroma is apricot, fruity malt, and vague bitter character. Mouthfeel is light with notes of lemon, fruity malt, light bitterness, some soap and perfume character.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dhatton (98) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Murky brown body with thin head. Minimal lacing. More of a malty aroma than the punch of hops I was expecting. Some citrusy hops are noticeable. Bitter hop flavor up front that is balanced out with citrus notes. Overall, drinkable, but nothing to write home about.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1084) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Pours amber-orange with a half finger off white head which fades to very little lacing. aroma is of pine, floral hops, citrus, sweet malts, caramel, light bready malts, and some toffee. Taste is about the same as the aroma, with the malt notes dominating. Has a medium body with a semi watery mouthfeel, with a semi bitter, slightly dry, medium-short finish. Overall, a decent English style IPA that is lacking a bit in complexity and body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (729) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Light copper color with an off-white head. Fruity hop aroma, maybe a hint of tropical fruit. Not very bitter on the palate. Some maltiness on the palate. Easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klk343 (95) - - NOV 19, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2015 A light brown color. A very airy, bubble looking head. A thin texture-easy drink. Burnt nutty flavor. Good flavor. Balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (156) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Draft @ renaissance, PHL. Sought hoppy aroma. Medium Amber color, nice lacing. Hoppy taste, a little piney with a touch of citrus. Bitter aftertaste. Appropriate body, medium. Overall not a bad IPA, but Middle of the road.


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