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Hopworks IPA - Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Hopworks IPAHopworks IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

487 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 85
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 10-19-2007)
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

guajolote, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at HUB, Portland, OR

Poured a hazy golden-yellow with a small white head. Fruity aroma, citrusy, various hop profiles. Pine and grapefruity hops in the taste, grassy, with a solid bready malt base. Crisp and dry in the finish. Light-medium body. Solid, drinkable IPA overall.

Rifugium, Jan 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

elephantrider, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

spamages, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of MsRif
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at HUB in Portland, OR. Poured a yellow/orange color with a very thin off-white head that left very spotty lacing. Aroma was floral/earthy hops, citrusy hops, grass and a slight malt sweetness. Taste followed the nose though I also noticed a bit of grainy flavor in there.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes dry from the bitter hops. VERY interesting/complex yet well-balanced IPA. Enjoyable for sure!

MsRif, Dec 27, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

davidthebruce, Dec 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

IPAgirl87, Dec 22, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

GarrettB714, Dec 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

photomike, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

aanakinskywalker, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

thewimperoo, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

mhaugo, Dec 10, 2011
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3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

55th Review
Bottle to proper pint

From notes. Shared as part of bspringer's Golden Birthday Bash the Wednesday of GABF week 2011. Thanks to whomever sent this as an extra!

A: Glowing orange. Half finger nail (frothy white) head on gentle pour.

S: Citrus hops. Hint of pine. Hops...lots of them.

T: More hops (go figure). Balanced pine, wood, and grass. Missing bitterness though. Sad

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Frothy and smooth - just like I want all my IPAs to be. This was the most enjoyable aspect of this beer for me.

O: An alright IPA; however, I am curious to know if this one sat too long. I could not find a freshness date, but am thinking I would have enjoyed it more had it been fresh. I will seek it out again at some point in the future. Maybe next time I visit the lovely town of PDX!

spdyfire83, Dec 06, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

jophish17, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

SRossman, Dec 05, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

twelveinches, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

ipafool, Nov 29, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

schnarr84, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Jstark5150, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

jenray, Nov 25, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

rao2100, Nov 23, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

chickenm, Nov 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

CoryR, Nov 19, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer reminds me of Schneider Hopfenweiss. Its has the same orange-ish tinge and cloudyness, with a heavy dose of citrus/piney hops. It's uncanny. When I picked this one up off the shelf I wasn't expecting this at all. Great beer. I will DEFINITELY buy this one again. Incredibly bitter, with a fair amount of grapefruit flavour. The smell is a perfect example of how to dry-hop your beer. Almost no malt to speak of, but I find that makes this an even better example of the style.

Wow.

Intrinsic, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

kevwcamp, Nov 17, 2011
Hopworks IPA from Hopworks Urban Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.