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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prokroustis (689) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JUL 31, 2014
Clear orange colour with a white head. Really nice fresh herbal hoppy aroma with orange, apricot, mango. Very nice balanced flavour with grapefruit, pine, toast and caramel, with a dry bitter finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
momordgz (167) - - JUL 28, 2014
So hoppy, so tasty, bit spicy, great body... And very refreshing! Best Lager I ever drunk, and excellent even if you think of it as and IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeadyDE (522) - Delaware, USA - JUL 27, 2014
bottle description nails this beer perfectly..wicked good indeed..worth seeking out

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle->lager glass. Slightly hazy orange/gold with moderate white head. A: citrus hops, light bread, malt. T: zesty citrus hops, touch of bready malt underneath. Crisp finish. Lasting bitter aftertaste. Quite good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bellco33 (389) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 23, 2014
On tap at birch hill tavern.. or the other 85 times I’ve had this: Pours clear golden with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, slight flowers. Taste is super clean citrus, resin, a little floral, not at all sweet and not overly bitter. This beer is insanely good and is much better on tap than in a bottle. Medium body, medium carbonation, dry finish. Outstanding... one of my favorites.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (401) - Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Stunned, amazing! Dark golden pour with white head. Tropical fruit and citrus aroma. Crisp, lemon zesty citrusy. Hint if pine, a little bit citrus tartness. Plenty hoppy too. Absolutely delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (901) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Draft at Cask Republic, New Haven. Definitely seeing a craze for this style lately, which makes sense. Combines the aromatics of a good IPA with the body of a lager. Pours a medium orange-amber, nose crisp and resinous, no heavy stickiness here. Body is smooth and maybe even a bit creamy, some graham cracker notes and lingering resinous bittering as well, glad to have given this a whirl, hopefully a Shelton Bros or some similar can get this going nationwide.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at Café Viking. Medium high white fluffy lasting head. Cloudy orange body. Sweet mango peach aroma. Dry fruity nutty flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long dry and bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4214) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle shared at Paul’s. Poured a thin watery light clear gold with a small foamy white head. Aroma/flavor of earth, light dirty citrus, grassy hops. Medium to slightly lighter body, average carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (897) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Pours cloudy golden color with a decent sized white head. Nice citrus aroma with some tropical fruit. Sweet citrus start with some mango and pineapple notes. Finish is slightly metallic and pine holiness. Finish is smooth and crisp. This brew is wicked good!


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