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Hopdinger - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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234 Ratings
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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
49 IBU

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 06-06-2008)
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15%

09-16-2013 23:36:46 | More by sgttibbs
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MarshMan71

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

09-10-2013 23:53:46 | More by MarshMan71
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. I traded a friend two bottles of Hopothesis IPA for two bottles of this beer. My third beer from O'so Brewing Company. Expectations are in the high range since I've enjoyed the last beers I had from them.

Poured into The Godfather pint glass.

A - Pours about three fingers of foamy off-white head on top of a brassy orange colored body. Lots of fine sediment twirling around the glass.

S - Smell is kind of subdued: herbal grassy hop presence, peppery spice, lemongrass, rye, biscuit malts, touch of pine, and some cat piss acidity.

T - Taste exceeds the nose in terms of flavor if you ask me. A hint of peppery rye flavor, but not a lot. Lots of herbal / grassy hop presence, lemons, grapefruit, green apples, bready biscuit malts, and some tart, sugary tea leaf sweetness lingering on the finish.

M - Feel is of tart green apple skins, bready biscuit malts, and some dry hop resin. Crisp, ideal carbonation.

Overall, not the best I've had from O'so, but yet another highly drinkable, balanced, well-crafted beer. A nice take on the American pale ale, with a modest 6.00% abv, and I look forward to continue exploring their beers.

O'so Hopdinger ---3.5/5.

08-29-2013 00:49:20 | More by mfnmbvp
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MPPHISH

New York

3/5  rDev -15%

08-28-2013 04:42:22 | More by MPPHISH
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ccozzi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-25-2013 21:44:02 | More by ccozzi
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -15%

08-08-2013 00:11:13 | More by kscaldef
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jschott75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-04-2013 01:37:20 | More by jschott75
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-02-2013 06:47:24 | More by RobinLee
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durlta

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-30-2013 03:24:47 | More by durlta
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drunkciclista

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-30-2013 03:17:52 | More by drunkciclista
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

07-28-2013 18:42:34 | More by BrownAleMale
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slavall

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-21-2013 23:26:25 | More by slavall
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Razorback09

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-17-2013 20:39:49 | More by Razorback09
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Watershed

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-16-2013 00:18:41 | More by Watershed
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kdwruck

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-09-2013 02:04:30 | More by kdwruck
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-07-2013 05:18:32 | More by bigpoppa67
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Alduya

California

3/5  rDev -15%

06-24-2013 02:59:06 | More by Alduya
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coz

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-19-2013 00:07:56 | More by coz
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

06-17-2013 00:01:05 | More by majorbase2
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matjack85

Illinois

4.95/5  rDev +40.2%

I picked up this single 12oz brown bottle as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL, making them $1.67 each. No freshness date. Also of interest, the company website lists the abv at an even 6.0%, not the 5.5% listed here.

The beer poured a hazy honey gold color with 2-finger's worth of white head that lasts a few minutes and leaves some nice lacing.

Wonderful floral hop aroma with a touch of pine and citrus fruit underneath.

Wow, this is really good. Sweet malty backbone with a honey and almost buttery taste, balanced with mild piny and citrusy hops.

Smooth, creamy, medium bodied with higher than average carbonation, which keeps it nice and crisp.

Not a hop bomb, but a really tasty American Pale Ale. I loved it.

06-05-2013 10:11:10 | More by matjack85
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Mat_Rampson

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-05-2013 03:30:00 | More by Mat_Rampson
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.55/5  rDev +0.6%

Hopdinger pours a dark golden color, with a very small lacing head. There is a earthy and slightly hoppy aroma. The taste has a nice hop bite to it, lots of earthy like flavors, and a subtle roasted taste. Full flavors, nicely carbonated. Overall a nice solid APA, not has hoppy or floral, but does have a subtle roasted flavor that is a bit of a change up.

06-04-2013 04:33:27 | More by vette2006c5r
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-01-2013 02:37:07 | More by Woodman70
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Larrygto

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-27-2013 18:42:04 | More by Larrygto
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-15-2013 05:27:19 | More by gmendez1122
Hopdinger from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
80 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.