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HopCat Son of Hoppo

HopCat Son of Hoppo
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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Part of a sampler I had... ultimately got a pint of this stuff. Appearance: Ruby red with a nice head and a lot of lacing. Smell: Not nearly as fruity as the Double Chin I had -- this is more earthy with pine and some citrus. Taste: Like the smell with a solid bitterness on the finish. The bitter bite on this is a bit more than some other standard IPAs. Tasty stuff, and at only 5.7%, easy to session. Enjoyable, but not a mind blower.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2013
On tap at HopCat. Clear amber with a thin white crown. Aroma is floral with pale malts, some caramel and a bit of woodsiness as well. Taste is a touch dank and floral with middle-of-the-road malts, a hint of sulfur and a moderate bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (6838) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Draught at the HopCat, Grand Rapids, MI.
Clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Sweet fruity resiny aroma with moderate hoppiness, moderate bitterness and sweet malt. Strong bitter flavour. Resin and grapefruit. Very strong dark bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10676) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Draft. Poured a clear dark copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour citrus and earthy aroma. Medium to abundant body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where surpassed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (2791) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Medium orange body, moderate sized off white head, soapy lacing. Earthy, resinous hops, moderate amount of malt shines through. Medium to full bodied, gentle carbonation, a tad sweet, lingering finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (1887) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Served in a nonet. Dark amber; clear; small but durable head leaves excellent lacing. Musky/earthy/bubblegum aromas from the hops are dominant. The taste is similar, but bitter rather than sweet. Medium-full body with medium-low carbonation; a bit syrupy. O: Disappointing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5458) - Indiana, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Draft to taster at HopCat. Looks Solid; a transparent orange with sticky off-white lacing. Smells solid; bitter and piney with a semi-sweet backbone. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. A bit sweet and syrupy, but solid nonetheless.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sbraun83 (16) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Nice golden color. Poured into pint glass. Citrus and pine notes. Hoppy finish but not too crazy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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