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Atwater Hop-A-Peel - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
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117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SportsandJorts on 09-21-2013)
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Reviews by lochef81:
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3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is my first experience with this brewery but I picked it up as part of a mixer and thought it'd be nice to try. The pour is a hazy dark copper color with very little head or lacing. The nose is a pleasant blend of citrus hops, pine, and a decent amount of caramel malts. Mouthfeel is pretty sticky but I personally like that in a dipa. The flavor is good, better at first but as you drink more it becomes pretty abusively bitter. Its not bitter in a bad way but definitely not a beer I could sit and drink more than one or two of. It has a pretty standard hoppy profile with a decent malt backbone. Flavors range from citrus and pine to caramel and even a little spice. Not as much orange flavor as I had expected (or hoped). Not a great beer but good enough to make me want to try other Atwater offerings.

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Enjoyed at Beef O'Brady's in Newburgh, IN.

Poured into Bell's pint glass a cloudy amber. Thick ornate lace.

Smell delicious tropical hops. Delicious!

Taste is actually very malty, with touch of light citrus hops. The orange peel is subtle and doesnt make itself known. Like the regular Atwater ipa, this one is more in line with a pale ale.

Not altogether awful, but this one promised more than it delivered. Not one I'd pursue again.

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Atwater Hop-A-Peel from Atwater Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.