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RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Our Hop Knot IPA is made only from American malt and lots of American hops, which produce a big, broad-shouldered, hoppy beer backed up by a character as warm as, well, Mom and apple pie… Hop Knot IPA get its peculiar name from the weaving of four different hops added at four separate times during the brewing process. Including our cavernous hop-back, which gets so stuffed with whole leaf hops that we feel genuine guilt for its excess. Hop Knot is an ale that is to be enjoyed with friends, spicy food or any time you need a good hop fix without the harsh bitterness. We hope you enjoy this pioneering beer made in the bold spirit of Americans everywhere.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 20, 2011
can pours light amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is big citrus and pine hops with nutty malts. Flavor is rich caramel and toast with a nice finish of citrus rind and pine hops that are fairly assertive and highly flavorful. An excellent IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TreborWhip (393) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Can received from my son Keith (Fata2683) for Father’s Day 2011. Pours amber with frothy tan head. Floral and citrus aroma. Flavors of lemon/lime, grapefruit, and sweet floral nectar with a hopped up finish. Delightful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Few things make me happier than the moment I crack a can of beer, hear the hiss and smell the powerful perfume of Humulus lupulus. This one here, doesn’t disappoint on this front. Perhaps it’s the novelty of the can, perhaps it was the setting to which this was consumed, but everything worked and myself and a few belly busting friends downed a 12er of this in record time. It was delicious. I got wrecked. The rest is history.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abl6 (1) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2011 does not count
This beer has a dark golden color and a weak head. It’s definately light for my standards. Although the taste is complex and hoppy, it’s easy going down. It’s definately the kind of beer that can be enjoyed all day... can after can after can!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5280) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2011
A clear golden beer that has a small light colored head. A floral and grainy nose. Fruity and somewhat bitter, light soap, floral,pine, and thin grapefruit. A bit of sulphur. Nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2348) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2011
on tap at opg, Nice hoppy aroma, the one wasnt really piney or citrus is was kind of in between, very good offering. Pours a nice light colour, tasty beer, would have again

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7262) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Poured up on tap at the Tempe Four Peaks with clear deep gold body and off white head. The aroma offers up a nice load of grapefruit like citrus hops as well as mild sweet malts and a sense of buttered popcorn. The taste is pleasingly hop forward with very bitter grapefruit hops and orange rind and these are only mildly sweetened by a thin layer of malts and a sense of butterscotch. To midway the malt sweetness fades leaving the full flavored bitter citrus hops completely exposed to the elements and your palate. Is the buttered popcorn a sign the yeast is getting tired?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6177) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 26, 2011
Clear golden color/ white head. Nice skunk cabbage, cat spray dank hop aromas. Medium bodied. Floral, grassy hop flavors on a solid pale malt base--

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (2149) - Transient., - APR 14, 2011
Clear golden orange with a white head. Lightly sweet aroma with powerful citrus hops. Clean, crisp mouth. Citrus, grapefruit, bright fruits, light sweet malts, and some pine in the flavor. Nice bitter finish. Really nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 25, 2011
Taster. Rating #107. Gold appearence with a nice long lasting white head. Citrusy aroma with a bit of pine. Nice bite, more citrus and very clean. Good beer. (1523)


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