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RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hop Strike! is a dry-hopped Black Rye-IPA built from the ground up at Tommyknocker Brewery. This beer is characterized by an intermingling of spicy citrus hops and chocolate malt creating an interesting complexity and great first impression on the nose. Hop Strike’s substantial 95 IBUs are balanced by the chocolate rye resulting in a nice depth of malt character and deep color.
Appearance: Deep Brown/Black, light tan head
Malts: Idaho Pale Malt, European Crystal, Chocolate malt and Chocolate rye
Hops: Chinook, Newport, Glacier, Nugget and Summit
Dry-hopped with 40 pounds of hops, 16 deg. Plato, 78 IBUs, 45 SRM, 7% ABV

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3.7
john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Draft Third of a Pint at GBBF 2011 (Day 1), Earl’s Court, London Aug 2011 - Deep Brown/Black in colour with light tan head. Malty; roasty malts, chocolate, toffee, caramel, coffee, some smoke. Hoppy; piney resiny hops. Fruity; spicy grapefruit citrus. Nice balance; sweet roasty malts meet citrusy hops. Easy drinking; not aggressive. Nice Black IPA! (2011-08-02)

3.6
JPDIPSO (6298) - Wauwatosa, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Murky dark brown liquid with a modest tan colored head and some lace. Grains, spicy rye, with grassy to piney hops in the scent. Strong hops in the flavors from the start, some sweeter toasted malt and spicy rye wander in and out. 9/11

3.4
Block (3222) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Backlog entry: Flight at the brewery. A nice selection, several IPAs. Good all-around. True to style.

2.9
tlind2 (1815) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2015
[email protected], Helsinki. Deep brown color, tan head. Roasted malt aroma. Dry flavor with coffee, black patent malt. Medium-full body, medium carbonation. More of a stout than a black IPA, but not bad.

3.7
snoworsummer (6273) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Draft at Old C’s. Pours very dark brown with a thick creamy beige head. Smells like cookie malt, caramel, toasted, heavy pine hops, resin, light yeast, and grass. Tastes like a nice balance of bitter hops, sweet malt, and rye. Medium body and carbonation. Dry finish.

3.6
MarkoR (959) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown colour with a nice foamy off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts. Taste is malts, some licorice, coffee.


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