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Hopnotic India Pale Ale - Cricket Hill Brewing Co.

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Hopnotic India Pale AleHopnotic India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
75
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283 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.43%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cricket Hill Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RonfromJersey on 07-17-2004)
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deanhead

Vermont

3.9/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a fabulous little glass, that just works the beer over. It is a nice Golden to Pale hue. The quintessential color of an Amrican IPA. Woah, just as advertised.

Aroma is citrusy, and piny. With a little bit of currant.
Taste is biscuity, with a blast of mlat that is balance with some fine hop bitterness. The taste lingers beyond the pale.
Crips an d slightly clingy bitterness to this beer.
Light to mediu bodied beer. Decent selection, but not my go to beer. Perhaps herea the bech it may become my goto beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2009 04:26:26 | More by deanhead
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Hopnotic India Pale Ale from Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.