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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

989 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 989
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 33
Gots: 100 | 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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Ratings: 989 | Reviews: 302 | Display Reviews Only:
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-09-2013 23:57:20 | More by ChrisMon02
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allentownpaguy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-22-2014 03:13:38 | More by allentownpaguy
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Buck6196

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-15-2012 02:51:52 | More by Buck6196
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Slater_Mounts

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-27-2014 18:47:57 | More by Slater_Mounts
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reebtaerG

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Poured bottle no date into New Belguim globe

A-Bright gold color with a one finger head. Good lacing throughout

S-Nose of caramel, grain, some grapefruit and pine.

T-Favor is toasty and biscuity malts with some mild citrus and flowery hops.

M-Medium body, solid bitterness. Sweet and malty with a dry finish.

O-A very good IPA beer pretty inexpensive

01-26-2014 04:00:13 | More by reebtaerG
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TheGordianKnot

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Bottled 7.10 and drank 8 day after- doesn't get much better! Poured from bomber into tulip glass.

A- Pours a smooth copper orange. About an inch fluffy head, very nice lacing. This beer looks just like the past few IPAs I've had, especially like Pliny

S- Very piney and earthy. There is a hidden citrus aroma but pretty masked. Also a nice sweet doughy malt presence.

T/M- This beer is dirty!... In a good way. Hop flavor is all pine and woodiness. It has slight floral touches here and there but mostly like tasting fresh hops from the earth- overall not much citrus like the label suggests. The level of bitterness doesn't feel like the proclaimed 70. Much more east coast 50s IBUish feeling. The hops are backed up by a bready and bubblegummy malt. Nice balance. Great refreshing body and moderate carbonation to style.

O- Very drinkable. Not the best IPA, but better than average. I trend to like a bit more citrus and more IBU, but this Hoppyum is a good example and is a representation of what I got out of it- which wasn't citrus or high IBU.

07-20-2011 19:26:41 | More by TheGordianKnot
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slvrmon82

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-01-2012 21:14:41 | More by slvrmon82
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ZinFanDave

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-30-2012 03:52:35 | More by ZinFanDave
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LSUPT

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

22oz bomber, hand-dated 6/25, split two ways to a La Fin du Monde Tulip.
Deep straw yellow to light amber in color, crystal clear. Huge 3 1/2 inch white head that dissipates at an average pace. Leaves a couple half crescents and spotty lacing.

Smell from the bottle is good fades after the pour. Fruity and piney to mild malt sweetness. Bitterness in the taste is perfect, a good amount but not too much in my opinion. Has a similar malt and hop taste to a lot of the NC IPAs that I had. Kind of a mild flavor, mostly pine and slightly floral. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel, pretty good, but maybe a bit too much carbonation for me though.

Overall this is highly drinkable and very enjoyable even if all the flavors I would like to see aren’t there.

07-22-2011 20:47:30 | More by LSUPT
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SDG1070

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-30-2013 14:02:14 | More by SDG1070
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ortie

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-05-2013 01:29:40 | More by ortie
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-11-2013 17:20:02 | More by DaPan
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Talbott92

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-21-2014 20:07:21 | More by Talbott92
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Kevhodges


3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-05-2014 12:33:07 | More by Kevhodges
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tsing

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-03-2013 15:08:35 | More by tsing
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fastrodney

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-16-2012 17:57:40 | More by fastrodney
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eulerthegrape

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-25-2014 19:53:15 | More by eulerthegrape
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Bonko_the_sane

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-12-2013 18:54:35 | More by Bonko_the_sane
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Mississippi

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-04-2014 18:21:50 | More by Mississippi
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cfh64

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-01-2012 19:50:29 | More by cfh64
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delta490

Virginia

3.76/5  rDev -1.1%

Poured a slightly cloudy medium dark amber. There is a foamy head but it has no retention. There's a smidgen that lasts around the circumference and leaves a bit of lacing. The aroma is very citrusy hops with a hint of caramel malt and a bit of funkiness. The taste follows closely with the aroma. The body is a little thinner but with a crisp finish. It's a decent IPA.

05-09-2014 20:57:56 | More by delta490
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McNealc31

Ohio

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a deep gold with a sticky white head. Just from the aroma, I know this is going to pack quite the hops punch. Loads of Simcoe hops and their distinctive grapefruit aroma comes through most noticeably.

This is one for you hopheads. Along with the Simcoe, plenty of Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade balance the hops flavors among each other. Slightly toasted malt is evident in the finish, but the hops are the whole story here. Long, dry, puckeringly bitter finish. Clocks in at 78 IBUs, but I expected it to be closer to 100. As it warms, everything mellows out and becomes much easier to drink.

One for hopheads, for sure, but let it go for a bit and it becomes very tasty, indeed. Packs a lot of punch, but good harmony among the hops varieties.

07-10-2012 02:18:20 | More by McNealc31
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%

Appearance: orange in color with a short 1" head that lingers around a while. Spotty lace develops.

Smell: citrus and floral hop bitterness is light but easily detectable.

Taste: caramel, orange, lemon zest, pears, and a moderate bitterness create a decent IPA.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Crisp throughout with a bit of dryness as you swallow. Aftertaste is long as the flavors last.

Drinkability: very easy drinking IPA here. This beer went down quickly and refills went down fast as well.

08-19-2010 23:25:35 | More by Gavage
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%

Received in trade from VncentLIFE, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a crystal clear deep golden color with a decent white head that shows moderate retention with a fair amount of sticky lace. Smells of pine and bread with hints of citrus. Smells like an IPA should clean with a bit of dankiness. Taste is a mix of bread and caramel malt offset with some pine and citrus to remind you there are some hops in this one. Medium body with a dry finish, moderate level of carbonation with a slick resinous mouthfeel. Decent IPA, I really enjoyed it, but seems a bit on the mild side of "India" Clean flavorful brew.

10-23-2011 01:41:02 | More by johnnnniee
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LauraAlberts

South Carolina

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%

Appearance: Dark Orange/Gold look that sends off the IPA radar in my heart and makes me thirsty right off the bat. Thick Head that leaves defined lacing down the glass.

Smell: Wheat Bread, Hops, Cedar

Taste: A mild wheat bread flavor turns sour and hoppy then turns bittersweet. Not watery but thin and easy to drink.

Mouthfeel: full bodied IPA with a soothing sour/bready mouthfeel

Drinkability: Very drinkable. Definitely stuffed full of hops for that hop lover. Definitely a session beer.

04-27-2009 20:04:56 | More by LauraAlberts
Hoppyum IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 989 ratings.