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RATINGS: 475   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
This is the Hop Rising IIPA which is different than Squatter’s Hop Rising Pale Ale which is no longer being produced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (6612) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Sampled at Texas Beerfest. Pours a cloudy orange with a medium creamy beige head. The aroma is a strong floral hop and grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet cascade hop with a nice light bitter finish. Hides the alcohol well making it easy to drink, a very good IIPA from Squatters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Pours orange with a moderate white head that lasts a long time and leaves nice lacing. Aroma of orange, light grapefruits, some pine, caramel, brown sugar, and toffee. Balanced aroma, mild in nature, but all the elements are attractive. Flavor of caramel and brown sugar with some orange, pine, earth, toast, and slight lemon. Finishes with orange juice that fades into a pleasnt mix of sweet caramel/brown sugar malts and earthy toasty hops with a slight grapefruit accent. Medium bodied, creamy body, drinks very easy and makes 9% look downright effortless. Sweet and malty for sure, but avoids being cloying. This one is NOT going to please the hopheads who want IIPAs dry as a bone. But if you want something that uses a tasteful amount of sweet malts for balance and manages to be very drinkable, then I recommend this. I expected little, but I got a HELL of a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5064) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2011
deep amber with a puffy cream head. fresh fruity hops, oranges, and melons. easy palate, fresh hops, melons, very smooth, and a tasty finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2011
12oz bottle-pours a foamy to shaving cream off white head that laces and gold color. Aroma is orange/resin, bready-light/medium malt. Taste is sweet citrus-orange/resin/spice hops bite, bready-light/medium malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5222) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 21, 2011
12 ounce thanks to blutt59. Malty and hoppy Double IPA. Big orange body. Some tropical fruit. Another nice Squatters beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1967) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2011
12 oz bottle from Sendiks. Pours orange-tan with asome head. A bit hazy with some bubbling. Aroma is lemon orange citrus, pine and bread dough. Taste is citrusy caramel with a bit of a funky doughiness and a bit floral. Somewhat thick and sticky to drink, but finishes crisper than that. Lower carbonation than it appears. My first Utah beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (6016) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle: The aroma consists of caramel, fruit, pine, and grapefruit. It pours a transparent amber with a one finger orange-tinged off-white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with fruit and caramel. The finish has notes of grapefruit and light oxidation. Medium bodied with mild carbonation and somewhat sticky mouthfeel. Overall, I’m not a huge fan of a strong caramel presence in IPA/IIPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
highibus (758) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2011
On tap at 1702 in Tucson. Really nice hop aroma with decent white head. Extremely good lacing marking each and every sip. Medium body with just enough malt to counter act the wonderful hop presence. This is the first beer from squatters thayt I have really liked and I really like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kidmartinek (4046) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Brilliant copper color beer with a nice white head. The aroma is of enticing malt and light, citrusy hops, just enough to lead you on. This beer gives the feeling of complete satisfaction on the palate. It’s got a full, round body. It hits the lips with a lively carbonation that fizzes into a hop bouquet, turns a little spicy and finishes with a warming feeling in the chest. It leaves intricate, white lace on the glass. You can’t drink enough of this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2011
From bottle. Pours transparent amber, with thick creamy off-white head that lasts and leaves much lacing. Some carbonation bubbles rising. Pine resin and citrus, some sweet malt, and strong alcohol presence masked mostly by the bitter finish. A bit cloying to me, but appropriate for this double IPA. A decent example of the style. The hops could be more pronounced and varied in character, but decent and an ass kicker if you drink more than 1 or 2 quickly.

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