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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This beer is the culmination of over 30 years of brewing by our Brewmaster, Peter ‘Hopzilla’ 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Poobah (359) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (415) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Can (16 oz). Ours copper color with thick white head that dissipates quickly; substantial lacing. Citrus and pine aroma. Grapefruit with caramel notes. Pine in the finish. Body is a little thin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnurda (1234) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
Part of a flight at NOLA taproom. My favorite of the flight. Great tasting ipa. Lots of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (1722) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2016
Location: Pint on tap at Felix’s Oyster House Appearance: Lighter amber slightly hazy. Big fluffy white head Nose: Mostly lightly roasted malt. Slight bitter hops. Taste: lightly sweet malt on the front. Finishes with good bitters Body: lighter and fluid Parting thoughts: I had no idea this was an IPA, until after I drank it. I was assuming it was a pilsner or some English style bitter. Not a typical IPA at all. So, other than that, it was underwhelming and forgettable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (653) - SINGAPORE - APR 20, 2016
IPA Tapped out amber. 12ºSRM. Nose is beery, maybe a bit of pine on second approach. Nose has a very beery character, way too much and without the herbaceous or citrus aromas one might expect of an IPA. Mouthfeel is thin soapy. Palate has sweet toasty malty flavors of graham cracker, honey and maybe taffy or candy. Hops are bitter with pine, grass and in the front part of the palate orange peel which then fades into a pronounced bitter of pine, pine sap and a bit of resinous sticky finish. Finish is medium with bitter and herbaceous flavors on the back palate. It does finish clean. Barely makes it to faves, but It did make enough of a positive impression with the full malt body, and the nice hop balance to make it. Probably the weirdest IPA to make it to the list. Really almost like an aggressively hopped lager, like an IPL. Goes on Favorites List!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours a medium golden amber color. Aromas of citrus and fruit. Flavor is a big hop presence with subtle tastes of fruit and vegetables, then more hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barrelbelly (741) - BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2016
Pilsener like with Some hop aroma and taste. Not really what you expect of an ipa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Berard (571) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 8, 2016
Draft. Pours murky yellow orange with thin white head that resides along the glass rim. Dull hop aroma over medium carbonation. It's mildly hoppy with a wheat zest backbone. Really not my thing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2588) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Can. Moderate roasted grain for the malt, moderate pine and orange rind for the hops, light soap for the yeast, with light dried fruit in the background. Head is average size, frothy, white with excellent lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is sparkling clear light amber/orange. Flavor starts slightly sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium, slick with a soft to lively carbonation. A well balanced and easy drinking IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1422) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Deliciously smooth ipa! Lovely golden pour w/ a white head & outstanding lacing. The aroma is primarily soft citrus notes. The taste is slightly bitter but nicely balanced by the citrusy flavors. It is pleasant on the palate & overall a very good ipa!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4355) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Un profil malté assez fruité laisse tout de même des houblons verts et épicés se distinguer. Très bon sans être mémorable.

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