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Hop Happy India Pale Ale - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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Hop Happy India Pale AleHop Happy India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
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150 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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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Photo of nickapalooza86
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky amber color, clearly unfiltered, half finger of off white head

Smell is a dose of pine and earthy hop notes, a little citrus flows through, caramel, toffee, a nice plum like smell with a decent bread backing

Taste is bitter pine, a little grapefruit, bread, biscuit malt, caramel sweetness, some orange, herbal and earthy hops shine through in the bittering finish

Mouthfeel is medium, average carbonation with a nice dry finish

Good stuff, not great, but a nice beer none the less. Give it a shot.

Photo of SkinniePost
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of PickwickHopz
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of JeffSK
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of nheinzie57
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Cooper
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of feloniousmonk
3.13/5  rDev -7.1%
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.

Photo of Snow81
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of DaveMiller
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of tyleeis
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Trapipa
3.89/5  rDev +15.4%
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!!

Photo of Hendrick24
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of NicholasOfMKE
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Photo of Paxman1965
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BoJengs
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Willi_BW
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Photo of mfl620ks
4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of DCdevyl78
2/5  rDev -40.7%

Photo of ssimpson89
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of KingBiscuit
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of jwc215
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
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.

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another beer courtesy of the legendary woodychandler. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell has a bit of hops, some malts. Taste is bitter and hoppy up front, some pine, a bit of malts at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall nothing special, but not bad, your standard, run of the mill IPA.

Hop Happy India Pale Ale from Milwaukee Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.