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RATINGS: 341   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 - 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 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! Jackís 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 canít 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 (20) - 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 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 (150) - - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
auerbrau (3177) - 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 Iím 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 (1032) - 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. :)

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bavarian81 (64) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Iíve been drinking this beer for at least a year or two before Iíve decided to review it. And itís been one of my favorites since then. This beer has a very nice looking deep gold color with a finger width head. The body is super smooth. Taste and aroma are both wonderful. The aroma has a nice tint of that bready malt you find in good quality pilsners and pale lagers as well as an aroma of floral hops. The taste very nicely balanced with malt, citrus, and floral hops. At the same time itís very easy drinking, clean, and delicious. Itís a magnificent beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerathon (1249) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2013 Jackís Abbey does it again. They take a lager and transform it into something amazing. It looked and tasted like an IPA. Golden/orange hue with that sticky head. Big citrus hoppy nose. Fantastic. *Even better the 2nd time!


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