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Hop Valley Proxima India Pale Ale

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This luminous Northwest IPA is brewed with 8 hop varieties to produce a constellation of big flavors and complex aromas.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1638) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2014
On IPA day. 12 oz bottle from De Bierkoning @ home. Golden color, slightly hazy. White head, not too long retention. Aroma’s: citrus (notably grapefruit), fruit, light earth. Retronasal there’s citrus, light malt sweetness. Flavor is rather bitter, with a light sweet backbone. Medium bodied. Normal carbo. Finish is bitter, somewhat dry. I’m starting to really like this Hop Valley Brewing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (60) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Een heel sterk, hoppig bier. Gebrouwen met acht verschillende soorten hop. Heeft ook een hint van citroen(schillen).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (175) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma of fruity hops, malts. Taste is hoppy bitter, sweet, citrus fruits, pine. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5597) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
35,5 cl bottle @ hotel room, Amsterdam
Aroma has fruity hops, peaches and caramel. Flavour has gluey tones, gooseberry bush leaves, grapefruit, caramel and tropical fruits. Also some biscuits. Finishes with lingering hops and herbal bitterness. The hop profile is not a perfect match with my taste buds – it feels bitter in a harsh way.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (920) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2014
shared bottle. poured a clear yellow / golden colour with a white head. malty aroma, citrus, pines, some toffee, some sweetness of orange, pretty nice and smooth mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3026) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
Clear golden colour with bright white head. Strong hoppy aroma. Piney and has a touch of tropical fruit. Very bitter but the creamy, slightly oily texture makes it very palatable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1006) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Hoppy aroma of caramel malt and tropical fruits. Flavour is similar, with a decent bitter finish. A rather mild, unremarkable, and easily drinkable IPA.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
spacemonster (77) - Igo, California, USA - JUL 1, 2014
After loving hop valley offerings ; Citrus Mistress, Alpha centauri Dipa. This one I was waiting up for. scent has a much piney, bready, Caramel malt hit. The thing wants to be success. Although It ain’t. They missed this one. That’s rare.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flip_soeperman (580) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2014
Quite a good IPA. Very good bitterness, almost nog head, lot of carbonation. Aroma is huge when opening the bottle, but quickly fades away. Very clean yeast character. Good beer, but body is on the lighter of medium side.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4910) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Deanso. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of caramel and biscuity malt with light fruity hops. Flavour is light moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.


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