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Hop Kitchen - French Aramis IPA - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

280 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A drier IPA for the summer, brewed with French Aramis hops to create an aroma of fresh cut flowers and garden herbs.

(Beer added by: Humulus85 on 06-29-2013)
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shystersrule

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

03-06-2014 15:37:09 | More by shystersrule
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phys1028

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

03-05-2014 04:49:11 | More by phys1028
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dmheinz57

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

03-01-2014 02:49:43 | More by dmheinz57
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mjrex77

California

3/5  rDev -15.5%

02-26-2014 19:45:28 | More by mjrex77
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

02-26-2014 16:37:34 | More by JIMTRK16
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Skunkdrool

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

02-18-2014 19:05:24 | More by Skunkdrool
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Iain_Riule

California

2.08/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Very disappointing beer. Supposedly an IPA, but does not taste like one. Exhibits a subtle weird taste at room temp, pretty much no taste when cold. Something of a herbal tea nose if you try hard. Cloudy beer which tastes of nothing. But, at 6.7%, it will get you wasted pretty quickly, to your detriment if you want to appreciate other beers in the same sitting. The only positive is the finish, which is beer-like. I think the "mystery" of why French Aramis hops aren't much used has been solved.

Certainly won't be buying again, in fact about a third of it ended up down the drain (without any "middleman").

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 04:43:51 | More by Iain_Riule
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hoosier222002

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

02-16-2014 22:34:27 | More by hoosier222002
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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.7%

02-10-2014 02:36:00 | More by cfinch2
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Bushwood

California

3/5  rDev -15.5%

02-07-2014 02:15:28 | More by Bushwood
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

02-03-2014 17:04:14 | More by zeff80
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psoriasaurus

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

02-03-2014 13:58:03 | More by psoriasaurus
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TheKitten

Montana

4/5  rDev +12.7%

02-02-2014 16:05:50 | More by TheKitten
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JakeTheDuck

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

02-02-2014 15:12:19 | More by JakeTheDuck
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-31-2014 04:00:34 | More by ricecracker420
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krome

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-28-2014 19:49:43 | More by krome
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Beerswag

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

01-28-2014 03:12:59 | More by Beerswag
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-27-2014 04:27:53 | More by rudabegga9
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jsanford

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-27-2014 01:27:14 | More by jsanford
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-27-2014 01:17:34 | More by Jas45678
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smanders

Virginia

2.05/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Found the Hops Kitchen pack at Costco and had to give it a whirl.

A - looks like a Saison (i.e. very light color). Foamy, three finger head.

S - very flowery...and not in a good way. Think Lysol.

T - so 'meh' I had to check to see if the bottle was mislabeled; I thought this was an IPA.

M - too much carbonation.

O - Very disappointing offering from NB. This beer was not finished.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 20:26:56 | More by smanders
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misscritta

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

01-24-2014 21:22:57 | More by misscritta
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DOCRW

Washington

5/5  rDev +40.8%

01-24-2014 20:04:50 | More by DOCRW
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-22-2014 23:23:59 | More by bigbeers84
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SLOTerp

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-22-2014 02:12:57 | More by SLOTerp
Hop Kitchen - French Aramis IPA from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.