Throwback Hopstruck IPA - Throwback Brewery
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4.23/5 rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright, vibrant, auburn-copper coloring with a foamy, light tan, tall, frothy head that settles into a filmy coating. Aromas are a rich citrus blending of lime and grapefruit, with a caramel backbone. Flavors are hop forward, but subtle, with a dry, peppery characteristic that gives a solid profile. Carmel sweet backbone with a citrus tang that is supersweet, and this all helps to balance out, giving a smooth, enjoyable experience. Resiny and hoppy aftertaste, with a slightly bitter finish. Good, solid brew.
Serving type: on-tap
03-24-2012 18:29:41 | More by GarthDanielson
3.9/5 rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Fantastic new brewery in New Hampshire making delicious beers with many local ingredients.
Appearance: The beer is a very nice red color with a decent head upon pouring.
Aroma: The aroma is a bit more malt forward than I expected. It has a nice sweet and slightly fruity smell.
Taste: Very well balance beer. On the low end of hoppy for an IPA, but definitely fits in the category. The initial malt flavor is balanced out nicely by the hoppy finish.
This is a solid and very tasty beer. It is a bit different than your typical American IPA. Hopheads will like it, but so will drinkers who prefer their beer less on the bitter end.
Serving type: growler
01-14-2012 02:44:37 | More by Schracky
4.7/5 rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
Visited the brewery in North Hampton, which was awesome, and picked up a growler.
Appearance: Golden red, and beautiful. Small off-white/white head with excellent retention.
Smell: Sweet malty, citrusy nose up front. The spicy, pineyness of the hops follows through to end of the smell which rounds it very, very nicely.
Taste: Very well balanced taste. You get the malty sweetness up front, but its not overwhelming. It's followed by the wonderful hoppy sharp, bite you'd expect from any great IPA. The hop flavor is much more prominent than I normal get from a growler poured beer. The taste overall is just wonderful. The sweet malt and crisp hop blend to make a perfect tasting beer...in my opinion.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, smooth, and round. The carbonation is just perfect, it dries the pallet as it works its way through your mouth. Perfectly medium to full bodied.
Drinkability: I could drink way too much of this beer...
Serving type: growler
01-01-2012 02:03:00 | More by drouss48
Throwback Hopstruck IPA from Throwback Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.