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Wicked Weed Hop Burglar IPA
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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with blood orange puree and fresh grapefruit zest, this beer is unlike any other. The richness of blood orange pairs nicely with the tart flavor of grapefruit and hops. We dry-hopped this beer Amarillo and other top secret hops. Why the name Hop Burglar? Level 5 clearance required for this information.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
A golden amber ale with a thin lacing off white head. In aroma, nice caramel malt with superb piney and floral hops, resinous and citrusy, beautiful. In mouth, a nice piney and resinous hops over smooth caramel malt, very nice. On tap at The Beer Growler, Charlotte.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5610) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Sampled at GABF 2014. Pours a light golden orange body with white lacing. Aroma is fresh fruits - citrus, tangerine, clementine etc. Light funky citrus character. Super fresh. Mouthfeel is light and soft with notes of fresh citrus and tropical fruits. This was great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DialSquare (2906) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Growler pour from Hops and Grapes in Hickory. Amber - orange pour with a thin white head that leaves a ring. Aroma of big citrus, grapefruit, light spice. Tastes are juicy, little pepper, grass, caramel malt, earthy. Faint background tartness. Palate is light. Finish is crisp zesty citrus. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1392) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Very nice citrus ipa awesome citrus flavor. Kinda thin on the tongue though. But this is a big black eye for this beer. Overall very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Damn another fine beer from WW. GABF. Pours a lightly hazy golden/orange color. Nice and citrusy, good bitter punch, just enough malt to keep this from getting too bitter. A very cool brew.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1292) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draft. At Raleigh. Very nice tropical citrus aroma. Grapefruit, tangerine. Medium bitterness. Average carbonation. Very citrusy. Fresh. Well Done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DWestrick (442) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
tap at Wicked Weed. This was very nice - love the major citrus notes. Unique

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (13187) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Draft at the source, RBWG Asheville. Hazy golden color, huge cream colored head. Great aroma of bright pine, meadow flowers, citrus. Taste is tart citrus, dry finish. Delicious.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ross (2100) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap at the brewpub. This beer was ridiculous. It smells and tasted like oranges, grapefruit, and mangos. It is so good and probably just became one of my favorite IPas. Bought a growler to go of it and that did not last long either. Rumor is they will begin to bottle this in 2015, and I cannot wait. Crazy good beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
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