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Hoppyum IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

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Hoppyum IPAHoppyum IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,060 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,060
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 35
Gots: 129 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 12-29-2005)
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A 12 oz bottle picked up at Brusin Ales in Asheville, NC

A - Amber with some clarity. Half a finger of head.

A - Balance between bitter and citrus hops. Fairly sweet

T - A well balanced hoppy brew! Grapefruit and citrus flavors are balanced with the malty backbone. Bitter aftertaste.

M - Medium bodied and very well carbonated. Oily and slick

O - A very good well balanced IPA, but it doesn't close the deal like the top of the line IPA's do. But its close.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light amber color with a small tight off-white head. Not much lacing on the glass.

Nice grapefruit and pine hop aroma. Some tropical fruit and apricot notes as well. A hint of honey sweetness from the malt. A bit too much on the sweet side for my preference.

Similar taste as in the aroma, except much more earthy. Light grapefruit and a rather large pine burst kick things off. There is a bit of pineapple to provide some sweetness. Finishes with an aspirin/resiny note. The beer hits a pretty wide spectrum of hop flavors. The malt is substantial but doesn't really affect the flavor except to provide a bready base to balance the hops.

Moderate body with fizzy carbonation. Quite bitter on the palate but not overly so. A bit dry in the finish. A little lingering bitterness but not awful. 3.75

A very solid bitter IPA.

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Hoppyum IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,060 ratings.