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HopArt IPA - COAST Brewing Company

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HopArt IPAHopArt IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

397 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 91
Gots: 31 | FT: 4
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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rjknyy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

12-05-2011 14:05:51 | More by rjknyy
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-05-2011 13:27:07 | More by sideshowe
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-29-2011 03:07:18 | More by brandoman63
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hiphopipa

Maine

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-26-2011 21:52:52 | More by hiphopipa
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EastCoastHawkeye

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

11-26-2011 11:40:29 | More by EastCoastHawkeye
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -25.6%

11-23-2011 02:38:30 | More by jenray
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-22-2011 01:57:34 | More by PittBeerGirl
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-21-2011 01:41:55 | More by thebouch01
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-20-2011 21:23:43 | More by jophish17
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-20-2011 02:59:33 | More by mmcnaughton
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67couple

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-18-2011 00:29:23 | More by 67couple
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EasyReader

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-17-2011 01:01:29 | More by EasyReader
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bastu

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-16-2011 20:09:38 | More by bastu
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UncleWesticles

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-16-2011 15:58:53 | More by UncleWesticles
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paulmcm

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-15-2011 17:55:06 | More by paulmcm
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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-15-2011 15:31:27 | More by richbrew
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EClayton08

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-15-2011 00:56:21 | More by EClayton08
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.1%

11-14-2011 16:45:56 | More by seanwhite
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thadbme

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Coast Hopart IPA

A: Pours a golden cloudy yellow with a finger of head. Appears to have low carbonation. Its a good looking beer with a small amount of head.

S: Smell of hops are up front with some of the wheat behind it. Does not smell overwhelming in any facet, and its blended very well.

T: Hoppy and Bitter up front with a smoother finish. It is an IPA after all. Its an easy drinking beer, has a medium amount of carbonation but an easy drinker anyway.

M: Bitter and medium carbonation. Medium body but goes down easy.

O: A pretty good IPA to try, haven't had a ton of experience with them but I'd recommend this and heck its local to me.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 01:06:38 | More by thadbme
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to bastu for sending me this one!

Bottled on 8/25/11.

Pours a hazy light orange with a 2 inch puffy white head that settles to a small cap. Thin foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is primarily of herbal and citrus zest hops and maybe some citrus fruits. Taste is of grapefruit/citrus fruits, citrus zest, and some slight malt flavors. A medium level of bitterness lingers on the tongue after each sip. This beer has a crisp and somewhat dry mouthfeel with a good level of carbonation. Overall, this is a good IPA with a nice hop kick in the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 02:55:17 | More by UCLABrewN84
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GehenHerzog

North Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber poured into Tripel Karmeliet tulip. Bottled 10/12/11. About as fresh as you can get.

A - Pours a bright orange color. Close to copper. A small but dense white head that leaves great lacing down the glass.

S - Strong smell of orange, maybe pineapple as well. Nice hoppy scent. Rounded off with a little malt sweetness. A little bit of an alcohol bite on the end.

T - One of the few beers that tastes identical to the smell.

M - Medium bodied. Good carbonation. Seasonable tasted IPA that can sneak up on you

D - Great drinkability. Wouldn't guess that the alcohol percentage was close to 8%.

Stumbled across this today at Grapevine (Fort Mill, SC) and had to buy a few. I've had this a few times now but first time I have found it so close to home. Nice to see.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2011 22:19:51 | More by GehenHerzog
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SykDoc

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. It pours a minimally translucent golden-copper color. A 1 inch off-white head forms and slowly reduces to a nice lacing. Carbonation is visible.

The aroma is a solid hops presence, primarily orange rind with an orange sweetness with just a bit of bitter notes.

The taste is similar with a citrus hops, which comes across as a blend of pineapple and orange. There is more of a malty backbone present, than in the nose. Rindy bitterness is again present.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a solid level of carbonation. This is sturdier than the average IPA. It is smooth and leaves a nice dryness on the upper palate.

Overall, this is a solid beer. The components are good in all respects and you can drink it without feeling like you lose your mouth. A solid beer.

Serving type: growler

10-15-2011 20:19:12 | More by SykDoc
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Holland

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 8/25/11.

A: beautiful orange/amber color, cloudy and deep looking. Decent lacing across the top. Looks pretty thick for an IPA.

S: smells of very earthy hops, bitter hops, and malt. Nothing excellent here.

T: Tastes of pale and caramel malt, bitter hops, and pine.

M: smooth, then crisp. Medium body, good malt backbone for an IPA. Love it.

O: solid, not spectacular beer. It was around $7 at the brewery in North Charleston.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 18:14:00 | More by Holland
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brewcore

South Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass poured from a bomber direct from Coast.

A: Dark yellow but not quite golden, hazy, with a thick creamy white head. Amazing retention. Head remained for 5+ minutes till I hit the bottom of the glass.

S: Balance is apparent in nose. Lets you know there is something different about this IPA. Citrusy and floral hops meets malty sweet smell.

T: Has to be the most balanced IPA I have put to my lips. Yes it is hoppy but the malts are step forward to make an amazing malt-sweetened balance. Hops are primarily floral with a tiny hint of pine on the back.

M: Medium to heavy body, especially so for the IPA style.

O: Very different for an IPA. Not overwhelmed by hops but rather very good balance. Lots of other "IPA"s I prefer more, but have not had one with the same character as HopArt. I would say it is in a class of its own. I will certainly return to this beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 19:36:12 | More by brewcore
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a nice orange copper with a pretty dense light head, amazing lacing great retention

S - Nice malty sweetness, orange/pineapple citrusy and earthy hops. A wee weak

T - Like it smells, very well balanced. Stronger than the nose would suggest

M - Medium to light's bodied, very drinkable. Seasonable tasted IPA that can sneak up on you

O - One of my go to session IPAs along with Stone, Hop Wallop, and Two Hearted.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2011 00:11:33 | More by MacQ32
HopArt IPA from COAST Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.