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Brett Hop'solutely - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
85
very good

17 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 18.64%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: millerbuffoon on 05-20-2014)
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OOPS. I hate Brett beers and am not in love with barrel aged beer neither. Buying a bunch of singles and bombers on vacation and I didn't look closely at the label (though I was getting 2 of the regular Hop'solutely).

Bottom line: I like this one better than the regular.

Poured slightly hazier and a little deeper straw-colored than the regular and the head was a mite firmer.

The smell was same as regular with a whiff of funk that didn't seem off-putting while still being very present.

Still a little thin and slightly over-carbonated for what I was expecting, but this was still a big hoppy, boozy beer with a solid spine of sweet malts. Unlike the regular, the grapefruit and citrus is accompanied by a hint of banana and a suggestion of sourness. Still WAY too big to drink more than one, but the more complex flavors make the hop explosion of the Brett version more interesting than the regular.

A good mistake on my part, buying the "wrong" beer!

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Brett Hop'solutely from Allentown Brew Works
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.