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Hopulent IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

606 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 606
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 19
Gots: 51 | 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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Photo of richj1970
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
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.

richj1970, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of moshea
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

moshea, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of MrBIP
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

MrBIP, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of Monkeyknife
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
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.

Monkeyknife, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of dcbeers
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

dcbeers, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of RBorsato
4/5  rDev +5%

RBorsato, May 30, 2014
Photo of Nmgreen
4/5  rDev +5%

Nmgreen, May 30, 2014
Photo of mpalestino
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

mpalestino, May 30, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Latarnik, May 29, 2014
Photo of Zachtheporter
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Zachtheporter, May 29, 2014
Photo of aasher
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

aasher, May 28, 2014
Photo of hbchrisg
4/5  rDev +5%

hbchrisg, May 25, 2014
Photo of JerseyHopHead
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JerseyHopHead, May 24, 2014
Photo of BGsWo22
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

BGsWo22, May 22, 2014
Photo of TypsiYpsi
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

TypsiYpsi, May 20, 2014
Photo of McStagger
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

McStagger, May 18, 2014
Photo of heytomcat
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

heytomcat, May 16, 2014
Photo of MistyMountainHops
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

MistyMountainHops, May 16, 2014
Photo of BDWeigand
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

BDWeigand, May 11, 2014
Photo of Syncro-Vox
4/5  rDev +5%

Syncro-Vox, May 08, 2014
Photo of wilfmaster
4/5  rDev +5%

wilfmaster, May 05, 2014
Photo of gotek
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

gotek, May 04, 2014
Photo of assman79
4/5  rDev +5%

assman79, May 04, 2014
Photo of psumjl269
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

psumjl269, May 02, 2014
Hopulent IPA from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 606 ratings.