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HopShock IPA - SanTan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

244 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 21
Gots: 25 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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wtkphoto

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-27-2014 23:40:51 | More by wtkphoto
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RobTheKnob

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-27-2014 04:13:32 | More by RobTheKnob
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-26-2014 06:54:40 | More by Tiernan
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cornejo

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-26-2014 04:12:00 | More by cornejo
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-25-2014 23:08:52 | More by zonker17
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Csparks33

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-25-2014 00:25:49 | More by Csparks33
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tesla323

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-24-2014 01:08:21 | More by tesla323
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Jmitchell3

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-23-2014 22:06:04 | More by Jmitchell3
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julchak


3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-23-2014 21:23:25 | More by julchak
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JohnBender

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16%

06-22-2014 22:05:18 | More by JohnBender
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rspauldi

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-22-2014 20:09:47 | More by rspauldi
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gfg0020

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-21-2014 00:30:01 | More by gfg0020
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calcutron

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-20-2014 02:37:19 | More by calcutron
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-20-2014 01:50:44 | More by TX-Badger
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-19-2014 04:57:25 | More by 2beerdogs
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Booner818

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-18-2014 06:49:48 | More by Booner818
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Geuzedad

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-18-2014 04:02:24 | More by Geuzedad
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Smarty_Pints

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-18-2014 03:13:02 | More by Smarty_Pints
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Screper

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-16-2014 23:44:52 | More by Screper
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Coconuts

Arizona

1.75/5  rDev -54.8%

06-15-2014 17:56:29 | More by Coconuts
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HopsintheSack

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-15-2014 02:18:31 | More by HopsintheSack
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BobZ

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-29-2014 00:06:06 | More by BobZ
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-26-2014 23:50:48 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-22-2014 13:52:02 | More by MichiganderHB
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BucannonXC5

California

3.43/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Type: 12-oz. can
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: Whole Foods in Tempe, Ariz.
Price: $2.59
Purchased: May 17, 2014
Consumed: May 21, 2014
Misc.: Crafted on Feb. 26, 2014

Poured a dark orangeish, amber, hazy color with 2-to-3 fingers of khaki-white pillowy head. Average-to-lively average foamy lacing along the sides of the glass. Very good retention on the top.

Smelled citrus hops, nectarine, caramel malts, earthy rye malts, iced tea, light grapefruit, orange rind, bitter tropical hops and mango.

Tasted not quite as good as I hoped. Got citrus hops, nectarine, orange rind, mango and other tropical hops up front, immediately followed by bitter earthy malts, boozy, astringent alcohol and rye hops. Bitter aftertaste. Grapefruit notes come in late, but not a good overall taste.

Medium body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Average carbonation. Astringent, bitter finish.

This IPA was just OK. I wavered on pretty much all five categories, so this could have gone a bunch of different ways.

Serving type: can

05-22-2014 06:21:50 | More by BucannonXC5
HopShock IPA from SanTan Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.