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Hopped-Up Goose Juice - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 14
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
American hops dominate this Rye I.P.A, creating an assertive citrus and passion fruit character. An old-world flavor from rye malt adds the perfect compliment to Goose Juice’s big, satisfying hop flavor and aroma. Originally home-brewed by our beloved brewer Goose, its wonderful combination of flavors inspired us to brew this specialty I.P.A.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: Greencoat on 06-15-2012)
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Ratings: 226 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

bacher468, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

ck132286, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

$9.99 at Giant Eagle
Bomber at 45 degrees into goblet
Aroma strongly citrus
Head average (3 cm), creamy, off-white, mostly diminishing
Lacing fair
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor begins lightly sweet, with the rye slightly overbalancing the hops (60 IBU). Rye spiceyness is evident throughout. No alcohol, no diacetyl tasted. Ends slightly sweet with no chalky astringency.
Palate medium, slightly oily, carbonation lively.

Overall, a nice interpretation of a hoppy rye ale, but not worth the 10 bucks.

Ozzylizard, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

LightnerLiquorKS, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Thedrizzle, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

WoodBrew, Jan 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

aztraz, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of crnipeter
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours deep coppery with orangeish hue topped by an inch of stable beige head weaving thin yet firm laces on the sides.

Fruity aroma of mango & passionfruit, some caramel sweetness, restrained onion (sulphur) notes and a spicy touch probably provided by the advertised rye.

No component is overdone when it comes to the flavor: spicy rye nicely mingles with the fruity hopage and sweet malt base; far from being overly bitter and lacking harsh woodsy character in the finish that ruins IPAs too often.

Creamy and kind of oily with soft carbonation.

crnipeter, Dec 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

SimonTja, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

CGMLS3, Dec 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

BillRoth, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

DersOne, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

XmnwildX12, Dec 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jaydoc, Dec 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Hopheadjeffery, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

ystazi, Nov 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

bwarren82, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

beer-thirty, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of Ryan011235
2.8/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On tap in a 12oz glass at Studio 35 on 9/22/12

A) Hazy, sunset amber color with pineapple juice highlights at the base. Thin head with a smooth layer on top. Impressive, solid lace.

S) The aroma has a lot of orange and some soapy hops. Hints of pine. It is matched with toasty rye bread.

T) Ooh, this is chock full of aspirin bitterness which masks orange and pine hops. Toasted, dry rye with a decent bready finish.

M) Medium body with hop prickliness and zesty carbonation. It becomes a bit slick with warmth but finishes dry over time.

D) Not the best. The rye becomes more prominent over time, but on the whole it is dicey.

Ryan011235, Oct 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Segelstrom, Oct 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

SeriousALEment, Oct 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

acurtis, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

jgreenward, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

maximus_rebel, Oct 01, 2013
Hopped-Up Goose Juice from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.