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Humulus Lager - The Bruery

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Humulus Lager
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

862 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 862
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 170
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
India Pale Lager, but closer to Imperial Pilsner than IPA, according to the brewery.

(Beer added by: vacax on 08-02-2009)
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

needMIbeerinMD, May 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

cdean801, May 16, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on draft at Bruery Pint night at Columbia Ale House. Outstanding beer, looked the part completely. Had the absolutely wonderful smell and the citrus taste that I love in IPAs without the bitter bang that can turn me off. Truly a great beer and one I hope to enjoy at some point in the future.

JamieDuncan, May 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Sarmartay, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

schmidtmattsays, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Devman171, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

DIPAfiend, May 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

BEERschlitz, May 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.2%

Liondiscs, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

TheEvilGenius, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

md655321, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

gordo7, May 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

hopswap1, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Moses_Malone, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

kidzord, May 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

MrMcGibblets, Apr 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

rbrefbeerman, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

mdlb44, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

koopa, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

jwswigs, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

opwog, Apr 26, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

4 oz. pour on tap at ChurchKey in NW DC into their characteristic snifter glass, drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - golden-orange coloration; although it's dark on here, the clarity looks high; frothy white head on first pour eventually settles into a 1/4 finger glass lacing; tight white bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass throughout; large alcohol legs (especially for 7.4% ABV)

S: 10/12 - big IPL-ish mixture of PNW hops - citrus and piney, pils breadiness, lager yeast and alcohols

T: 16/20 - nice tickle of bitterness on the anterior tongue gives way to PNW hop flavors that match the nose; evolves with the pils toast followed by an alcohol sizzle; finishes dry and quick

M: 5/5 - thick hop oils comprise an imperial style; high carbonation --> bubble and effervescent, alcohol coating

O: 9/10 - solid imperial IPL that I've been eager to try for a while and this didn't disappoint; I'd put the intensity of the hop aroma and flavor up their with Jack's Abby's IPLs; recommended

TOTAL - 43/50

MNishCT77, Apr 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Beermazter310, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

NORM4, Apr 24, 2014
Humulus Lager from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 862 ratings.