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Left Coast Hop Juice - Left Coast Brewing Company

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757 Ratings
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Ratings: 757
Reviews: 250
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 12
Gots: 62 | 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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Photo of andrewjraab
3.76/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a burnt orange / amber color with not much head to speak of other than wispy clouds that circulate the glass. Good clarity.

S - Citrus zest, floral, honey, caramel, resinous.

T - Citrus hops, some resinous notes, heavy on the sweet side - honey, warming alcohol. Finishes clean with a slight bitter after taste.

O - This is a solid DIPA, but does nothing to knock your socks off. Slightly muted hop explosion for this style which is a bit disappointing.

Photo of Stevenkurachi
3.4/5  rDev -4.5%

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.

Photo of Aidan_Stewart
3.4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Renegawam
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of dansmcd
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of nate_nate_nate
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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

Photo of Garner22
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of hophead86
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of DemoniChris
1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

Photo of oldvines
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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.

Photo of Cobrabob428
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of GRFounder
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of CorgiDad
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Kraty1
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of nilesschmidt
1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

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Photo of HumanParaquat
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of RyanAU
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

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....

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
3.8/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Mbertrand2
4.56/5  rDev +28.1%

Photo of JDizzle
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Left Coast Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 757 ratings.