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RATINGS: 924   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Formerly known as Hop Notch. Wonderful complex flavos, like no other, simply a great tasting IPA. Itís balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


callmemickey's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3566) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Golden-yellow body, decent sized white head, streaky lacing. Nose is a mixture of pine and citric fruits. Fairly balanced, but certainly not bland or boring. Citric notes take over in the flavor profile with pine hanging in there as well. Light malt presence. Medium bodied, assertive carbonation, mellow bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
youdictategood (302) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Can. No detailed notes - nice balance of malt and hops, citrusy and a little sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1407) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Hop nosh is a brassy hazy beer with a fine head of small white bubbles. the Aroma is of floral hops and a bit of natural sweetness. Taste is more natural sweetness on the front with a bit of hop bite. The body is fluid and lively. a very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (923) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Hazy orange-copper color with small white head and nice lacing. Aroma and taste are grapefruit, citrus, pines, light caramel. Nice toasty malt body with a good residual sweetness. Benchmark IPA Iíd say, impressive for a Single Hop one! (the barkeeper told me itís single)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (771) - - JUN 19, 2015
It’s balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seehaferb23 (77) - - JUN 14, 2015
Enjoying this nice hoppy and refreshing beer on a beautiful summertime day. #beer #cheers

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (322) - Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz can. Appearance is dark and cloudy honey color. Aroma is citrus, sweet caramel, and biscuits. Taste is a fruity IPA, oranges and grapefruit. Palate is smooth and resin-y. Overall, this is a very quality IPA without inflated prices.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3792) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle in Baltimore. Clear golden pour, white head. Aroma is fruity hops, pine and grapefruit. Some resin. Flavor is bitter, clean and fresh. Nice balance and a decent body. Clean, no-nonsense IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frozer (194) - Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Grass and citrus nose. Strong malt backbone detected. Refreshing hop profile with just enough bitterness

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (285) - Missouri, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Aroma of grass, malt sweetness and hops. Taste is all of the above with no bitterness in the aftertaste. Just enough hops in the flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
emusche (47) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Pours red-copper with a thinning head. Heavy hop, spruce, and resin aroma. Less citrus and tropical than many American IPAs. First sip was all hops and pine, a little on the boozy side. Strong hoppy bitterness, taste is solid but to me there was little in the way of complexity or change. I didnít dislike it all, but it wasnít my favorite offering of the night either.


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