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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Clear amber with a thick white foam. Subdued aroma. First taste was a little coppery but it becoes more malty with with a sweeter hop finish. Nice malt backbone. Nice IIPA without being a hop bomb. Enjoyable.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewHaMeister (368) - - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle poured golgen copper with a thick off-white icecrem head. Aromas of wheat, citrus, bread, and caramel. Flavor is medium bitter. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1418) - Nevada, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Dark gold with a grainy head and a cloudy body. Nice grassy and resiny hop aroma. Moderate bitterness for a DIPA, but a good balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (1025) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Hop Rising exudes a kind of oddball charm that’s hard to resist. The artwork on the bottles and cans reveal a weird rustic Americana. Haze, rocky foam, and moderate carbonation in the presentation. Boy is this thing piney. I’ve never meant that quite like I do with Hop Rising. The wet bitterness of pine needles, the herbal bittersweetness from the sap, and even the woodsiness. The malt backbone is caramely and balances things out nicely. This Imperial IPA is a little strange but very drinkable. That’s a good combo, in my mind.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3764) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Huge pine resin Aroma, with some subtle spice and citrus zest. Malts are chewy and a touch sweet, and keep the big hops balanced. Medium bitter finish, soft caramel malts, big pine resins, and fresh, green hop cones.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (5574) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Can thanks to Brian! Pours clear orange, medium creamy off-white head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is caramel, pine, perfume. Flavor is medium sweet, light plus bitter, pine, orange, caramel. Medium body, creamy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
fakebeersnob (273) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Pours a light copper color with a fluffy offwhite/tan head. Lacing lasts quite a while. Getting a sweet smell mixed with freshly cut grass. Maybe a bit of fruit, smells closer to a pale ale. First taste was surprisingly sweet. Didn’t expect that from a Double IPA. Caramel malt upfront. A bit of citrus and fruit mixed in there. Every once in a while a bit of pine resin taste seems to want to sneak out, but the citrus and malt push it back. Does not seem like a double IPA. Not what I was expecting, but over all it is not too bad of a beer. Price point seems high, but unsure if that is the norm for Utah or not. Will learn soon enough.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Seannpc (104) - - NOV 23, 2015
Light aroma. Lighter orange color with mild cloudiness. Malty start and smooth finish. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Grapefruit citrus. Earthy hops. Not a fan of citrusy IPA beers. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5325) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Very nice hazy copper and bronze body with a thick, three centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, earth, resin and a very pungent and nice canned fruit smell - like peaches, pears and pineapple, all with that viscous syrup that’s all fruit juice - nice! Full-bodied; Strong and pungent resin and pineapple flavour up front with a large alcohol flavour, some hop bitterness and a light grassy flavour at the end. Aftertaste is purely sweet, resinous and showing some good alcohol notes throughout, but the discrete hop flavours are fairly muted. Overall, a nice and powerful Imperial IPA with a lot of fruit sweetness - that shows well, but a bit different than most other beers in this style. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Spec’s in Dallas, Texas on 01-September-2015 for US$1,78 sampled at home in Washington on 07-November-2015.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (5545) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle. Orange golden pour with white head. Citrus, light herbal hops a touch of sweetness. Orange, citrus, light pine hop Flavors, finishes with a touch of sweetness.


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