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Hoosier Hops - Upland Brewing Company

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Hoosier Hops
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.34
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company
Indiana, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GreenWBush on 04-04-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
Reviews by GreenWBush:
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3.34/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

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Hoosier Hops from Upland Brewing Company
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