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RATINGS: 380   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear copper withnan ok med off ehite head. Aroma is slight old hops toast, citrus, light cheese, some floral and biscuit. Flavor is toast off sharp caramel with metallic lemon Zest citrus some grapefruit bitter rind, a bit thin, not quite fresh yet still bottled within the last 2 months and overy bitter. Meh.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1806) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 21, 2014
can @ Habersham Beverage / Savannah GA --- Clear dark orange amber, steady 1/4" off-white head cover, full cover of lace cobwebs. Aroma is citrus malt. Taste is strong caramel malt that is immediately challenged by strong citrus. The two marry, coasting to a lingering, warn-alcohol finish. A solid IPA, although the hop-heads will find it unfulfilling. Recommended.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (362) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2014
The aroma is hops! Spruce, citrus and floral. Pours a copper/orange/gold color, hazy with big white head, mostly diminishing and excellent lacing. The taste is light to medium bitter. The body is medium, the texture creamy, the carbonation lively and the finish bitter. A very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2160) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
7/9/2014. From bottle. Amber with a white head. Sweet caramel aromas with pine and resin. Boozy caramel flavors, a bit sticky and too much alcohol burn for my taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (249) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Dark yellow orange body with a nice cream head. Citrus hop aroma with a mild earth smell. Thick creamy mouth feel. Taste bitter citrus with a slight sweet aftertaste. This is pretty good. Better than expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4312) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle split w/Travlr. Deep gold pour with a large white head. Hot melon and cantaloupe. Honey. Taste of hot cross buns. White raisin, honeyed pear and cantaloupe. Chewy sweet malts. Brown sugar. Hot. Medium body, oily. Drinks to its strength. Decent.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evilhomer3k (4) - Iowa, USA - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
Bottle to IPA glass. Poured a slightly hazy golden brown. Not a much of a head but nice lacing on the glass. Lots of citrus and pine notes. A little carbonation but not too much (about right). Aftertaste is pleasant without too much pine. While I have had better double IPAs it’s a very good IIPA at any price and is a bargain at it’s current price.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RABinCO (1156) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bootle poured into a glass. Amber pour with a super thick off-white head that just won’t go away. Aroma is kind of nail polish remover, hints of citrus and cereal malt. Taste, even the slightest sip, is bracingly bitter. Exactly what I would expect from a DIPA of his ABV. Basically a hoppy barleywine.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beaver (1269) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2014
12 oz can. Pours hazy reddish gold with a medium creamy off white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is very sweet and sugary slightly rotten fruit with some caramel malt and resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet sugary crystal malts, funky tropical fruit and some resiny hops. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, odd combination of sweet sugary crystal malt, funky fruit and some resiny hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5564) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
Can. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of peach, some herbal notes, malt, some flour and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some citrus, herbal notes, floral notes and pine. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
lightbias (59) - USA - JUN 11, 2014
Copper gold from the bottle at Squatter’s Airport Pub. Almost no head in this but what was laced up the side as the brew disappeared. A solid malt backbone overtakes the hops, but it seems a race between the two as I finish the glass. This has a nice pine resin taste, and a little fruity afterglow in my nose as the beer goes down. Had better DIPAs by a stretch, but this one will do in an airport pinch!


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