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Hippie I.P.A. - Buckeye Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 217
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | 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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OldFrothingSlosh

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

On-tap at the BBC pub.

I recall the dark copper color of this beer and it still impresses. Lack of any head deflates the appearance somewhat. Scant lacing of the glass. Nose is again all hops. Citrus, pine cones, earthy-grassy notes abound. Not quite as intense as I recall. Flavor is, as expected, hoppy. Not quite as bitter or dominant as the '76 from BBC (which I *much* prefer), Hippie is more tame. Some malt balancing is evident. Dry finish, with a snap of hop twang and just a hint of a grainy aftertaste. Not as smooth as I remember. nor as drinkable. Maybe my palate is getting more sensitive to some of the nuances in beer, but this was just "good".

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2005 11:45:53 | More by OldFrothingSlosh
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Hippie I.P.A. from Buckeye Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.