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Hop Knot - Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

351 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 59
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Hop Knot IPA is made only from American malt and lots of American hops, which produce a big, broad-shouldered, hoppy beer backed up by a character as warm as, well, Mom and apple pie...

Hop Knot IPA get its peculiar name from the weaving of four different hops added at four separate times during the brewing process. Including our cavernous hop-back, which gets so stuffed with whole leaf hops that we feel genuine guilt for its excess. Hop Knot is an ale that is to be enjoyed with friends, spicy food or any time you need a good hop fix without the harsh bitterness. We hope you enjoy this pioneering beer made in the bold spirit of Americans everywhere.

47 IBU

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 09-23-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-26-2013 17:02:09 | More by Jmick28
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hoppyboy69

Arizona

2.25/5  rDev -44.2%

08-23-2013 23:29:44 | More by hoppyboy69
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ckollias

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this 12 oz can out of a large snifter glass

A: Pours and orangish hue with a decent sized white head that dissipates quickly leaving a good trail.

S: Malty and hoppy aroma mixed well together.

T: Nicely balanced mix between the bitter hops and sweet malt.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: Delicious IPA - could have been a little bit more hopped up.

Serving type: can

08-08-2013 19:26:45 | More by ckollias
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-03-2013 23:27:13 | More by Houser
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Camjmorton

Arizona

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-02-2013 04:08:08 | More by Camjmorton
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-25-2013 05:38:33 | More by steamboatbrewer
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mjohnson17

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-24-2013 17:43:31 | More by mjohnson17
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-23-2013 17:56:50 | More by harpus
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oilcan01

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-20-2013 05:59:54 | More by oilcan01
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2beerdogs

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-19-2013 04:39:19 | More by 2beerdogs
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jbaakko

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2013 14:34:01 | More by jbaakko
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -38%

07-14-2013 03:47:01 | More by thegerm87
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mahak213

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-05-2013 03:22:54 | More by mahak213
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Hterrell

Arizona

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-01-2013 21:44:25 | More by Hterrell
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Hendry

Vermont

3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Burnished orange hue,1 finger khaki head reduced quickly,some chunky sediment as it is unfiltered,lacing is respectable.

Hops are muted in the aroma: sweet malts are dominant.Not at ALL getting the grapefruit and pine needle vibe in the least. Quite underwhelming.

Taste is a carbon copy of the bland nose: not much going on here other than a bready malt sweetness with a noted lack of true bitterness on the palate. Genuinely unexciting.

Mouthfeel is medium, the sweetness from the malts just steals the show, leaving the hops in the dust.Carbonation appropriate.

How Hop Knot can get a 91 rating while Knee Deep Citra Extra Pale Ale rates an 85 only shows the flaws and biases of the BA rating system. Hop Knot is a solid MEH!

Serving type: can

06-21-2013 05:25:24 | More by Hendry
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djre4orm

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-13-2013 19:11:47 | More by djre4orm
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gleemonger

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-12-2013 22:56:00 | More by gleemonger
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PortlandSunDevil

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-12-2013 22:25:20 | More by PortlandSunDevil
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falloutsnow

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From: Gifted by CE from trip to AZ
Date: None on bottle
Glass: Tulip

Pours a 1cm head, just off-white, fades with minimal lacing to just a ring around the glass. Body is a transparent, light copper orange color. Carbonation is visible, active and numerous.

Aroma of citrus, lemon and grapefruit in particular, which is balanced nicely on top of a malt base that is somewhat like sweet tea. Generally very fresh, hoppy, and inviting.

Sweetness and hops are well-mixed, with hops being main attraction. Hop flavors of grapefruit and Meyer lemon, mainly citrus, little pine. Malt base is noticeable in the first half of the sip, again has sweet-tea characters. Bitterness on sides of tongue in back of palate. Aftertaste is mildly sweet and lingering bitterness.

Beer is medium-light in body, a little watery around the edges. Modest carbonation leads to gentle foaming on palate and a creamy mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 19:16:33 | More by falloutsnow
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BobZ

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz Can poured into a Duvel Tulip. Thanks to azdback for the chance to try this one!

Appearance: Bright amber/orange with a nice initial 1" head and a lot of sticky lacing.

Smell: Citrus and piney hops front and center.

Taste: The citrus is grapefruit and that flavor is more forward than the pine resin with which it combines. Nicely built over a bready malt base.

Mouthfeel: Very clean on the finish, highly drinkable.

Overall: A solid IPA and one I'm very happy I had the chance to try.

Serving type: can

06-08-2013 16:23:52 | More by BobZ
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RealCoolHand67

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-08-2013 06:18:58 | More by RealCoolHand67
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CK812

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-08-2013 00:43:42 | More by CK812
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Harvey98

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-07-2013 20:27:24 | More by Harvey98
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-07-2013 19:44:35 | More by DaveAnderson
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davey101

Connecticut

4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can into a tulip glass. No date indicated. Thanks to azdback for this!

Pours a nice clear dark amber body. Neat fluffy white foam simmers down to a thick edging and a thin cap. Super sticky lacing. Aroma is grapefruit heavy with a bit of pine and dank resin. Taste is similar with bitter grapefruit and pine. Finishes floral with some caramel malt. One of the driest finishes I've ever had in an IPA. So dry it chaps the lips. Mouth feel is a bit watery but the bitterness helps carry the favors through to the very end. Overall this is a really solid IPA that I would never kick out of the fridge. I really love that dry finish, pretty unique for the style.

Serving type: can

06-06-2013 01:43:43 | More by davey101
Hop Knot from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.