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Hop Riot IPA - High Water Brewing

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137 Ratings
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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
High Water Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hop Riot IPA is our flagship beer. Brewed in the American IPA style with a definitive "Left Coast" attitude. We brew our IPA with an aggressive bittering level which is complimented and balanced by a defined malt backbone. Our final signature is the dry hop step where fresh hops are immersed in the finished beer to provide the floral and citrus aromas of our IPA, a Hop Riot indeed.

7.3% ABV 73 IBU

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 02-05-2011)
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-15-2014 23:30:09 | More by wlynch
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3/5  rDev -18%

05-31-2014 18:37:23 | More by thereal_adam
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

fresh bomber into a fw tulip.

pours a dark golden with a nice head. resiny, cannabis nose. quite hoppy. the taste is also very resiny, extremely bitter finish. malty as well. not my kind of IPA but high water nailed what they were trying to do. medium bodied, with mild carbonation.

overall pretty resiny...good.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 01:19:29 | More by Axnjxn
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TheSixthRing

California

3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

No brewed on or enjoy by date.

Appearance - Pours a semi-clear golden orange with 1-1/2 finger of off-white head. Excellent retention, resulting in a thick layer of suds across the surface. Lacing is silky and sticky, coating the glass wherever it touches. Good stick.

Smell - Hop candy; mostly floral hop aroma. Hints of citrus and dank spice. Caramel malts peek through well.

Taste - Hop forward, but with a very solid caramel malt backbone throughout. Floral hoppiness to start, quickly turns a waning grass bitterness. Touches of earth (walnut?) and resinous pepper spice. Moderate notes of grapefruit pith hits in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate, almost fluffy carbonation. A fairly dry finish.

Overall - My kind of IPA. Great sense of balance, with a remnant hop bite in the finish. Pure hop heads look elsewhere. Those who enjoy balance, try this.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 04:51:58 | More by TheSixthRing
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Chuckanut pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and light slippery lacing. Nice aroma of resiny pine and citrus hops, mild malt. Flavor follows with strong pine and citrus hops, lightly floral, with a substantial but neutral malt body, light citrus. There seems to be some light stone fruit flavor here too, but it is subsumed into the up front hop bitterness. Medium bodied with great carbonation. A nice blend of citrus and herbal hops, well dry hopped. This is quite hop forward, but is supported well by the malt body. A well made and enjoyable hoppy IPA.

Serving type: bottle

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Hop Riot IPA from High Water Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.