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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MJGG (924) - Montreal, Quebec, - JUN 1, 2013
Bouteille de 500 ml, merci beaucoup à David. Arômes de houblons américains (zest d’orange et résine). Très légères notes sulfureuses au nez. Robe dorée et limpide, effervescence moyenne et légère dentelle. En bouche, le houblon se montre plutôt aromatique, tirant surtout sur des notes d’agrumes et de résine. Le caractère de fermentation demeure présent, avec de légères notes sulfureuses. Belle texture souple en bouche et finale relativement douce. Très facile à boire.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benfi (490) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (208) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3108) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tony_gorilla (144) - 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. :)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 9, 2014
500ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig malzig, fruchtig, getreidig. Geschmack sehr hopfig bitter, tropische Früchte, malzig süß, bitterer Abgang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9832) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 9, 2014
Bottle from Kihoskh. Hazy orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 090414

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
warhawk91 (236) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 8, 2014
UPDATED: APR 10, 2014 Draft at The Duck in Sturbridge, MA. Clear light amber pour with a white head and good lacing. Smell is sweet with malt and orange citrus, spicy piney hops. Taste is sweet orange with bittering grapefruit and hops. Finishes clean, pretty good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1220) - Florida, USA - APR 8, 2014
Excellent clean hoppy lager, citrusy hops and clean pils malt. Tasty and sessionable as all hell.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sregnar35 (951) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
On tap at the abbey. Pours a very nice golden orange with a sweet hoppy aroma. Citrus and pine but too tart in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Scooterb1 (9) - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 30, 2014 does not count
Starts off just fine, but it is too hoppy for me. Little on the sweet side and the usual IPA citrus flavor never really surfaced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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