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RATINGS: 379   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thefle (168) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Not a great IPA. Has a weird fruity taste to it that doesn’t go over well. Hops aren’t very strong either, blah, pass.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
grundsow (61) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2014
A good hoppy flavor, just not a ton of it. Decent beer, but on the thin side for an IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (348) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle. Deep golden orange. Aroma is citrus hops with caramel malt. The taste adds light bitterness, floral hop notes, and bready malts. Medium carb and mouthfeel. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Darkmagus82 (441) - - MAY 25, 2014
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a clear amber color with a two finger head of off-white foam. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a heavy level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the beer is nice and interesting aroma overall. It has a sweet aroma of tangerine and caramel mixed with some melon smells of honeydew and cantaloupe. Along with these aromas are some nice hop smells of a grapefruit citrus as well as a subtle aroma of a floral and grassy hop. Taste – The taste begins with a malty and bready flavor mixed with some sweeter flavors of caramel and tangerine. The caramel fades quickly, but is replaced by more tangerine and some other sweeter flavors of light fruits. The hop is very light upfront with just a hint of grapefruit. The grapefruit grows a bit stronger as the flavor advances, but never really grows all that potent. A little bit of a grassy and floral hop flavor come at the very end, mixing with the rest and leaving a rather sweet and malty lightly hopped flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is average. A bit thicker of a body would have been better for the malty and fruit flavors all while helping bolster the hop flavors of the brew. Overall – The flavor was alright, but not really all that hoppy and sorta weak for an IPA. Nothing too outrageously good here.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nejhleader (1219) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2014
A pretty nice up a, has a bit of a Pine nose, taste is a pine citrus hop, some grapefruit aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1299) - - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear amber with a thin white head. Aroma is bitter and resinous with some oat. Taste adds lots of citrus and tropical fruit, caramel and some grassy notes. Palate is awesome. Light and fluffy with just enough carb. The aroma drags it down but this is otherwise tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rperez (126) - Florida, USA - APR 17, 2014
Very decent IPA ! But its a crowded market for ipas and this one barely stands out, nice overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CelticJohnny (73) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Poured into pint glass. I immediately smell the hops in this one. Golden/light amber body with 1/2 finger white head. Citrus dominates the aroma. Tastes clean, hops, citrus, and malt backbone. A good smooth medium palate. Pretty good but not the best. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firefly765 (105) - - MAR 19, 2014
12 ounce bottle pours a very lite straw-color. Moderate off-white head lasts about a minute or two. Some floral and citrus aromas from hops but not very impressive. Tastes a bit run of the mill with somewhat of a harsh aftertaste. Mouth feel is a bit thin with high carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillRunForBeer (545) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange gold with a sticky white head. Aroma is grassy hop, pear. There’s a grassy hop bitterness throughout, with caramel malt sweetness, toast and a touch of tangerine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinksAllKinds (14) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Good beer with an IPA taste. Would drink again but not necessarily my favorite IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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