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Heelch O'Hops - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

551 Ratings
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Ratings: 551
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 13
Gots: 35 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

tedho21, Sunday at 08:27 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Steve78, Sunday at 01:05 AM
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3.65/5  rDev -2.9%

mta11c, Saturday at 03:49 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

billab914, Friday at 09:53 PM
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Nichols33, Friday at 09:19 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Great golden hue-citrus scents and good tasting IPA. Somewhat pricey-but a great change of pace.

Mikedive21, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Camjmorton, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

killcore, Sep 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

mvelilla, Sep 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

CesarLopes, Sep 21, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +23.7%

Celso, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of MartzMimic
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Pours from the bottle a deep amber with a bit of haze. Off-white creamy head that stays quite a while leaving nice lacing on the glass. Nose of biscuity malt, citrus, pine and caramel. Those are all present and well-balanced in the taste. I really enjoy with sweet/bitter aftertaste. Medium mouth that's right on the borderline of being chewy. A very enjoyable DIPA.

MartzMimic, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.85/5  rDev +29%

Flowery, fruity nose
Pours brilliant amber, 2” off white pillowy cap, lacy, clingy
Palate: a hop driven beer with melony, citrusy, orange and grapefruit rind hop flavors seasoning a biscuit malt backbone.
Medium body and carbonation, Clean and crisp.
Very hoppy and bitter but very well done and well balanced and well executed. .

pat61, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

MIrvine, Sep 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

BeccaH, Sep 12, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

jlauhon, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

bsm80x, Sep 11, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +2.4%

Good - hoppy IPA. Enjoyed the pine on the finish and punch this beer packed for a 8.7%.

gonzo000, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

kruky, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Belittle, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Justin8mypants, Sep 09, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +3.7%

Shiny amber pour, small frothy head that sticks around for quite some time.
Big punch of citrus in the smell, along with a lot of pine and sweet biscuity malts. A tropical fruit note too (mango mostly), sticky peach and honey.
Hops are pummeling the palate. Bitter citrus up front with tons of grapefruit peel, lime zest, blood orange and some tangerine. You get the nice peach (almost peach jam) sweetness and dense caramel biscuity malts, but just for a short bit. Huge pine resin, spruce tips, sticky hop oils follows, big and green, also floral. Thus, a huge blitzing bitterness that dominates the finish and the aftertaste, but also shuts down all the nice previous flavours.
Kinda heavy bodied,sticky, a feeling enhanced by the (surprisingly) robust malts and the huge bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden, but on the other hand most of the beer is hidden by the hops.
Not stingy with the hops, quite the opposite. Unfortunately, way too generous. Still, a great colossus of a Double IPA.

dcmchew, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

phishterrrrrrr88, Sep 06, 2014
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Heelch O'Hops from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 551 ratings.