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Hop Box - Joseph James Brewing Inc.

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253 Ratings
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Ratings: 253
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 2
Gots: 18 | 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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4/5  rDev +18%

05-03-2014 15:58:27 | More by amalburg
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4/5  rDev +18%

07-02-2013 14:12:12 | More by Fargrow
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +18%

06-12-2014 14:54:53 | More by Slipperyphoton
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Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

11-27-2011 01:01:20 | More by Exiled
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emwilke

Nevada

4/5  rDev +18%

10-12-2013 23:12:59 | More by emwilke
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snohojimbo

Washington

4/5  rDev +18%

05-04-2013 00:06:25 | More by snohojimbo
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

03-10-2012 23:32:49 | More by Beefytits4
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

09-27-2012 09:48:02 | More by Resuin
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Pecan

California

4/5  rDev +18%

05-21-2013 03:33:35 | More by Pecan
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

11-15-2011 03:54:40 | More by UncleJimbo
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4/5  rDev +18%

05-24-2013 03:21:44 | More by RandyBoBandy
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Jeremy6566

Arizona

4/5  rDev +18%

05-07-2013 20:10:05 | More by Jeremy6566
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beernerd1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18%

04-18-2013 16:04:12 | More by beernerd1
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MickeyMonk

Arizona

4/5  rDev +18%

05-31-2014 19:42:59 | More by MickeyMonk
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Drumnart

Florida

4/5  rDev +18%

07-09-2014 21:03:10 | More by Drumnart
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DM1293

California

4/5  rDev +18%

03-04-2013 01:44:52 | More by DM1293
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

05-27-2013 00:36:48 | More by hopley
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18%

04-13-2013 03:18:11 | More by ChopsMeister
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3Hops

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18%

10-22-2012 00:43:58 | More by 3Hops
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +17.4%

LOOK: Pours a rich golden color with a slight haze. Soapy white froth covers the top with good retention and ample lace.
SMELL: Intensely piney, with a touch of grapefruit and herb. Really strong spruce aroma that is very expressive. A bit of pineapple and booze.
TASTE: In the flavor, lots of pine, citrus rind, alpha acids, and all things hoppy. Grapefruit juice and lemon also dial in. Bread and toffee like maltyness, which is cut short by the bitter hops. Quite hop forward, in a good way. There is little hint of the strength of this beer
FEEL: Medium bodied, light spritsy carbonation. The flavor of citrus rind and sappy pine are in the finish.
OVERALL: A solid double IPA with a unique hop profile. Easy to drink and has a good piney citrus character. Thanks to K Scarci for the hookup here. This is quite good indeed.

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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev +17.4%

Poured this at a good temperature with a mammoth, foamy, frothy, thick, cream-colored head that settled very slowly and plenty of lace. Color is a clear amber with many bubble trails. Aroma is mainly fresh hop composed of citrus and then resin. Can't hardly smell much else. Flavor's like nose, fairly dry, mostly bitter with complimentary carbonic tang. Body is a bit thin and carbonation is decent. Finish is like flavor with bitterness being very long; not much sign of the alcohol. Too bitter without the balance for me.

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jsh420

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +15.9%

pours slightly hazy copper amber with a 1+ finger head that left some spotted lacing

smells of candy malt and candy fruit hops some pine

taste - this reminds me a lot of dbl crooked tree - bubble gum candy malt with pine and tropical hop flavors

mouthfeel is a medium body with low carbonation - very smooth

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02-19-2012 05:32:59 | More by jsh420
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.93/5  rDev +15.9%

22oz bottle from Albertson's (Las Vegas, NV). 6.99. No apparent bottling date. Served in a small wine glass.

Pours a murky orange with a finger and a half of frothy head. Nice retention but not much in the way of lacing.

Nice nose of citrus and piney hops. Orange, mango, pine, lemon zest and biscuit.

Taste follows the aromas well. Mandarin, orange peel, mango, pine sap, bread, biscuit, floral, pepper and a touch of alcohol. A tasty blend that masks the near-10% abv well.

Oily, slick, medium body with moderate carbonation. Bitter pine and citrus finish.

A well made imperial IPA. Deliciously balanced with the scales tipped towards those piney and citrus hops though there is a nice pronounced sweet bready malt backing. Perhaps not a favorite if mine but it is the best local brew I've had so far while visiting Vegas. Worth a try and I'll most likely grab more before heading home.

10-02-2013 00:49:15 | More by ThickNStout
Hop Box from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.