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Hippie I.P.A. - Buckeye Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

216 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Buckeye Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 08-04-2002)
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Reviews by AKBelgianBeast:
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AKBelgianBeast

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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to ipa247 for this extra.

Pours an amber rubyish orangey color with a nice white head that retains fairly well until reducing to a thin skim on the surface and clumps around the ring of the glass, leaves nice tiered lacing.

Nose is of subdued hops and a strong malt backbone, smells like it may be a tad bit on in age, but also smells like it was never a real hop bomb to begin with, so take that as you will.

Flavor is pretty good. Certainly not a WC hop bomb, but not some EC garbage either. A well balanced, almost pale aleish IPA.

Mouthfeel is about what you'd expect, maybe ever so slightly undercarbed. Somewhat viscous, but certainly not chewy, and slick on the palate, minus the dry finish.

Very drinkable for the abv, really drinks like a pale ale due to the balance and indifferent hop profile.

Overall an easy drinking beer. Really more like a bigass pale ale than an IPA. I could see slammin a few at the pub or something, but its not something i would actively seek out again. A decent and enjoyable brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2009 05:31:34 | More by AKBelgianBeast
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Hippie I.P.A. from Buckeye Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.