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Yazoo Hop Project IPA #63

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Yazoo Hop Project IPA #63
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   ABV: -
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilDBrewer (50) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2012
Pours a copper color with minimal off-white head. Aroma is heavy pine with hints of grapefruit. Tastes of pine and grapefruit. This is my first known experience with galaxy hops and I like it pretty well. Mouthfeel is slightly thin for the style. Good carbonation. Overall, solid IPA that I would gladly drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5022) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
slats1221 (60) - Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Nice copper colored IPA. Very smooth with carmel and hoppy flavor. Very smooth and very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Tasty beer! Off white head, limited foam but quite a bit of lacing. It has a dark amber color. The aroma is earthy and warm. The flavor finishes bitter and dry, but the hops are lively and fresh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3866) - Connecticut, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle from Kroger. Pours medium orange amber with an off white head. Fruity aroma. Typical Hop Project pale malt backbone, but this comes across much drier than previous versions.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 8, 2012
Bottle date Jan23. Poured orange with an off-white head. Aroma of fresh grapefruit. The flavor found pine, grapefruit, and a backing of toasted malts and caramel. Medium body and a big hoppy aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4828) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3163) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2385) - 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.


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