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HopArt IPA - COAST Brewing Company

HopArt IPAHopArt IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

378 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 378
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%


Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Walking a fine line of sweet malt and assertive hop character. A hop presence so enticing it truly is a work of art.

(Beer added by: MarkSCCOT on 10-21-2007)
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marvin213

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A murky orange like a forming dawn sits with suds slipping down the sides of the glass. It's a beautiful IPA. Heady hops drip on the lacy sides. Kudos for the HopArt HopArt sticker! The only thing boring is the bottle cap.

Smells balanced, about which I'm uncertain because I yearn for more hop. It smells good an organic--there's a 'naturalness' to the nose and the taste. It's like perfectly balanced! It's odd. The taste is definitive (east coast) IPA: smooth assertive malt with leafy, earthy hop cones to it. This is a well-crafted beer.

Do I consider it in context of East Side IPAs or all IPAs? The category reads "American IPA" so I side with only the good side of great. Like other vegetation, there's factors within that west coast climate that provide its products an unfair advantage. Minus any sense of citrus, the beer feels good.

HopArt's a pretty awesome beer, and Coast is a pretty awesome brewery. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2011 21:27:53 | More by marvin213
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HopArt IPA from COAST Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.