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Be Hoppy - Wormtown Brewery

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864 Ratings

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Ratings: 864
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 176
Gots: 154 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Wormtown Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jmerloni on 04-01-2010

2010: Growler fills and taps only.
2011: Growler fills, taps, and 22oz bottles.
2012: Growler fills, taps, and 22oz bottles.
2013: Growler fills, taps, and 22oz bottles. A 60 case (360 4-packs) trial run of 16oz cans was released brewery only on September 18. Due to success, canning to begin in 2014.
2014: Growler fills, taps, 22oz bottles, and 4 pack 16oz cans.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by GotWad629:
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really pumped that this is available in 4 pack tall boy cans now

Pours a dark yellow/coppery color - my girlfriend said it looked like dehydrated urine. Tomato tomat-o I guess

Smells of resinous hops, pine, lemon peel, sweet/stale grain. Again the lady said it was like walking through a forest amongst pines with an orange grove right next door - she's good.

An intense hop burst hits the tongue first with pine and earthy hops notes followed by Sweet malt and bitterness.

Finishes dry with carbonation that is spot on for an IPA - fills your mouth and cuts some bitterness.

More User Reviews:
Photo of WunderLlama
3.87/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a 12oz glass

Hazy yellow, some carbonation, dense, fluffy, one finger white foam cap

Aroma of citrus and pine hops

Bitter notes on the first sip on the front of the tongue. Bitter again, second sip. I am nog getting the flavor notes. Sharp aftertaste that quickly fades. Good sudsing.

Very bitter beer, not getting the flavor notes

Photo of ExtraStout
3.92/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On draft @ the Horseshoe Pub in Hudson, MA.

A: This beer pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a one finger of white head. Head recedes relatively quickly and leaves nice wisped lacing on the glass.

S: Nose is floral hops, pepper, a touch of pine and a nice solid bready, malt backbone.

T: Taste starts with a nice peppery, floral note before a nice balanced bready, malt fills through the middle with hints of grapefruit. Finish has an underlaying grapefruit flavoring that compliments a strong pine presence.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation, oily feel with a rather dry finish.

O: Goes down easily, tasty, not too filling, mild kick, nice representation of style. I haven't had an IPA with much floral notes lately, so this was a nice change of pace and very nicely done.

Photo of tbryan5
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BeerAdvocate
4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #60 (Jan 2012):

LOOK: Brilliant pale gold color

SMELL: Toasted orange peel, mint, evergreen, ripe pears, figs, hemp seeds, white peppercorn, caramel, cake batter

TASTE: Think resin, floral, herbal, oily, fresh tobacco, citric rind, fresh mint, guava, very bitter, passionfruit, dates, dry finish

This is a sleeper IPA, waiting patiently for more people to try it. Despite the gripes of West Coast naysayers, it appears East Coast brewers can indeed brew hoppy beers of epic proportions. It certainly sent our palates for a ride and fed our hop addiction. A must-try for hopheads.

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Be Hoppy from Wormtown Brewery
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