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Heelch O'Hops - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

478 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 10-17-2012)
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Brazil

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Florida

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20%

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California

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New York

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New York

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BeerEngineer

California

4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

General: Found this at Costco for a good price. I have never had this DIPA but in general i have some pretty good experiences with some of the other Anderson Valley brews so I figured I'd give it a shot. Poured this into my Deschutes Teku glass for this review.

Appearance: Great copper color with a nice off white head. The head is thick and white and comprised of almost exclusively tiny bubbles like foam. This is crystal clear also, very nice appearance in general.

Aroma: The aroma is big and hoppy with mostly pine with hits of grassiness. There is also a big alcohol aroma to this. This is a "classic" west coast style with the pine aroma and not the citrus hits.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is moderate with a bitterness on the back end. It's astringent on from all the bitterness, there is a upper end amount of carbonation. Pretty good mouthfeel

Taste: This is a pretty good DIPA. It's a nice flavor but a bit too bitter for me. Even considering this is a DIPA, it seems more bitter than other DIPAs that I've had recently.

Overall: In general this is a pretty good beer, a little bit too boozy and a touch too bitter. This isn't that bad, just not a favorite for me. It's a kick back to the past with this traditional west coast DIPA flavor!!!

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 05:11:53 | More by BeerEngineer
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Pennsylvania

2.81/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce bottle from Brews Bros.

Light orange / Nice looking beer with a nice thick head.

Smell was very nice...citrus, malty maybe, a little hoppy.

Taste - pretty heavy on the hops, rather bitter at the end. If I want bitter, I'd go chew on some aspirin.

Not too much of a body at all.

Overall, too hoppy/bitter for me, and too little of a body.

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Romania

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Heelch O'Hops from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.