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Hop Happy India Pale Ale - Milwaukee Brewing Company

Hop Happy India Pale AleHop Happy India Pale Ale

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%


Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: logansboat15 on 11-27-2011)
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Reviews by Jparker37:
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Jparker37

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into an imperial pint glass.

A - Hazy amber, with little off-white head the lacks any retention or lacing.

S - Dank wet smelling hops. Very pungent and in your face. Comes across mainly as grapefruity. Has a delicate alcoholic tinge to it, even a kiss of sweet malt.

T - No sign of malt early on when hop bitterness quickly ambushes with the bitterness being perceived on the sides of the tongue. Not the most refreshing hop flavors but impactful and ever present.

M - Has a dry medium body with light carbonation. Has a clinging hop finish that refrains from being crisp.

O - I enjoyed the dense smell of this beer but there was little character to the hops and malt in its flavor

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 01:34:56 | More by Jparker37
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PickwickHopz

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-16-2014 19:28:13 | More by PickwickHopz
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JeffSK

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-14-2014 18:23:46 | More by JeffSK
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

04-08-2014 02:58:26 | More by MN_Beerticker
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

04-05-2014 04:52:36 | More by nheinzie57
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-30-2014 01:20:42 | More by Cooper
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Milwaukee Brewing Hop Happy IPA, brewed and bottled by Milwaukee Brewing Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Not a drop of gobbledygook anywhere on the paper label. No real information, either, other than the legal necessities. Maybe on the 6-pack holder? Nope, nothing but QR codes. A different kind of gobbledygook, an unreadable kind.

Murky amber hued appearance, slim white head.

Aroma: pithy and pungent, plump with pine and citrus, lemon and grapefruit galore. Not my favorite IPA aromatics, but not bad. We'll see.

Taste: Bright hop flavor greets the tongue immediately, backed up with sufficient malt. Bright, and juicy. Medium-bodied, lean and drinkable. Perfectly serviceable. Average and adequate. I can drink it and not feel a thing, nothing to think about, nothing to worry about.

It's okay. That's all. Sigh.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2014 23:56:15 | More by feloniousmonk
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Snow81

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-29-2014 19:25:29 | More by Snow81
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-21-2014 23:53:57 | More by DaveMiller
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-21-2014 00:03:28 | More by tyleeis
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Trapipa

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pleasantly surprised at this IPA. Bought one 16 ounce can in a mix six pack. Very tasty, great value. I'm too good at describing but if I needed to take some beer somewhere that bottles weren't allowed - the swimming pool or a NASCAR race - this is what I'd want. Bring it to PA!!

Serving type: can

03-04-2014 00:53:09 | More by Trapipa
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Serving type: on-tap

03-01-2014 14:22:02 | More by DerekQXQX
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.6%

02-21-2014 16:22:31 | More by Hendrick24
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NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-17-2014 03:50:16 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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Paxman1965

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-15-2014 04:26:47 | More by Paxman1965
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BuckettOfBeer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-09-2014 16:32:37 | More by BuckettOfBeer
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BoJengs

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-06-2014 14:10:05 | More by BoJengs
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Willi_BW

California

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-02-2014 23:47:57 | More by Willi_BW
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +17.6%

01-30-2014 01:21:14 | More by mfl620ks
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

2/5  rDev -41.2%

01-29-2014 02:34:03 | More by DCdevyl78
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-25-2014 00:33:19 | More by ssimpson89
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-17-2014 17:37:33 | More by richkrull
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

12-20-2013 00:47:46 | More by KingBiscuit
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-09-2013 05:48:18 | More by XmnwildX12
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours deep copper with a thin, lasting off-white head. Some trailing lace sticks.

The smell of citrus, some resinous pine and caramel.

The taste is citrus wrapped in caramel candy. Juicy sweetness turns to a mild bitter bite in the finish.

Starts off a bit fizzy, but the fizz soon settles to become somewhat chewy and quite smooth.

A more "balanced" IPA with a strong caramel backbone. Malt and very well-hidden alcohol make this deceptively easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 19:12:39 | More by jwc215
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Hop Happy India Pale Ale from Milwaukee Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.