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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoppy Poppy IPA is identified by its intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. The brilliant appearance and dry texture of this IPA is reminiscent of a fine Santa Ynez Valley chardonnay and is the Master Brewers favorite vintage.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (15459) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose is tropical fruit, mango, malt and dried citrus. Taste is muted dried citrus, light malt and seed/herbal. Finishes bone dry. Medium body.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (10785) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2017
Within the FM big beers and again within the hoppy beers were all pleasant alone, but all had far too many similarities in supposedly different styles and treatments. Too much in common to appreciate as much as a whole. A touch more bitterness than the other two. Still clean and fruity. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2016
Draught at Figueroa Mountain, Buellton, California.Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grapes, caramel, floral notes. Hoppy citrus aroma, grassy, caramel, some pine. A bit laid back.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swesson (388) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2016
From a bottle in Arroyo Grande, Ca at Alphy's. pours an amber orange and makes a thick beige head. Aroma is of grain and biscuit and fresh hops. Tastes of caramel, citrus, and lots of hops, but not in an overpowering way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1998) - Arizona, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Deep orange with a soapy white head. Caramel with lots of citrus. A little floral. Moderate bitterness and dryness. Just the right amount of sweetness. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35711) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2016
Draft. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and hops, as wellas a bit of fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruits, and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (3747) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2016
On the wine/beer tour with Patty, Andy and Kara. This IPA has a light aroma of sweet pine and an amber color with a persistent lacing. The hoppy bitterness is gentle and not over powering. The medium body feels good on the tongue. This is a light, drinkable IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (1101) - - JUN 20, 2016
4oz sampler @ VCBW 2016- Day 2, last beer of the day (#14 for the day, #27 of the week). Bright, sweeter and maltier than your average IPA. Clean finish, slightly short length, some citrus. Solid

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (15439) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2016
On tap at VCBW Festival 2016, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out some dank piney hops, a little herbal pot-like quality and biscuity malt. Flavour tastes rather earthy and vegetal, with a herbal hop quality, earthiness and biscuity malt. Not the most impressive IPA out there, but its decent. Lacking cohesion.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Block (2375) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Figueroa has a pretty nice range of IPAs. I would consider this more of a session IPA compared to their others. Good hops in the nose and body. A little bite. Its good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buukwurm (42) - California, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Floral overtones to the characteristic IPA citrus aroma. Deep amber in color with lacy but quickly dissipating head. Dry taste profile and not particularly bitter. Body is light. Lacks the more full-bodied feel of most IPAs.


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