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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (921) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2013
It was a very strong aroma, but decent. It has a nice deep golden bronze color. Very favorable citrus taste.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (4309) - Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2016
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, unreadable bottle code on the neck. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, lemon/orange peel, pine, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with decent strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, lemon/orange peel, pine, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, lemon/orange rind, pine, toasted bread, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and minimal lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, that increases through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/sticky/resinous balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good IPA. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. Probably over 6 months old judging by the protein cloudiness, but was still very enjoyable.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
epf33 (227) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2016
I think maybe this beer was spoiled, only had 1 bottle so I’m not sure. Upon uncapping this 12 oz. beer, it began foaming out despite no agitation. The color was diminished by a presence of a chunky population. Will have to try this another time.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2284) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2016
12oz bottle from ck1, thanks bro! Pours a copper color with white lace, great cling. Big grassy fruit nose. Some citrus. Taste is big pine. Fruit, citrus, light caramel. Well carbonated. Finishes sweeter than bittersweet. Tasty and solid. 13.7

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (2283) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Tap. Clear bright straw, white head. Citrus, some slight pine, fairly bright on the more grapefruit end of the hop spectrum. Leaner malt backing. Old school, and not horrible. Just not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3854) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 30, 2016
Pour is a hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma is of pine hops with a large English malt presence. Flavor is sweet at first but not overly so. The next thing you notice is the English malt. I’m thinking maris otter or golden promise. Hops take a back seat but are there to give some pine fresh flavor. Even though this has all American hops this is way more English IPA with the heavy malt base.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4530) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2016
12 oz bottle. Amber color with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of caramel, toffee, malt, toast, oranges, pine, herbs. Taste is of pine, herbal notes, oranges, caramel, and toast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4750) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. The look is clear, off white head, copper in color. The smell is hops, caramel, hops, pine. Resiney. The taste is similar, bitter, grassy, resin. Ok. Good old school but does not keep up.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fsbw21086 (446) - New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2016
Drank this when in NC. Tall boy cans. Super earthy dank hops with clean dry finish. All the right hop profiles shining through. Good one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoptimusPrimed (154) - SPAIN - MAR 24, 2016
Poured from bottle. Tasty IPA. Good carbonation. Nice balance. Good head, good lacing

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (1642) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Tap. Pours an unusual light brown with a ring of beige head. Aroma and taste of floral hops, some spice, pine, citrus.


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