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Java The Hop - Fort George Brewery + Public House

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89
very good

66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fort George Brewery + Public House visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This limited edition winter seasonal is a collaboration between Coava Coffee Roasters and Fort George"

Single origin hops + single origin beans = Java the Hop

(Beer added by: ShaneDD on 01-17-2014)
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Ratings: 66 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

Mwr6348, Nov 15, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the 16 oz. can into a tulip. Nice golden color, fluffy white head holds for a good amount of time before dissipating. Smell is an interesting blend of what you'd expect: toasted malt grains, a bit of citrus hop aroma, both overshadowed by a nice, freshly ground coffee bean character. Taste features coffee in the forefront, but the bright hop character is still present. Mouthfeel is nice, crisp and dry, with the dark coffee bitterness balancing out the malt sweetness. This is a great beer, the differing flavors work very well together and never seem at odds. Porters and stouts have long been the obvious pick for brewers when it comes to adding coffee to beer, but this is another great example of what can be done adding coffee to a lighter ale. I look forward to this style becoming more prominent. Well done, Fort George, hope to try more from you in the future.

Thepleasantimbiber, Nov 13, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +17.3%

Anaxagoris, Nov 11, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -3.8%

NWHopinator, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

deebo, Nov 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Laklimell, Nov 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Port_Seat, Oct 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

PZBREW, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

BeerHewitt, Sep 06, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

DrinkSlurm, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

freed, Aug 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

chippo33, Jul 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

cmgregoire, Jul 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

SJbigtuna, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

SurlyHotdog, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Jacobchops, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

sharpski, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

ooftu, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

GrizDave, Jun 03, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

16oz can at 41 F poured into a pint glass. Date on the bottom is 01/16/14.

Pours cloudy golden with chunks of dark sediment on the bottom. Small head, not much carbonation. Lots of floaters through the beer. Smell is spicy, lemony, maybe some hint of coffee. Something else is clearly in there...maybe akin to ginger, but I can't quite place it.

Taste is similar to the smell. Coffee is a little more recognizable, less of a ginger character, although it's still noticeable. Clearly some piney hops.

Mouthfeel is a nice medium texture and body. Overall, it's an OK beer. Mostly just odd.

snaotheus, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

honkduh, May 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Hoptimus-Prime, May 08, 2014
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Java The Hop from Fort George Brewery + Public House
89 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.