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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,702 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,702
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 278
Gots: 145 | FT: 12
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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Hefewiseman

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-14-2013 18:28:17 | More by Hefewiseman
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-14-2013 18:05:53 | More by Casey3236
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JulianB

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-14-2013 17:10:45 | More by JulianB
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ygolordned

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-13-2013 17:04:42 | More by ygolordned
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16.9 oz beer was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a minimal head that reduced to nothing. It is a copper color with great clarity and bubbles seen coming up through the glass.

Smell: Piney, citrus, resiny, and tropical hops. Bready and sweet pale malts in there too. Interesting.

Taste: Super hop bomb here. Malts are second in the taste with lingering chalky bitterness in the end. Bitterness eventually mellows out after a while.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, crisp, full bodied, low to medium carbonation, a little chewy, and some lingering bitterness.

Overall: Pretty solid IPL from another local brewery. I remember trying Wormtown's and was very surprised and interested with it. Good to see another local brewery bring this style up a notch.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 06:38:31 | More by Flounder57
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Brew33

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

07-12-2013 23:40:44 | More by Brew33
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2013 21:06:43 | More by dwoolley1
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amcglathery

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-12-2013 21:06:29 | More by amcglathery
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2013 18:39:32 | More by MattXT
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Draught2012

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-12-2013 15:51:30 | More by Draught2012
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mctizzz

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2013 15:45:52 | More by mctizzz
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jarrgal

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2013 02:29:46 | More by jarrgal
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Zimm

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-11-2013 19:05:52 | More by Zimm
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is transparent amber with a lot of fluffy white head and some large bubbles. Nose is light, clean and fresh. Some grain, a touch doughy, strong hop punch, tropical fruits light, grassy and herbal. Taste is the same, well attenuated, clean grain notes, a touch doughy, with a strong hop punch. More tropical fruit, grapefruit, grassy hop behind, and light bitterness with a dry well carbonated finish and lighter body.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 15:49:32 | More by cpetrone84
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jwjon1

Delaware

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-10-2013 03:08:20 | More by jwjon1
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-10-2013 00:40:39 | More by Hanzo
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

07-09-2013 05:55:22 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-09-2013 03:17:42 | More by wildcats10
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powz87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-08-2013 23:10:31 | More by powz87
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2013 22:45:27 | More by dsm45
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-07-2013 22:59:35 | More by Anonymous1
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Crafty99

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-07-2013 17:38:30 | More by Crafty99
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MPPHISH

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-07-2013 07:23:40 | More by MPPHISH
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cp45

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-07-2013 04:13:32 | More by cp45
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tehmogue

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-05-2013 19:29:26 | More by tehmogue
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,702 ratings.