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Hop Nosh IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA

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2,865 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,865
Reviews: 481
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 85
Gots: 389 | 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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Photo of schoolboy
3.65/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Although this brewery name sounded familiar, I am pretty sure this is the first of their that I've tried. It looks great in the glass. It is the right color (deep yellow) and it has a little head and lace. Good for an AIPA.

The aroma is strong enough and nice and piney/hoppy. There is something slightly wrong on the aroma - and this is in the taste too.

It tastes very bitter, appropriately for the style. It has a faint metallic or sour taste that should not be there and it spoils the experience.

The aftertaste is a nice bitter. I will not seek this out again. I hope the other from this brewery that I brought home are better.

schoolboy, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

purppy, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

ChitownEddy, Jan 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

hiphopj5, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

dwescott, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of StoneyPeaches
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cannot judge this beer from the label. The label is horrible. But this is a beauty queen once past the ugly prom dress.

Light amber with lingering lacing. Clear with tiny tiny bubbles surfacing with every sip.

The bouquet of IPA perfection - sweet citrus, piney and hoppy loveliness.

Medium body with tiny bubbles ever so present hitting the tip of the tongue. Taste is so smooth... Perfect amount of bitterness that doesn't overpower or dominate but knocks on the palate. Awesome with Persian food. Ghorme sabzi stew never tasted finer...

StoneyPeaches, Jan 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Hogfitz, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Affini7y, Jan 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Listers, Jan 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Buggies, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of kaseydad
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single as I wasn't totally sure about committing to a sixer. Damn fool!

Pours a nice and crystal clear caramel colored ale with a copper hue. White, thick foam head to this. Major lacing.

Big hoppy aroma. Pine, blood orange, malt and rubber. Could smell this thing as soon as the cap was popped.

The taste is big and juicy. Mouthwatering sips of hops and pine blast in each sip. Long orange rind finish. Big hop bite on the swallow. Smacks your buds each and every swallow. Bold.

Mouthfeel is full for this animal. Carbonation is a tad high, but it goes well here.

Overall I wish I had gotten the sixer. Super excited this is coming out in a can which is great for my fishing (non-bottle) excursions and easier packing. Not to mention freshness factor. Easy drinking and just plain good. Yet another Uinta beer that I enjoy.

kaseydad, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of tectactoe
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a semi-golden color, light amber - similar to the yellow color on a stoplight. Mildly hazy with some clarity around the edges; an off-white, eggshell colored head tops this one off, receding to a ring within a few minutes leaving back some nice legging. Hop-heavy nose, full of dense pine resins, dank and oily up and down. Light grapefruit and citrus aromas are secondary to the raw hops and pines. Very faint spice and pepper character to the hops, but not heavy at all.

Pine needles are the first thing that come to mind upon taking a sip; heavy pines, lots of resinous and mildly-pungent hops and hop oils. That light peppery flavor comes out a bit, too, showing the nice range of flavors of the hop profile. Sweet grapefruit, very faint pineapple and pear make up the citrus side of things and provide a touch of sweetness on the back-end. Bitterness is the king here, though, as the bitterness is the most prominent portion of the aftertaste. The aftertaste fades fairly quickly, however, and the beer seems slightly watery at times. I feel like this one could've packed such a bigger punch but it fell just short. Still very tasty, just not living up to its possible potential. Medium body, carbonated heavily.

Not a bad IPA, nice level of pine and pepper spiciness. Not sure I'd ever seek this one out again but I'm glad I tried it.

tectactoe, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of pjs234
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

pjs234, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of cityofFestivals
4.71/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Presentation: Full disclosure, the Uinta Brewing beers caught my eye in the cooler. They have tremendous aesthetic and shelf appeal. I was drawn to their bottles by creative labels and excellent presentation. I'll admit that's not always the smartest way to choose a beer without knowing anything else about the brewery, but in this case it worked out well.

Appearance: Although I consumed 4 directly from the bottle, Uinta does suggest on their label to pour this into a glass for best taste. I poured one into a pint glass for this review. Pours out golden orange with a 2 finger off white foam, light and airy head.

Smell: Smells citrus/grapefruit coupled with earthy/piney hops. The smell is beautiful and what a quality American IPA should smell like.

Taste: Outstanding. Very hop forward, followed by grapefruit and bitterness, then finishes super clean. Highly drinkable. Aftertaste is slight pink grapefruit on the tongue and inside of cheeks. For a 7.3abv the alcohol is complete unnoticeable. That's a mark of an excellent brew.

MouthFeel: Medium to full bodied with an exceptionally smooth mouthfeel. Again, for a 7.3, this one is highly drinkable.

Overall: This one has my full attention. An interesting brew and simply outstanding American IPA. Highly recommend.

cityofFestivals, Jan 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

SpongeRuiner, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of DesertRat
4.74/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A real stand out of the American IPA style. Even at the higher abv, I love drinking a few of these with some tacos of some Thai food. It is hoppy as excepted, but not too bitter. Very well balanced. I wish I could get growers of this beer as it is a waste for how many bottles I go through.

DesertRat, Jan 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

kbrown, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

donovado, Jan 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Bdel34, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

BrianCramer, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

dreis, Jan 25, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

Travcofarms, Jan 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

elevatedgreens, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

miked563, Jan 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

InsuranceGuy, Jan 24, 2013
Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,865 ratings.