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Hop Explosion - Bethlehem Brew Works

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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bethlehem Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goindownsouth on 03-22-2003)
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Ratings: 74 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-28-2013 18:15:57 | More by rolltide8425
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jburlew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

11-29-2013 07:33:22 | More by jburlew
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

11-26-2013 18:05:42 | More by dsnyder61
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

11-23-2013 23:57:33 | More by TTripp725
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Druss157

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-17-2013 06:34:28 | More by Druss157
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jdaddy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-27-2013 02:53:11 | More by jdaddy
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

10-21-2013 08:40:57 | More by Budinetz
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jhartley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-20-2013 00:43:09 | More by jhartley
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BadaBeer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-17-2013 03:15:56 | More by BadaBeer
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-15-2013 15:04:18 | More by tommyguz
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-19-2013 14:49:16 | More by Varkias41
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-30-2013 23:38:54 | More by LoveStout
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-16-2013 13:37:04 | More by InspectorBob
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-10-2013 18:54:01 | More by twenty5
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Nitro On-tap growler fill into pint glass

Appearance- Dark copper, clear about a finger of white head that fades quick

Aroma- Faint for something named hop explosion, There are grassy hops some pine, caramel, biscuity malt but its not very strong. Was hoping for some citrus or tropical fruits but not to be.

Flavor- Some caramel malt sweetness, decent bitterness, grassy hops, some pine, its pretty muddy hard to pull out anything strong.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied, fairly low carbination for an IPA, no alcohol present

Overall- Its kind of bland for the style not a whole lot of hops in terms of aroma or flavor here. Its not bad, just not something I would seek out or recommend.

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-10-2013 01:11:50 | More by LI_PO12
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Ivilldo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

04-28-2013 12:16:44 | More by Ivilldo
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Number3red

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-17-2013 11:38:54 | More by Number3red
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-17-2013 19:17:18 | More by SadMachine
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CreightonSM

New York

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-04-2013 14:35:40 | More by CreightonSM
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Pencible

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: This poured a clear dark gold with moderate white head.
S: It smelled like lemon and mango, with some copper and bready malt and a bit of honey.
T: It tasted like citrus zest and copper and grapefruit, with some honey and mango. It had a clean and bitter aftertaste.
M: It was slightly thick with a little carbonation. Oily body.
D: This was a nice IPA. The scent and taste were enjoyable. The body was good with a pretty smooth finish, so it was easy to drink. Nothing ground breaking, but a nice brew anyway.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 04:41:32 | More by Pencible
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-19-2013 02:59:00 | More by hoppymcgee
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13%

01-12-2013 19:34:08 | More by st9647v3
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-26-2012 01:23:09 | More by ejimhof
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Maseitz

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-22-2012 02:41:29 | More by Maseitz
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. no date listed.

A: hazed orange/golden hue. bright white head left behind. good retention.

S: oranges, pine. hops off the bat.

T: lingering fruity/bitter flavor. oxidized. tired hop flavor. nothing to write home about, unfortunately.

M: moderate mouthfeel,medium bodied.

D: nothing too impressive. lots to be desired. beat hop flavor, but potential.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 01:42:44 | More by Jimmys
Hop Explosion from Bethlehem Brew Works
81 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.