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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jksipa (349) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at Brick in Phoenix. Pours clear copper with small head that clings well. Nice pine nose with citrus undertones. Medium silky body and medium carbonation. Medium bitterness from start to finish. Decent IPA but nothing to make it stand out.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 28, 2013
A nice fresh hop aroma. Paler in color than the Raj. A pretty standard IPA in terns of flavors, but some real nice hops in the finish. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (945) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
From a can golden clear with a white head citrus aroma and long finish of citrus with bitter overtones

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3251) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
From a 12 oz can shared in Tucson AZ. Pours a clear copper orange with an off white head. Pine aroma. Pine, citrus and grassy notes. Mildly bitter finiosh.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4174) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Bright grapefruit AIPA aroma. Clear, light gold. Prickly hopping, slightly mineral, very lightly buttery. Medium body. Nice balance, but still a good hoppy beer. On tap, brewpub, Tempe.
Earlier Rating: 7/10/2013 Total Score: 3.8
Cask. Great creamy head, oaky amber, clear beer. Grapefruity aroma, sparkling hops. Mineral, light diacetyl, not hugely different from the standard hop knot. Medium to slightly heavy body. On tap, brewpub.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2013
On draught at Yard House in Scottsdale. Pours a clear orange-gold color with a medium thin off-white head that dissipates steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, fruit and roast malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eighty6 (11) - Arizona, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Purist ratings would score higher on taste alone but after reading the description it lends itself to higher expectations. It would score 100 for a Play It Safe IPA. Good for AZ but an underachiever considering the opportunity to go big.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3939) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 16, 2013
12oz can in a tulip. Pours clear, amber with a lacy off-white head. Aroma of citrusy and light piney hops plus some pale/caramel malts. Flavor about the same. Average texture. Not bad, but nothing exceptional.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (557) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Drank from the can while moving. Piney, floral, light malt. Tasty, light, and crisp.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Realcoolhand67 (12) - Surprise, Arizona, USA - JUN 7, 2013
medium body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish, medium bitterness,


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