Hop Venom Double IPA - Boneyard Beer Company

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Hop Venom Double IPA
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world-class

614 Ratings
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Ratings: 614
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.5%
Wants: 373
Gots: 51 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
80 IBUs

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 09-02-2011)
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Reviews by BrainDad:
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4.88/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From a growlette (32 oz. sold apparently only by Boneyard). Tasted at the brewery with Tony, the owner, who sold it to go because they just opened and it wasn't busy.

Color is a beautiful shade of peach amber. You can tell by looking it is gonna be good. Aroma is solid hops and citrus.

No more than a half inch of head and nice lacing down the glass.

The flavor is where this beer stands out. Not grapefruit or pine, but a ripe, delicious and slightly sweet orange! No bitterness, smooth as the day is long.

I can't say enough good things about this beer. I could move to Bend from Michigan just to get it whenever available. We toured Oregon for a week and this was the best IPA out of many. I had some nice known and 1-2 unknown beers, but Boneyard is definitely a quality operation.

More User Reviews:
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4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Geez, this is a great beer. Awesome look. Sticky white head. Rich, amber body. Juicy, rich, piney, hoppy aroma. The feel is venomous. Something gives this a small bite. Amongst DIPAs, this is the best I have had this year. The best balanced DIPA I have had. Definitely World Class stuff.

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4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap once again at one of the Bistro fests, my review #2400. As usual, Boneyard offers up a very light, yellow and orange colored ipa. Aroma is a blast of pine. Pine venom. Mixed in with that is a decent amount of tropical fruit as well. Very nice.

Taste, jeez, hides the alcohol so well, such a light malt bill, such a powerful hop flavor without abrasive bitterness. This is how its done, boneyard makes so many great versions of ipas and whatnot. Mouthfeel just keeps droppin' mad amounts of hop bomb grapefruit, pine and mango all up in yo senses. The malt bill does start to get heavier as you drink this, the hops ebb and flow and fade away slightly.

Usual stuff, tons of amarillo, simcoe and citra I would surmise. This is the new evolution of big hopped beers. Lots of proprietary hops, sugar, and little malt. Delicious.

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Hop Venom Double IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 614 ratings.