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Franklins Sir Hop-a-Lot
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The first beer in the Hippity Hoppity Double IPA series.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 10, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, pine, light resin. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100803]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20313) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Ambery golden colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, wood, nectar, some alcohol as well as some slight caramel malty notes. Flavour is fruits, fruits, fruits, wood and some floral hops, herbs and some mild alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2010. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty fresh hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty very hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2010
CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... darkn copper ... bubbly tan head ... big dry pine hop nose ... big big dry pine hop ... little toffee malt in linger .

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11530) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Draft. Cloudy amber body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, mango/pineapple, some grapefruit, pine. taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, some mango, light pineapple. Medium body, some resin.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2010
on tap&growler-pours a white head with gold/orange color. Aroma is citrus/pine, 2nd medium malt. Taste is is citrus/pine hop bite, 2nd medium malt/grainy-caramel. Good carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 03/08/2010 Big hop aroma. Golden coloured strong in alcohol hoppy and fruity with a pine flavour. A hint of dryness in a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8426) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Tap at Franklins. Clear orange amber pour. Weak head. Collar of white foam. Decent lace. Sticky, gummy nose with a lot of butterscotch. Taste is not too astringent or boozy. Soft up front moving to very dusty with bitter orange peel. Easier to drink than the normal IPA surprisingly. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Growler shared at Jimmack’s. Pours clear amber. Nose and taste of spicy hops, citrus and caramel malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7408) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2010
Cask gravity at GBBF, Trade Day 03-08-10 Pours amber this is another good looker, some stray bubbles around the edge. The aroma is a touch sweet & malty but there are some resinous hops there also. Thick and substantial feel in the mouth, nice bittersweetness going on, some malts and tropical fruits also detected. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4


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