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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2011
Thanks Seth for this beer. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is a little sweet with alcohol fairly present and some caramel and pine. Similar hop flavour with sweet caramel, pine, grapefruit and a long alcohol hum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle at home ... thanks to Seth (as were the previous 2) ... amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet juicy passion fruit nose ... soft zezty juicy fruits ... light melon .. some alcohol ... odd raw alcoohol .. not bad but odd ... all told this isnt quite a hoppy as i migth have hoped ... and a little too bitter ... but no way is it bad

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1507) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Rusty colored, hoppy citrusy aroma........flavorful with hints of grapefruit, nice sharp bite on the palate, bitter but not astringent, a great Double IPA, very drinkable with a medium to long lasting finish. Back to SLC for me !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1458) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Very solid IPA. Has a sweet malt taste with plenty of hop flavor, and a very nice bitter finish. Refreshing and tasty brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3701) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 19, 2011
On tap. Comes orange/gold with a small white head. Aroma of pine, citrus and malt. Taste is citrus, pine, caramel and malt. Some bitterness. Good to sip.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - NOV 18, 2011
12oz bottle. Rating #174. Light flavor and aroma. Not alot going on. (2004)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
optimator13 (31) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bottled on date: 10/20/11. Pours a nice amber color, with a light tan colored head that produces some nice sticky lacing. Aroma is very malt forward, which I tend to prefer for Imperials. There’s some resinous pine and a hint of alcohol on the nose as well. Pleasant, but nicely intense bitterness attacks the front of the tongue, while soothing caramal, nutty, sweet malts finish the taste. There’s definite heat here...doesn’t hinder the experience. Nice full body, very slick and oily. This is a nice IIPA, I can’t always find it fresh, but when I do, I can’t help but pick up a six pack.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Signalwriter (86) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Another beer out of Utah. What is going on up there? This double – 9% alcohol – is daunting for a lunch. But it was refreshing and IPA fnas should find/try it. The draft poured a clear amber. Plenty of citrus and pine. Lovely head and nice lace. It’s a pretty darn good DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2433) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Amber pour with a grapefruit, pine, bread and earth aroma. A big citrus and floral hop / pine taste with a blend of earth. A nicely blended brew.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2011
Amber. Not much head. Sort of a dull hop aroma - there’s lots in there, but they’re dull. Earthy, but the bitterness is low for the style. The malts, which are slightly caramelly and a little bit earthy, don’t mix well with the hop character... not something I’d get excited about.


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