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Snake Hollow IPA - Potosi Brewing Company

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Snake Hollow IPASnake Hollow IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KeefD on 12-22-2008)
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev -4.5%

12oz bottle.

A: Clear deep amber body beneath two inches of creamy off-white forth. Good retention, great lace. Lovely.

S: Good balance of hops and malt, with the former featuring both herbal and citrus notes. Lemon and caramel. A little sweeter than I like, but good.

T: Follows the nose - grapefruit, lemon, and herbal hops alongside substantial malt sweetness. Bitter, caramel-tinged finish. Pretty tasty, but nothing special.

M: Lively, frothy medium body. Bubbly enough to avoid stickiness.

O: Thoroughly respectable IPA, but not one I'll be seeking out in the future.

Cheers!

08-14-2013 02:05:05 | More by woosterbill
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

08-09-2013 03:17:19 | More by larryarms847
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-02-2013 01:18:04 | More by davemathews68
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +20%

07-20-2013 00:40:48 | More by tyleeis
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +6.9%

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color capped by a fingers worth of foam; some shards of lacing are left behind

Smell: Very earthy aromatics; slightly fruity and slightly vegetal

Taste: A hint of the biscuit, up front, and then a bit of stone fruit but by mid-palate, the earthy/tobacco bitterness arrives only to be followed by an herbal/piney character after the swallow

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: What an intriguing beer - builds up like an English IPA and, all of the sudden, pulls a switcheroo with an American hop profile; really enjoyed this one

07-10-2013 02:49:55 | More by brentk56
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-08-2013 22:25:11 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

A: orange/amber, mild cloudy,
firm white finger head, nice lacing

S: citrus, pine, hint of floral

T: refreshing grapefruit, bready malt,
mild earthiness, long solid pine bitter finish

M: med body, solid oily mouth

O: This brew surprised me, haven't had this beer
company in years and this impressed me.
Willing to try it again and buy others from them.

QUITE GOOD; GIVE IT A GO!

07-08-2013 19:36:58 | More by BeerLover99
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

07-07-2013 21:23:09 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-07-2013 12:24:23 | More by zeff80
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20%

07-05-2013 22:41:40 | More by tgraven
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-30-2013 12:09:03 | More by hilgart1
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egrace84

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-24-2013 03:00:44 | More by egrace84
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-14-2013 04:38:56 | More by jplopez21
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-11-2013 02:31:42 | More by KC9LDB
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enelson

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

06-09-2013 23:03:39 | More by enelson
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tswater

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-07-2013 20:09:48 | More by tswater
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev -5.3%

Pours a light orange color. clear, white head

Smell is sweet orange, bubble gum, pine, grapefruit

Taste is sweet citrus, honey, malt, bitter herbal hop, and a strange after taste that I can not pin point

Mouthfeel is a little thicker then I like my IPAs.... Not crazy thick but could be a little thinner and crisp

Very interesting IPA.... Very different, not bad but probably will have this 6 and then go back to my go tos and leave this one on the shelf in the future.

06-06-2013 02:34:27 | More by nickapalooza86
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-01-2013 02:39:00 | More by Woodman70
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MIA4IPA

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-22-2013 13:51:00 | More by MIA4IPA
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.01/5  rDev -19.7%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Frankly, I'd rather have a hollow snake, 'cause at leas then I'd know what I'm dealing with... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear copper-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises candied orange peel, light grapefruit peel, pine resin, and sweet caramel. The taste holds notes of sharp grapefruit rind (and peel), sweet toffee, and sharp pine needle. Everything has an astringent quality to it, making for a not-so-enjoyable experience. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, not the best IPA by any stretch of the imagination, but not horrid. Just kinda sub-average.

05-18-2013 17:23:23 | More by TMoney2591
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WolfsbaneBloom

Illinois

4.04/5  rDev +7.7%

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear golden orange with three fingers of creamy, bubbly white foam.

Smell: Sweet honey, light floral and citrus hops, and some biscuity malt. Pleasant but fairly muted.

Taste: Mild pine, honey, floral hops, and light orange peel with bready and caramel malts. Very sweet, almost like candy corn, with a nice hop bite in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, crisp, lively, refreshing, and smooth.

Overall, this is a solid little IPA from the good folks at Potosi Brewing. I found this a really simple but well-balanced IPA with a pleasant sweetness and amazing drinkability, especially considering it's 7% ABV.

05-16-2013 16:01:51 | More by WolfsbaneBloom
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-12-2013 20:38:52 | More by anticipation23
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ZvexFan

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-12-2013 19:28:51 | More by ZvexFan
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ystazi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-11-2013 17:51:38 | More by ystazi
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Ginepiece

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-29-2013 03:01:03 | More by Ginepiece
Snake Hollow IPA from Potosi Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.