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Hoopla Pale Ale - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Hoopla Pale AleHoopla Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

264 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 14.03%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jimmy82063 on 05-22-2011)
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New York

2.8/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

We had this beer out of 22 Oz bottle. At the beginning the smell is very promising, nice aroma of hops and malt. Nice stable foamy head that keep on it's stability.
First sip, the beer is very heavy on the body, very syrupy and less malty.
Tons of heavy long after tastes.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 12:57:11 | More by Ilanko
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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-15-2013 11:02:35 | More by dalepryor
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Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -3%

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Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -3%

11-09-2013 01:38:39 | More by jzlyo
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3%

11-06-2013 12:52:54 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

11-05-2013 00:02:00 | More by enelson
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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.4%

11-04-2013 03:38:18 | More by Localdrinklax
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

10-28-2013 01:57:04 | More by jaydoc
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Scrip

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -10.4%

10-27-2013 23:19:23 | More by Scrip
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MSL94

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3%

10-24-2013 14:16:59 | More by MSL94
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz can, a souvenir from Denver Beer Week/GABF 2013.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium copper amber colour, with two fingers of puffy, foamy, and lazily bubbly ecru head, which leaves some patchwork land bridge lace around the glass as it slowly recedes.

It smells of grapefruit and orange pith, further muddled tropical fruit, mild pine resin, bready, crackery pale and caramel malt, and some late-forming floral, grassy hops. The taste is more fairly astringent citrus rind, leafy pine needles, earthy hemp rope, toasted caramel and bready pale malts, and a mildly perfume-like floral essence.

The carbonation is a bit peppy, but in a reserved, easy-going manner, the body a decent medium weight, and a bit pithy and clammy in its heady attempt at smoothness. It finishes off-dry, the bready caramel malt well parrying the lingering bitter floral, citrus, and earthy hops.

An agreeable enough APA, the multitude of flavours all eventually leading to a combined, enhanced, and almost isolated bitterness. Good, but I feel that my palate would quickly tire after only one more.

Serving type: can

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Quebec (Canada)

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Michigan

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New York

3.74/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can with hard to read enjoy by dating on the bottom

Pours hazed oily looking medium amber, Lifts a huge head initially, larger bubble, that recedes to a messy looking film and high thicker lacing.

Resiny hop nose.

More resin, some pine and whole wheat malts on the palate.

Nothing amazing going on here, just a respectable hopped up pale ale. Dry, hoppy and worth a try.

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Serving type: can

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Montana

2.94/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz can into a conic pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- One finger cream-colored head with low retention rate. Nice white lacing about an inch above the body. Golden body with great clarity. Nice looking beer.

S- Tropical fruits, floral hops. Aromatic before tailing off into mellowness. Average.

T- Slight funk. Floral, sweet and fruity hops.

M- Super light feel that finishes gushingly wet. Carbonation is minimal.

O- Middling beer at best. Interesting aroma, mild flavor.

Serving type: can

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North Carolina

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North Carolina

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Hoopla Pale Ale from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
77 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.