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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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thiesen (175) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
On tap at a bar in Boaton. Fresh hops west coast style citrusy and pine. Clear golden yellow with a fingers width of white foam. Balanced but with an obvious hop character. Dry light mouthfeel, fresh, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duhast500 (414) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - APR 21, 2014
Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Sierra Nevada Celebration pint glass. The color is a yellow gold with a small amount of haze and a finger of foamy white head with little lacing on the glass. The smell is hoppy but not knock you over hoppy as a orange aroma comes out to greet you. Along with some hop aroma there is some sweet pilsner malts that has a bit of a biscuit aroma. The taste is hoppy and gives a bit of bitterness with orange rind and earthy, leafy greens. There is a touch of tangerine, passion fruit and even some lemon-like flavor for a moment. The malts then steer into more biscuit flavor and some saltine flavor is there before bitterness is rained down over the back-end. The feel of this beer is light and is quit drinkable. This is really smooth with ever the smallest bump in the road of bitterness. This makes a good early spring beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
greenclansman (797) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - APR 19, 2014
Wow, what a lager. If I didnt know, I would guess that its a hoppy pale ale (from all the aromas). Fresh, refreshing, sharp, hoppy. Very nice lager/

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Clear golden color. Citrusy malty aroma. Flavor is malty, grainy, floral and citrusy. Nice crisp easy drink, a favorite food pairing beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2619) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear golden with an average, creamy and white head. Aroma of lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, pine and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft to average carb. A very tasty and hoppy lager indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
keanex (1452) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2014
On tap at The Ale House.
Appearance: Clear amber body with a dense white head.
Aroma: Mild but very pleasant. Mango and hints of floral aromas. Lots of tropical overtones with a hint of caramel.
Taste: Mildly floral intro into mango and other tropical tones, with a hint of caramel to balance. Nicely balanced.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately-highly carbonated.
Overall: Great IPL, really well done. This is what the style should be based on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benfi (532) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2014
Pours clear yellow with minimal head. The aroma has citrus and straw.. Light sweetness. The taste is dry, lightly bitter, a hay finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (303) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - APR 13, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierchof - clear golden color with a creamy fully lasting white head and good lacing - Aroma is citrusy, lemon, orange and grapefruit, malty - flavor is malty, grainy, floral and citrusy - medium body, medium bitterness, good carbonation, crisp & dry, citrusy bitter finish - Really good the crispness of lager and the fruity bitterness of an ipa, well done

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3374) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a bright and vivacious golden color with a medium white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, tangerine and orange peel. Some mild fresh bread notes. Flavor is lively and crisp, lots of nice fruity hop notes. Quite bitter. Mild doughy sweetness. Medium bodied, crisp, lively carbonation. Very pleasant to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tony_gorilla (156) - Fiskum, NORWAY - APR 11, 2014
Bottle from countbeer enjoyed ar home. Wow! This was a suprise. Pours golden/straw yellow with a small nice head. Smells hoppy and a little sweet. Tastes very crispy and hoppy with some sweetness. Clean and dry. :)

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