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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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ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-05-2014 11:16:31 | More by ContentmentDIPA
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-04-2014 21:48:22 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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ettbeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

08-04-2014 15:56:39 | More by ettbeer
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DrewRPS

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2014 03:22:19 | More by DrewRPS
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2014 01:34:26 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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Barhoppin13

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-03-2014 21:34:10 | More by Barhoppin13
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far333

Connecticut

3.66/5  rDev -14.3%

Crystal clear straw/apricot colored with an off-white head that settles out to a 1/4 inch cap that settles slowly. Aroma of citrusy hops, some florals, and pine, notes of biscuit malt.

Big, hoppy flavor upfront, floral, citrus, melon, mint, pine, finishes tingly pine with a it of a hard edge. Some honey malt rises up, but hops dominate, with herbal and spicy notes lingering.

Full mouthfeel, semi-slick, finishes tingly. Good beer.

08-03-2014 21:31:22 | More by far333
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

08-03-2014 19:11:32 | More by Latarnik
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Jho3325

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-03-2014 03:19:27 | More by Jho3325
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-03-2014 02:32:18 | More by Hophead717
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ericdavidmorris

New York

4.04/5  rDev -5.4%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass.

A - No head, quickly disappears, golden-honey color.

S - Citrus hop aroma.

T - Citrus hops up front, clean and a little dry finish.

M - Fairly carbonated. A little dry, not filling or heavy or bitter. Crisp.

I'm sick so it probably affects my tastes considering how much the aroma of this beer is supposed to be really great. It's crisp and easy to drink but the taste doesn't hit too hard.

08-02-2014 23:59:24 | More by ericdavidmorris
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TheOldMachines

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-02-2014 22:25:46 | More by TheOldMachines
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diehlio


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-02-2014 18:09:06 | More by diehlio
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darthvohn

Texas

4.36/5  rDev +2.1%

Glass Used: Nonic

Appearance: Golden honey hue, and a finger of fast evaporating foam.

Smell: Citrusy and hoppy; I also get whiffs of papaya sweetness.

Taste: Citrus hop note, followed immediately by grapefruit and lemon zest. Sweet grain dances around in the middle and back. Finishes with a slight bittering hop bite.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation; dry finish

Overall: A pretty tasty treat from Jack's Abby. I really liked how well the hop and citrus flavors melded and flowed across the tongue. Wish I had regular access to this beer. Definitely recommend.

07-31-2014 02:07:49 | More by darthvohn
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-30-2014 17:23:09 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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Mesa512

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-30-2014 01:11:33 | More by Mesa512
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Patlee3324

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-29-2014 19:57:16 | More by Patlee3324
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AmericaGWShark

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-29-2014 16:02:09 | More by AmericaGWShark
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JohnofUpton

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-29-2014 14:55:38 | More by JohnofUpton
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RLBeauregard

Massachusetts

4.56/5  rDev +6.8%

By now everyone knows the quality brewing going on with lagers at Jack's Abby, and the locally sourced ingredients fueling their beers. Hoponius Union has a nice bite at the beginning, but mellows out with subtle sweet flavors resembling grapefruit mixed with almost a nutmeg richness. It's easy to drink 2-3 of these at a sitting. A nice substantial taste, but not overly filling. One of my favorite beers of all time.

07-28-2014 20:20:05 | More by RLBeauregard
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TWStandley

Massachusetts

4.84/5  rDev +13.3%

Poured from the bottle into my HF wine glass.

Appeared a beautiful golden-orange color with a two finger fluffy white head that dissipated.

Smell is awesome - juicy with citrus fruits and a bit of melon.

Taste is incredible. Juicy oranges and grapefruits.

Mouthfeel is beautifully crisp - just the right amount of hop bitterness on the finish. Carbonation is spot on.

Overall an amazing beer, one that I am happy to have regular access to.

07-28-2014 18:25:43 | More by TWStandley
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tb4475

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-28-2014 03:51:06 | More by tb4475
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Petegrieco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-27-2014 21:45:16 | More by Petegrieco
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Tom4837


4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-27-2014 18:38:35 | More by Tom4837
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J-Bonestradamus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2014 06:26:20 | More by J-Bonestradamus
Hoponius Union from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,815 ratings.