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RATINGS: 263   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBoan (176) - Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2013
On tap @ Tempe Brewery. Pours clear golden yellow with white head. Smell is fresh grapefruit, citrus, pine and malt. Taste is citrus juice, pine, bitter hops with sweet malts. Thin to medium bodied, good carbonation and balanced. Best offering from Four Peaks besides Sirius Black!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanuta06 (347) - Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Serving: from tap at Four Peaks Brewing Company. Aroma: moderate pine hop aroma. Appearance: average-sized, frothy, off-white, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Clear, dark-yellow body. Taste: moderately bitter initial flavor and moderately sour, citrus finish with average duration. Palate: medium body with dry texture and soft carbonation. Overall: excellent. Great aroma, and well balanced taste--not overly bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4100) - SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Pours clear maber with a nice off white head. Aroma is hoppy citric piny malty a bit caramel on the backside. Flavor much as aroma, nice not too intense bitterness, quite fruity. A great session beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanan (80) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Blind taste tested against stone ipa and lost. More grapefruit than hops. Not as sharp or fresh as the stone ipa even though I'm in AZ. Not enough carbonation. A smooth ipa but too boring for me. Maybe I got a bad batch. Stone kicked its ass all around. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
resevil787 (123) - Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber with white head. Aroma is mostly caramel and floral. Light citrus. Taste is light to moderate sweet medium bitter. Finish is average. Body is full for an ipa. Not your stereotypical IPA with all the malts. A plus too since it’s brewed in AZ!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Pours a golden color with medium white head. Aromas of mild pine and some mild resin. Flavors of some mild bitter hops that are well balanced with the malt. This is one of my favorite local IPAs and one I find myself going to when there are not very many option.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jksipa (407) - 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 (4629) - 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 (1059) - 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 (3535) - 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.


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