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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

586 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 586
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 18
Gots: 47 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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MHoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-31-2014 16:08:32 | More by Westyn
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mbeerdino21

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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p-wagz

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-30-2014 03:43:35 | More by p-wagz
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

07-29-2014 22:22:24 | More by slavall
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-29-2014 21:45:42 | More by cistercian12
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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JDeming

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-28-2014 22:43:40 | More by JDeming
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1jstafan

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-28-2014 12:17:47 | More by 1jstafan
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Psberrier

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +5%

07-25-2014 19:06:38 | More by Psberrier
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +3.7%

The Hopulent is an excellent drinkable IPA. I'm trying it in Park City, Utah. The beer poured a cloudy orange with froathy white head that is lacing nicely. The scent was fresh hop that leaned toward pine and orange peel. The taste was fresh hop bitter through the entire drink...with touches of pine and citrus. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a solid beer and highly recommended.

07-25-2014 02:39:25 | More by WoodBrew
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-18-2014 20:40:33 | More by dcisco44
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

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Fitzpat4

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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aklude

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-15-2014 04:06:28 | More by brpendergast85
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mynie

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

On nitro tap at The Pint in West Lafayette, IN.

Reddish pour with a medium-sized, rocky head.

Smells earthy with some light, sharp nodes of citrus hops poking through. Not really strong or complex, but that might be because nitro tends to mute aromas (seriously, guys, can we stop it with the nitro pours for beers that aren't dry stouts?)

Tastes like it smells--a weakly flavored IPA with decent balance. Apparently the commercial description for this brew claims it has "excessive hops," which I think it grounds for a lawsuit. The hops would have maybe--maybe--seemed excessive in the mid-80s.

The lack of a hop explosion isn't a bad thing, of course. Often, it can be godsend. But you have to wonder exactly what Epic was going for with this IPA. It's drinkable, certainly, but I seriously doubt this is what they were intending to brew.

07-14-2014 16:45:29 | More by mynie
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.