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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

247 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 247
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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BSuter

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

04-10-2014 15:24:21 | More by BSuter
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Rdc67

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-22-2013 19:46:34 | More by Rdc67
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-17-2013 20:44:42 | More by gpblackgt
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baylz

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-29-2014 13:38:21 | More by baylz
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DontWorry_BeHoppy

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

10-17-2013 01:21:01 | More by DontWorry_BeHoppy
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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-28-2012 00:02:32 | More by seeswo
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IpaRay

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-28-2014 14:53:59 | More by IpaRay
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-02-2013 03:06:25 | More by Stevedore
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cbuckl14

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-22-2014 23:59:36 | More by cbuckl14
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Jamison85

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-01-2013 22:32:01 | More by Jamison85
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-04-2014 13:37:50 | More by Artjsantos
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brandonati

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

10-15-2012 02:40:19 | More by brandonati
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Nutwood

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-14-2013 21:34:06 | More by Nutwood
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crewfan1952

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-22-2013 23:15:48 | More by crewfan1952
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Brew33

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-17-2014 14:01:03 | More by Brew33
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-16-2013 00:30:01 | More by hollywood_15063
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BeerMeColorado

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

12-28-2013 19:49:41 | More by BeerMeColorado
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Bill235

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-27-2013 20:17:50 | More by Bill235
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beerslushy

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-02-2012 21:04:21 | More by beerslushy
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-04-2013 22:00:33 | More by ADTaber
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Mister_Joshy

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

11-29-2012 06:26:15 | More by Mister_Joshy
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-07-2013 23:30:00 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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zimm421

Ohio

3.33/5  rDev -2.3%

Served in a standard pint glass at Bodega on 6/8/11. Appears copper with a thin white head and some slight lacing left after each sip.

The aroma is subdued, with a tiny amount of sweet malts and citrus notes. The taste is more powerful with earthy and floral notes as well as some nice spicy rye malts, but still nothing that flows really well or that makes you think about each sip.

Medium bodied and carbonation, something that goes down fairly easily even without it being great tasting. Overall, this is a decent APA, but not overly impressed. The aroma was so faint and the appearance was just a little off as well. The taste was definitely the best part, but overall there are much better options for local APA's.

06-10-2011 20:36:13 | More by zimm421
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brown2cu

Ohio

3.33/5  rDev -2.3%

A: Pours a nice amber color, it was definitely one of the darkest pale ales I have had. The head was nonexistent after a minute of pouring and there was no lacing to speak of

S: Hops are relatively mute the rye stands out the most.

T: Not too bad. The hops are more affirmative in the taste but the rye makes a serious contribution. It doesn't taste similar to most pale ales infact in a blind taste test I would probably assert that it was a rye ale. It is definitely interesting though and worth a try.

M: softer carbonation than I was expecting. It was also dryer than I was expecting, it suited the beer nicely though.

O: Not bad definitely worth a try. A most non-traditional pale ale.

Edit: From my notes after finishing the 6 pack: taste needed reevaluated wasn't at the 4 level after some consideration.

04-25-2011 04:59:47 | More by brown2cu
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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
Hop Bomber Pale Ale from Rivertown Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.