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RATINGS: 1021   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Brewing with fresh hops is a big endeavor, requiring four to five times the hop volume compared to using pelletized hops. Although the process is complex, it brings impressive results: Fresh Hop is an American-style pale ale with moderate hop bitterness marked by a unique and intensely grassy hop flavor and aroma. Fresh Hop is a superbly refreshing, medium bodied, light-copper colored pale ale weighing in at 55 IBUs and 6.1% ABV.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Draft. Crystal clear golden amber color, thick white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of meadows, grass, light flowers. Taste is bright, fruity fresh flowers. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (204) - Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Grassy, floral, peachy aroma. Nice head that lasts. Nice amber color. Strong bitter taste. Sticky mouthfeel. Love it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (542) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Pours a light rust orange. Has a strong citrus hop aroma. A nice citrus and floral hop taste with a nice light bitter ending.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EtTuCthulhu (1049) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - NOV 16, 2013
This beer has a clear amber color with a large off-white head and smells like pure hops: resin, floral, and grass. Although the scent isn’t too overpowering, the taste hits you hard with a heavy bitterness with a mild sweetness, but these two flavors blend extremely well, leaving you wanting more. Also, the palate very nicely complements the flavor with the thin texture, light body, soft carbonation, and a slightly bitter but definitely long finish. This beer is definitely great and light despite a nice large flavor. Very well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bomber->SA. Clear bright copper with big frothy offwhite head. Aroma and taste a strong pine and citrus hops over malt. Somewhat watery. Lingering bitterness. Taste is a bit off-putting. OK, but disappointing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Big citrusy hop aroma. Dark golden amber with lacy white fine head. Nice, if somewhat subdued citrus flavor. Smooth, slightly acidic finish with no real bitterness. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1430) - - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Copper with a thick off white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is like the bottle says: grassy and bright. Also features some citrus and caramel malt notes. Taste is grassy and citrusy but malt seems breadier than in the nose. Slight metallic twinge. Palate is full body and prickly carb, disappears quickly from the mouth. Has potential but a little off.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Azand222 (171) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Bomber pour. Orange amber color with a light white head. The aroma is of wet hop, quite mild. The taste is smooth and hoppy; not very full bodied, finishes dry. Overall the beer is quite hoppy, but manageable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DWestrick (434) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 2, 2013
draft at JK O’Donnell’s in Fort Wayne - as good, if not better than their Hercules IPA. Fantastic taste from start to finish. Outstanding IPA

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skykwby (42) - Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Charlie's redondo beach in tap. Pours nice, foamy head, stays with it. Dark golden color, caramel. Not much to aroma, a bit of pine. Easy drinking, nice on the palate. A good but not great beer. Would order it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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