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Squatters Hop Rising Double India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This is the Hop Rising IIPA which is different than Squatter’s Hop Rising Pale Ale which is no longer being produced.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
brucebruce81 (266) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 26, 2014
This beer was very mild in the hoppy flavor it really hit you late in the process. It poured a caramel color and left a light head typical of an ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
lweiberg (117) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Pretty good but not one of the top DIPA’s Ive had. STill its not too bad and would be willing to drink it again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2553) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2014 12 oz can from Aspen Park Wine & Spirits. Hazy burnt orange appearance with a beige head and sticky lacing. Aroma of pine, resinous hops, light alcohol, citrus fruits and light floral notes. Similar flavor, medium raw hop bitterness balanced by mild fruity, malty sweetness. Medium plus body. Pretty solid DIPA

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RickReallyBrew (32) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2014
This is a nice subtle Double IPA. The hop character is nicely matched to wonderful maltiness. I taste a hint of caramel or butterscotch in the malt. Neither are overdone. This is a bier one could drink all night and not grow tired of. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2337) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2014
This is a little understated, was expecting a much bigger kick from both the hops and the ABV. That said, this is part of this beer’s charm, very smooth and drinkable for a DIPA. Lots of hop resin, almost sticky, clingy head with lots of lacing, more hop resin on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phildorsey (161) - Fort Carson, Colorado, USA - DEC 13, 2014
12oz Can. Pours reddish amber and frothy. Aroma is full citrus flavors: Orange, Grapefruit and a hint of wood. Taste is refreshing and lively bitter tones, alcohol content is hidden in the flavor. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADfan (616) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 2, 2014
The beer pours a golden color with a medium head. The aroma is heavy with pine and citrus like pineapple and grapefruit. Taste is more citrus with lemon and grapefruit and there is some malts on the backend. Pretty thick body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guerde (1184) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2014
(bottle) Pours a clear gold color with a medium white head and quite a lot of lacing. Aroma isn’t super potent and punchy, but what’s here is good, with scents of canned pineapple, light pine, grapefruit, and orange. Maybe a glimmer of mango or papaya, but it only emerges when swirling. The booze is a bit high here and mucks around with the scents quite a bit, but when it’s not interrupting my nostrils the scent is quite good. Flavor holds candied orange, grapefruit, and lingering pine on the finish. Not much complexity here in the flavor, but it’s not bad. Mouthfeel is medium and carbonation is appropriate. Booze is prominent in the finish. I have to bump this a bit overall as I feel the price of this beer (bought it for $9.49 a sixer) is a pretty solid value, and when matched with the overall quality of the product, this will prompt me to purchase this repeatedly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (216) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Clear copper color with white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is piney with a touch of citrus. Citrus hits the tongue. Bitterness of the finish is not as smooth as most IIPAs.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1245) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle at Squatters in SLC. Amber gold. Nose of piney and vegetal hops. Fairly malty and full bodied, but dry, slightly dank finish. Solid and better than I expected.


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