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Hop Bomber Pale Ale - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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Hop Bomber Pale AleHop Bomber Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

249 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 249
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.01%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pwoods on 02-25-2010)
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Ratings: 249 | Reviews: 82 | Display Reviews Only:
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cmichel28

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-04-2014 02:14:00 | More by cmichel28
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kcin1018


3/5  rDev -12%

05-23-2014 01:16:11 | More by kcin1018
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markmo

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +32%

05-18-2014 05:46:30 | More by markmo
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freewill35

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

05-13-2014 21:05:52 | More by freewill35
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CincySpectre

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.3%

05-13-2014 01:52:09 | More by CincySpectre
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angeepangie

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12%

05-01-2014 20:11:45 | More by angeepangie
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12%

04-26-2014 04:00:57 | More by Adkins1203
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3/5  rDev -12%

04-21-2014 01:37:40 | More by Haybeerman
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Guinnesswasmyfirstlove

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10%

04-20-2014 17:49:10 | More by Guinnesswasmyfirstlove
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.45/5  rDev +1.2%

The body was clean copper while the head was a quickly fleeting rush of tiny bubbles that built a tall foam but disappeared even quicker.

The aroma is a touch of pine, a touch of tea leaf, a bit of caramel and some rye.

The flavor mimics the scent with a light array of pine, malt, rye, caramel, tea leaf and a nutty sweetness in the end.

The feel is a bit bitter and astringent but slides down easy. Nothing remarkable but not detracting.

This is easily the definition of okay but it has enough diversity and complexity that it earns extra points.

04-12-2014 21:18:45 | More by KYGunner
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BSuter

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

04-10-2014 15:24:21 | More by BSuter
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.3%

04-03-2014 15:23:34 | More by Chris77McGrath
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Josbor11

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

03-31-2014 00:08:55 | More by Josbor11
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elkinbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10%

03-15-2014 21:00:41 | More by elkinbrown
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

03-15-2014 15:31:03 | More by Hanselpb
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-10-2014 01:43:10 | More by buzzy
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Buckeye_Bill

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10%

03-09-2014 03:27:58 | More by Buckeye_Bill
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dkeav

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

02-28-2014 19:14:04 | More by dkeav
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Miles228

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

02-26-2014 12:50:00 | More by Miles228
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

02-25-2014 01:25:14 | More by drdiesel9483
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NCalement

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev +1.2%

A- Copper color with a thick white head that holds well. Looks sticky.

S- Rye, spice, bitter hops, honey, biscuit, and hay.

T- Bitter soap, rye, citrus, sweet malt and pine resin.

M- Medium body with a crisp finish. No sign of ABV and has a lingering flavor.

O- Not a bad rye IPA at all. Nothing to heavy on the hops but well done for sure.

02-21-2014 05:15:31 | More by NCalement
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heizerbjj

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10%

02-19-2014 00:48:06 | More by heizerbjj
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MLH90

Germany

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

02-13-2014 21:43:21 | More by MLH90
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -2.1%

The color is amber and it is perfectly clear. The head that comes with it was unexpected. Big and fluffy, looked like whipped cream on top.
The smell is what you would expect from an apa, faint piney hops.
The bitterness doesn't come through until the aftertaste. A little to watery.
Overall a decent pale ale.

02-09-2014 22:37:16 | More by confer
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baylz

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-29-2014 13:38:21 | More by baylz
Hop Bomber Pale Ale from Rivertown Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 249 ratings.