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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,914 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,914
Reviews: 279
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 295
Gots: 203 | FT: 16
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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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

pschul4, Feb 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Michigan, Feb 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

Rons35, Feb 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

cincysig, Feb 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Heady978, Feb 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Danielr26, Feb 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

MEW, Feb 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Remdog, Feb 17, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, bottled on 2/12/13 FRESH! Pours a light orange, with a fluffy white head, that leaves plenty of lacing. Smell is earthy hops, citrus, cut grass, lemon, and hints of biscuit. The taste is similar, starts subtle with a grapefruit and lemon bittering finish. Body is almost medium, plenty of life, a little dry, and easy drinking. This is a nice beer and different than most.

SawDog505, Feb 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

PJK, Feb 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

LloydXmas, Feb 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

judkinst, Feb 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

ackbarleywine, Feb 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Urbancaver, Feb 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

RayUF07, Feb 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

sgoro, Feb 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

egrace84, Feb 11, 2013
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4.91/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a crisp, dark but see-through golden color with a nice two finger white head and leaves good lacing.

S - Amazing and very unexpected. Nose fills instantly with pleasant floral and citrus hop aromas.

T - Holy HOPS, this thing is wicked hoppy, in the best of ways. Grapefruit and mango up front with a subtle pine on the back end. Finishes dry but with a crisp clean feel. Excellent balance of flavors and bitterness.

M - Smooth with a light-medium body and close to perfect carbonation. Goes down really easy.

O - The best IPL on the market. Great beer and a must try for all beer lovers. Excellent job Jack's Abby.

Lambocalrisien, Feb 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

DirtyKurt, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

GRG1313, Feb 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

cocoapuph, Feb 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

cfh64, Feb 08, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-deep golden color with a big white head and good lacing

S-grapefruit, pine, light sweet malt, floral notes

T-grapefruit, tropical fruit, pine, malt, floral, nice bitter dry finish

F-light to medium body with moderate, carbonation, crisp and dry

O-a great lager beer with nice IPA characteristics and good balance, great drinking beer

MDDMD, Feb 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

paulmcm, Feb 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jmmy3, Feb 07, 2013
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,914 ratings.