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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,869 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,869
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 296
Gots: 196 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This lager harmoniously combines lager yeast fermentation and west coast IPA hops. Our India style Pale Lager is like a traditional IPA but with a twist - it’s fermented cold and aged for extended periods. A blend of classic American hops creates a huge tropical fruit and citrusy hop aroma. A dry finish accentuates the pleasant bitterness and hop profile. Hoponius Union uses locally grown dehulled spelt from MA.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: mschofield on 08-07-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

beerasaurusrex, Jul 08, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Fizzy and chill-hazed yellow-orange in color like a lager. The off-white froth is stagnant. Citrus hops feature prominently aromatically, like and IPA, but the lager yeast is noticed, veiled, and just behind. Tastes of citrus, lemon peel and grain. The hoppiness is subdued, as if it was stopped in mid-sentence while trying to make a very brilliant point. Mouth-feel is medium and the body is crisp with a bit of heat in the finish. While this one is pretty damn tasty, I'm left ambivalent, wondering if I would rather just have one or the other.

stephens101, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

beanoboy7, Jul 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Marcjwrz, Jul 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

adkrogue, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

nodder, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

SenatorSpaceman, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

JTomczak, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

nebula1999, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

NW_IPAHEAD, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

hef, Jul 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Themonstahdad, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Mike, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

cavemanlawyer1999, Jul 02, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A bottled beer? From woodychandler? Yes, it's true. And what a bottle to come through with, many thanks. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a deep golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, citrus. Taste is smooth and refreshing. I could drink these all day long. Some solid hops, malts, citrus, well done. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a high quality beer.

tone77, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Sweffin, Jul 02, 2014
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muskiesman, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Brianedonovan, Jul 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

elzilcho, Jul 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

BrahptimusPrime, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

BryanK, Jul 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Phished880, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Ardeer, Jun 29, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: crystal clear; copper colored; 1 finger white head that receded quickly to a thin cap; moderate lacing;

S: grapefruit is predominant with a bit of pine in the background;

T: a little grapefruit up front; all pine in mid-palate; grapefruit takes over again for the finish; low to moderate bitterness from mid-palate to finish;

M: light-medium bodied; low to moderate carbonation;

O: really easy and enjoyable to drink; refreshing;

HamdenHector, Jun 29, 2014
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,869 ratings.