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HopShock IPA - SanTan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 23
Gots: 40 | 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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4.12/5  rDev +5.9%

NateBenner, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

allenson21, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

hsus0225, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Pro_Magnon, Aug 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

WritersBlock, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

nvandelist, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Norseman, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of brurevu
3.66/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

New to Texas, late for me to reveiw. The beer poured a deep copper amber with a significant off white head. The aroma kicked in immediately with a strong essence of grapefruit rind and some floral notes with a slight sweet malt underneath. The taste hit me with more bitter grapefruit rind and bits of tropical fruit that was wrapped around the malty sweetness. It all ended with a palate soaking piney bitterness that was right up my IPA alley. The Hop Shock doesn’t pull its bitter punches and socked me into hop heaven. A decent IPA and proper introduction to SanTan Brewing.

brurevu, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Gagnonsux, Aug 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

PhaseID, Aug 04, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Copper and brown in color, some crunchy lacing and nice head retention. Head is a very nice pancake color.

Nose: Mint, rosemary, and citrus.

Taste: Smooth mouthfeel, metallic at first which turns into slight malt. A wet finish. Some rosemary and citrus.

travolta, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Gatordaddy, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

n2pux, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

PassMeAZima, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

BHansen, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

cnagle28, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Steve_Gonz, Jul 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Resuin, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

nrbw23, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

TheBeerbarian, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

pkalix, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

jibbyvonjibb, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

JuanAlberto, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

WI-Beer-Man, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

-NESTO-, Jul 20, 2014
HopShock IPA from SanTan Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.