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Hop Lava IPA - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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good

192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | 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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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.

flagmantho, Apr 11, 2014
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Hop Lava IPA from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
84 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.