Rivertown Hop Bomber Pale Ale

 
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Formerly brewed at Rivertown Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
Monroe, Ohio USA

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hop Bomber Pale Ale is an all out attack on your taste buds. With over 60 hop bittering units, this beer has a spicy backbone from the use of fresh rye malt and is dry hopped for a crisp refreshing flavor. Hop Bomber is truly a Hop Heads dream. Best served at 59ºF in a pint glass.

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3.4
SpringsLicker (3664) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Clear deep gold with a tall white head. Earthy hop and malt aroma. The flavor is lightly bitter with lots of dryness at the finish. OK, nothing great though.

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maxwelldeux (4374) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head on it and a little bit of floaties in there. Nose has a little bit of hoppy bitterness to it, but not a lot of substance. Taste is balanced in that it’s not bitter nor sweet, but there isn’t a lot of flavor to it.

3.6
Dal9000 (665) - Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Light malt but more right flavor than most pale ales. I can taste but can't identify at least two different malt flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
Art (3219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Orange red pour with no head. Aroma of raisins. Tastes a bit like raisins with a bitter bite. No hops here. I guess it's old. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
thedm (6308) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 27, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a very large sized head of foamy finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated slightly hazy light brown colored body and a poor lacing. The strong aroma was malty and mild hop. The semi-thick mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The thick flavor contained notes of mild hops and malt. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

3.4
Narnad (1521) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Copper colored brew with low carbonation topped with a very low off-white head that sits nicely. Aroma comes on stronger as this beer warms up. Very low hop presence to start with a light earthy and citrus nose combo. A light dark crystal nose comes in later. Flavor is very well balanced. light citrus noes with some modest earthiness in the middle. Finishes with a light bitterness and some rye spicy notes. Carbonation has a sharp feel to it and the body is moderate in density. Overall a brew I liked quite a bit. Definitely one I would want on a consistent basis if it was close to me as its a pretty well balanced pale ale.

3.2
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2012
roasty, floral, woody, aroma enticing, in a bottle so appearance jaded, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, slick feel,

3.4
drfabulous (8476) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 10, 2012
12 ounce. Malty and bit fruity IPA. Not a hop bomber by any means. Drinkable for what folks try to do with this type fo IPA. But a tad too sweet.

3.6
bhensonb (15612) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Bottle from Bittermestupid. Thanks Greg! Pours copper with a foamy off-white head. Aroma of fruity/floral hop over light caramel. Near med body. Flavor is lots of floral/fruit hop over rye spice. Finishes hoppy and spicy. Very nice.

3.6
Garbageman (487) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2012
A good pale ale that pours an amber color with spicy malt aroma. Taste is very sweet and the hops could be more to be a true hop bomb.


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