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Hoppa Hontas Sorachi Ace
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Brewed by Brouwerij Maenhout
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Meulebeke, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blond IPA
Hop: Er worden verschillende varianten gemaakt van de Hoppa Hontas; telkens met een andere hopsoort. Gebruikte hopsoorten zijn Amarillo en Sorachi Ace. De verschillende varianten zijn niet gelijktijdig beschikbaar.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1410) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2012
Tasted at Zythos Bier Festival 29th April 2012 Hoppy, fruity with a slight spicyness on the palate. Beer has a blonde appearance

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6890) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Zythos Bierfestival 2012, Leuven, Belgium. It pours clear deep gold with near white head. The aroma offers up sugar sweet mango sweetness that is lightened by some spicy like hops. The taste is smooth and has a mix of smooth sweet malts, grainy malts, citrus hops and some mango like notes. Around the edges I get notes of spicy hops helping this get into the finish. Pretty nice crisp session beer with nice fairly rich flavor yet extremely drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4589) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2012
(Bottle, 0.375 l, at Tuulensuu, 20120811) The beer poured golden and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, grass, hops and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, grass, malts, Belgian style yeast and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy, fruity and bitter. A very tasty hoppy and clearly Belgian style beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2012
(Bottled, 0.75l) Murky orange with a small, but firm head. Aroma of citrus, lemonadey raspberry, some sour raspberry stones. The same with flavor: wheaty, sourish malt and (rasp)berriness - not much else. Medium to full body, soft but foamy CO2. A decent beer, but the raspbery dominates too much.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1473) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a golden slightly unclear beer with a good white head. Smells fruity, parfum. Tastes fruity, pines and grapefruit. Average carbo, thin body and a dry texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6180) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2012
75 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere. Bottled 17.03.2012. BBE 17.03.2014.
Pours hazy yellow-orange color with small head. Aroma of hoppy fruits, caramel, mild berry notes, yeast and spice notes. Flavor of spices, mild fruits, raspberries, grass, yeast and some herbs. Lots of carbonation, bitter fruity palate with a mild sourish finish.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2012
A clear golden colored beer, with a white head. The aroma of sweet fruits like citrus with hop bitter. The taste of sweet fruits with notes of spices and hop bitter. The aftertaste is sweet moving to bitter and sparkling.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2232) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2013
Hazy amber coloured beer with small white head and only few carbonation. Hopped floral aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is floral hoppy bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5123) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottled @ Camping Ratebeers 2014, small sample. Love the label. Slight hazy orange color, short head. Aroma is fruity, some grapefruit, slight mint, bit citrus. Medium bitter in taste, slight caramelly sweetness. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (3778) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2012
75 cl. bottle sampled @ ZBF 2012 // clear yellow with a white head // smell is quite fruity & touch sweet, peaches, exotic fruits, tangerines // taste is sweet upfront, fruity, exotic fruits, hops, followed by herbs, grains, yeast, bitter lemon & spices // body is a touch light (too light // too many averaging ‘hop’ beers coming out in Belgium these days


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