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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

632 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 632
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 21
Gots: 59 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hopulent IPA is a big beer with lots of complex malt flavor and excessive hops. This beer will have changes to the grain bill and seasonal hop changes. The character of Hopulent IPA is over the top, too much of everything—a real HOP HEADS DELIGHT!

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 05-27-2010)
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

GClarkage, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Mebuzzard, Jul 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Mattyb79, Jul 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Williaar, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Dubs
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Dubs, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of Jdevoss
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Jdevoss, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Zekelhansen, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Walkerjgt, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

vhmf1978, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of Jwale73
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy dull orange hue. Nose expresses citrus, an herbal character and an earthiness. Taste follows nose with an earthy, medicinal and bitter finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium (but closer to medium) with a lively carbonation. Overall, a decent brew, but a bit too earthy and bitter.

Jwale73, Jun 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

JothHu, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

bcuz7, Jun 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

david18, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

barryjg, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

CBalicki, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Gatordaddy, Jun 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

ncstateplaya, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

kenzilka007, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

brett_arneson, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Czequershuus, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of brentk56
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Release #81 (bottled 11/12/13 - special edition featuring lemondrop hops)

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color with a nice bubble show and a two inch head; decent retention and lacing

Smell: Sugarcake malts buttress the tropical fruit, lemon and grapefruit tones

Taste: Sugarcakes, up front, with the hops building through the middle, bringing tropical fruit (guava and pineapple) along with grapefruit and lemon tones; after the swallow, the sweetness dominates though the hops do their level best to keep up

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: For a six month old DIPA, the hops have held up rather well but there still is more malty sweetness than I prefer

brentk56, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

brandon911, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

cfitterer, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of snaotheus
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle at 41F poured into a tulip. Label says it's release #81, 8.5% alc/vol, SLC#1266.

Pours pretty clear amber/golden with a smallish white head which fades slowly. Fair amount of fine active carbonation. Smell is mild and floral, grassy.

Taste is bitter, piney, slight grapefruit rind. Something slightly fruity.

Mouthfeel is dry, medium. Overall, it's a nice, solid beer.

snaotheus, Jun 12, 2014
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 632 ratings.