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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoppiest Brew Works beer ever? The smell of grapefruit, a sweet malt flavor, and oh by the way, lots of hop bitterness. Brewed in the tradition of West Coast ales, we have put loads of malt and hops in our kettle to come up with this sensational ale. Brewed with pale, and crystal malts, hopped with Tomahawks for Yakima Valley, WA. This beer styled has made many a microbrewery famous and this one is sure to please all those who love hops.

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3.2
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 8, 2015
Draught. Honeyish golden colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee and then a bunch of fruitiness and sweet floral notes to it as well. Flavour is very similar, but also has some resin and herbal notes to it. A bit too much hops for my taste.

3.7
omhper (25380) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2010
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy pale amber, creamy head. Intense grapefruit aroma. Mif-sweet with solid body snd clean rounded mouthfeel. Some caramel underneath he sweaty grapefruit. Long salty bitterness. Remains quite drinkable.

3.6
Theydon_Bois (20225) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP trade with Kurt, 20/12/12. Opaque mid amber/orange with a thin off white head that retains at the edge and as a film. Nose is caramel malt, floral hops, light pine, touch of grass and sugars. Taste comprises caramel malt, orange, touch of grpaefruit, citrus notes, hops, pine. Medium bodied, soft carb, good feel, hop bitterness in the finish. A decent well balanced IPA.

2.8
jtclockwork (16951) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear amber with uneven off white head. Nose/taste of dry hops, caramel, pine wood, resin and dried fruit. Some metallic bitterness in the finish. Medium body.

3.6
Drake (14045) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Oak Tree Liquors. Pours a pale amber color with a thin foamy tan head. Average head retention. Aroma of huge, fresh citrus and the faintest bit of caramel. The taste is bitter citrus hops, almost pithy. Grapefruit and lemon. Faint caramel malts. Light bodied, spritzy carbonation, lingering bitterness. I’m not sure how a beer can be one-note but also interesting but this one does it.

3.9
hopdog (12849) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2006
On tap at the BBW Brew Pub. Poured a deeper orange/amber color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of overall citrus (grapefruit), pine with a splash of caramel. Tastes of the same. Very light alcohol in the finish. Nicely bitter. Light lacing left on the glass. Menu had the Alc Content @ 7.2%,

4.2
jcwattsrugger (12506) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2006
on tap-pours a light tan head with some lacing and copper color. Aroma is plenty of both medium hops-citrus and medium malt. Taste is plenty of both medium hops-citrus-pine-mild bitterness and medium malt-some sweetness-caramel. The bitterness at the finish increases through the beer. Good carbonation.

4.2
DocLock (10836) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2006
Caramel colored pour with off-white head. Big fruity hop aroma, that tastes on the piney side, with a fair amount of balancing malts. A very drinkable, very solid IPA with a notable complexity. My menu stated that this one is 7.2% ABV.

3.4
blipp (9502) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle. Gold with an off white head. Flowery hops, with lighter piney notes on a moderately sweet malty base. Not quite as hoppy as it could be, but still a solid IPA.

3.2
3fourths (9351) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2007
Draft at the Allentown brewery. Clear amber orange color, standard CO2 head, medium sized bubbles, no foam. Nose of earthy cannibus and grapefruit hops, some patchouli, a slight BO sweaty note and some pepper in the nose. Bitter wood sap and dry pine tasted along with more of the soapy patchouli hop flavors. Biting and astringent, good but isn’t exactly an upper echelon IPA. The perfume-chemical notes, which are very mild and just barely noticeable, probably need to be cleaned up.


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