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Hoppy Trails IPA - Appalachian Brewing Company

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Hoppy Trails IPAHoppy Trails IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

243 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-24-2002)
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everlong353

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

11-23-2013 18:44:27 | More by everlong353
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Druss157

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-18-2013 05:00:39 | More by Druss157
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-16-2013 21:08:37 | More by Yeroc
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Thezapper

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -4.4%

Filled up a growler with this beer.

Golden amber color with bright white head and lacing that fades quickly.

Not a whole lot in the nose of this beer, some piney citrus and a touch of tropical fruit.

You get the hops right away but not as much as you would think. It's balanced by a decent amount of malt and has a lingering dry and bitter taste.

It's a decent enough IPA, and a convenient purchase for me since the brewpub is within walking distance. I would drink this again but I wouldn't go out of my way to find this beer.
Appalachian has a few decent brews but I find most of them are lacking just a little bit in what I want from each style. And this is a good example.

11-14-2013 03:41:24 | More by Thezapper
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swfeidt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-10-2013 21:01:13 | More by swfeidt
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

11-10-2013 00:06:37 | More by KolbMarley
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-08-2013 16:54:15 | More by Travcofarms
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Mississippi

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-27-2013 17:20:32 | More by Mississippi
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jdaddy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-27-2013 02:48:35 | More by jdaddy
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-23-2013 13:03:02 | More by HRamz3
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-02-2013 22:32:57 | More by ROGUE16
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-27-2013 19:20:59 | More by Bill69
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-08-2013 21:12:09 | More by Morey
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-06-2013 22:46:10 | More by LarryMyers
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The-Sud-Truth

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -5.5%

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Notable lacing and Ideal head. Murky golden color.

Smell: Scents of a good IPA...Pine, Citrus...sweet ( ? )

Taste: Well blended with a somewhat bitter aftertaste. Typical for this type.

Mouthfeel: Full. Fizzy. I feel a push outward from within my mouth. Slight numbing even after it is consumed. Nice finish for this style.

Overall: I live about 20 minutes from this brewery but this is the first time I have purchased a case of any of their offerings. I have been to their local brew pubs and have enjoyed their scratch and non Year-round brews. That said, this is not a disappointing IPA and I would buy another. I would much rather track down a case of their seasonal Major Hopps but that seems to have little distribution or supply to the local distributors. Hoppy Trails stands on its own and I admire it above many of the mid-Atlantic regional efforts. In sum: This is an honest representation of an IPA but has room for improvement.

09-04-2013 23:34:39 | More by The-Sud-Truth
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csurowiec

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -11%

08-25-2013 09:46:06 | More by csurowiec
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-25-2013 03:37:56 | More by bigfnjoe
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

08-21-2013 19:42:37 | More by Gmartin75
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

08-17-2013 03:22:35 | More by JakeEsterly
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micropale

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

08-01-2013 19:12:05 | More by micropale
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Jeremy_Zim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2013 13:48:40 | More by Jeremy_Zim
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eargle

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-11-2013 19:09:07 | More by eargle
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davidIPA

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-09-2013 02:32:44 | More by davidIPA
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

07-07-2013 23:48:41 | More by LXIXME
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mpbrady320

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +37%

06-26-2013 01:04:22 | More by mpbrady320
Hoppy Trails IPA from Appalachian Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.