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Wicked Weed Hop Burglar IPA
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9224) - 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 (1290) - 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 (437) - 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 (12291) - 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 (2090) - 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
logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4671) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Sample @ Wicked Weed during RBWG, Asheville. Deep golden amber with a small head. Really nice and vibrant citrus hoppy notes. Orange peel. Light pale malt body supports a fresh orange flavor and some dank herbal hops. Medium body, active carbonation. Great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2014
a close cousin to Freak of Nature! A very good IPA from one the states best breweries! Very refreshing with subtle hints of citrus...give it a go! You will be glad you did :)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5593) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Asheville, NC - on tap at Wicked Weed. Pour is a hazy medium orange slight white head. Solid resiny spruce-like aroma with a hint of mint. Flavor has a nice grapefruit zest to it, with a bit of malty caramel sweetness, a touch of mint,. Thick sticky mouthfeel. Very solid - like everything else at this brewpub.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
J_Wicked (10) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Everything I want from an IPA. Big bold flavors from the hops with a mix of orange and grapefruit.


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