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Fresh Hop 2011 - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

Fresh Hop 2011
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.1%


Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bsp77 on 10-10-2011)
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bsp77

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from tap into Pint glass. I believe the wet hops were added five days prior to my drinking this (first day available). So pretty damn fresh.

Appearance: Mostly clear amber with moderate white head and light lacing.

Smell: Orange, grapefruit, pine and toasted malt. As expected, but quite aromatic and very nice.

Taste: All about the 100% wet Chinook hops. Orange and grapefruit mostly, quite tangy, balanced by toasted malts and an almost hidden caramel sweetness. Ends with pine, some spiciness and an excruciating bitterness. Some warming tames the bitterness.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body, extremely dry finish.

Overall: Very fresh, flavorful, aromatic and bitter Wet Hop. Very nice if borderline too bitter, even though I love IPAs.

Serving type: on-tap

10-10-2011 22:32:52 | More by bsp77
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FightingEntropy

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Copper gold beer with an off white head that fell to a lingering film from a pillowy pour. Fragrant nose--light grapefruit and background lemon, citrus, pine and spice. 100% Chinook hops from the release description. Hop twang on tongue--pleasantly sharp and clean from the single hop and high alpha acid. Solid malt backbone for a nice hop display. Worth the drive.

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2011 02:55:50 | More by FightingEntropy
Fresh Hop 2011 from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
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