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Left Coast Hop Juice - Left Coast Brewing Company

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Left Coast Hop JuiceLeft Coast Hop Juice

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BA SCORE
81
good

742 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 12
Gots: 60 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

To boozy for me

HighonHops42, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

A . Golden poured into pint glass. Nice head.

S. IPA IPA IPA .

T. Nice hops , mild citrus . Can taste alcohol just a bit .

M. Smooth and drinkable.

O. Very good . 9.7 alcohol is what the bottle says. I think that's is true for sure .

Kasabear, Sep 06, 2014
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Christov, Sep 06, 2014
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alextuttle, Sep 01, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

ubenumber2, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Poured into a standard English Pub Glass. Color was a slightly cloudy dark amber with a thin head about a quarter inch thick, dissipated quickly.

Fragrant, fruity smell. Strong but not overbearing on the hoppiness.

Flavor was nice and balanced, slightly syrupy mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Tastes like it smells, not incredibly bitter but with the typical slight tart that comes with IPA. I found this IPA to be one of the more drinkable that I've had. I'd probably get this one again, as I found it to be very middle-of-the-road; just right.

DoktorEd, Aug 30, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Thereformedtheo, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

A- Like a clear, solid gold bar. Color stays consistent throughout, with no sediment in sight. Very appealing and refreshing to look at.

S- Not the strongest smelling double IPA, honestly. Hops are the only thing that I smell. I like hops A LOT, so this isn't a bad thing to me, but judge accordingly.

T- Exactly like it looks and smells. Hops. I taste only hops. No citrus, no pine, no malt. Just hops. Has a lingering bitterness that kind of requires you to keep drinking it to taste good.

M- Very light for a 9% DIPA. Borderline lager mouth-feel. Tastes more carbonated than it looks, which is another anomaly in the DIPA category.

O- Not bad, for a Wednesday night grab at Winco while grocery shopping. This was pretty much what I expected with a name like Hop Juice. I liked it enough, but it is too run-of-the-mill to consider it a favorite in the category of DIPAs. I'd say it has one great strength: if you enjoy hops enough, this one can be very refreshing on a hot summer day. I hope Left Coast is around for a good, long while, but try the Asylum Tripel before the Hop Juice to get a better idea of what they're capable of.

KineticKill, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JeffONeal, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rodlavers, Aug 23, 2014
Left Coast Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.