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Hoppy Daze IPA - Coronado Brewing Company

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Hoppy Daze IPAHoppy Daze IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 17
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 11-06-2003)
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Chadhowie

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

02-16-2013 18:36:48 | More by Chadhowie
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Petersfavoritebrews

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-05-2014 23:47:15 | More by Petersfavoritebrews
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Erice78

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-30-2013 02:14:52 | More by Erice78
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-21-2013 02:05:17 | More by IanSpindler
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good looking brewski with it's amber body and tall tan headhere, although there is abit of cloudness ruuning through.
Aroma is quite fruity and minty almost.
Taste is hoppy with citrus maybe and tangerine some floral notes too. Bready malts are present as well as some yeast and spice.
Taste good and has a dry hoppy finish but not overly bitter. At 9% one could get quite tipsy on this beer because it drinks quite well.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 12:47:22 | More by micromaniac129
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to kaiser81 for this bottle.

Pours hazy golden with a large white head. The initial aroma is very hoppy, with both grassy and citrusy orange hops. The flavor is Belgian yeast and grassy as well as some fruit flavors, with citrus as well as a little banana. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2010 17:50:17 | More by Mora2000
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Orange-y amber with a soapy head top. Sticks awesomely. Nice carbonation rush from the base of the glass.

Pine and citrus hops with an assertive spiciness grinned the Belgian yeast used. Smells purty good.

Piney and spicy hop overload. Tons of bitterness and a nice hit of warm booze from the first sip. This American version is wacky on the hops. Some bitter orange pith, spruce, coriander, and malt sugar. Great bite at first, and everlasting finish. Not a super familiar Belgian yeast quality; barely a Belgian IPA and more of an American Double IPA. Dangerous to slug back in this tall pint.

Decent feel. Thank heavens for the bubbly scrub, or else I'd have finished this one off by now. Body is an almost-medium. Pretty appropriate.

I'm in love with this beer. It's heady, which is to say that it's a little hot. But, a great aggressive hoppiness and interesting spice character with makes for a delicious spin in a Belgian IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2012 01:49:26 | More by thecheapies
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ClockworkOrange

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 22 ounce bomber bottle purchased at Abe's in Bethlehem for around $6. Poured into a standard shaker glass. The ale appears a hazed bright yellow color with about two fingers of fluffy off white foam. Nose and flavors are of orange creamsicles, menthol, apricot, grapefruit, peach, mango, sweet malt, pine, spicy yeast. Better than medium bodied and dry with ample carbonation. Pretty tasty overall.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 03:18:19 | More by ClockworkOrange
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avalon07

South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had an amber color and a thick consistency. Some floaties. There was an inch and a half of foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: A sweet, fragrant smell of hops, citrus and malt.

T: Tasted of hops, grapefruit, malt and a grassy element in the finish. Hoppier than you might expect for a Belgian IPA, but not overwhelmingly so. Almost closer in character to an American IPA. Still, very flavorful.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

D: This is a well made, drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2011 12:04:30 | More by avalon07
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew poured out as a nice looking golden copper color, with a very little amount of head on top. The lacing is very minimal... next to nothing really. The smell of this beer is a super hoppy and sweet. I'm enjoying the aroma of this quite a bit actually. The taste of the beer doesn't scream Belgian to me really, it's got a lot of american style hops in it that kind of kill off any of the Belgian flavors that it might have in there somewhere. Still I find it to taste very good. The mouthfeel of this brew is oily and lightly carbonated, very smooth and for me very drinkable. Overall I enjoyed this beer, I'd probably drink it again no questions asked.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2011 23:01:08 | More by Knapp85
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Boilermaker88

California

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

One of nine brews offered on-tap at Coronado Brewing Co. Being a sucker for IPA's and being short on time, this was my beer of choice.
Presented in a standard pint glass, Hoppy Daze had a clear amber hue, lively fine carbonation, and a dense 1" off-white head that showed good durability and left nice sheets of lace behind.
Sticking my nose right down into the foam, I got a nice snoot-ful of citrusy hops aroma, spruce pine, and, on a lower magnitude, some toasty malts. Nice IPA smell.
The feel was a bit rough-edged but nothing all that detracting. My palate was greeted by the flavors of caramel and toasted malts. Some hints of nuts, also. Then came the hops. Not the hugely massive hops explosion of some West Coast IPA's but still a satisfying mix of citrus rinds and juicy, sticky pine.
Overall, quite tasty and quaffable. Like I said, not the hops bomb West Coast IPA but still one that has a good convergence of characters. Worth trying out.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2005 19:27:00 | More by Boilermaker88
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oggg

California

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sampled in a 4 oz sampling glass

This beer pours an incognito orange brown. With the small glass there was little head. The aroma is very subtle floral and sweet. This IPA starts with a great hop bite. Not ridiculously bitter by any means. It's got a lot of hop flavor. Doesn''t strike me as Cascade. The hop flavor subsides and you're left with a fair malt base which is somewhat sweet, not thick or cloying. Very drinkable.

Reminds me of the Hopmaniac IPA at OnTap in La Jolla. Certainly not as bitter or powerful or in-your-fave as Stone ales. I swear that it was listed as a Double IPA on the board above the bar. It fits the regular IPA category pretty well. Very well done IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2004 16:12:27 | More by oggg
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freshflesh

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-19-2014 09:44:44 | More by freshflesh
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juicebox

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-09-2014 01:38:58 | More by juicebox
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themisanthrope

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-10-2012 06:23:23 | More by themisanthrope
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g_jenkins

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-26-2014 06:18:23 | More by g_jenkins
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Jree261

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-23-2013 02:44:54 | More by Jree261
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JesseMurdock

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-18-2013 07:29:42 | More by JesseMurdock
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cdog707yo

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-14-2014 21:53:37 | More by cdog707yo
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rbeechan

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-19-2013 06:45:02 | More by rbeechan
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-19-2012 16:24:31 | More by justintcoons
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womencantsail

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Blue Palms

A: The beer pours a golden amber color with a nice white head on top of it.

S: Plenty of fresh citrus hop aroma to this one along with some floral and fruit notes. Plenty of yeast which gives it a touch of that "Belgian" feel, as does a hint of spice. Bready malts provide a touch of sweetness.

T: Very fruit forward hops with lots of citrus and tropical fruit flavors coming through. A moderate hop bitterness is offset to an extent by some yeasty and mildly sweet bready malt flavors.

M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: Belgian IPAs often fall a bit short for me, but this was quite good. Very nice flavors to this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2011 21:50:52 | More by womencantsail
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likeemdark

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-19-2013 19:00:31 | More by likeemdark
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-21-2014 23:48:11 | More by TripelMark
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vidisad

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2014 19:05:25 | More by vidisad
Hoppy Daze IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.