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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 59F in a pint glass.

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (15951) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle in Hotel room in Athens. Rating 7,500. Pours amber with white head. Nose/taste of rye, white sugar, some grapefruit, malt and light citrus peel. Lighter body - touch watery.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14895) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14203) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle. Poured a clear dark copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus hops and earthy malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (13303) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2011
12 ounce bottle from a sampler, from Belmont Party Supply. Pours a clear reddish amber with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel malts and floral hops. The taste is brown sugar, citrus hops and a tart finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12633) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2012
This brew is a clear copper color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of hops, malt and a bit of spice. Medium body with a moderately bitter hops character and notes of citrus and sweet malt. The finish is hoppy with a fruity aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2011
12oz bottle-shared by decaturstevo-pours an off white head and amber color. Aroma is pine, secondary sweet light/medium malt. Taste is pine/herbal hops with some bite, secondary sweet light/medium malt.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11386) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Dutchs Bottle Shop) Cincinnati, OH.
Dark copper colour with a small off-white head. Mild piney and resiny aroma with hops and malt. Dark piney, mild resiny and mildly bitter flavour with some sweetish malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (11218) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle. Orange and grapefruit peel aroma. Amber color with moderate head. Sweet orange barley malt and moderately bitter citrus peel/pine flavor. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (11000) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Amber pour, light head. Some malty notes shine in the nose followed by some earthy hop smells. Flavor is refreshing, biscuits, hops. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (10124) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle - thanks Greg! Nice rich amber/orange pour with a white head. A bit of rye in the nose, along with some grassy hops. Moderate palate. Taste is quite enjoyable - good hop crispness with grass and a touch of caramel.


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