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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Hopbursting is a relatively new brewing technique in which the vast majority of hops are added to the kettle late in the boil in order to achieve enhanced extraction of hop components (ie, Hopbursting gives you tons of hops flavor and aroma!) Our Hopburst IPA has a substantial malt base, balanced with huge additions of our unique hop blend. This creates an incredibly flavorful beer, with smooth bitterness and hoppy goodness.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2168) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Lightly hazy, clear, dirty copper pour with a 2 finger, creamy, off white head that has great retention and leaves great lacing. Aroma of big citrus and pine, raw acidic hop bite, hints of biscuit and caramel, but mostly big citrus hops. The flavor has a bit more malt presence, toast, biscuit, caramel and a bit of barley sweetness up front, then the hops roll in, big citrus and planty pine sprouts, acidic hop twang and some earthy, spicy and herbal notes. Medium body with an acidic feel on the palate and teeth, moderate carbonation. Pretty freaking good overall, definitely a good dose of hops for the money. Drinks like a highly hopped IIPA, but a little lacking in the brighter citrus/fruity hop notes.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2267) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2015
Slightly hazy intense orange with an off-white head. Aroma is full of candied tropical citrus fruit. Medium bodied. Flavor is tropical fruit, sweet, caramel malts. Lightly soapy. Finish is caramel sweet with medium bitterness. The aroma is my favorite part of this and the flavor lets it down a bit. Still, a nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1178) - California, USA - JAN 22, 2015
12oz bottle pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Citrusy and a little alcohol harshness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bookman10 (725) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Pours an orangeish-yellow that’s just a bit murky, with smallish head. Hop and fruit aromas. Flavor is hoppy and malty, with some metallic underpinnings, and a touch of homebrew flavor (you know how homebrews all taste the same?). I think this one has potential, but a few of the rough edges have to be worked out first.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (190) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Draft @ Old Chicago. Nice hoppy aroma. Color was clear, slight reddish golden color. Flavor had a nice malty backbone, with citrusy hops. Medium bodied. Very good IPA!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3451) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 19, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased as a single at Beer Crazy in Urbandale, Iowa. The pour is a mostly clear golden orange with a one inch egg white head. The head falls with a thick coating of lace. The aroma is caramel malt and resin pine bitterness. The taste is the pine bitterness, mostly, along with a sharp grapefruit peel character to the back. The sweetness of the caramel in the nose is subdued, and decently integrated to the bitterness. The palate is medium bodied with low carbonation and the bitter finish. Some nice mineral is present in the aftertaste as the beer warms. Just OK.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TXBadger (1890) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Pours a hazy darker amber with off-white head. A little pine and citrus, and some malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (818) - Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with nice thick head. Nose is ripe fruit and melon. Taste is nice,ripe fruity hops with some caramel sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Awktoberfest (333) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUL 6, 2014
The first smell was ok. The beer didnt knock anything out of the infield. Aroma was nothing. Taste was malty and muted hops. Finish was overly bitter. Another sad Iowa ipa :( ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (420) - Jamestown, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Thanks to reeceg for this freebie in a trade!! Overall decent IPA from a brewery I had never tried. Nice hop aroma from the pour. Head disappeared quickly and left plenty of lacing. Went down very smooth with a perfect amount of bitterness. Nice notes of floral and citrus. I’d drink it again given the chance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5410) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Orange pour with creamy off white head and lace. Aroma is caramel and orange peel. Flavor is bready malt, pepper, with an ok citrus bitter. Medium bodied and a tad fizzy. Ok ipa


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