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Hoponius Union - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,832 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,832
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 290
Gots: 183 | 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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JoshJayne

Connecticut

4.64/5  rDev +8.7%

08-19-2014 01:39:40 | More by JoshJayne
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TangTKE402

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

A: Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Dark khaki on the inside with a golden edge. A nice 1.5-finger head dissipated to a thin film and left little lacing. Semi-hazy in texture.

S: Light aromas of grass, with a malty sweetness to balance it out. It has a "wet" aroma that sets it apart, with notes of dark berries, vanilla bean, grass, and. Touch of flowers.

T: Hoppy up-front, with the malt backbone to carries it through. The swallow is bitter, but it doesn't linger. Notes of sediment, dirt, grass clippings, toasted malts, and oat nut bread dominate.

M: Chewy but mot heavy, with a slightly bitter afterfeel that sits in your jaw.

O: For the style, there really is nothing like it. Those who purchased it thinking it was a standard IPA didn't read carefully enough, and shouldn't hold that against it. An IPL done well is a rare thing, and this is the prime example.

08-19-2014 00:13:26 | More by TangTKE402
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-18-2014 21:55:14 | More by ejimhof
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BenSparks34

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-18-2014 20:45:47 | More by BenSparks34
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tredole

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-18-2014 15:38:03 | More by tredole
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Patbrown2

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-18-2014 00:23:09 | More by Patbrown2
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +4%

08-17-2014 14:51:21 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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osant37

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

08-17-2014 02:25:43 | More by osant37
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benloho

Tennessee

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%

08-17-2014 00:17:28 | More by benloho
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Mikedhoppy


4.24/5  rDev -0.7%

08-16-2014 22:14:28 | More by Mikedhoppy
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-16-2014 18:09:20 | More by thatoneguymike
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Deeps

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%

08-16-2014 16:46:41 | More by Deeps
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thufflife

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-16-2014 14:59:13 | More by thufflife
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Amalak

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-16-2014 01:18:41 | More by Amalak
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WesM63

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-16-2014 00:13:59 | More by WesM63
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GlennBaltzel

New York

4.56/5  rDev +6.8%

08-15-2014 19:01:19 | More by GlennBaltzel
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-15-2014 16:43:27 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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palealeale


4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

08-15-2014 01:17:16 | More by palealeale
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SimonPuggle

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-14-2014 22:22:13 | More by SimonPuggle
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-14-2014 02:52:54 | More by ChrisKayler
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Creck802

Connecticut

4.12/5  rDev -3.5%

08-14-2014 02:14:54 | More by Creck802
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-14-2014 01:52:46 | More by costanzo_mike
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SteveB24

New York

4.16/5  rDev -2.6%

Appearance- color is a bright gold. Carbonation within the beer is invisible, beer pours a moderate amount of white, thin head that settles into spotty lacing.

Smell-Mildly fruity, Resin, grass, faintest yeast.

Taste- Upfront is Resin, mild fruit, (maybe melon?), Slightly citrusy, slightly floral, toasty, yeasty notes.

Mouthfeel Light/ medium body, medium/ high carbonation, crisp, slightly dry in the end.

overall- excellent beer, satisfies on many levels, tasty, refreshing, satisfying, this could easily become a go to for me

08-13-2014 22:58:14 | More by SteveB24
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KCeaser

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-13-2014 13:32:08 | More by KCeaser
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-13-2014 12:51:08 | More by WoostaBia
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,832 ratings.