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RATINGS: 410   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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 - itís 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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thicksuds (449) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 3, 2013
Very solid beer, hoppy as heck, lots of citrus, very clean tasting. I have gotta say I am impressed w. the local beer from MA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4455) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy amber pour with a big frothy off white head, fresh citrus aroma with a hint of pine, taste has clean malts along, pine resin, citrus, some biscuit action, good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1576) - Herning, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are straw, flowers, citrus, and caramel - with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hivemind (765) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Tap Pony James. Translucent dark gold. Nice fresh hop character, wet and leafy. Low bitter. Medium or heavy mouthfeel for lager. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cagou007 (549) - FRANCE - JUL 23, 2015
Pours hazy golden with thin white head. Nose is slightly skunky hop. Aromas are tropical fruits, caramel, grass, some citrus. Low carbonation, medium body. Medium bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3002) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2015
355ml bottle. Pours dark orange with a large head. Aroma is mango, pine and caramel. Taste has passionfruit to start and a crisp mango finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (323) - - JUL 11, 2015
This is so good, I donít know what else to say. This is a blast of dankness, citrus and pine. Absolute hop bomb of a beer. The taste follows suit. Absolutely wrecks your shit hoppy with a super smooth finish from the lager yeast. I love these iplís, theyre so refreshing in this huge sea of sameness lately. Iíll drink this over most ipaís currently, itís that good. Cheers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1465) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Aroma of resin, tropical and citrus fruits. Citrus and tropical flavours with a crisp bitter and somewhat boozy finish. I wish all lagers were this well-hopped ;)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1880) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pours darker gold with a medium white head. Aroma is citrus, resin, caramel and hint of toast. Taste is moderate bitters and a touch of sweetness, mostly bitter. Medium bodied with a crisp drying finish. Good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5485) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear gold pour with a thick white head. Aroma of malt, grapefruit, cucumber and pine. Malty and sweet flavor with some pine accents before a grassy hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesewelch (205) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 16, 2015
From 12oz bottle, from variety pack, poured into tulip glass

Aroma: Citrus, cascade, American "c" hops

Appearance: Golden/copper, hazy, off white/tan head

Taste: Medium bitter

Palate: light to medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation, bitter finish

Overall: Canít believe I havenít rated this. Iíve had a lot of this and think itís a great American IPA-like lager. I remember enjoying this more in my previous sessions than this bottle. A very nice American hop profile with a solid malt backbone. Very easy to drink and not harsh or too bitter. Nice dry and clean finish, but feels like itís lacking something. Aroma is quick to fade. A very solid beer and better than most American IPAs on the market.

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