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Hoppyum IPA - Foothills Brewing Company

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Hoppyum IPAHoppyum IPA

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very good

1,087 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,087
Reviews: 310
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 36
Gots: 132 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dtivp, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ManWithNoName, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

BeerBeast, Jun 26, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Alright, my last review was of another Foothills product. The newest IPA of the month. In retrospect it was maybe better than I gave it credit for. My lower rating stem from a purely economic perspective. It was a solid beer. Case in point this beer.

It is a good IPA, not outstanding, but one you can drink frequently at a reasonable price. A local grocery store had it on sale last week for $7.99 a six pack. Now we are talking! In perspective I paid a buck less for the bomber of June IPA of the month, which by the way had less alcohol and I understand that often that is a driving force in price, although I do not know why. Nevertheless on to the review.

Appearance: Tawny golden amber, a good bit of head when poured fairly easily that stayed and stayed.

Smell: Nice aromatic grapefruit, some malt sweetness, but not too much, floral, overall well balanced in the aroma.

Taste: At first you get balance you detect in the smell, then as it passes over your back palate and you are hit with a bitterness from the hops that tend to linger. I drank a more potent DIPA right after this and did not get the lingering bitterness, almost like an arosol hairspray bitterness. Its good and bad in that respect. But its a balanced IPA overall. I do wish I could figure out the lingering grapefruit rind bitterness issue. Overall I do like this beer and its easily obtained and often on sale around here. It is one of Foothills better beers. Honestly I think they do IPA's well. Jade is amazing. I don't get the craze over Sexual Chocolate, but I have already addressed that.

Overall: Well worth seeking out, and even at $10 a sixer its a good deal and a great beer.

humuloner22, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Hutch517, Jun 25, 2014
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jimpyle48, Jun 21, 2014
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RichIron883, Jun 18, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I really enjoy this beer, though this is the first time I've had it in a while. It's well-hopped, but not overwhelmingly so. There are few IPAs that I would be excited to have with dinner; this would be one of them.

Out of the bottle, this made a good head with a dark honey body below it. Good spicy aroma as well.

Some might say this isn't anything special; I wouldn't disagree, but I would favor the term well-balanced.

pvo, Jun 18, 2014
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Hoppyum IPA from Foothills Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,087 ratings.