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Hop Box - Joseph James Brewing Inc.

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303 Ratings
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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Joseph James Brewing Inc. visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: glid02 on 03-06-2010

This Imperial IPA has a large Hop Aroma and sweetness from dark caramel malts. This brew uses Simcoe and Cascade hops and is hopped at 5lbs per barrel. The brew is 9.3% ABV, 90 IBU's, and best enjoyed at 55F.
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Ratings: 303 | Reviews: 91
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has an orange/golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is a bit on the malty side. Taste is hops up front, tropical fruits, malts kicking in at the finish, medium bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, it's no hop bomb, but it is a solid beer.

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2.92/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

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3.94/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.22/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

thanks to tenderbranson69 for this can, enjoyed from a willybecker chilled.

The color is hazy golden with 2 fingers of thick cream with avg sized bead with good retention. The smell has a strong pinesap type odor with hop fruitiness with light yeasty ester and lemon/lime aroma. The feel is creamy with yeasty moderately bitter entry into mid palate with medium carbonation light astringent quality which increases in the semi-dry finish.

the Taste is tangy, fruity with a slight bitter and grassy hop flavor with subtle malt sweetness with a light alcohol flavor mid palate and spicy hop accent with astringent quality lasting into the finish with light herbal/vegetal taste as it finishes. Overall not bad bu could be tweaked for more flavor and less astringency in the hop profile I like it alright but there are many way better examples of this style

Photo of JimmyAloysius
4.28/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Malt forward that is sweet and prominent with te simcoe hops shinning through at the end... Most people assume hop bomb when the read double ipa... Not every double ipa is supposed to be hoppy. The malt bill for his beer was very well done.

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3.23/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Lacks on the nose. Descent, but nothing special. Good job masking the 9.3%.

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3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.4/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.84/5  rDev +12.9%

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3.04/5  rDev -10.6%

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4.08/5  rDev +20%

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Hop Box from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.