Hop Knot - Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
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4.23/5 rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
poured from a growler (filled at Whole Foods) into a larger tulip glass...
I've had this from a can previously and found it to be an easy-to-drink IPA, not complex, but very well balanced and smooth with a lemony-citrus aftertaste.
tonight, I am compaing it with some other IPA's on tap at Whole Foods: Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Mother Road Lost Highway Black IPA, Dragoon IPA, and the standard for double IPA's Dogfish Head 90. I will also pour a Stone IPA from a bottle before the evening is over...
color and appearance are a dark honey yellow with a head that settles down to about 1/4"
smell is nice, not overwhelming. a blend of the hops used: Cascade, Glacier, Magnum, Liberty, Simcoe
taste is similarly balanced, malt and hops do not overwhelm each other, but complement and result in a very pleasant mouthfeel...
In my search for the perfect IPA, this one is definitely in the top 20, and maybe in the top 10!
Serving type: growler
09-28-2013 02:40:21 | More by joeworrall
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
Hop Knot from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
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