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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Hop House pays homage to the historic hop farm that stood on the brewery grounds over 100 years ago. Hop House combines the delicious aromas and flavors of a Belgian-style ale with generous hopping, including dry-hopping. A well-balanced, yet ample, hop character defines this fine pale ale, bringing Belgian-style beer lovers and hop-heads together to enjoy our Belgian-American love child.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryecatcher (1017) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle. Not sure what makes this a Belgian anything... tastes like an average Pale Ale, with no trace of the signature yeasty funk I expect from any beer style with the word ’Belgian’ in it (Ommegang just trying to cash in on the hop rage after all these years). Fuckin lame.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15390) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle, at the Corner Foodery, Philadelphia. A creamy, off-white head forms over a hazy, orange colored body, releasing aromas of oranges, zest mostly, some Belgian yeastyness and a spiced touch. Nice bitterness in the flavor, not too sweet, with citrus zest and some sweetish malts. It’s full-bodied, smooth and with a nice carbonation. Rather dry. Long belgo finish with oranges and a decent bitterness. Nice indeed. 150622

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shot (260) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with a large fluffy white head. Aromas of sweet malt and loads of citrus hops. Flavors are citrus, cut grass, biscuit and herbal hop notes. Clean, citrusy finish with a balanced hop bite. Very refreshing. Nicely done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burleybrew (63) - - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle from Buffalo NY. Fat fluffy head w/citrus hop aroma. If this was a blind taste test I’d say "A very nice IPA." Very drinkable & tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ The Corner Foodery, Philadelphia, PA
Pours hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, grass and floral. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long floral, grassy and yeasty finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2198) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a Trappist glass. Deep translucent light orange with big bright white head. Aroma is dry orangey yeast, medium body, medium carbonation, and some small-bubble lacing. Taste is yeasty, herbal hops, some orange, and dry finish. Good Belgian ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2431) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle. Moderate grain and straw for the malt, moderate to heavy herbs and grass for the hops, light dough for the yeast, with a hint of melon in the background. Head is large, frothy turning rocky, slightly off-white with good lacing and is fully lasting. Color is sparkling clear medium amber. Flavor starts lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly bitter. Palate is on the lighter side of medium, slick with a lively to fizzy carbonation. Hoppy and grainy, it’s a nice unique Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LuckyDog (614) - - MAY 11, 2015
Great balance for a pale ale. Nice hop bite. More malt than a lot of pale ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (1211) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft. Pours a hazy gold to copper with a decent sized khaki head that settles slowly and laces nicely. Cascade hop spice and pine shines alongside some tame yet distinct Belgian yeast spice and phenols, along with some caramel and toasted malt. Somewhat sweet, fairly bitter. Light to medium bodied, somewhat grainy, fairly active, finishing dry and spicy. Decent brew, on the milder side all around, but not lacking character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (254) - - MAY 8, 2015
12oz bottle. No code date. Appearance: Dark golden with orange tint, hazy, with a thick frothy white head. Aroma: Grassy, earthy, floral hop notes stand out. Hint of citrusy yeast esters. Taste: Sweet bready malt quickly turns to a sharp citric bitterness. grassy hop flavor hits on the swallow. Apple and pear yeast flavors appear as well Mouthfeel: Medium with some creaminess and a sharp carbonation. Finish: Dry an sticky on the tongue, with lingering bitterness, and flavors of fresh cut grass, apple, and pear. Overall: Wow. Amazing blend of a Belgian Pale Ale, with crazy American hopping. Hops dominate the nose, but the Belgian yeast comes thru well in the taste.

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