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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This beer is the culmination of over 30 years of brewing by our Brewmaster, Peter ĎHopzillaí Caddoo. Created at our Tchoupitoulas Street brewery, our India Pale Ale was hand crafted with six malts and six hops. This big, beautiful beer is dry hopped with Amarillo and Simcoe hops to accentuate aromas of citrus and pine. Grab a Hopitoulas and taste the passion and dedication that has gone into this brew.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Poobah (294) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Amber with a thin head and some lacing. Hoppy, floral nose. Malty intro and mouthfeel that transitions easily to a mildly hoppy, sweet finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2100) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Pours an Amber brown with a thick white head. Aroma of caramel malt, bitter citrus. Taste is balanced, rich caramel malt with a bitter grapefruit bite. Usually when I say balanced in reference to an ipa it is negative. This isnít the case. Solid balance creates a more interesting ipa thatís easy to drink yet not lacking in flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1128) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Can. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a layer of off white head. Aroma and taste of hops and some spices. Not too shabby.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ctplt777 (188) - - NOV 14, 2014
This is a really awesome IPA. Super easy to drink. Hoppy, bitter, with nice balance. Floral hops, citrus, everything you want in an IPA. Really good with pizza. Like insanely good. Definitely get this if you can itís worth it for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (730) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2014
On tap. Hazy amber with white head. Smell is hoppy grass, citrus and pine. Taste is caramel malty with fruit, pine and grapefruit. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draft on tap at (New Orleans, LA). Pours a nice deeper decent hazed amber hue, mellow glow with some orange, copper, frothy whitish head remains as a decent layer, good lacing as a nice frothy firm layer. Aromas are hoppy, citrus and gentle tropical fruit. Some florals, earth, toast, a firmer malt base beneath shows caramel, some more distinct sweetness, bread and toast. Initial mirrors this, firmer citrusy grapefruit, lemon. Some toast, toffee and caramel. Earth, middle moves into florals, earthy bitterness. Some gentle sweetness. Backend is a bit dry, bitter, a firm hopping with some decent odes to complex fruit flavors. The maltbill seems a bit sweet and aggressive to me, sweet caramel and butter into the backend. The hops do pop up front but overall Rebirth seems like a much better beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Prufrockstar (1144) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Can thanks to BVery last August. Almost didnít rate this simply because I had a hard time articulating comments, but then I realized it was from Louisiana and new state tick trumps poor comments. Anyway, my notes: Amber/gold, white head; citrus, grass, sour hops. Canít articulate, but this is a little sickly [present self: wtf does that mean?], almost weedy (like weeds by the side of the road). 3.1. Louisiana!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4614) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Can. Copper color. Moderately bitter hop juice flavor and some sweetness for balance. Solid beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
[ Keg ][ 16oz ][ Cochon Butchers NOLA ][ $6 ][ Conical Pint ][ 8.30.14 ]
>> Clear orange amber pour. Decent lace. Nose is sweet tea, raspberry tea, fresh orange, strawberry. Taste is full bodied, amber specialty malt added density, spicy hops, definitely in the East Coast amber IPA area. Thicker, heavy body. Harsher paper finish. Drinkable, but outdated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1725) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Can shared by BVery - thanks! Amber pour with a nice white head. Big floral hoppy nose. Taste is good but not remarkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6972) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Can. Slightly murky orange pour with a white head. Mixed tropical fruit aroma with some pine. Medium palate, soft carbonation. Nice.


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