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Total Eclipse Of The Hop - Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

124 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
A strong India Pale Ale brewed with 100% barley, six varieties of hops, water and yeast. Extra barley balances the variety of hops in this brew. This is definitely for the hop lover. This beer is brewed in limited quantities as part of the John Mitchells series.

92 IBU

(Beer added by: BDTyre on 09-07-2008)
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-11-2014 15:34:48 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-07-2014 02:55:58 | More by Patches826
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California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-31-2014 05:37:16 | More by Mike-Harms
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-25-2014 03:48:15 | More by aflies
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Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

07-20-2014 05:48:39 | More by Howlader
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SlothB77

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-18-2014 12:47:38 | More by SlothB77
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Chadzo69

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-19-2014 22:31:11 | More by Chadzo69
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KarateR0bot

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-17-2014 21:53:45 | More by KarateR0bot
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-09-2014 14:04:22 | More by ToddThompson
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-01-2014 04:01:01 | More by redfox405
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev -3.8%

A: Pours a relatively clear reddish copper in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and hints of amber highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall sudsy foamy beige head that reduces to a medium to large sized patch of mottled thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of pine, citrus/grapefruit pith, and herbal hops over a light aroma of biscuit malts.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of biscuit malts with a light to moderate amount of caramel sweetness. That is followed by moderate to strong flavors of pine, citrus/grapefruit pith, and herbal hops which impart a moderate to heavy amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly strong than moderate amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: With the blend of six hops used in this brew, it has an older school IPA feel to it rather than a West Coast style feel (flavor/aroma). Not the easiest of beers to drink but still enjoyable. Glad that the 1L bottle is resealable (swing top) as it is big and would be tough to finish in a sitting.

05-18-2014 16:48:29 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev -3.3%

A: The beer is hazy deep amber in color. It poured with a finger high beige colored head that died down but left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface that was encircled by a wide collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts and pine resin hops are present in the nose.
T: Just like the smell, the taste starts out with flavors of caramel malts and then transitions to pine resin hops, the latter of which linger through the finish and also contribute a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and rather crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes exactly like an "old school" IPA and has a good balance between the caramel malts and piney hops.

05-18-2014 16:33:10 | More by metter98
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Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Total Eclipse Of The Hop from Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.