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Hop Whoopin - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Localdrinklax, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

jschott75, Aug 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

bcm75, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Hopstout
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Hopstout, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of kawilliams81
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip?

A- pours a light golden with a 2 finger white head. Some blotches and amoeba lacing remains.

S- light caramel, big bitter grapefruit and citrus and pine.

T- sweet pale malts, citrus, big bitter grapefruit and orange going on here with some pine bitterness at the finish.

M- medium body and carbonation. Light feel with slight slickness.

O- nice ipa. Definitely citrus and hop bitterness forward but has just enough malt balance.

kawilliams81, Sep 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

SkinniePost, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Beerlover, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

ryanpj, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
3.38/5  rDev -14%
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.

vette2006c5r, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of Mdog
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
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.

Mdog, Jul 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Brams17, Tuesday at 05:51 PM
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

Soneast, Jan 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

TonyTalon, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of WastingFreetime
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
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.

WastingFreetime, Mar 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

derkfromwi, Jun 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

doucmehu, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of BarrytheBear
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
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.

BarrytheBear, Jun 12, 2011
Photo of Scotchboy
4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
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.

Scotchboy, Feb 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

redfox405, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

MN_Beerticker, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

ChrisL24481, Jun 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Rand_ale_Thor, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

PHBoiler, Apr 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Norseman, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

virinow, Mar 05, 2014
Hop Whoopin from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
88 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.