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RATINGS: 426   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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Do you like hops ? This American style IPA (India Pale Ale) is highly hopped with Simcoe, Cascade, and Centennial hops Made with English pale and light caramalts, Hoppyum is an orange color, with a citrusy Simcoe taste and aroma. We hope you enjoy it ! IBU: 70


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2009
On tap pours golden color with off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel and citrus hops. Opulent mouthfeel. Flavor is pretty hoppy. Citrus flavor dominates while there is a solid caramel flavor backbone. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4061) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2009 Draft at the brewery. Orange with a nice lasting ring of foam. Light aroma of citrus, resin and caramel. Flavor is similar with more citrus and resin than caramel. Light-medium body is watery and tingly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zapprentice (314) - East Setauket, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Strong hoppy aroma, nothing too distinctive. Citrus and sweet flavor. Enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LilBeerDoctor (3512) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Draft at ACBF09. Pours a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of sweaty hops and rich hop oils. Flavor of citrus and rich hop oils. This one has a full palate, very well balanced, and superbly drinkable. One of my favorites from a fest that featured many top IPAs. This is a hidden gem. 8/4/9/4/17 (4.2/5)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5500) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2009
Draft at WBF Raleigh on 5/2/09. Amber bodied with a short white head. Nose is hoppy and vibrant with pine, caramel, light maple syrup and sweet malts. Taste is big citrus, pine, chewy, sweet malts, caramel and light spice. Body is medium with moderate carbonation. Ends with more citrus, pine oils, caramel, light toffee and sweet malts. Nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9259) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 4, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2011 651mL from Foothills- first bottling on Sexual Chocolate Day 2011. The pour is a clear gold with a thick, yellow, creamy head with sticky lace. Aroma of starfruit, caramel, chocolate malt, some major toffee, mild alcohol. Smells similar to a light barleywine. Taste is light, creamy, moving to very dry and nutty bitter. Rich, dry almond and walnut flesh and skin. Very attenuated and bitter. Not a quenching IPA. Palate comes across as very watery making me not the biggest fan.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Tap at the brewpub. Pours a deep golden with a nice sticky head and good lace. Aroma is fruity- citrus and some mango with good resinous pine and some grapefruit as it warms up a bit and just bit of toffee and toasted malts in the back. Flavor is low on malts, but high on hops which is nice- grassy, yet still lots of citrus, and grapefruit with a resinous tacky finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6352) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2009
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de pamplemousse et de pin. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pamplemouss et de de pin avec une pointe de pêche. Courte durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’amertume d’houblon en arrière goût. (Rating #2299)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2010 Pours a light copper color with a medium head. Decent head retention and lacing. Nice aroma of bitter citrus hops. Very fruity taste... apricot, grape and grapefruit. Some sweet malts as well. Medium bodied with a slightly sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StFun (567) - Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Not too shabby. Pours a nice orange color with an ivory head. Aroma is heavy on the hops, especially for a regular IPA. Flavor is nice and crisp, very mellow hops, good mix of citrus and piney flavors. Touches of candied sugar and toffee. Balanced and finishes clean. Nice.


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