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Hop Whoopin - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
88
very good

179 Ratings
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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2010)
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-18-2012 04:22:59 | More by Localdrinklax
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-18-2012 01:27:21 | More by Hopstout
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-28-2014 01:00:07 | More by SkinniePost
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bcm75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-30-2013 23:31:20 | More by bcm75
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Mdog

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Slightly hazy gold, good head.

Smell: Juicy citrus rind, hint of herbal.

Taste: Dry citrus bitterness, moderate to heavy bitterness. Starts to give a hint of garlic/herbal flavor.

Overall: An interesting take on the IPA from O'so. The garlic/herbal flavor starts to come through but stays in the background where it gives a nice counterpoint to the citrus bitterness. I normally don't like the hop that gives the garlic/onion flavor, but here it works.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 20:38:02 | More by Mdog
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

08-05-2013 01:25:17 | More by jschott75
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-23-2014 12:16:07 | More by ryanpj
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hop Whoopin pours a hazy golden color, with very small head. Their is a slightly floral. The taste has a sharp hoppyness, bitter and then finishes rather sweet. Nice subtle malty backbone. Nice carbonation, could be a bit dryer. Overall a nice IPA, a sweeter hoppy flavor does make it unique.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 01:19:29 | More by vette2006c5r
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-09-2014 04:25:23 | More by Beerlover
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

12-07-2012 03:40:02 | More by TonyTalon
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Soneast

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.5%

01-28-2013 00:32:31 | More by Soneast
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

03-25-2014 23:16:35 | More by Canada_Dan
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a semi-hazy golden color with a two finger frothy whipped foam head that recedes to a half finger cap in about a minute, which does stick around for quite some time, as does the rings of curtain-y lacing. Smells and tastes of raw blasts of nigh-overwhelming hop power. We have onion, garlic, grapefruit peel and pith, pine tree sap with slivers of bark in it, orange and lemon peel, burnt honey, tropical fruit medley, and a caramel malt holding all of these things together structurally. Body and carbonation levels are both medium.

This hop bomb is a bit closer to the sweeter and balanced side of things than most other hop bombs I've tasted, for whatever that opinion may be worth.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 06:27:54 | More by WastingFreetime
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-15-2012 04:36:30 | More by doucmehu
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pretty cool 12oz bottle sent from an awesome BA and poured into a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A: Hazy dark gold; medium lacing on the glass.

S: Pungent, dank orange and herbal hops (a lot of hoppy beers I've had lately seem to follow this profile - Simcoe and Citra seem to dominate). Similar to these other beers, there is a piney/tropical frutibowl thing going on with the hops here as well. Smells like its pretty fresh. No malt presence really.

T: Same flavor profile - pretty floral and juicy as well. Dank citrus, hints of pine...faint suggestion of toasted malt as well.

MF: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Moderate dryness, and the bitterness isn't too high.

O: Solid drinker, feels more like its trying to be a DIPA so its even more impressively a single IPA, or a less alcoholic DIPA depending on which was you look at it. Tasty stuff.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 15:42:13 | More by Scotchboy
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2013 04:29:58 | More by derkfromwi
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

DirectionalDowns weekend continues. The school year melts into summer and the knot in my back somehow loosens and transforms itself into a long well needed vacation.

Growler into a glass pours a soapy ladden medium clear orange. Pinpoint tiny bubbles march upward from the center. Clunky coverage seems to predicate a slightly dated tap.

Hops are up my alley. Fruit bowl white tangerine, peach, pineapple, and light bitters. From my understanding of when this growler may have originated, this still shows brightly, though I'm left to wonder what could have been.

Fleshy nectarine skins, pine, and dank woody greens. Faint bitters and tropical fruit ride throughout. Left wondering where this stood upon release, but still really liking what sits in front of me.

Mouthfeel is a lowly carbonated hop juice deliverer. Fresh, I can imagine this as being a real treat. As is, it's just really good.

Serving type: growler

06-12-2011 00:21:52 | More by BarrytheBear
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-14-2013 17:02:41 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2%

07-06-2014 23:20:54 | More by MN_Beerticker
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-08-2013 16:06:14 | More by PHBoiler
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virinow

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-05-2014 00:47:37 | More by virinow
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cdkrenz

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm told the only spot you'll be able to enjoy this brew is at the brewery in their taproom. Hopefully that changes because this is a brew everyone should be able to sample... even if you can't make it to P-lover.

A - Red body with a thick, frothy off-white head. It leaves a very nice lacing as it recedes.

S - The aroma of hops are prevalent. They consist of citrusy grapefruit.

T - The flavors match the scent. Tons of citrusy grapefruit hops. This is a great tasting IPA. Loaded with hops but well balanced against the malt to create and allow the hops to shine rather than overwhelm.

M - It feels as a good India Pale Ale should... thick, sticky and even slightly chewy.

~ This is a very good beer and I hope the folks at O'so continue to brew it. If they don't, now is the time to head on over to get your Whoopin'!

Serving type: on-tap

09-26-2010 15:13:37 | More by cdkrenz
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sgoro

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

06-08-2012 20:46:41 | More by sgoro
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-05-2014 16:50:46 | More by ChrisL24481
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-19-2014 11:52:44 | More by redfox405
Hop Whoopin from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
88 out of 100 based on 179 ratings.