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Yazoo Hop Project IPA #63

Yazoo Hop Project IPA #63
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   ABV: -
This is the one I personally have been really anticipating. Last year I managed to get my hands on just a little bit of Australian Galaxy hops, which we used as just a finishing hop in one of the Hop Projects. But we couldn’t make very much of it, and I went back to trying to source a larger amount. Well, we got lucky and found enough this year to do a nice long run of Hop Project #63, featuring this great hop from down under, in both a flavor and aroma hop role. It’s got a wonderfully ripe fruity nose, with a long, lingering, and clean bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (7026) - Utah, USA - FEB 13, 2012
12oz bottle (bottled Jan23) picked up in TN
Appearance: Clear golden with a medium sized off-white head and good lacing
Aroma: Ripe tropical fruit and grapefruit
Taste: Tropical fruit, caramel, grassy and bitter lemon in the finish
Very nice and refreshing IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (5910) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle: Poured a lightly hazy amber color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of floral and citrus notes with some subtle fruity ester is quite interesting. Taste is a mix between some lightly sweet caramel malt notes with some floral and light citrus hoppy notes mix in with some fruity ester. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol Very interesting and tasty and makes me want to try more beers with Galaxy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Bottle thanks to illismitty. Huge citrusy flavors. Flavor starts bitter and ends malty sweet with is very impressive. Great job Tennessee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4881) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 7, 2012
12 oz. Smudged date stamp; looks like it was bottled on Jan 34, 12. Clear deep copper with a red tint and a small island of bubbles above. Aroma is earthy citronella, caramel, soggy wood and leaf. Taste is bitter pithy wood, resin, menthol, dirty-sourish orange and a touch of molasses. Light-medium body is long with the wooden dryness, and a little too fizzy at times.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3458) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Bottled April 03/12 Hazy amber/gold color with an off-white head. The hop aromas are musky, earthy with pine resin and citrus. Bitter flavor, but not without good malt support. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (3315) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Tennessee tick! Pretty nice citrus forward IPA with bitterness up front and a dry clean finish. Very drinkable and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2898) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Pours a hazy slightly orange auburn. Very nice, dense offwhite head with real staying power. Aroma is very carmelish and lots of piney hops. Sweet malt flavors, but subdued. Quite strong bittering with grapefruit pith notes. Full heavy mouth feel and long, bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2854) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Clear amber pour with a small white head. Big grapefruit hop aroma. Taste is bitter grapefruit and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Tasted on 1/26/12 on draft at the brewpub. Pours clear orange amber with an average off-white head that leaves thin lace, leaving thick residue along the inside of the glass. The nose is floral, grassy, and grapefruit pith hops, with a caramel bready malt profile. The flavor is malty up front, moving to the intensely bitter grapefruit, orange, and lemon rind, with resin, grass, and a bitter dandelion floral note. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long bitter citrus rind and resin and dandelion finish. 8/4/7/3/15

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pushkinwow (2570) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2012
12oz bottle from locals round 1. Nice clear amber with a light off white and creamy head. Resin forward hops, lots of semi sweet malt, light citrus. Moderate to low carbonation, moderate body, lots of malt, becomes a little dry but lacking complexity and depth. Still worth trying.

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