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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,813 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,813
Reviews: 269
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 290
Gots: 175 | 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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dreis

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-12-2014 13:43:59 | More by dreis
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-12-2014 00:49:29 | More by Svendozen
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brewtechnik

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2014 20:36:12 | More by brewtechnik
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-11-2014 15:58:36 | More by rorjets
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-11-2014 14:49:56 | More by IPAchris
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vdub191

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2014 03:19:51 | More by vdub191
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Mbennett

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-10-2014 23:50:51 | More by Mbennett
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BeerPark

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-10-2014 22:53:58 | More by BeerPark
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chubby2u

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-09-2014 20:26:17 | More by chubby2u
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Tiernan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-09-2014 07:37:13 | More by Tiernan
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dar482

New York

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%

The beer comes in an extremely clear light reddish amber color with a fluffy white head with lacing.

The aroma has tropical of mango, tangerine and orange peel, grapefruit, some spicy pine needles, very hoppy. Lots of fruit. A bit of a bready malt. A wonderful West Coast fruity aroma.

The flavor is extremely hoppy with that tropical and citrus of grapefruit and lemon peel in the front. A bit of a light bready malt. Then onto a very spicy and grapefruit peel finish. There’s some Earth and green vegetable flavor in the finish as well as that lager, slightly metallic, note. Tons of grapefruit peel that continues on and on.

The beer is super refreshing, drinkable, and clean, but also so hoppy.

01-09-2014 07:12:23 | More by dar482
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-09-2014 01:19:43 | More by Norseman
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-07-2014 01:29:04 | More by BeersAndBears
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-06-2014 23:10:50 | More by Beeranator
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-06-2014 04:07:27 | More by PA-Michigander
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-06-2014 00:42:37 | More by ThatsThatDude
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DrJay

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -1.6%

Orange/gold and clear with a short, dense off-white cap. Thick lacing and great head retention. Fresh hop aroma, lots of citrus, grapefruit, pith, slight pineapple. Really well constructed, with citrus hops throughout but mild malt up front and tropical/spicy notes in the bitter finish. Moderate carbonation, on the creamy side while still retaining some crispness, nice texture. I really enjoyed this beer. Bright hops all the way through yet still refined and refreshing.

01-05-2014 23:08:44 | More by DrJay
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-05-2014 00:08:01 | More by MJSawyer
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dataylor21

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-04-2014 19:15:31 | More by dataylor21
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bdoggboston

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-04-2014 16:59:49 | More by bdoggboston
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-04-2014 15:23:18 | More by rjp217
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ali1987

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-04-2014 03:28:22 | More by ali1987
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linnymtu

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-03-2014 22:54:52 | More by linnymtu
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slvrmon82

Delaware

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-03-2014 07:23:57 | More by slvrmon82
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ivorycannon

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-03-2014 03:56:32 | More by ivorycannon
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,813 ratings.