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HopShock IPA - SanTan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

339 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 22
Gots: 49 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SanTan Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Warm copper amber in color, SanTan brewers have re-defined this classic English Ale. An intense bitterness derived from the distinct citrus/pine flavor of Pacific Northwest Hops. A dry, crisp malt character & aggressive alcohol dominate our I.P.A. and make this bitter beer a hop-head’s passion!

85 IBU

(Beer added by: PhxHorn on 01-24-2008)
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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice copper bronze color and citrus smell. Looks and smell can deceive. Big hop profile west coast style. Decent malt and grapefruit rind. Much More pronounced resin and pine. 7abv good balance session beer with a kick. Funny a bit of a hop bomb but not a palate wrecker.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - 4.25 - nice copper/amber color, finger of white head that sticks around, leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

S - 4.5 - Amazing piney/grapefruit smell, citrus zest, pineapple, some caramel malt in the background,

T - 3.75 - Honestly kind of disappointing given the smell, more peppery, dirty taste with hop bitterness, maybe some grapefruit in there but that's a stretch, definite piney taste but more like dirty pine needles.

M - 3.75 - Too much bitterness for the taste. Light/medium mouthfeel. Alc covered. Aftertaste is a lot of bitterness with no specific tastes.

O - 4.00 - Honestly, the smell is good out of proportion to the taste. The taste is too dirty/peppery to appreciate any citrusy hops you'd normally look for in an American IPA. I remember why I didn't like this when I first tried it now.

HopShock IPA from SanTan Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.