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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hop Bomber Pale Ale is an all out attack on your taste buds. With over 60 hop bittering units, this beer has a spicy backbone from the use of fresh rye malt and is dry hopped for a crisp refreshing flavor. Hop Bomber is truly a Hop Heads dream. Best served at 59ºF in a pint glass.


2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crajun (892) - , Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Meh. Didn’t enjoy this one. Mild aroma of beer. Taste was slight malt and bitter hops with absolutely zero taste. Why?

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6086) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Dutch’s Bottle Shop) Cincinnati, OH.
Dark copper colour with a small off-white head. Mild piney and resiny aroma with hops and malt. Dark piney, mild resiny and mildly bitter flavour with some sweetish malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4123) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 22, 2013
12oz bottle. A pretty solid beer, incorporates the rye well. Filtered glowing orange, big frothy off-white head despite the micro-hiss when opening the bottle. Hoppy, earthy, rye aroma. A nice steady bitterness, a nice steady sweetness. Quite well balanced, a very enjoyable beer. Classic, easy drinking. Nice to see the rye malt used judiciously.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3428) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 6, 2013
12 oz. Clear orange-amber with a lasting eighth-inch of creamy foam. Mild nose of caramel, toast and citrus. Taste is caramel, pine resin, toast, orange, lightly peppery rye and a hint of mint. Near-medium body has smooth low-average carbonation, a good balance and a nice drying finish. This one started very mildly, but really grew on me as the rye kept building. Pretty tasty sessioner with a bit of an English feel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (3240) - Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured a copper color with aromas of malt, and feint hops. Flavors awe the same, mild hops, and some malt. Nothing that really stands out, a basic beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikedevilsfan (130) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Decent pale ale. Very much a barley taste with some bitterness on the back end. Decent, nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shigadeyo (2962) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

Natifest ’10

8/07/2010: Rivertown Hop Bomber Pale Ale... Aroma: Soapy and floral with a decent amount of citrus hops. Appearance: Clear, deep golden color; lots of carbonation with an ivory-ish head. Flavor: Soapy toffee malt and citrus peel hops; mild bitterness. Palate: Medium body; average carbonation. Overall: Not great.

12 fl. oz. bottle shared by AndyReynolds. Thanks Andy! Rating #108 for this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
On tap at World Beer Fest in Cleveland, very nice america pale ale, a little spicy which was surprising, overall bitter and solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3046) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Clear deep gold with a tall white head. Earthy hop and malt aroma. The flavor is lightly bitter with lots of dryness at the finish. OK, nothing great though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3069) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head on it and a little bit of floaties in there. Nose has a little bit of hoppy bitterness to it, but not a lot of substance. Taste is balanced in that it’s not bitter nor sweet, but there isn’t a lot of flavor to it.


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