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Hop Syndrome Lager - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

155 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A deliciously hoppy lager, this clean, spicy, yet fruity addition to the Exponential series is sure to quench your summer palate just right!

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 07-21-2011)
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Reviews by RoyalT:
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RoyalT

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – This is a gorgeous, hazy yellow in color with a big, beautiful head that showed fantastic retention. This is exactly how a beer should look.

Smell – The grain is clean with some light, leafy hops. Overall the aroma is rightly understated with none of that disgusting sweetness typical of lesser efforts.

Taste – The grain is nice and pure at the tongue. If the APLs are our best effort at a Euro-style pilsner than this is a home run. It has that light, refreshing summertime taste that you look for in the style and it is impeccably balanced. There’s even a faint lemon zest note here that sparks up the flavor profile.

Mouthfeel – This is light-bodied with a lively carbonation and very quenching.

Drinkability – There’s no one thing here that blew my socks off but it is more of a symphony on display. It is amazingly balanced, quite refreshing, and approachable to just about any drinker.

PS: This is Release #4.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 23:36:50 | More by RoyalT
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

poured 12oz can into snifter.

A - Straw yellow in color with a 2 finger white creamy head. Decent retention and lacing.

S - A nice mix of earthy, grassy hops, grainy, and light lemons dominate the nose. I pick up hints of another fruit like aroma.

T - The hops are earthy, grassy, with a mild herbal, strawberry like flavor that really brings it together. Notes of some light grain, citrus, and lemon zest on the finish.

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Hop Syndrome Lager from Epic Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.