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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

534 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 16
Gots: 32 | 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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cfitterer

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-12-2014 05:41:25 | More by cfitterer
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snaotheus

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 03:17:39 | More by snaotheus
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RBuckley73

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-12-2014 02:47:10 | More by RBuckley73
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richj1970

Alabama

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

A: Golden orange with fluffy nitro head. Lots of sticky lacing.

S: Caramel malts with some faint citrus notes. Tangerine and grapefruit.

T: Pine resin, and bitter hops. Light citrus with orange being most dominant. Breads.

M: Medium body with a nice creamy finish. I think more IPA's should be done on nitro for the mouthfeel alone.

O: Interesting brew. I was expecting a touch sweeter and more citrus.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2014 01:58:40 | More by richj1970
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moshea

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-09-2014 23:50:12 | More by moshea
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MrBIP

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-07-2014 22:59:47 | More by MrBIP
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle a bright cloudy orange color with one finger of clumpy white head. Light lacing left behind.

Aroma of caramel malts and very light citrus notes.

Tasted of caramel malts and lighter orange and grapefruit notes. Had a bitter bite to it which lingered through the finish.

Medium bodied and slightly dry with a moderate carbonation.

More malt-driven than hoppy which wasn't expected from a name like Hopulent.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 19:45:15 | More by Monkeyknife
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-07-2014 11:28:08 | More by dcbeers
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-04-2014 05:09:54 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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RBorsato

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-30-2014 20:05:34 | More by RBorsato
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Nmgreen

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-30-2014 02:33:53 | More by Nmgreen
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-30-2014 00:28:18 | More by mpalestino
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-29-2014 15:44:05 | More by Latarnik
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-29-2014 03:34:16 | More by Zachtheporter
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aasher

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-28-2014 02:02:10 | More by aasher
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hbchrisg

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-25-2014 01:06:16 | More by hbchrisg
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JerseyHopHead

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-24-2014 05:14:05 | More by JerseyHopHead
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BGsWo22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-22-2014 12:14:11 | More by BGsWo22
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -28%

05-19-2014 23:56:35 | More by TypsiYpsi
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McStagger

California

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Very hazy. Amber/orange. Finger off white head. Head is creamy. Moderate retention. Great lacing. Carbonation appears minimal.

S: Big malt presence hear. Caramel, toffee, bready. Hops give a big splurge of orange pith. Tangerine, slight spiciness.

T: Malt dominant, for sure. Grain dominant specifically. Lacks the sweetness component, but more than makes up for it in graininess. Hops at play are mildly citric, with orange and grapefruit. Bitterness is very floral in nature. Honeysuckle, rose water. Slightly soapy finish, with a tangerine juice aftertaste.

M: Silky, luxurious. Hell, I'd go so far as to call this creamy. Big malts give this one body and the subtle carbonation keeps it balanced.

O: This beer is solid. Lacks complexity, but the foundation is well laid. I probably won't purchase this again, as nothing wows me. That being said, I'm not dissapointed in spending my money on it.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 06:32:51 | More by McStagger
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heytomcat

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-16-2014 03:27:52 | More by heytomcat
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MistyMountainHops

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-16-2014 00:54:53 | More by MistyMountainHops
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BDWeigand

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-11-2014 03:54:45 | More by BDWeigand
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Syncro-Vox

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-08-2014 04:58:57 | More by Syncro-Vox
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wilfmaster

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-05-2014 02:54:41 | More by wilfmaster
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.