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Left Coast Hop Juice - Left Coast Brewing Company

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81
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730 Ratings
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 12
Gots: 59 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tonistruth on 09-05-2007)
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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

Drain Pour

nilesschmidt, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of ggroller
1.35/5  rDev -62.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Looks good in the glass. Plenty of foamy/ rocky head. No hops in the nose. None. Zero. Smell of dirty feet instead. Took a sip and I can't taste any hops either. Maybe it's an old bottle but I don't think so. It's super hot/ boozy. I can hardly get this one down. What a huge disappointment.

ggroller, May 09, 2010
Photo of avalon07
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a dull orange color a cloudy texture. There was a half inch of foamy head that lasted a good amount of time. Very good lacing.

S: A nice aroma of hops, pine, and some citrus as well.

T: Tasted of a large amount of hops, light citrus (grapefruit), malt, and a light pine element. The flavor is a bit uneven, especially where the hops are concerned; it gets a little bitter and too hops-forward. Other than this, not bad.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a bitter, somewhat harsh finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Hop Juice won't break any new ground in the DIPA style, but is pretty solid. It's slightly inconsistent, but worth a try.

avalon07, Monday at 01:03 PM
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3.4/5  rDev -4.5%

Aidan_Stewart, Monday at 01:27 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Renegawam, Sunday at 12:22 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

dansmcd, Saturday at 09:48 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ok, thoroughly ok. very malty upfront. not in a bad way, just different from other 2bl IPAs.

nate_nate_nate, Saturday at 02:47 AM
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3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

Garner22, Oct 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Oct 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

hophead86, Oct 22, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

DemoniChris, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

oldvines, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a clear golden amber with a very thin off-white head. Light amount of sticky lacing.

S - Aroma of sweet malts and some light citrus.

T - The taste is very malt forward. Lots of sweet malts upfront with a light amount of citrus (orange and grapefruit). There finish has some piney hops and a buttery finish.

M - Medium bodied with low carbonation. The mouthfeel is oily with a boozy finish.

O - This a very average DIPA. Very malt forward and boozy.

TreyIsWilson, Oct 19, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Cobrabob428, Oct 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

GRG1313, Oct 16, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

GRFounder, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

CorgiDad, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Kraty1, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

HumanParaquat, Oct 12, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

RyanAU, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of hophugger
2.76/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a deep mango-orange color with a decent head and minimal lacing with this pour. Aroma is citrus rind, some hop resin and a little malt sweetness. Ok, here goes the first sip..............................Awwwwwwwwwwww, the alcohol burn is over the top and definitely takes away from what I thought was going to be an amazing hop flavor considering the five different hops used. Little disappointed as I drink. The alcohol taste completely masks any decent hop juju that may be present. I am sad to say that after anticipating this beer, I have been slightly let down. Don't get me wrong, I like high ABV's, but this is a little over the top as far as the mouthfeel. Wont be able to tell you if the balance or anything else is good because of that, sorry....One more note, don't waste all of those fine hops if they are not going to contribute to a greatly hopped beer. Almost a drain pour, but I am hanging in there !, I can always use it to clean something I am sure....

hophugger, Oct 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +6.7%

BeerSnobRobinson, Oct 09, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +28.1%

Mbertrand2, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JDizzle, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

KnowYourCraft, Oct 07, 2014
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Left Coast Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.