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Hoosier Hops - Upland Brewing Company

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Hoosier Hops
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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 0%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: GreenWBush on 04-04-2006)
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GreenWBush

Oregon

3.35/5  rDev 0%

Wow, that's some ugly artwork. This beer commemorates the level of insanity Indiana usually feels during March, but we're not too mad this year with our team losing early. But I digress.

This beer comes out of the bottle a dark, steeped pekoe-tea red with a fluffy and buoyant head. Excellent lacing is observed, likely from the bottle-conditioning and hoppiness.

The nose of this beer catches me way off guard - it is intensely and unrepentantly yeasty, like opening a fresh packet of active dry yeast. Underneath this yeast-blanket I get some fresh hop aromas (citrus) and vague suggestions of powdery malt.

The taste is equally uninspiring, a yeasty mess whose only redeeming qualities are the intense and fresh hop burps at the end.

Mouthfeel of this beer is pillowy and soft. This adds to the drinkability, but I had trouble getting through one (fresh mind you) 12 oz. sample.

I sampled this beer again and found myself more interested in it. Is it simply an American (hoppy) Red Ale with Belgian yeast? Either way, its interesting at least.

04-04-2006 19:29:03 | More by GreenWBush
Hoosier Hops from Upland Brewing Company
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