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Hopwired - 8 Wired Brewing Co.

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90
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279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 26
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
8 Wired Brewing Co. visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We're pretty sure HopWired is the first bottled new world India Pale Ale made with NZ grown pale ale malt and 100% unique NZ hops. We bet you'll find nothing else like it on the shelves.

Although there's plenty of malty sweetness, this beer is all about the hops. But unlike an American IPA, which will mainly challenge you with grapefruity and pine-like flavours and aromas, the kiwi hops used in HopWired produce something more like a tropical punchbowl: Passion fruit, limes, oranges and Sauvignon Blanc grapes to name but a few. A local Marlborough winemaker even said it smelled like gooseberries... Gooseberries? When did you last actually smell a gooseberry??

Decide for yourself, or just enjoy it without further complication. Cheers!

70 IBU

(Beer added by: ADZA on 11-26-2010)
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Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

This brew is absolutely incredible. IPA in my opinion has been vastly overdone in the United States and Canada, becoming a competition on how high they can get the IBU's with the same Cascade and Chinook hops, or trying new but-still citrusy or piney combinations. Hopwired is not your traditional IPA, it has the style, but with new and interesting flavours. Passion fruit is readily taste-able. 7.3%, 70 IBU's and yet smooth and super easy to drink. I am thoroughly enjoying this Kiwi brew.

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Hopwired from 8 Wired Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.