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Pipeworks Something Hoppy This Way Comes

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A storm is brewing and with it comes a wicked carnival of hops. The dark carnie leader’s skin is emblazoned with many a vine, including Columbus, Cascade, and Sorachi Ace. So whether you’re a Halloway or a Nightshade, you had better run, for with this carnival, Something Hoppy This Way Comes.

Bottling Dates:
Batch 032: 8/22/12
Batch 036: 9/11/12


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (466) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Poured from 2 bombers, I’m a sucker for a 10% IPA, especially one with a depiction of a tattooed carnival leprechaun holding weed on the label. It’s spicy, piney, creamy, boozy, sticky, & probably 2 more of the 7 dwarfs, did I mention it’s 10%?!

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blueshockey24 (386) - Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2016
Bomber. Pours cloudy golden with thick off white head. Aroma is sweet malty happiness. Taste is sweet honey piney hops with a alcohol bitter hop finish. Pretty good but not my favorite pipeworts beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (17127) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2016
Draught at Fools Gold, NYC. Clear golden beer with a beautiful lasting offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, pine, grapes, citrus, some medicine. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapefruit, medicine, floral notes. Cough medicine finish. 8 dollars for a 8 oz pour. So not worth it!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (201) - - MAR 9, 2016
Great hop-filled IPA. Nothing special from an elite standpoint but still awesome for hop lovers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (1093) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours a light hazy rust orange. A citrus citrus and floral hop aroma with lemongrass and pine. A strong fruity flavor with floral hops and pine. A sweet flavor but with a strong bitter hop aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (3507) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
@ Basunen 16-2-27: Lite smörig doft och smak. Tydlig färsk med en sötaktig jordgubbston. Lite störande smörton.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2016
On tap at Local Option. Hazy golden with a small white head. Fresh and hoppy with pine, grapefruit, light grass and some warming alcohol. The finish was bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ahuth (248) - - FEB 1, 2016
Bottled. Cloudy orange. Has a citrus hop smell. When drinking it has a light body and the hop taste comes out afterwards. Has a piney hops and the after taste is grate fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6184) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2016
22 ounce bottle. Mellow flavors of citrus and pine. Not sure how old the bottle is, but was still good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jh773 (247) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Color is rich, slightly hazy gold with a velvety head about one finger thick. Strong, clean hops smell -- tropical fruit, pineapple, just a hint of alcohol warmth. Taste is fruity, tangy with some peppery notes and a lot of savory dill/onion flavors too. Sticky body, bittersweet finish. Interesting IPA and another solid offering from Pipeworks.


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