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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

547 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 547
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 17
Gots: 35 | 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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Ratings: 547 | Reviews: 149 | Display Reviews Only:
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-07-2014 04:15:40 | More by bpfrush
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-07-2014 02:44:13 | More by UltimateLivewire
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-03-2014 20:00:31 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Drew26

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-01-2014 03:45:18 | More by Drew26
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Metaltildeath

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-30-2014 14:06:32 | More by Metaltildeath
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Joebraggot

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.5%

01-29-2014 00:34:14 | More by Joebraggot
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brbrocc

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-26-2014 23:05:47 | More by brbrocc
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-26-2014 05:55:01 | More by Booner818
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Zorro

California

3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Chill hazed orange colored beer with a tall off-white colored head.

Smells malty and hoppy not super strong on either. Scents of toffee candy and strong tea. Scents of cedar wood and pine.

Starts out toffee with a bitter finish. Strong tea along with the caramel and toffee flavors. Bitterness level is medium. Chest warming betrays the alcohol level but you can't taste any. Minorly bittersweet.

Mouthfeel is thick.

Overall not that outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 03:36:56 | More by Zorro
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Modernrickk

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-25-2014 17:46:10 | More by Modernrickk
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

01-19-2014 00:21:25 | More by Rutager
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timontheroad

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-18-2014 03:47:44 | More by timontheroad
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GlassHalfFull

Washington

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bomber

A - murky orange, thick foamy head with peeling lacing

S - pine, a tad orange-ish. Not as hoppy as I expected

T- bitter, hop forward initially, but finishes dull with a bit if dish soap aftertaste.

M - thick for an IPA. A little too much carbonation for me. Still hung up on the finish.

O - solid IPA, but with an unrefined finish. Would have again if nothing else better was available. But, a bit off from being a serious contender.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 02:56:06 | More by GlassHalfFull
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-31-2013 07:40:21 | More by teamwiggum
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Kevin79

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-28-2013 01:07:52 | More by Kevin79
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LuauLarry

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-24-2013 22:30:28 | More by LuauLarry
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Buannaich

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-22-2013 22:37:20 | More by Buannaich
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lochef81

Michigan

2.99/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours a beautiful copper color with a nice head and substantial lacing. Has very little aroma but still smells fresh and hoppy. This ends the positive notes. The flavor of the beer is lack luster. The hops promised on the bottle are subtle at best and there is no complexity of flavor. It drinks easily but not pleasurably. For such a fresh ipa this should taste so much sharper and pleasant but unfortunately it tastes tired and flat. Will not be trying this one again.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 03:21:55 | More by lochef81
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

12-20-2013 21:23:46 | More by fullmoonbeer
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-15-2013 04:11:09 | More by 21Maestro8
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avisong

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-11-2013 04:04:00 | More by avisong
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-11-2013 02:59:20 | More by BillRoth
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-04-2013 04:24:33 | More by Sammy
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TaylorK

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-03-2013 12:27:20 | More by TaylorK
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DownInToMyBelly

California

3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this on nitro at Ground Control in Goodyear. Liked it much better than out of the bottle. The creaminess from the nitro really balanced well with the bitterness and brought out the citrus notes.

Great lacing on the glass, and a very smooth mouthfeel.

I'll definitely look for this one on nitro again.

Serving type: nitro-tap

11-30-2013 02:09:10 | More by DownInToMyBelly
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.