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Funky Buddha Hop Gun IPA
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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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"You can be my wingman anytime." -Iceman

In a veritable sea of India Pale Ales, what does it take to leap out from the rest? To us, the answer is Hop Gun IPA. Lift a pint – from first sniff to last sip, our flagship IPA drinks like an ode to hoppy goodness. Galena, Cascade, and Nelson Sauvin hops burst forth with an unmistakably heady aroma. Flavors of grapefruit, honey, melon, and pineapple mingle with a malt body that balances caramel and biscuit character with a pronounced dry finish.

Pairing Suggestions: Washed rind cheeses, chipotle chicken wings, Thai red curry, hoisin-glazed roast duck, Moroccan-spiced lamb chops, fresh-baked cherry pie.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kathouse (812) - Nevada, USA - APR 12, 2014
Amber with some clouds. Pine and citrus aroma. Some dankness. Hop flavor come through and lingers into the finish. Moderate bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
schlitzfaced (46) - Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from tap at Funky Buddha. Pours a hazy copper color. Not overly hoppy, slight pineapple taste. Very smooth. Nice aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierkrug (2109) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
On tap at the brewpub in Oakland Park, Fl. Poured a hazy brown color with a nice citrus and hop aroma. Taste is Citrus, Pine and bitter hops and were crisp and refreshing. Palate is tart. Not an IPA fan but a nice IPA that I could drink in the afternoon in the Florida heat.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (2915) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Growler thanks to Nick. Pours a clear orange with frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is grapefruit, honey and caramel. Medium mouthfeel with strong grapefruit, pine, and light bitterness in the finish, easy to drink, very impressive.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
firefly765 (82) - - MAR 1, 2014
Poured from a 32 ounce growler. Minimal white head dissipates rather quickly. Nice citrus grapefruit and piney aroma. A bit darker than your average IPAA almost a red IPAA. Excellent hop flavor and bitterness medium bodied and medium carbonation. absolutely one of my favorites.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TeamTrappist (830) - jericho, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Tap at Big City tavern. Nose is light hops and a hint of spice. Nice hop mouthful. Floral with hints of fruit and spice. Hoppy mellow smooth finish with a hint of bitterness. Nothing overpowering, nicely done

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (568) - Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Thanks to Thirsty_Moe on the growler. A lot of tropical fruits and biscuity smells. Taste really matches the aroma. A sharp bitterness hits the tongue on first sip. Very unique being quite hoppy and still very quenching and refreshing. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1452) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Draft at Proof. Orange pour with a bubbly tan head. Mango, papaya and pineapple aroma with subtle malt lingering. Flavor is similar, sweeter and sherbet like. Medium body with smooth carbonation. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1609) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Draft. Pours clear copper with a thin, fizzy white head. Tastes like hops, resin, light orange, grapefruit, pine. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like light citrus and hops

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3047) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Tap. Pours dark amber with creamy white head and good lacing. Aroma is grassy and floral hops, toasted and cereal malts, and light orange peel. Flavor is hop bitterness forward with bready malts, light toast, and light fruit esters; dry finish with faint lingering bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.


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