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Calypso (Single HOP Series) - Hermitage Brewing

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Calypso (Single HOP Series)
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 12.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hermitage Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Calypso hops are a dual purpose hop that was originally bred from the Nugget hop varietal. These large, square-ish hops have an alpha acid content of approximately 12% – 14%. Prized for their fruity character, we at HBC are excited to bring this hop to our single hop series.

Calypso has a resinous hop bitterness that lasts well into the finish. It has a fruity and earthy hop character that has hints of pear, melon, with a light spicy finish.

(Beer added by: JesseLara on 09-16-2013)
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Reviews by KevT:
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Photo of russpowell
3.49/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours an effervescent caramel with 3 fingers of cream colored head. Great lacing & even better head retention

S: Leafy & herbal hops, pears & faint biscuitty malt, plus caramel once it gets warm & some cattyness

T: Biscuitty malt, pineyness, herbal & woody hops & astringency up front. Dryness, a touch of caramel, cattiness, & pears, pineyness as this warms, plus aspirin. Finishes with some biscutty malt, cattiness, a kiss of booze warmth with astringency & a touch of grapefruit pith

MF: Medium bodied//chewy with slight carbonation , skews way too bitter

I'd have to say, I'm not a fan of the Calyspo Hop based on this small sample size. I am glad to have had the chance to try it. Would do in a pinch

Photo of CRJMellor
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of KristineT
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of jklecko2
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of bvermilion
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of BlackBeerDown
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of greymalkin
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of JesseLara
3.64/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color, white head. Fruity, floral, caramel, grapefruit aroma. Medium body. Citrus, spicy, floral hops. Dry finish. A little light on the carbonation for my taste. Good solid beer on their single hop series. Most of their Single HOP series do a good job of showcasing the hop variety being used. Can't wait to see what else Hermitage will bring.

Calypso (Single HOP Series) from Hermitage Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.