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Hop Nosh IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA

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3,050 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,050
Reviews: 498
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 92
Gots: 456 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Snooprobirob, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of Birdmarg741
3.24/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light golden orange color. Clear. Small head with minimal retention.

Clear hop smell. Aroma of pine is there, along with grass and pollen, but floral and tropical fruit notes shine through most.

Bitterness is predominant, but annoyingly sweet tropical fruits sweep into the mouthfeel taking over the center of the tongue in an unbalanced way. The aftertaste is heavy sweet, then after a few minutes the expected hop bitterness comes back.

This a pretty standard ipa. Certainly not offensive, but nothing special.

Birdmarg741, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of 1sophrosyne1
3.69/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

A February 2014 "best by" dated bottle, poured into a tulip glass, consumed over 30 minutes.

The base is a golden orange amber with an even haze that allows a pretty dance of light to pass. A soapy/cakey white head bubbles up, but falls fairly quickly. It leaves patchy bubbles and wispy cap islands with adequate splotchy lacing. Little visible carbonation.

Fruits are forward in the bouquet--pineapple, apricot, and some white grapefruit. Some spruce is evident, but the evergreen is not strong; and certainly not woody or earthy, either, though there is a note of funk. The background is an almost buttery biscuit dusted with brown sugar and a whiff of vanilla.

Orange and grapefruit, with their pith jump up bitterly on entry. A buzz of bubbles sits on the tongue for a second, and once it falls, allows caramel and oily sweetness to replace it while the bitter grabs the sides of the tongue. Then, the overall taste experience shortens up. It's a little grassy towards the end to match scents that emerge more as it warms--never boozy. But the bitter end is chopped off.

High carbonation creates the dominant early texture in the mouth. But hop oils linger on the tongue, too, and fill out a fine medium body. The length of the feel extends beyond the flavor experience.

This is a solid brew. Look and smell are better than the taste, though…and it feels better than the flavor reward. But, it does its job simply. The bitter end begs for food--a nice greasy burger is my suggestion.

1sophrosyne1, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

KingBiscuit, Dec 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

deviousdannyg, Dec 22, 2013
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4.88/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm gonna be honest with the beer world. All of the geeks who say Pliny is the greatest, or heady topper. Hop Notch is the best bang for your buck out of any beer. Go find 35 bucks in your couch cushin and buy a case. Stone or Bells couldn't carry this beers lunch. Unless you live in Vermont this is the king of ipa's. Don't let the generic label fool you. Your drinking Hop Notch your living high class. Peace my beer drinking brothers

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Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,050 ratings.