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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maltman53 (459) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle pours more copper than orange for an IPA. Aroma seems to be a house style for Squatters: more malt than hops. Like cooked marmalade. Overall, hides its 9.0% ABV extremely well, has lots of sweet malt flavor - a very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (953) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 18, 2015
A sweet grapefruit like aroma. . Orange and ruby clear body. Head thins out a laces the glass nicely. Strong bitterness upfront. Has a light fruit and caramel malt balance. Finishes clean and refreshing for something this strong. I’ll be happy to have this one anytime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3526) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Shared 12 oz. can poured to rock glasses, showing a clear & bright, golden color, with a fairly persistent layer of frothy, white head foam, and wavy ribbons of lacing. The nose was initially resinous, then some citrus & dried fruit. Medium bodied, with fair carbonation, the flavor offered booze, the esters, decent malt backup, and some earthy & resinous bitterness. Not overly wowed, but an okay DIPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
12 Looks orange. Smells of Hoppy Bread. Tastes decently hopped but not enough for the style. Just rather Boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7804) - Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2015
12oz can, June 2014, shared in Tallahassee, as I recall... or maybe given to me by PorterPounder? Nice orange pour with a good khaki head, nice lacing. Okay aroma, very mild tropical fruit, pine, citrus, malty. The flavor is okay, too malty, bitter, resinous, viney, a bit of pine. Eh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (2115) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Can from my trip to Vegas. Pours orange brown with an off white head. Aroma is dank, citrus. Flavor is caramel, orange, citrus, floral hop. Some grapefruit bitter in the finish. This is within it’s best by date, but barely... I thought it might be past its prime, but looking at other reviews it sounds like this is what it’s supposed to be. Not bad, but a little to the sweeter side of balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (1183) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Can poured a hazy orange hue w/ medium rocky off-white head. Moderate sweet malty aroma. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are caramel, grassy hop, and cereal. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2925) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Deep copper colored pour. Huge off white head. Tons of lacing. Big caramel nose. Not much hops. Sugary caramel taste. Cloying. Some corn notes as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16392) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
Can. An unclear, golden colored beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is sweetish, with apricot notes and resins. The flavor has a light sweetness, a bitterness level to deal with it, some maltyness and resiny, piney hop flavors. Full body and a pleasant carbonation level. Lasting fruity and bitter finish. Sure a decent one, not too bitter and not too sweet. Wouldn’t mind repeating this one. 140613

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oly (59) - Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Hard to believe this is a double IPA - it seems far more like a "meh" IPA. Pours golden with a medium head that sticks around. Aroma is mild resiny hops. Taste is mild resin/pine hop and malt at the beginning, but then a lasting bitterness. Not "interesting, complex, hoppy bitterness." Just bitterness. This would be a decently refreshing summer beer, but I wouldn’t pick it up if I wanted an interesting beer.

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