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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
The Hopothesis IPA is the first of many cerebral drinking experiences. Our India Pale Ale is specifically formulated to be balanced, flavorful, and approachable. It can be easily paired with a variety of food and you can drink more than one and still feel quite lucid. Enjoy. Centennial & Cascade Hops 2-Row & Vienna Malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (264) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 28, 2014
clear amber gold with an off white head. nice lacing. aroma is slight floral with subtle wet grass. taste is odd. bright slightly sweet with a little orange zest. bittersweet creeping nasal finish. tough to pinpoint. definite hop presence. Not bad.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
mmill527 (85) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2014
This is not an IPA. Let me be clear, this is not an IPA. I have no idea what it is but it is not an IPA. No reason to say anything more. Bought 6, and 5 and 2/3 went into the toilet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Lemke10 (905) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2013
This pours a clear golden color with a slight foamy head with a slightly bitter aroma. The taste is smooth and has a very sour/bitter tone. There is a flavor that tastes like old sour water that distracts from the overall taste. This could definitely use some work and improvements.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwm1034 (710) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
From sampler rack at the Pig....nose and color / appearance were good....taste not so much. Taste was kind of metallic and very very bitter...but not in a good way. Not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Draft at Chicago Hyatt regency. Doesn’t smell like much. Maybe a little hop. Taste is very mild and flat. Not very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryecatcher (1032) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color, white head, so-so retention, nose is pine, citrus with some malt. Mouth is fruity hops, malt and a sweetness that lingers, cloyingly so at the end. Average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
charule (1621) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Midwest Brewers Fest. Poured slightly hazy orange with white head. Sweet honey aroma with lil hop. Unpleasant taste. Bitter and incorrect.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1583) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Draft at Courtyard downtown Chicago. Poured bright gold and clear. Mild piney nose. Taste is dry and with a nice fresh hop profile. Sessionable and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (519) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Had it at the Chicago Craft Beer Festival 6/22/13. Clear amber hue with light lacing and head and a hop bitter taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Very sweet and fruity aroma. Cloudy rust color. Medium carbonation. Tastes like a dubbel and not like an ipa. No noticeable hops. As a dubbel I would probably give it a better score.

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