1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hopraiser West Coast IPA - Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Hopraiser West Coast IPA
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
86
very good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 7.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rutager on 08-12-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by bumchilly25:
Photo of bumchilly25
4/5  rDev +3.1%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of souvenirs
3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewpub.

Honestly, this one was kind of disappointing. I was hoping for a top-notch IPA. It was grassy from the hops, and bitter enough to be an IPA, but there wasn't as much flavour as I'd expect. If anything, there was a bit of honey flavour and aroma - I sort of wondered if maybe I'd gotten the wrong beer by mistake. Mouthfeel was a bit thin, but crisp. Quite murky, and kind of an orange colour.

Photo of Rutager
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Named for the Squamish Valley Hop Raising Company of 1891-1917.

Appearance. Pours a clear rich gold with over two fingers of off-white head.

Smell. Sweet red and bitter yellow grapefruits, a bit of grainy malt and some floral pine.

Taste. Again, sweet red grapefruits and some bitter yellow grapefruit rinds. Some sweetish malts backing it up and some nice pine and grapefruit rind in the finish.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, Smooth and creamy medium carbonation. Very nice.

Overall. A very nice west coast ipa with some good hoppy bitterness but still nicely balanced. Superb mouthfeel.

Photo of DamageCase76
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of LampertLand
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of krankyjoe
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of iain_reeve
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of ZachT
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of KalanM
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Hopraiser West Coast IPA from Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.