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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rzaxxx (15) - Rhode Island, USA - JUL 2, 2014
This is a really nice beer - somehow the lagering mellows out the bitterness of the hops. Excellent mouth feel, excellent taste. As a New Englander, I’m really glad to find a local IP(x) with a citrusy, not toasty, hopped flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
voyageurmike (117) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Fruity notes are moderate, a very well balanced beer with a dry finish versus the typical overpowering bitter aftertaste of an IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Temptation (248) - - JUL 1, 2014
Extraordinary beer, elegant but strong, extremely dry and tasty, perfectly rounded and finished after a development without a break. It’s at the same level than, for instance, My Antonia. Great stuff.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jgrantskis (2) - - JUN 26, 2014 does not count
I love this beer, my absolute favorite. Piney, citrusy smell. Bitter taste on the palate. I could live on this beer!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (653) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
On tap at Ames Plow in Fanueil Hall, sweet aroma, resinous hops, sticky. Good beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Barreras (1140) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a yellow color with a white head. A floral aroma with a spicy scent. Taste is bitter with notes of coriander and heavy hops. The hops comes through cleanly with an overpowering punch. A good IPA flavor that was a little overdone.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Erzengel (4730) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2015 Many thanks to Rian for sharing! Bottled on 5th March - so absolutely fresh! Fantastic floral fruity nose. Great floral fresh beer. Easy to drink, great hoppyness. Fresh floral hops. Grassy green brew, fresh, intense. Nice piney citrus, great intense fresh clean hoppyness. Round and great. A the hops are intense and in the foreground!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11313) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep orange with a small, creamy, white head. Aroma has grass, sweet malts, light vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has grass, citrus, malts, apple, fresh and quite elegant.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Taster at the brewery. Light golden yellow pour with a white head. Nice hoppy nose. Really nice clean hoppy flavor, spicy and a touch tropical. Never had a beer like this - very, very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (965) - , CYPRUS - MAY 30, 2014
Golden colour, Citrus bread aroma, Starts of slightly sweet, dry, and finishes bitter


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