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Hoponius Union harmoniously combines lager yeast fermentation and West Coast IPA hops. Our India style Pale Lager is like a traditional IPA but with a twist - it’s fermented cold and aged for extended periods. A blend of classic American hops creates a huge tropical fruit and citrusy hop aroma. A dry finish accentuates the pleasant bitterness and hop profile. Hoponius Union uses locally sourced ingredients. OG 15.5 Plato

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold with a foamy off-white head. Aromas of pine, citrus, spice and light biscuit. Flavor is sweet citrus, spice, pine some light floral and malt underlying. Light bodied, dry slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013
Clear yellow smooth white head. Flowery aroma. Flavor is dry hoppy bitter hoppy faint flowery notes. Ends bitter. Very well composed dry and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (394) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Aroma of a descent floral hop, but has a bit of the lager "foot" like smell as well. Taste is good but not great. Not sure if it is the hop profile I don't like or the lager base. I think it is the lager base. Doesn't seem to provide as much balance as the malty ale ipa. Some floral hop flavors but that foot taste of a lager is there as well. Ok but not my favorite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vells (620) - LATVIA - DEC 29, 2013
hehe.. weird to see lager so hoppy. Weird but really nice. Huge citrus hop profile, bit floral/grassy thou nothing overpowered. Nice malt presence for balance. Sweetish with decent bitterness all the way. Bit dry finish. Pleasantly surprised by this brew. Must grab some more

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zenkis (537) - Ogre, LATVIA - DEC 27, 2013
bottle @ALEhouse, Riga
Pours amber tone with well lasting frothy top, heavily hopped with aromatic US hops both aroma and flavor, still remains lager lightness of malt profile, a bit caramely, very light sweet, more hops oriented to me so could be a bit boring. I used to think that Strong Lager/Imperial Pils is more malty-sugary, yeasty, pungent but this one is lagered IPA style so this brew is weird in category but without doubt is super pleasant bitter electrified. Yes!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alusmamuts (180) - LATVIA - DEC 27, 2013
This is more IPA than Punk IPA is! Good IPA bitterness, while the overall lager feeling the same time. But IPA bitterness stay in the tongue middle as aftertaste. Nice light amberly-yellow colour with a small white cap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmsulliv (164) - - DEC 26, 2013
Great IPA (or lager) really hoppy and delicious yet light. At creo in albany ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2143) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Floral and piney notes. Clear, dark gold. Not much bite, not much hoppiness, drinkable, but too light for me today.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Clear copper with a medium sized white head. Tropical fruits, citrus, light onion, light biscuit. Crisp, refreshing. Medium body, medium sweet and bitter, soft carbonation. Light bitter finish. Went down quick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melnis (134) - LATVIA - DEC 21, 2013
Hoppīgs lageris and gaistošu putu. Gaiša dzintara nokrāsa. Tā arī garšo, pēc def lāgera ar extra apiņiem.

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