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Hop Juice - Left Coast Brewing Company

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Hop Juice
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BA SCORE
83
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Tyler_Sly on 04-05-2014)
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Tyler_Sly

Alabama

3.03/5  rDev -16.1%

Way sweeter than you'd expect from an IPA, provided this is a Double IPA. The bottle brags about "MASSIVE IBU's" but the bitterness is a slight aftertaste. This is more like an amber than an IPA.
All said and done, however, its a decent beer. Its got great color, holds a great head and despite having a relatively high ABV its not astringent in the slightest.

04-05-2014 05:12:57 | More by Tyler_Sly
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-06-2014 16:05:24 | More by CRJMellor
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-11-2014 18:18:10 | More by DrMindbender
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Madskill

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-22-2014 01:05:42 | More by Madskill
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +23.3%

Pours a bit hazy, golden syrup, with a half-finger of head, and some sticky lacing.

Sweet limeade and a slight astringency hit the nose, first. Hops and malt swirl together in a way that elides one another. There's a grainy-ness I can't quite put my finger on . . . wait, I've got it -- it's pancakes!

Yum! Very sweet, very bitter. Cotton candy, sweet lemon tea, rock candy, and lots of lingering grapefruit and orange-zest bitterness on the finish.

Medium- to full-bodied, smooth. Dry and bitter finish.

Right up my alley for a IIPA. I'm placing this alongside my other favorite sweet/malty IIPA's, Hopslam, Double Crooked Tree, Great Lakes Chillwave (Alchemy Hour), and Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail. It might score a bit lower than those legends, but definitely fits the bill for a delicious, sweet and malty IIPA. The one drawback might be the ABV; you definitely know you're drinking a near-10% beer. But I like this particular alcohol flavor.

(Other fabulous sweet IIPA's to mention are Sixpoint Hi-Res, Founders Devil Dancer, O'So Lupulin Maximus, and Dogfish Head 120 Minute.)

04-15-2014 01:06:22 | More by martyl1000
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jwswigs

California

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-14-2014 08:00:20 | More by jwswigs
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hit728

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-14-2014 16:14:19 | More by hit728
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-01-2014 14:18:53 | More by harpus
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Joshmistake

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-13-2014 05:27:32 | More by Joshmistake
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thufflife

Missouri

3/5  rDev -16.9%

07-21-2014 14:46:04 | More by thufflife
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-09-2014 03:57:12 | More by Smarty_Pints
Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.