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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,828 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,828
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 290
Gots: 181 | FT: 14
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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AdamF625

Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev +2.1%

A- golden and transparent with a fluffy white head

S- citrus and pine

T- suttle grapefruit and pine hop flavors with a nice bitterness

M- thin body that's carbonated well.

O- crisp and dry, a well hopped lager. This is my staple local everyday drinker for sure.

03-24-2013 02:33:54 | More by AdamF625
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

03-23-2013 23:15:51 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18%

03-23-2013 23:11:40 | More by djrn2
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DrLaFollette

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-23-2013 13:35:59 | More by DrLaFollette
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deanhead

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-23-2013 11:40:25 | More by deanhead
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b2hogan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-23-2013 02:09:00 | More by b2hogan
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fearfactory

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-23-2013 01:38:32 | More by fearfactory
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-21-2013 22:36:23 | More by Buttermilk
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-21-2013 03:46:54 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-19-2013 07:35:55 | More by DarthKostrizer
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-19-2013 03:12:17 | More by goldenM13
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DruRho

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-19-2013 00:07:54 | More by DruRho
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MeowMixz

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-18-2013 22:41:53 | More by MeowMixz
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-18-2013 02:52:49 | More by outoffocus
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DaKur

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-17-2013 21:30:47 | More by DaKur
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-17-2013 03:29:51 | More by Andrew041180
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soze47

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-16-2013 14:00:34 | More by soze47
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-16-2013 06:10:48 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-16-2013 04:58:59 | More by BarrytheBear
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MenardMa

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-16-2013 01:30:34 | More by MenardMa
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JDC507

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-15-2013 00:20:33 | More by JDC507
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e30todamax

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-14-2013 23:21:30 | More by e30todamax
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TheLostGringo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-14-2013 21:26:44 | More by TheLostGringo
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-14-2013 18:58:36 | More by MAbeerNE1
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kevanb

Illinois

3.84/5  rDev -10.1%

500ml bottle poured into a stemless wine glass. Bottled 2/25/2013 and enjoyed on 3/13/2013.

The beer pours a soft copper color, slight chill haze, with a finger high soapy white head that has nice retention and leaves a great network of sticky lacing. The aroma is very fruit forward, notes of mango, grapefruit and tangerine with some wildflower tucked in there that finishes with a big dose of sweet, pale cereal grain. The the flavors much less impactful, mango and grapefruit lead the way before some light sweet floral notes bring out a lot malty sweetness brings out a bit of an unpleasant clash between the hops and malt. The body is a bit thin yet very lively, watery at times on the tongue with a redeeming creamy finish.

Verdict: A nice hoppy lager from Jack's Abby, but not the hop monster I expected it to be. I definitely enjoyed the bottle and if it was a local beer to me, I could see this being in my fridge regularly as an every day drinker.

03-14-2013 02:16:31 | More by kevanb
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,828 ratings.