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RATINGS: 374   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


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
homebrewers (1) - - OCT 1, 2013 does not count
I have found the perfect Ipa. Ok, technically this is an IPL (India Pale Lager). Crisp, clean and delicious! Jack’s Abby never disappoints. From the Citra hop aroma, through the sharp, yet smooth finish, this beer is phenomenal. Eminently drinkable.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
harmfillstead (8) - - APR 25, 2013 does not count
I can’t believe how inexpensive this beer is for the topmost quality ! Wonderful hops with a finish that tapers off to expose its lager roots in an unobtrusive, clean manner.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhilHarmstead (22) - Vermont, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Amazing idea to make a super-hopped lager. So points for that. But really, this beats most session IPAs hands-down for flavor and relatively low ABV. Wonderful beer and a steal at $2.69 for 1pt. 9oz. bottle in western MA.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Erzengel (4909) - 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!

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!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
momordgz (223) - - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours dark orange with a half finger off white head. Aroma is gugely hoppy. Dank, topical and citrus fruits dominate with a hint of pine. Taste is medium bitter, follows aroma. Super long finish. Great brew!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 6, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Dense and intense aroma of fresh crushed citrus, gooey pine resin, and florals all melded together beautifully. The flavors are just as sharp and alive. This is so, so, so, so much better than 90% of all hoppy beers on the market and embarrasses most IPAs in terms of hop flavor and textural balance. Crisp, pungent, and lively. The flavors marry so well, into that explosive, rich emergent hop flavor that I’m always looking for in good Double IPAs. I thought it was so good, we left the tasting room and went out to find a bar that had it to get a full pour. Exceptional hop brewing!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (1153) - Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours a clear, light golden color with an impressive white head. Speaking of impressive, the nose on this lager is a big surprise. Grapefruit and pine a plenty. A nice medium-bodied mouthfeel that has adequate carbonation and dryness at the finish paves the way for grapefruit, pine, and floral flavors make this extremely drinkable lager very tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tony_gorilla (157) - 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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