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Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPATwisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA

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394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hoppy Boy India Pale Ale is Twisted Pine Brewing Company’s flagship beer. With a rocky ivory head, star-bright golden orange color, and massive hop aroma, Hoppy Boy is the quintessential American IPA. Citrus, resin, and a hint of malt not only greet your nose, but also your taste buds, while a smooth, lingering bitterness leaves your palate refreshed with every sip. Hoppy Boy IPA is a perfect marriage of malts and hops that is as bold as it is balanced, and thus exemplifies what American craft beer is all about.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: mentor on 01-08-2005)
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gwiedman1

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-17-2014 22:24:35 | More by gwiedman1
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3/5  rDev -9.6%

02-14-2014 20:52:58 | More by LambicPentameter
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Billolick

New York

3.48/5  rDev +4.8%

16 ounce "tall hoppy can"

A fairly elegant one inch head is lifted above its hazed dull golden amber liquid. Slowly the head goes to a thicker film and nice looking ringed low sheeting and fields of super fine lace.

Faint and delicate pine hop nose.

Biggest problem here is the thinness of the flavor and lack of body. Very lightly hopped for an "IPA" and not much of a malt presence to boot. Pleasant enough but this drinks more like an IPA "light" then anything else.

02-13-2014 03:04:38 | More by Billolick
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.6%

02-04-2014 01:02:17 | More by Wetenkamp
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

4/5  rDev +20.5%

02-02-2014 00:35:20 | More by jngrizzaffi
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-28-2014 04:35:21 | More by jaydoc
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-27-2014 13:33:57 | More by jaswilson2
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mobrockman

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

01-27-2014 00:06:28 | More by mobrockman
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-23-2014 00:06:07 | More by Kegatron
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-20-2014 16:19:04 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-19-2014 21:47:44 | More by TTripp725
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.74/5  rDev +12.7%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: A lovely clear copper color. The head is foamy and chunky and recedes to a white film. Lacing is wide bands of foam on the glass.

Aroma: Faint sweet caramel? Then bitter grapefruit rind, hops.

Taste: Subtle malts come out offering a strangely welcome balance, while the citrus rinds and piny, bitter hops soon cover up any thought of hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly sticky.

Overall: Kind of all over the place, rating wise but a solid IPA from Twisted Pine.

01-19-2014 02:52:22 | More by JuicesFlowing
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mountaincoffee

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2014 02:42:08 | More by mountaincoffee
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-09-2014 21:24:15 | More by Bdel34
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.46/5  rDev +4.2%

I picked this up as part of the sampler crate pack, enjoyed chilled in a pils glass, shared with tenderbranson69.

The color is light amber like honey with mild haze and very small head with tiny bead, speckles of lace stick. The smell is lemony and citrus dominant with light sweet malt ester. The feel is okay with moderate carbonation and bitterness with balance of hops and malt and mostly dry in the finish with low alcohol influence.

The taste is good with a decent amount of hop flavor but a little mild for an IPA, mostly lemon zest and citrus flavors from the hops with a mild malt sweetness with subtle caramel flavor. Overall this is not bad, but in a market saturated with the style this is a pretty forgettable example. I would drink this again, but it is not worth seeking out.

01-09-2014 00:16:15 | More by Slatetank
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-08-2014 01:26:22 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Alron

California

3.75/5  rDev +13%

01-05-2014 07:49:31 | More by Alron
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-03-2014 23:50:48 | More by buzzy
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-03-2014 17:22:05 | More by drbenderdo
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +13%

12-27-2013 18:41:57 | More by Dolfan907
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Bluescooter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-25-2013 23:09:18 | More by Bluescooter
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rvajohn

Virginia

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-15-2013 22:58:42 | More by rvajohn
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tabhill

New York

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-14-2013 02:58:29 | More by tabhill
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-13-2013 14:19:41 | More by LuckyJohn
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

12-07-2013 23:00:36 | More by dreichus
Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.