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Left Coast Hop Juice - Left Coast Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
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725 Ratings
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Ratings: 725
Reviews: 244
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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4/5  rDev +12.4%

PickwickHopz, Mar 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

mhbarber, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Localdrinklax, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Born_A_Jee, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of rangerman21
3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Gold with a white head

Smell: hoppy, citrus, floral aromas. Smells good.

Taste: Well balanced, hint of booze. Hops at the end don't over power. Complex flavor, that's enjoyable

Mouthfeel: smooth

Overall: Very good IIPA. Nice use of hops without an overpowering bitterness.

rangerman21, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Nurbsy
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Nurbsy, Mar 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Kmlund, Mar 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Davepoolesque, Mar 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jera1350, Mar 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

kk73, Mar 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

adamant1912, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of JayQue
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good, not great, DIPA. Pours an orange/amber color from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Good locking orange/amber color, medium size off white head with good retention and lacing.

Better than average aroma of caramel malt and piney/citrus hops.

Tastes pretty good too. Caramel malt up front and good bitter piney and citrus hoppiness in the finish. Nicely balanced, both flavors are very robust.

Mouthfeel is crisp and rich enough for the style.

Wo9rthwhile DIPA, there are at least 10 that I like better, but still a decent representative of the style.

JayQue, Mar 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

JerseyHopHead, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rworkman, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

serebeerdrinker, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jaymo18, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Nlawrence301, Feb 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

sirsteve42, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

mkirkland80, Feb 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

CWhite, Feb 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Hardcore, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

kristougher, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz draft poured into iconic pint glass at Lure's

A-Pours a clear deep golden, slightly amber with white super creamy head with good lacing.

S-Aroma has lots of caramel, plenty of citrus/pine in the hops, but not overpowering.

T-Nice flavor that is a nice balanced mix of caramel malts with plenty of resin/pine/citrus hoppiness.

M-Mouthfeel is medium bodied, lingering bitterness, decent balance.

O-This beer was recommended to me by the bartender. Great DIPA if you like sweet and hoppy.

reebtaerG, Feb 07, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer had high expectations from the beginning because the store owner said he liked it more than Hop Slam! I said that was a pretty bold statement but am excited to try now. Well, Hop Slam is definitely better but Hop Juice is still a very good beer. I also got the bomber on sale, so for the price & quality, it was a great buy!

Appearance: Not completely clear. Slight cloudiness with a brown tint and little sustained head.

Smell: I love floral IPAs and this had a piney nose. Still smells like an amazing IPA but not floral, just a preference.

Taste: Love the bitterness (extreme IBUs) and lingering flavors. A little maltier than I would like but not a deal breaker.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and smooth and you can tell you are drinking a double IPA. The beer is a little thicker and takes time to drink.

craftbeerbyob, Feb 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

VAcrossr, Feb 06, 2014
Left Coast Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 725 ratings.