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Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale - Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC

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Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop AleHundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

164 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-18-2010)
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HANGOVER, Nov 24, 2012
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2.05/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

regularly priced at $13.50/six pack. bought for $11.00.

pours out a relatively clear bronze colour accompanied by a thin light tan head and sparse lace. hefty malt aroma paired with some citrusy hoppy notes. a bit of wet cardboard, and maybe a bit of cocoa and toffee. the taste profile is a bit of a conundrum in that it's oily and resiny in the hop department, while the above average malt profile throws down some generic base maltiness that really does nothing to pique any interest. no hint of alcohol. it seems a bit flat because of the lack of carbonation, and those two set backs seem to bury any wet hop flavours into oblivion. some herbal and resiny hop by products can be detected, and there is a muted flair of bitterness. oily, slick mouthfeel. full but flat body. poor drinkability.

overall, i'm quite disappointed. this could be past it's peak of hop freshness, but that's no excuse for the rest of the overall profile. i have a bit of trouble getting wet hop ales, and i've also been burned by brau brother beers in general over the years. so, with that being said, this is a complete flop for me, and i'm not afraid to say that this over priced concoction sucks in my honest opinion. definitely not recommended

budgood1, Nov 23, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to LIQUORBARREL for this bottle.

A - Medium yellow; translucent. Once finger of cream coloured head.

S - Moderate bitterness us accompanied by some floral and citrus aromas with a slight sweetness in the background.

T - Moderate bitterness with spicy, grassy and earthy hop flavours. A slight sweetness in the background from the malt bill.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Lots of sticky hop oils. Light carbonation.

TheSevenDuffs, Nov 22, 2012
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A - Clear blonde with a white frothy head.

S - Spicey and strong initially, very delicate, decreases over time.

T - Slight caramel with strong spicey hops, finishing with a nice malty sweetness and strong hop fruitiness.

M - Medium body, medium carbonation.

O - Could drink this all the time.

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Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale from Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
86 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.