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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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
annunz123 (912) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Citrus, flower, and pine in a somewhat mild aroma. Taste is clean and starts a little sweet with some citrus, and a nice bitter punch in the finish. Another solid effort from a good local brewery.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5500) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2015
Dark golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, pine, citrus, toast, and grapefruit. Taste of much of the same, bitter, lightly dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1870) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2015
Draft at Moriartys. Clear gold pour with a soapy top that left some wet lace. Earthy citrus hops jump out first. Orange peels. Dried leaves. Mango skins. Pinecones. There is a nice full-bodied lager underneath (read Yuengling not Bud). Medium blond toffee caramel. The lager element helps balance things out better than a typical ale would. An interesting mix. It does seem to work but not sure how often I would want this because often times I in the mood for the hop bite of an IPA or the smoothness of a lager - but not at the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (345) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Very crisp and citrus. Refreshing and balanced hops. Nice fruit and floral aroma. Tap.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (197) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a clear gold color with some lacing and no head retention. Tastes hoppy and citrusy, but does remind me of lager. A decidedly nice drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (210) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - APR 15, 2015
Poured from bottle hazy golden color with one finger white head. Aromas of citrus hops and pine. Taste is crisp and fresh with citrusy notes and a balanced hop finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8312) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2015
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours hazy gold with 1-finger, white head. Nose was resiny hops, pine, mango, black pepper, tangerine. Tastes resiny. fruity, hoppy, with notes of malt, apricot, tangerine, mango. Complex flavor and finish. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2932) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pale goldenyellow in color with a whitish head. Citrus, floral summer meadow and grainy notes on the nose. Fresh grassy notes too. Crisp and refreshing. Lemony juicyness and bit of grainy notes backing up the package here tastewise. Excellent brew, and something that would suite very well during the summer time.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (763) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 3, 2015
Pours pale amber with a foamy, off-white head that dissipates within a minute or so. Moderate lacing. Nose is mildly malty, notes of mango and lemon. Taste is somewhat sweet with a cross-current of hoppy bite. Medium body, lively carbonation. Very tasty, refreshing brew. Glad to see some rethinking of the tired, old lager!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (753) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2015
Copper with an off-white head. Aroma of pine and citrus. Smooth palate. Nice toasted malt background. Well made.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tommynh (64) - - MAR 30, 2015
Nice IPA scent but not overpowering, rich golden color, has a ipa taste to start but has a fruit hint so it's not bitter. They say it's aged, maybe that mellows it out some, no noticeable aftertaste, clean taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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