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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoptometrist is a crisp, dry, and very drinkable Double India Pale Ale with just enough malt to support huge bitterness and intense piney, citrusy and dark hop presence. FOOD PAIRINGS: Cuisine- BBQ Cheese- PEPPERY: Monterey / Pepper Jack SHARP: Blue, Cheddar PUNGENT: Gorgonzola, Limburger MEAT: Game, Grilled Meat, Salmon DESSERT: Very sweet sesserts like carrot cake, Caramel cheesecake, or Creme Brulee

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3.8
Travlr (25821) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2017
Can at 51st St. Speakeasy. Clear golden color. Grapefruit aroma. Taste is bitter citrus and pineapple. Tasty.

4.3
mcberko (18583) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
500mL can, sent from OKBeerFan (thanks a lot, Matt), pours a dark copper with a large beige head. Aroma brings out a great quality of resinous hops, a little wood and some caramel biscuity malt. Flavour is potent and wonderfully balanced, with truckloads of resinous hops, some pine, a little wood, and just enough caramel bready malt. Couldn’t really be better balanced. This is a wonderful top-class IIPA.

4.7
jtclockwork (17100) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours cloudy orange with white head. Great lacing. Nose and taste of papaya, mango, citrus, sugared pink grapefruit, caramel malt, pine, dank hops and resin/sap. Balance is incredible. One of the better IIPAs I’ve had in some time.

4.2
Ratman197 (15216) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2015
16 oz can poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lasting creamy white head. Aromas of biscuit, tangerine, dank bud, pink grapefruit and tropical fruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and ligjt dankness with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.6
bu11zeye (13140) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2017
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, toffee, mango, and grapefruit. Flavor of orange, grass, pine, and caramel, with a dry bitter finish.

3.8
deyholla (12033) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a grayish off-white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has a nice pine hop note through out with a hint of grapefruit and resin plus a caramel backbone. Flavor has a good amount of pine with a light resinous note backed by a bit of citrus and some sweet grains.

3.9
rosenbergh (11753) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 24, 2013
750 ml bottle. From a trade with deyholla. A big thank you!
Hazy orange colour with a small white head. Fruits, freshness, sweetness, some hoppy bitterness and malt in a balanced aroma. Moderate bitterness, fresh fruitiness, malt and mild sweetness in a very balanced flavour. Tasty. Bitterness in the aftertaste. Nice.

3.9
olio (10469) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
75 cl bottle.
Pours hazy orange color with a minimal head. Aroma is very hoppy and fresh with exotic fruits, passion fruit, resin and pine needles, some grass and malts also. Flavor is somewhat sweet with caramel malts, exotic fruits, resinous hops, some goose berries and grass. Very refreshing, though a bit sweet. Very good.
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3.7
laiti (8507) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
75 cl bottle @ Tampella
Aroma is rather sweet with exotic fruits and hops. Feels quite like fruit juice. Flavour is fruity and sweet with mango, passionfruit, and some minerals. Lots of lingering hops. A bit too sweet and sticky but good anyway.

4.1
SudsMcDuff (8468) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2015
its been Hit or miss with This brewery, but i enjoyed this One emmencly .. . finger Painting is fun .. green resin, Orange peel, grass .. . rich finish, Nice smooth brew .. . . How’s my Driving? I’ll tell you, mom Take this number down. one eight-hundred E, A, T, S, H... never Mind.


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