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Helltown Rapture
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   ABV: -
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wileecoyote (33) - - DEC 26, 2012
Very hoppy beer, medium body, okay taste, would prefer over domestic crap but won?t buy again

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Draft at Mad mex monroeville. Pours orange with half an inch of white foam that leaves some lacing. Fairly big pine forest notes on the nose. Bigger hop presence on the tongue but there’s also malt for balance. Clean finisher. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keir (124) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Pours hazy amber. Nose of floral hops. Tastes bitter hops, grassy, a bit earthy. Dry finish. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (4169) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2012
This poured a nice dark amber to red colorw ith a beige head. Aroma was lots of fruity and floral hops, with mild grain notes too. Flaovr was much the same, very fruity and lightly floral, reminded me a lot of Two Hearted on draft. Very good stuff and a promising start for this brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pghbeerlover (10) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2012
On tap at Beermuda. Wonderful citrus aroma with small amount of pine notes. Poured amber in color with a nice head. The taste was similar to the smell. Citrus at first with a piney after taste. Good hops. Overall this was a good beer. Definately one I would try again

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cpetrone84 (1271) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2012
pour is a hazy copper with off white ring. The nose is very nice, extremely citrusy with loads of fresh oranges and a balance of syrupy pine light behind. The taste is much of the same. Big citrus, sticky pine, fresh meaty oranges, light bitterness. Feel is smooth, a hint oily, good carb, a touch syrupy mid palate. Very reminiscent of 2 hearted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttutony (634) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2012
Copper color in the glass with a thin white head. Bright citrus and resiny hops. Potent bitterness, but with good sweet malt to balance. A great IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2012
Draft in a snifter. Helltown just won me over. Big hay hop scent over a light brown/amber pour with a foamy head that dissolved to film. The taste was a potent hay, grass hop with a big bitter finish. I took off some points for the one dimensional nature of the taste, but overall, I was very impressed with this local offering. Good beer in Pittsburgh!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agl108 (765) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2011
On draft at Mad Mex Robinson. Poured clear orange with thick eggshell white head. Solid lacing. Piney, floral nose. Starts crisp then finishes with with bitter pine, citrus, and grassy notes. Reminiscent of Green Flash. Promising start from new local brewer.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2011
After reading cheapdark’s rating, I know this one was for me!! On tap at House of 1000 Beers. Light aroma of hops, faint citrus smell. The taste made up for it though. Excellent hoppy IPA flavor, well balanced, medium body bitter finish. So, I ignored cheapdarks humanistic numbers , and I’m glad I tried this brew. Would drink again or buy by the case!


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