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Be Hoppy - Wormtown Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

569 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 102
Gots: 60 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Wormtown Brewing Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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 added by: jmerloni on 04-01-2010)
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2.75/5  rDev -36.3%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -30.6%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -30.6%

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xerotime

Massachusetts

3.05/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Peppercorn's served in a Sierra Nevada pint glass.

A - Pours a very cloudy medium orange with a solid 1 finger head that dissipated rather quickly but left nice lacing the whole way down.

S - The usual suspects of citrus and pine some light malt and yeast.

T - Firmly bitter with a large yeast bite. Not much in the way of hop flavor.

M - Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation

Overall a nice attempt at a West Coast style IPA but seems to me that it may have been rushed out of the brewery to have such a prominent yeasty flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2010 14:57:27 | More by xerotime
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to damienblack for this extra in a recent trade. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife as a change from the big, brutal, darkness we've been imbibing.

The pour is a hazed, hefe yellow, clear until the last 2-3 ounces came tumbling forth. Nose issues a memorandum of floral hops, bit of lemon, & a light & breezy sweetness.

Be Hoppy is a beer that's hard to pin to the mat. A lovely, dry hoppiness up front gives way to too much sweet malt in the background. Citrus, caramel, sugary sweetness vie for attention. There's an aspirin lilt in the aftertaste that dents the enjoyment. Dense & chewy for a regular old IPA, & I'm going to attribute that, fairly or not, to a hand too heavy on the malt. This weighs the tummy like a bruiser twice its weight; Darkness felt light by comparison. Half a bomber? If I must.

Bit of a letdown, this one is decent enough, but not a brew I'd feel compelled to run out & try again.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 03:56:52 | More by maximum12
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NEhophead

Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 fl oz brown bottle served in a tumbler.

Bottled in August 2011.

Slightly cloudy, pale straw in color. A bit of noticeable carbonation. Dense, bright white foam of a head. Condensed and spotted lacing with good strength.

Bright pine and citrus hops; both seem to be a bit thin and a touch solvent-like. Some medicinal notes along with a moderate earthen must.

Lemon, lime, and pear citrus qualities up front; again, a bit thin in spots. Spruce and pine that overwhelm the palate which leads to an overpowering, bulky bitterness. Touches of peach and melon in the aftertaste, along with the bitterness.

Medium in body; thin in spots, but remarkably gritty. As with the taste, the texture is just out of balance.

Intensely hoppy; however, the various hops don't quite marry. Lacks a refined touch.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2011 18:35:40 | More by NEhophead
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -19%

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brureview

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Brew date: August 2012. Purchased October 2012.
Not sure if the beer is fresh.

Poured a nice golden color with a two finger head.

Aroma: orange rind and tobacco.

Good bitterness, and not overwhelming.

Mouth feel very smooth, not very carbonated.

Taste: grapefruit. No sweetness as other reviewers have noted.
Perhaps the bottle has lost its freshness?

2nd tasting: definitely drink this IPA at 50 F. More hoppiness, tartness, orange rind, malt.
The IBUs are more pronounced at this temp. A good beer, but I would like to taste a more recent brewing date.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 01:40:48 | More by brureview
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Ohio

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Be Hoppy from Wormtown Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.