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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

549 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 549
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 17
Gots: 37 | 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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vhmf1978

Brazil

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-28-2014 21:24:58 | More by vhmf1978
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-27-2014 19:04:07 | More by sammyg832
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.78/5  rDev -1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 01:30:23 | More by Jwale73
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JothHu

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-25-2014 22:29:33 | More by JothHu
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bcuz7

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-25-2014 15:58:48 | More by bcuz7
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david18

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

06-21-2014 13:50:00 | More by david18
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barryjg

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2014 02:17:54 | More by barryjg
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CBalicki

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-18-2014 14:47:35 | More by CBalicki
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-17-2014 20:41:31 | More by Gatordaddy
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-16-2014 14:23:43 | More by ncstateplaya
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-14-2014 21:17:16 | More by kenzilka007
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brett_arneson

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-14-2014 07:54:51 | More by brett_arneson
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Czequershuus

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-14-2014 07:44:47 | More by Czequershuus
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
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

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 02:00:06 | More by brentk56
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-12-2014 23:02:13 | More by brandon911
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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
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 549 ratings.