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RVA IPA - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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RVA IPARVA IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beejay on 02-23-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

nmann08, Feb 02, 2014
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ygtbsm94, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Boone757, Sunday at 04:02 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

KevinGordon, Sep 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Hanzo, Jul 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

jsanford, Dec 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ncstateplaya, Oct 14, 2013
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ncaudle, Oct 13, 2013
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RedneckBeerz, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

VeganUndead, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

zekeman17, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of wvsabbath
4.13/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type -22oz caged and corked bottle.

Appearance - Dark ruby tan, amber, with a 1 inch foamy, creamy head. Lots of sticky lacing.

Smell - Light citric hops, some sugars, oranges, lemons, pineapple and grapefruit. Some caramel malts in the finish. Not a real strong aroma coming from this bottle.

Taste - Really dank, citric hop bite that's mixed with caramel malts. Near the swallow huge bitter grapefruit hops take over. Loads of lemon and pineapple. Some added sugars along with multiple styles of hops come out in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Some hops and malts coat the tongue. Strong bitter hops nail the palate and leave the tongue bittered. The aftertaste is bitter, citric and dry.

Overall - Interesting beer. Seems like you get some hops at first sip, then different kind of hops come in near the swallow, creating two beers in one. The story behind this being made with people around the community growing there own hops makes this a wonderful beer, and it has a nice big hop bite that's really enjoyable for hopheads. Another winner from hardywood.

wvsabbath, Sep 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

stephenjmoore, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Big_Dave, Aug 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

FUwolfpacker, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of Beejay
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Orange apricot in color. A little dusty in the glass with some frothy white head on top, some fish eyes popping through.

S: Hoppy with pine and grapefruit notes. A little bit of an earthy smell going on, as well as caramel and bread notes. Citrus zest and floral notes round out the finish with a hint of grass.

T: Flavor wise there is a nice hoppiness, starting caramel notes and a little dark bread, followed by grapefruit, citrus zest and pine. The finish is lemon peel.

M: Medium in body, with very active carbonation. Certainly feels fairly effervescent on the tongue. The finish has a nice smoothness to it.

O: Overall very nice. Good hoppiness, and a nice balance of malt and bread notes. I could actually go for a touch more hop flavor. I think the bitterness is right on point. Overall very good, and perhaps a small taste of what the terroir of RVA is like.

Beejay, Feb 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

DustinSWB, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

redfox405, Oct 05, 2013
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ZachKelly, Nov 04, 2013
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BeastLU, May 02, 2013
Photo of dtivp
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured an amber orange with a one finger white head that dissipated slowly into a thin ring with light lacing.

Aroma was weak and I could barely pickup hints of citrus and light malt.

Taste of citrus, pine, a light bready malt with a slight hop bite.

Mouth Feel was medium body, moderate carbonation which creates a fizzy feel at the beginning and settles into a smooth and slightly bitter finish.

Overall this is a good beer, well balanced, however, i a little more hop presence would make this a much better IPA.

dtivp, Mar 18, 2014
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RVA IPA from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.