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Opa-Opa Steakhouse Buckwheat IPA
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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is brewed for those who appreciate the pure pleasure of the Hop. The malt comes through, but its not long before the hops take over! Aromatic, bitter and a bit strong, this beer graduated from the more is better school.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (694) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Light lemon and yeast aroma. Overpowering head poured from bottle. Hazy golden body. Mild bitterness balanced with smooth citrus flavor. Seems closer to an American Pale ale than an IPA(doesnít make it bad). I like this one a lot. A good beginner for this style as it doesnít blow the palate away. Love to have this one again.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (517) - - APR 19, 2015
Clear, amber, evanescent head. Full body, intense flavor, low carbonation and heat, lingering but rather boring aftertaste. Very bitter, dry, good acidity balancing the whole. Very hoppy and malty, resiny, not very complex. Intense but not very interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bavarian81 (111) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Not the best IPA Iíve ever had. Aroma is mostly citrusy grapefruit. Only a mild hoppiness. Donít know if it was a bad bottle, but it was also pretty watery. ehh. not so good

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Funknmilla (727) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Rating from March 2013...12 oz bottle....malted aroma overpowers the hops...its been in my fridge for almost a year, so that may be why....rich copper color with a skimming of a head....very malt forward flavor....its good, I like IPAís like this...tasty & well rounded

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dan269605 (235) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Dark amber pour with fairly thick white head, some hop astringency on the nose, flavors of bitter citrus peel. There is something in this that I canít put my finger on that is rubbing me the wrong way, perhaps the buckwheat? But I donít know.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (5395) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark gold body with a rather too-large frothy white head that took a good long while to settle down. The nose is lightly citrusy with a touch of pale malt, and light caramel. The flavor is just lightly bitter with a little citrus and floral notes. The hops are a little too light to qualify for IPA levels as far as Iím concerned, but I guess we call it what they call it eh? Finishes with a mix of light brown sugar and caramel sweetness. Light bodied with a little clinginess and soft fizzy carbonation. This is an APA at best, and not even a great one of those.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Light citrus and old caramel aroma. Hazy orange color. Blunt bitter, dry grainy finish. Crisp at first, fades out to a mellower finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Tap at Opa Opa, Southampton, 20/05/13. Clear golden with a thin off white head. Nose is pale malts, grass, citrus. Taste comprises light grapefruit, hops, caramel malt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, touch of hop bitterness in the finish. Ok IPA.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3785) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Drat at brewpub. Pours golden with a thin white head. Not much in the tongue or nose. Finishes clean. Pretty boring for style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilliGose (3322) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 15, 2013
bottle. pine, orange, light grapefruit hop, back by a muddled earthy somewhat vegetal dough. okay.


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