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HopBot IPA - Hop City Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 6
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop City Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Programmed with 5 West Coast American hops, HopBot IPA brings out waves of absurd citrus and tropical aroma and flavor.

The Citra, Centennial, Mosaic, Summit and Willamette hops are perfectly balanced by a solid malt backbone.

(Beer added by: JackSkerry on 04-16-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

boszormeny, Yesterday at 02:03 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Zaphog, Tuesday at 02:04 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Average IPA. Many others that are better.

Mlkluther, Sunday at 04:52 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

This is a very malty IPA...typical of most east coast breweries trying to copy the awesomeness of west coast style. This beer comes of more bitter and malty and unfortunately does not get the perfect attributes of citra hop. The color was a slightly hazy amber with thin white head and no lace. This beer is ok nothing to rave about. I would not try this again.....falls well short of the mark for me.

WoodBrew, Sunday at 03:37 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

howiebear, Nov 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Danielr26, Nov 22, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev 0%

7Durandal7, Nov 21, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +1.3%

Wajohnst, Nov 18, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev 0%

headstash, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Cramshawbar, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jgunther71, Nov 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

RandyFlameThrower, Nov 08, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bright amber with rimming pocked taupe head that rings.
Drooly herb and Lemonhedz nose.
Thread of toffee and toast crust then dried rind, grapefruit oil, kiwi, pineapple, orange and rosin hops, with a touch of burnt grass.
Orange Swedish fish ending and long barky linger.
Med-lt, oily, round.

-- Citra, Centennial, Mosaic, Summit and Willamette.

Sweet malts and a nice, shifty hop bill: Citra definitely, some Willamette wood, too, Summit for a bit of dank and Mosaic fruit salad. The malt and the fruitness make it a bit syrupy, though, as it warms - the IBUs need to be upped at this strength. And I wonder if it’s not a bit over-dry hopped. But at this price (Thanks, Moosehead!) I’d go again. Better than anything even vaguely macro has a right to be.

StJamesGate, Nov 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dmorgan310, Nov 04, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -2.6%

TypsiYpsi, Oct 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

Nice Hop and citrus flavor to it --- Great session beer.
Highly recommend

USBBeerGuy, Oct 30, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -18.9%

MamaBear, Oct 29, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

CRObighit2, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

CAMRAhardliner, Oct 25, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours a clear amber color, off-white head is fine and retains well.

Smells of buttered biscuit malt and fresh piney hops. Hint of maple.

Tastes of buttered toast, caramel, a hint of roast, and piney hops with a tinge of citrus.

Feel is medium to full with a tingly carbonation on the tongue.

A very nice IPA with some good body and a slightly richer flavor than most of the IPAs I've had. Pretty tasty and worth a try.

Cylinsier, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Jakethesnake503, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Xithyl, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JohnParadee, Oct 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

aklude, Oct 17, 2014
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HopBot IPA from Hop City Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.