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Hop Box - Joseph James Brewing Inc.

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240 Ratings
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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15.88%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: glid02 on 03-06-2010)
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured slightly chilled in hotel glass at the North American Patristics Society conference, 2014, Hyatt Chicago.

A: semiclear amber, good carbonation, very robust, creamy head
S: luscious hop aroma; grass, a bit of pine; lingers nicely; v. inviting
T: grainy, dry, very bitter flavor; booze comes through nicely; needs to be sweeter for the style
M: a bit rough in the mouth

I don't plan to return to this beer; there are much better IIPAs out there.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 23:32:35 | More by Arithmeticus
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.8%

05-22-2014 02:41:17 | More by ucsbmullet
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.41/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can poured into dimpled pint, burnt orange in color, two finger head does not retain well after the one minute mark.

Smells: Pine, apricot, malt

Taste: Pinepple, apricot, malt, and a crisp hop finish that doesn't linger too long

Mouthfeel: moderate

Overall, this was a good buy for a four pack. I'll get this again, but not year round. This is too much of a summer beer.

Serving type: can

05-21-2014 04:31:48 | More by BierStein711
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pdmoore714

California

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-20-2014 04:32:39 | More by pdmoore714
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teraflx

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-19-2014 18:57:53 | More by teraflx
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mobrockman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-18-2014 20:16:27 | More by mobrockman
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-05-2014 19:27:44 | More by MikeWard
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SeanPowell22

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-03-2014 23:50:21 | More by SeanPowell22
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amalburg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +17.6%

05-03-2014 15:58:27 | More by amalburg
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Lorihall1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

04-28-2014 00:13:49 | More by Lorihall1
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OMsweetOM

California

4.25/5  rDev +25%

04-27-2014 19:27:25 | More by OMsweetOM
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RWACKO

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

04-25-2014 16:22:09 | More by RWACKO
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-14-2014 23:05:15 | More by millerbuffoon
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user785335

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-13-2014 12:18:28 | More by user785335
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

04-13-2014 12:09:41 | More by JohnParadee
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MarcWP

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

04-13-2014 03:28:05 | More by MarcWP
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nmann08

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -41.2%

04-06-2014 22:32:54 | More by nmann08
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Duffman79

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-03-2014 11:56:08 | More by Duffman79
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madmaxmedia

California

4.25/5  rDev +25%

03-30-2014 02:35:14 | More by madmaxmedia
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-28-2014 20:31:25 | More by bacher468
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz can into a tulip
no caned on dates

A: Pours a very hazy, nearly opaque golden copper with one fingers width of white head. Head dissipates down at a moderate rate and leaves a few small patches of lacing.

S: Grapefruit and citrus rind, some smokey malt notes. Not a bad aroma but certainly nothing impressive.

T: Flavors are pretty dull, some piney bitterness and sweet malts. A bit of citrus rind. Booze. It does grow on me a bit as I drink it though.

M/D: Full bodied, fairly smooth, carbonation on the lower end but appropriate, drinkability is average.

O: Meh, not horrible but not something Id purchase again.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 01:43:22 | More by zac16125
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-19-2014 21:47:53 | More by IdrinkGas
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g_jenkins

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-13-2014 04:19:33 | More by g_jenkins
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-11-2014 05:26:31 | More by Fusebuddy
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Jameswoody

Montana

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-24-2014 00:16:43 | More by Jameswoody
Hop Box from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.