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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,815 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,815
Reviews: 269
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 290
Gots: 178 | 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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Ratings: 1,815 | Reviews: 269 | Display Reviews Only:
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jt2488

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-15-2014 20:13:26 | More by jt2488
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2014 16:12:50 | More by NJBeer265
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Vinithing

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2014 01:56:43 | More by Vinithing
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Jonny41

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-14-2014 18:25:57 | More by Jonny41
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-13-2014 03:48:31 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Aewachiw

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-12-2014 19:15:46 | More by Aewachiw
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -4%

two bottles poured into 4 maple syrup glasses.
bottle dates both 6/24
very little head or residual lacing.
excellent hop floral smell.
great carbonation.
overall taste is nice and simple hoppy.
golden straw.
smooth for this abv (6.7%)
a little too lageresque for me but it is very nice. would recommend for a nice hot afternoon. (it's 93 here now).

07-12-2014 18:20:51 | More by coriswrasse
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DanE

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-12-2014 17:57:50 | More by DanE
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2014 16:48:07 | More by HattedClassic
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Beans11

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2014 13:37:12 | More by Beans11
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Shy5

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-12-2014 03:16:33 | More by Shy5
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Johnnyutah713

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-12-2014 00:57:29 | More by Johnnyutah713
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tviz33

New York

3.89/5  rDev -8.9%

12 oz bottle in to a Duvel tulip.

A- Absolutely clear golden body with 1.5" of fluffy white head that sticks around for a few minutes.

S- This smells like, well, a hoppy lager. Just what I expected.

T- The hop flavor is there but comes to an abrupt hault and finishes smooth and malty. I could probably drink this all day.

M- Medium body and medium amount of carbonation

O- Quite a good beer. A wonderful melding of styles.

07-12-2014 00:06:54 | More by tviz33
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Brendan1984

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-11-2014 22:48:31 | More by Brendan1984
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C2H5

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-11-2014 05:01:45 | More by C2H5
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beruski


4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-10-2014 23:28:48 | More by beruski
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Sampslab

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-10-2014 01:23:29 | More by Sampslab
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-10-2014 01:18:49 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-09-2014 16:32:59 | More by ncelauro
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Zraly

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-08-2014 21:40:31 | More by Zraly
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beerasaurusrex

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 14:56:22 | More by beerasaurusrex
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stephens101

Oklahoma

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%

Fizzy and chill-hazed yellow-orange in color like a lager. The off-white froth is stagnant. Citrus hops feature prominently aromatically, like and IPA, but the lager yeast is noticed, veiled, and just behind. Tastes of citrus, lemon peel and grain. The hoppiness is subdued, as if it was stopped in mid-sentence while trying to make a very brilliant point. Mouth-feel is medium and the body is crisp with a bit of heat in the finish. While this one is pretty damn tasty, I'm left ambivalent, wondering if I would rather just have one or the other.

07-07-2014 23:16:41 | More by stephens101
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beanoboy7

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-07-2014 22:19:36 | More by beanoboy7
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Marcjwrz


5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-07-2014 21:37:58 | More by Marcjwrz
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adkrogue

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-06-2014 19:12:40 | More by adkrogue
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,815 ratings.