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Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Kelowna, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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The HopHead is an extremely hoppy and flavourful beer, reminiscent of many American IPAs. The HopHead has a nice full body and mouthfeel, without the hoppiness being too overpowering. A fine ale all around.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
polishprince (1) - CANADA - APR 13, 2005 does not count
Im a hophead myself,and enjoyed this beer. Bieng from canada were we know a good beer when we taste one .Smells a real floral note must be all those cascade hops,well balanced on the sweet to biter.Light amber with a creamy and foamy white head. that didnt stick around long enough to get to know.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2005
Light amber with a creamy and foamy white head. There are big spots of lacing. Fresh hops in the nose. Bitter and citurs with some pine and floral notes. Some malt backing. Caramel malt in the flavor with some bitter notes. Grapefruit citrus. Light body, slightly watery. Ends more malty than hoppy.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 21, 2005
Pale yellow color, thick head, creamy head. Nose of fresh cascades and other crisp floral hops. The malts are all but non-existant but the body is light to medium so it holds up a bit more than some IBU intensive beers. Balanced in sweet vs. bitter but not too lively. I’ve had better. Thanks Josh!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fanman (1) - Calgary, Alberta, USA - MAR 19, 2005 does not count
Darker gold colour with strong hoppy, pine aroma. Very hoppy flavour, with a bit of a bitter finish. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2005
Clear(ish) amber (i.e, slightly hazy) w/ frothy pale tan foam. Big, hoppy aroma of grapefruit & pine. Juicy, somewhat sticky feel. Well-supported hoppy flavour w/ an assertive, enduring, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fiend (104) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 16, 2005
I’ve tried others that have claimed to be an IPA...but wow...this is the real deal! A strong pine hop aroma with a powerfull bitter hop taste. This beer left a very noticable hoppy aftertaste. The 5.8 ABV is barely noticable as your tastebuds are overwhelmed with the pine and flowery hop flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 6, 2005
Nice dark hue, contrasting well with crown. Aromatic, refreshing powerful hop nose, got a punch. Quiet bitter flavour but more like green leaf bitter than high alpha bitters that got top hoppy ales .Still quiet decent brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2006 Hoppy aromas of grapefruit, citrus. Pours a nice copper brown, foamy head. Solid bitterness all the way down. Fairly full bodied. An enjoyable IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GregClow (2892) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2005
Orange-gold colour with a moderate white head. Strong hoppy aroma with some great sweetness around the edges. Flavour is strongly hopped as well, but is well-rounded with some fruity/candy notes in the finish. I could drink a whole lot of these given the chance...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2005
golden orange with tight lacey white head. . intemse piney hop aroma with grapefruit and fruit cocktail. soapy hop flavour with some earthy, toasty andf ruity notes. one of the more adventurous ipas in canada


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