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Hoppy Poppy IPA - Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-28-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

bouncepass, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

westcott, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

sillyhed8, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

GibbonsTheBeerGuy, Apr 27, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tasted On: 04-15-2014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Received from a friend

A: Pours a clear copper color and has 3 fingers of off-white head. Head retention is very good and it has a nice amount of lacing.

S: Smells feature floral hops and spices -- not sure if that's maybe from the yeast or perhaps the poppy seeds it says are added? Either way it makes for a pleasant aroma.

T: Taste starts out very hoppy and bitter. The spiciness noted in the nose is also present in the taste and gives it a character as a rye beer. As the beer warms up a bit I also taste some breadiness from the malts.

M: Crisp and clean mouthfeel, with a finish of bitterness and spiciness; quite dry as well.

O: A very interesting IPA. If this was in my market, I doubt I'd choose it over other IPAs but it's a good beer nonetheless...

Thank you Craig for the try!

sommersb, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

EdTheEdge, Apr 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

leodarko, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ThatsThatDude, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

hopmandu, Apr 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Raziel313, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jbaker67, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Modernrickk, Mar 21, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great smelling beer which jumped out at me as soon as I cracked the bottle open. Lots of carbonation on the pour. Color and smell of a typical IPA. Taste was disappointing at first and not as hop forward as the smell suggested. Not one of my favorites, but would be good for a food pairing with fish tacos or something. Very light tasting beer that I imagine accomplishes what Fig set out to do when crafting this beer. A good APA but enjoy drinking Figueroa's Hurricane Deck or Lizard's Mouth IPA more.

JayPeso, Mar 05, 2014
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Hoppy Poppy IPA from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.