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RATINGS: 459   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (887) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle from Dresden, thanks man! Golden pour, with light finger of white head. Aroma is heavy malt sweetness, pine, and citrus. Taste is bitter up front, followed by some malty sweetness, light floral, finish is crisp with some bitterness, mouthfeel is medium with high carbonation. Very quaffable well done.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3835) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Really nice aroma--notes of basil on a pizza--but the flavor offered more of a hodgepodge of piney flavors. Somewhat viscous body. Only ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford. Appearance: finger of tight off-white head, amber color, clear, head lasts, good lacing. Aroma: heavy pine and caramel, light grass. Palate: medium full body, average carbonation, bitter and dry finish, sticky texture. Taste: sweet smooth caramel into tints of grassy bitterness, then into a very heavy piney bitterness. Overall, super smooth for how bitter the beer is, very nice balance, really basic flavors, but very solid.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2967) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2014
12 oz. bottle, shared with multiple others at brewclub. Pours a thin off white well retained head, with some lacing, over a slightly hazy, amber (SRM 12) body.....nose is pine, resin, grapefruit peel, slight cereal malts, no esters, balance to the hops.....taste is slightly sweet, with light toffee/caramel, pine, resin grapefruit peel , light licorice, pineapple, finishing with a sharp bitterness....mouth feel, medium body, astringent, slight alcohol warmth. This is a simple, sweet, very bitter I/DIPA. The bottle may have been too old. BJCP 6/3/10/4/5

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1335) - Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Can. Pours clear orange with off-white head. Aroma is strong of oranges, citrus, sweet, malty, very floral, resinous. Taste is floral, resinous, medium bodied, good carbonation. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
undsioux7 (848) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours deep amber/brown with a pillowy off white head. Earthy floral and grapwfruit aroma with some biscuit malt. Taste is same as the aroma with dank hop flavor and medium bitterness that lingers. Dont care for the aftertaste. A bit to danky and earthy for a dipa

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCoff4025 (31) - Iowa, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Poured from bottle into a tulip glass, golden orange color with small head. This IPA definitely has a sweeter taste than most doubles. The hoppy base is complemented with tastes of citrus (orange and lemon) and a hint sweetness. Not a bad beer, but nothing special. Unique taste does make it stand out a little more than others.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ketchepillar (1172) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Cans. Soapy and piney. Could be hoppier, but perhaps it just isn’t fresh enough. Nice balance and not harsh in any way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastmaster (367) - Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2014
On tap in Tuscon Arizona. Amber orange color with sticky white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, malt sugar, tangerine. Flavor is similar more pine resin, alcohol, will balanced medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12734) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle split at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14 thanks to JF. Lightly hazed golden amber with moderate off white edgeing and spotting. Nose is caramel malt, light spice, bitter citric peel, earthy hop. Taste comprises light pine, orange pith, grapefruit, touch of mango, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with hop bitterness. Drinkable stuff but lower end of the style spectrum for me.


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