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Hop Riot IPA - High Water Brewing

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83
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148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a deep clean orange pour with a finger of head, nice amount of lacing. the aroma of hops is incredible on this one. floral, pine, grapefruit.. with a very sweet malty profile. bitter pine and earth notes up front, a mellow grassy overall flavor to this, with a basic malt profile.. a bit of a hint of booze is present, which is surprising because i don't remember their DIPA tasting like alcohol. medium body, barely any carbonation.. sticky on the lips.

a decent ipa to relax after a stressful day of work. nothing out of the ordinary, but still a really nice hop aroma throughout the session.

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recommended to me, but left me unconvinced. poured an orange-gold color with a tiny head. the serious lack of carbonation is evident at this point, but the aromas are inviting. nice elements of mango, pine, and floral notes in this flavorful nose. across the palate i get initial sweetness at the front, with some bittering elements finishing the beer. the flatness turned me off big time; feels like yesterday's half-empty growler. admittedly, i crave a highly carbonated drink - beer, wine, water, whatever - as the bubbles enhance my drinking experience every time. i also noticed a bit of a tea-like tannic hit at the end, too. don't know if this is off, but i don't think i'll revisit it any time soon.

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Pours amber with a couple fingers of light tan foam. Smells of pine, resin, bitter matls, some special B, some smells of crackers and biscuit. Tastes bitter with good malty character with some pine and a nice grapefruit. Very drinkable. Medium bodied with moderate carb and a standard fnish. Very drinkable, not upper eschelon

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Bomber picked up at City Beer. Dark gold, white head, nice heavy lace.

Smell is strong, earthy hops, some citrus, especially as it warms.

Taste is loads of hops, citrus, wood, moderate bitterness. The orange drink comes out as it warms.

Mouthfeel is slippery, medium-light bodied.

Drinkability is fine. Solid IPA, and wholly forgettable. I'm not a fan of the British style, which this flirts with too much for my taste.

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Hop Riot IPA from High Water Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.