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Hopitoulas IPA - New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 13
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA) visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This 6.0% ABV ale is a West Coast style India Pale Ale that combines 6 malts and 6 hops with additional dry hopping for three weeks. It takes about a month and a half to make each batch and we think it is worth the wait. Hints of pine and citrus with a powerful, yet balanced hoppy flavor, Hopitoulas packs a punch that you won’t forget.

(Beer added by: Vengeance526 on 10-11-2009)
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NOLA - Hopitoulas IPA

Look - Poured into a Craftgeer snifter, this brew pours slightly hazy caramel amber almost slightly red with a full foamy head that dissipates quickly, retains some, and leaves lots of lacing.

Smell - Caramel bready malt and resin pine and citrus hops. The citrus is more tart than sour, but not necessarily straight lemon, can't put my finger on it.

Taste - Rich bready malt intro and a definite tart citrus hop comes in after, then fades into a piney bitter, again I cannot place the specific citrus flavor, almost zesty as one reviewer mentioned.

Mouthfeel - Rests slight bitter pine but mostly fades rather quickly. Medium-bodied, low booziness, good drinkability.

Overall - Solid brew, like their take on this style. Tart citrus and pine bitter with a rich bready malt backbone. Would recommend for those who want a punchier AIPA but maybe not a full-blown DIPA.

JMScowcroft, Jun 18, 2013
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Was in NO recently and had the chance to drink a few pints of this fine IPA. Brought a four pack home. Looks really nice, hazy amber with a firm head. Nose is a subtle blend of caramel, biscuit and floral hops. A bit mellow for an IPA but pleasant none the less. Tastes great. Fresh lightly toasted bread from the malt, a touch of caramel as well. Hops bring a touch of orange zest, some grapefruit, cut grass and hay. Long, drying pithy bitterness. Quite pronounced. I dig this beer, and I'm sad this is my last can.

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Hopitoulas IPA from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
84 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.