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Hop Nosh IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA

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3,134 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,134
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 95
Gots: 491 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of CardiacNP
3.89/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hop Notch IPA from Uinta Brewing Company from Salt Lake City Utah. Not available in Louisiana. 7.3% ABV

Aroma nice and citrusy with moderate floral notes

Appearance a nice hazy golden color with foamy white 2 finger head and nice lacing

Taste defiantly citrus and spice flavors from the hops. Mild sweet malt at the beginning that quickly give way to the hop and bitter end The 7.3% ABV is well hidden

Mouthfeel. Medium with a mild lingering mid tongue bitterness

Overall a good IPA. A style if beer that I am becoming more palatable for. Easily able to appreciate the style

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of xhuskr
4.53/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nice bite up front with a hint of sweetness
A-like golden straw that's clear as a bell...lace like an Irish lass on her wedding day.
S-neutral...was hoping for a bigger aroma..but solid
T-usual IPA bitterness, but better balanced than many...sweet finish on the palate..that lingers
M-begging me to have another (another 2-3)
O-don't buy this often...wlll keep on my go to list.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: in a pint, deep gold body, fat head that left lots of lace; persistent head looked a tad bit scummy

S: fairly typical hop and malt profile

T: bitter butterscotchy sweetness in the malts, citric and resinous hops

M: light-to-medium feel, equally coating and crisp, decent bittering

O: nothing wrong with it, but in a market flooded with IPAs, it did nothing to stand out

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of HoppySailor
4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle poured into a a New Belgium snifter. Bottle declares this offering to be good until June 2013.

A- Pours a nice bubbly orange color with a solid white head. Head sticks around at a quarter inch for quite a while and leaves only faint lacing. A volcano of tiny bubbles lasts until the final sip.

S- A lot of citrus on the nose of this one. Maybe a hint of pine, but mostly citrus. The smell indicates a high quality, fresh hop experience is in the glass. It smalls almost exactly like a fresh Sculpin.

T- Again, this is something similar to Sculpin. It has a nice citrusy start and a very dry, bitter pine finish. There is just enough malt profile in the middle to balance it out. The biggest taste is that of the pine. The malts give just a bit of biscuit and then disappear harmlessly into that pine finish.

M- This one is a bit more harsh on the carb bite than I am used to for a quality IPA, but it is still excellent. Tiny bubbles crash onto the front of the tongue and only barely make it to the swallow, but they do make it. Slight throat burn here. It does offer that nice, oily mouthfeel you associate with a good IPA though.

O- Outstanding offering from Uinta. The 7.3 abv is well hidden and this IPA is highly drinkable. One might have a six pack without realizing they had gone too far. I regret looking at this beer for more than two years and turning my nose up because I thought it seemed to be too "organic looking" for me. I guess that is my fault for shopping for labels and not good brews.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got in a trade with swingracex. 12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 6/6/2013. Pours lightly hazy bright orange color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of orange zest, grapefruit, orange rind, tangerine, pine resin, floral, light caramel, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of hop notes with a moderate malt balance. Taste of orange zest, grapefruit, tangerine, orange rind, pine resin, floral, light caramel, bread, grass, and floral earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus rind, pine resin, floral, light caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice flavor balance of pine/citrus hops with a light-moderate malt balance; and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a slightly creamy, very sticky, and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. Good complexity of hop flavors with a solid malt balance; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

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3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle purchased at Huckleberry’s in Spokane for $1.69. According to the label, this is “Best Before 07/19/13.” I’d recently tried this on tap, but this was the first time for me in a bottle and under reviewer-friendly conditions.

Poured a slightly hazy amber color, with lots of bubbles to be seen shooting to the top of my glass. The off-white head was thick, creamy looking, and left lots of lace on the sides of the glass.

Up front, the aroma is of citrusy hops. There’s some bready tones in the background, but the hops are the stars of the show. As it warms up, some more easygoing, floral hop scents emerge as well.

Things are a little more restrained in the taste. While the initial flavor is of grapefruity hops, there’s a lot more mild hop flavor as well, plus a malty backbone that seems more augmented than when encountered in the nose. Still, it tastes pretty good, and goes down quite easily.

Medium bodied, with a slightly oily mouthfeel.

This isn’t a huge hop blast of an IPA, but as we enter the warmer months, a beer like this is very enjoyable. It’s a very easy drinking beer that would be a great session beer if not for it’s relatively high alcohol content (of which there is virtually no sign in the taste). Even so, if you’re not going anywhere, you could do a lot worse than see the evening out with a few bottles of Hop Notch.

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4.6/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aroma: Lots of pithy orange and grapefruit aromas up front. Some marmalade-type sweetness emerges as the beer warms and opens up.

Appearance: Amber pour with a moderate white head that retains well.

Flavor: More grapefruit heavy flavors up front. Love the resiny hop character and just a hint of caramel malt that is subdued by the heavy handed hop load. Balance is to the bitter. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. A bit of hop derived astringency is welcome. No alcohol heat.

Overall impression: Grapefruit bomb IPA. May not be for everyone but I love it. Glad Uinta finally made it to Ohio!

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a very clear golden color with a finger of tan head, ok retention. A nice thick outer ring remains with fantastic lacing all around

S - Bitter hops, mild citrus (orange?), mild pine, cracker and mild sweetness from caramel malts. Very mild smelling but pleasant.

T - Fairly bitter leafy hops up front, the bitterness doesnt linger too long. Citrus, apple and cracker follow with a bit of sweet caramel follow. The bitterness reappears at the finish and lingers a decent bit.

M - Lighter bodied, pretty well carbonated. It works but it's almost lighter than I'd prefer. Regardless, very drinkable and refreshing.

O - Was in VA looking for some awesome beer I cant get in SC. Didn't really see anything too recognizable (slightly disappointed) but I went with the Hop Notch (I had heard of unita but was not familiar with them). I'm glad I picked this one out - not my favorite IPA but I'd consider it a wonderful "introductory" ipa - not too overwhelming but extremely well balanced and drinkable.

Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,134 ratings.