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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,879 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,879
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 298
Gots: 195 | 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%

Tiernan, Jan 09, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

dar482, Jan 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Norseman, Jan 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

BeersAndBears, Jan 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Beeranator, Jan 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

PA-Michigander, Jan 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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.

DrJay, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

MJSawyer, Jan 05, 2014
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dataylor21, Jan 04, 2014
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bdoggboston, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

rjp217, Jan 04, 2014
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ali1987, Jan 04, 2014
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linnymtu, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

slvrmon82, Jan 03, 2014
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ivorycannon, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

LarryAppleton, Jan 02, 2014
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Hoagie1973, Jan 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Maseitz, Jan 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

joebres, Jan 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

kylehay2004, Jan 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Ken_P, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Abbbp, Dec 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jimbodude5, Dec 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

jenray, Dec 28, 2013
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,879 ratings.