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El Dorado (Single Hop Series) - Hermitage Brewing

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El Dorado (Single Hop Series)
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hermitage Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: russpowell on 06-17-2013)
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Photo of sparx1100
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

sparx1100, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
2.58/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

This must be a bad batch dumped on the market. Why would it have only have a total of two reviews? And from from people in the middle of "flyover country" to boot?

Here goes:

Deep gold-amber color and excellent rocky head with ample lacing. Smells earthy and dusty. Picking up pears, citrus, pineapple and after-dinner mints in the aroma. Taste is dusty, oxidized and muted malt and seemingly aged-out hops. Could this be old beer? Gasoline finish. Mouthfeel is not bad. Overall a thumbs down.

This was the newest beer this week at Timberlane in (wait for it...) El Dorado, Arkansas. I tried this same beer several months ago and had a similar experience.

Update: looked he bottle over thoroughly. Fond a stamp just below the label: Batch 669, 041113
It may be April 2013. A little old.

EagleTalon, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of CRJMellor
4/5  rDev +14.3%

CRJMellor, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of russpowell
3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent amber/copper with 3+ fingers of sand colored head. Very good head retention & above average lacing

S: Maltyness, leafy hops & grapefruit

T: Leafy & piney hops, along with pears & breadyness up gtont. Woody & earthy hops as this warms, a touch malt sweetness lurks in the background, along with pears & white grape. Finishes with dryness, grapefruit, leafy hops & pears

MF: Medium bodied, crisp carbonation, pretty good balance

Good AIPA, but not in love with this hop profile, would do in a pinch. I like trying these hop varietals (sic) to see what each brings to the table, not all are gold though...

russpowell, Jun 17, 2013
El Dorado (Single Hop Series) from Hermitage Brewing
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.