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HopBot IPA - Hop City Brewing Co.

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202 Ratings
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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 6
Gots: 54 | 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:
Beer added by: JackSkerry on 04-16-2014

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.
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3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sharky14
4.07/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scott2269
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gotek
3.97/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PorterPro125
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving Type: 355 mL Bottle

A- Deep Orange/Amber topped by 2 1/2 fingers of off-white head. Good retention. Minimal lacing.

S- Lots of citrus going on here. Mainly grapefruit and a little bit of orange. Lots of great pine notes. Sweet, almost tropical fruit notes (pineapple) with a little bit of sweet maltiness.

T- Citrus bomb. A lot like biting into a grapefruit! A little bit of orange comes through, as well as some deep pines notes. Although there is a lot of hoppy notes here, nothing is really over the top. Extremely well balanced.

M- Medium Carbonation and medium body.

O- Hop Bot is an excellent IPA and easily one of the best IPA's i've had that was brewed on the east coast. Delicious and well balanced. You can really tell that this beer was brewed with great skill and care.

T-

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3.27/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Logan12321
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.39/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

too much willamette for my tastes but not bad at all

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eltocino
4.6/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Really good IPA. Well brewed, not too much!

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3.41/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sean_burnett
4.73/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Excellent beer that has excellent hop flavor but not over the top with very prominent citrus notes...almost like biting into a grapefruit.

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3.66/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nullbort
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScaryEd
3.1/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevinlater
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

473ml can into nonic pint. "programmed with 5 west coast american hops" -- citra, centennial, mosaic, summit, willamette. "M03412" or "N03412" printed on the bottom of the can.

a: partially opaque light amber or deep orange. three and a half fingers of fluffy bone-coloured head. little lacing

s: lemon, melon, pineapple, pine and grapefruit. sweet caramel malt and bready notes come through. great aroma

t: fruit profile is not as vibrant and dominant as in the nose, but it's still there. definitely more balanced. candied pineapple and dank pine. lesser lemon, grapefruit, and orange notes. herbal, floral touches, and bready caramel malt flavours. good hop bitterness closing things out

m: medium mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. creamy and sticky

o: a good IPA from ontario. balanced & not overly hoppy

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HopBot IPA from Hop City Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.