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Hop Nosh IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA

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2,920 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,920
Reviews: 488
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 88
Gots: 415 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bold and refreshing, this IPA combines an abundance of hops with a smooth malt profile.

82 IBU

(Beer added by: Beernoisseur on 10-04-2011)
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4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I can't say that I really appreciated IPAs until I had this beer. I hate tons of pine and bitters. This beer to me was very drinkable. I LOVED the grapefruit taste and while it did have some bitter bite, it was not nearly as bad as some IPAs that I've had. The IBU rating is about a 82. That is high but to me the grapefruit flavor is so powerful it negates the feeling of massive bitterness. This beer is very hoppy for sure but the malts help to balance things.

BUY THE CANS! Don't buy this in bottles. The cans will prevent skunking and will stay fresher for longer.

While this was the first IPA that I liked. Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' was like this beer but a tad bit toned down. A lot less bitters (64 IBU rating). Check that beer out too!

Fear4Beer, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Poured a hazy and honey shade with some golden highlights. The foamy, white-head dissipated quickly leaving a lot of lacing on the glass. The bottle label has a "best before" date.

The aroma will grab your attention right away as strong bitter tropical fruit and pine attacks your olfactory. The best before date is 1/10/15 and the aromatics strongly indicate freshness.

The flavor is not very subtle on the first few sips and this one screams hops; there is no doubt that you are drinking a true "American" IPA. The first flavor is pine that is quickly overtaken by almost harsh, bittersweet tropical fruit flavors. The ale is slightly abrasive on the palate. As the ale warms you can detect a smooth though faint malt profile. The hop also calms to a nice mandarin orange flavor with hints of honey.

All in all, this is quite enjoyable, especially after it has time to settle in the pint glass. It is a just a little too bitter and high in alcohol for me, but I am sure many will not agree. After trying a few mild and gentle 4.0 % ABV beers from this brewery, this ale came as a surprise.

jkrich, Saturday at 11:52 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

A slightly amber golden color with about a finger of creamy looking head. Incredible lacing letting you know the history of each sip. Nice hop aroma; floral, citrus, a touch of pine are all accurate descriptors. On the palate malt shows up and balances the hops nicely with a slightly toasted, more biscuity flavor. A bit of caramel too. The pinnacle of a balanced IPA. Citrus comes through on the tongue too. Overall very well balanced, dangerously easy drinking, and a great example of and american IPA. (Bonus points for being in a can :) )

Haydn-Juby, Oct 13, 2014
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Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
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