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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

587 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 587
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 18
Gots: 48 | 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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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

04-10-2014 21:23:42 | More by HoppySeb
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-10-2014 16:55:04 | More by BDeibs
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Farky87

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-08-2014 22:55:39 | More by Farky87
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-04-2014 06:03:09 | More by VeganUndead
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Halluxone

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

04-03-2014 01:32:22 | More by Halluxone
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-02-2014 14:15:41 | More by GOBLIN
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BobbyOlson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2014 00:27:48 | More by BobbyOlson
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Giggy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2014 00:26:12 | More by Giggy
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Jakethesnake503

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

03-27-2014 22:36:07 | More by Jakethesnake503
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teraflx

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5%

03-25-2014 00:43:50 | More by teraflx
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oilcan01

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-24-2014 02:35:07 | More by oilcan01
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JVoyager

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

03-23-2014 22:52:20 | More by JVoyager
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BryanCDM

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-22-2014 04:00:57 | More by BryanCDM
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-21-2014 16:38:31 | More by tgraven
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KS1297

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

03-21-2014 03:59:13 | More by KS1297
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Jordan444

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-20-2014 02:11:48 | More by Jordan444
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LamboBrewpants

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

03-17-2014 03:10:10 | More by LamboBrewpants
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; release #83, bottled 12/2/2013. Pours slightly hazy golden orange color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, orange zest, lemon zest, pineapple, peach, floral, grass, light pine, bread, light caramel, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of citrus/tropical hops with a fair amount of malt balance; and good strength. Taste of tangerine, grapefruit, orange zest, lemon zest, pineapple, citrus rind, light peach, pine, floral, grass, bread, light caramel, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of crisp citrus rind/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, orange/lemon zest, citrus rind, light peach, pine, floral, grass, bread, light caramel, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity of bright citrus/tropical hops with light-moderate malt sweetness; with a crisp malt/bitterness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and very sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice DIPA. All around good complexity of citrus/tropical hops with light-moderate malt sweetness; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

03-16-2014 00:42:58 | More by superspak
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JayCheG

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

03-13-2014 03:53:24 | More by JayCheG
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Fern13

California

4/5  rDev +5%

03-11-2014 18:48:14 | More by Fern13
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jhkroop

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-09-2014 04:01:39 | More by jhkroop
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target88

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-06-2014 01:15:05 | More by target88
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stealth

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

03-01-2014 20:40:27 | More by stealth
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Jparker37

Wisconsin

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%

22oz bottle poured into a snifter glass. Release #78

A - The beer was disturbed from the ride home giving the sediment a bit of a jostle resulting in a haze. Golden in color with a two-finger white head that collapsed a little quickly. Sticky lacing all over the glass from a simple swirl.

S - Juicy citrus aroma. Some nuanced tropical fruit. Faint graininess that stays out of the way for the hops.

T - Saturated with hops from the instant it hit. Prickly and resiny pine hop flavors. Some graininess near the finish but is quick. Very extended bitter and hoppy flavors in the aftertaste.

M - Slightly viscous feel early, bitterness was consistent throughout but did get quite astringent. Medium-full body, light carbonation, dry.

O - Not sure quite how fresh this beer is. I did buy it cold but aroma seemed subdued. This is tilting hop heavy even for the style. Drank relatively light for ABV and with deceiving ABV.

Recommendation - At $5.49 a bomber this is hard to beat. Worth a try and does not lack in character.

02-28-2014 01:10:58 | More by Jparker37
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-26-2014 00:37:02 | More by tedho21
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.