1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

Not Rated.
Hoponius UnionHoponius Union

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,833 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,833
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 291
Gots: 183 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Hoponius Union Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,833 | Reviews: 270 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of WoostaBia
WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-13-2014 12:51:08 | More by WoostaBia
Photo of Nightrain87
Nightrain87

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-12-2014 02:04:35 | More by Nightrain87
Photo of Iamcaucasian
Iamcaucasian


5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-11-2014 11:50:41 | More by Iamcaucasian
Photo of taospowder
taospowder

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-11-2014 00:09:05 | More by taospowder
Photo of Jonathanb34
Jonathanb34


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-10-2014 13:14:27 | More by Jonathanb34
Photo of AirBob
AirBob

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-10-2014 03:53:13 | More by AirBob
Photo of Kramerwtmf
Kramerwtmf

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2014 20:58:51 | More by Kramerwtmf
Photo of rojapa
rojapa

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2014 20:17:53 | More by rojapa
Photo of Tim_kast
Tim_kast

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-09-2014 04:37:02 | More by Tim_kast
Photo of diamondlie
diamondlie

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -4%

08-09-2014 01:32:10 | More by diamondlie
Photo of renaveg
renaveg

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18%

08-07-2014 23:50:01 | More by renaveg
Photo of meefmoff
meefmoff

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-07-2014 19:12:14 | More by meefmoff
Photo of SassyBill
SassyBill


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-07-2014 18:21:47 | More by SassyBill
Photo of malfunxion
malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

08-07-2014 06:00:34 | More by malfunxion
Photo of combatbootz
combatbootz


5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-06-2014 23:50:37 | More by combatbootz
Photo of fscottkey
fscottkey

New York

3.89/5  rDev -8.9%

A: Clear light amber color. I got a 1 finger head of white bubbles. The head leaves decent lacing on the sides. The bottle has a easy to read manufactured date 6/16/14. It also lists the IBUs 65 and ABV 6.7%. I love when it is easy to find and read.

S: Some sweet smells along with the piney presence of hops.

T: The taste confuses my brain. It is simultaneously bitter and sweet at the front. I keep taking sips and keep getting that result. There is a taste of mild citrus zest and spiciness. The hops are on the finish making it somewhat dry.

M: Slightly dry and moderately carbonated.

O: This is an interesting twist on a lager or IPA. The sweetness helps balance the hops - but they are still there to enrich the experience. There is no sense of alcohol at all. This is an enjoyable beer and I will seek out more from Jack's Abbey.

08-06-2014 02:09:44 | More by fscottkey
Photo of insearchofhops
insearchofhops

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-06-2014 01:39:21 | More by insearchofhops
Photo of RobbDogg
RobbDogg

New Hampshire

4.23/5  rDev -0.9%

Golden straw with a quarter inch head and good lacing. Some grain and malt on the nose. The flavor is of citrus, notably orange, and the presence of hops. Good carbonation, and mild bitterness. I am not generally a lager drinker, but this is good stuff. We'll balanced and wonderfully crafted, as would be expected from Jack's Abby.

08-05-2014 20:24:31 | More by RobbDogg
Photo of swierczt
swierczt

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-05-2014 19:50:00 | More by swierczt
Photo of ContentmentDIPA
ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-05-2014 11:16:31 | More by ContentmentDIPA
Photo of Aficionado_Shawn
Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-04-2014 21:48:22 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
Photo of ettbeer
ettbeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

08-04-2014 15:56:39 | More by ettbeer
Photo of DrewRPS
DrewRPS

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2014 03:22:19 | More by DrewRPS
Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2014 01:34:26 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
Photo of Barhoppin13
Barhoppin13

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-03-2014 21:34:10 | More by Barhoppin13
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,833 ratings.