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Hop Lava IPA - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
85
very good

170 Ratings
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This big, glowing, powerful IPA is packed with assertive Northwest hops that are floral, citrusy and resinous. A healthy dose of Munich malt helps to provide backbone and balance against the hoppy attack. The result? Explosive!"

Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner and Munich Malt, Centennial and Cascade hops. 7.0% ABV, 75 BU

(Beer added by: ccrida on 07-26-2007)
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-12-2014 19:08:06 | More by redfox405
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-12-2014 05:37:25 | More by LampertLand
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-02-2014 03:22:05 | More by bret717
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-01-2014 00:43:55 | More by WDJersey
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

06-30-2014 23:16:56 | More by PZBREW
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-23-2014 00:40:09 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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Evan

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-08-2014 21:38:58 | More by Evan
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Zaximus

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-08-2014 06:04:49 | More by Zaximus
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-05-2014 20:23:41 | More by Eighty
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-29-2014 04:13:59 | More by jpd7374
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DOCRW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-20-2014 05:07:50 | More by DOCRW
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Oakengroves

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-20-2014 02:47:14 | More by Oakengroves
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jamestheseventh

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-04-2014 00:15:49 | More by jamestheseventh
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RHVC59

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-30-2014 02:31:40 | More by RHVC59
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Andrew24

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-30-2014 00:48:20 | More by Andrew24
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

04-12-2014 23:25:24 | More by foxyaardvark27
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flagmantho

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 500mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: nice orange hue with a light haze and moderately strong effervescence. Head pours two fingers of frothy ivory foam; quite attractive!

Smell: moderate aroma of earthy, piney and citrusy hops. There's a little sweetness underpinning the hops as well. It's alright, but seems kind of muddled.

Taste: bright and almost tangy citrus hop character, with a strong sweetness and a bit of an alcohol bite. The bitterness at the end is a bit rough-and-ready. Decent, but again, this beer could be more polished.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a strong carbonation and a good creaminess for the style.

Overall: quite drinkable for its ABV, this beer has some formulation issues for me. I feel like the brightness of the bright hops is muted, and the earthier tones are a little bit forward for the sweetness level.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 19:00:55 | More by flagmantho
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California

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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California

5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Became the beer of the year for me.

Overwhelmingly hoppy, then perfectly caramelly. Leaving you in a flavor bliss.

Captured the perfect essence of balance and pushed the limits of my senses. A fine example of an Oregon IPA, pushing it as far as it could go with hoppiness, but always rewarding you with sweetness for your journey.

On tap, unbeatable.

Serving type: on-tap

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New Jersey

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20%

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Hop Lava IPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
85 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.