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Hop, Drop ‘n Roll - NoDa Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

888 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 888
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 163
Gots: 130 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: syrupjoe on 12-02-2011)
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.95/5  rDev -8.4%

Thanks to jmgrub for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and grapefruit juice flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice citrus forward hop presence all around.

04-28-2014 19:14:57 | More by UCLABrewN84
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -13%

09-29-2013 16:30:18 | More by djrn2
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.11/5  rDev -4.6%

Appearance: Arrives with a hazy amber color; the head is respectable and leaves a bit a lacing here and there

Smell: Grapefruit and tropical fruit elements

Taste: A hint of sweet malt and then we are off to West Coast hoppy paradise, with grapefruit and tropical fruits; the bitterness builds, in the middle and through the finish; just a touch of residual sugar lingers in the aftertaste, taking a back seat to the grapefruit

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A first class IPA from a state which doesn't produce many of them - nice to find this and would love to see it in bottles

08-11-2013 23:58:34 | More by brentk56
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

09-29-2013 16:42:54 | More by acurtis
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-12-2014 00:50:51 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-11-2014 05:13:15 | More by Texasfan549
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Had this fresh in North Carolina. Really solid IPA.

08-18-2014 21:35:38 | More by spycow
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

12-28-2013 03:44:39 | More by kylehay2004
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oberon

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +0.5%

Good to see I can get bottles of this beer now in GSO.Poured into an imperial nonic a deep burnt orange with a great looking lacey white head,it looks creamy and left a nice sheet of lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Tropical fruits abound in the nose along with some sugary sweetness and more mild herbal hop notes,great hop complexity.Tropical fruits on the palate as well along with big herbal/grassy flavors,there is a sugary base along with some biscuit but it doesn't interfere with the big hops.For me this is easiest the best beer I have had from NoDa,the hop profile is just great,probably one of the two or three best "big" IPA's brewed around here.

08-18-2013 21:00:41 | More by oberon
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -13%

10-26-2013 06:22:19 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Thanks Wil for this one!

Pours a dark saturated orange, slight haze, but the light streams through. Creamy foam on the surface, sticky collar around the edges with a good amount of fine lace in the glass.

Fresh sliced oranges, pungent fresh bitter greens in the aroma.

Green hop bitterness lingers long in the aftertaste. Citrus peel, dandelion greens, and buttered biscuits comprise the range of flavors. Light to medium bodied, carbonation is at a pleasantly soft level. Fresh hops really shine here, nice complexity and intensity.

10-09-2013 01:59:36 | More by emerge077
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

10-24-2013 03:29:03 | More by largadeer
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-25-2014 04:54:45 | More by SocalKicks
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.2%

04-24-2013 14:51:11 | More by Jason
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.2%

04-08-2013 12:04:40 | More by Kegatron
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

Yay tall boy cans, thanks to Beerness for this one.

Pours a nice creamy 1 finger head that fades semi slowly with nice soapy lacing, hazy amber orange color.

Nose pretty nice, good citrus and mild tropical fruit but less than I expected, hint of Clementine and tangerines, little fluffy meringue like malts with orange cream, hint of oily resinous musty, fairly fruity.

Taste is good but not crazy, mild citrus floral, hint of orange peel zest and candied orange peel, light fluffy malt and meringue like again, decent balance at first, little fruity bubblegum, and pretty fruity overall. Finish gets dry and very bitter, spicy chewy very bitter hop finish, long too.

Mouth is med bod fluffy meringue like, nice carb.

Overall very nice. Decent hops that I thought would be more tropical fruits, but still nice, and long bitter nice finish.

02-09-2014 03:41:30 | More by jlindros
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.14/5  rDev -3.9%

this beer really impressed me. on tap at the charlotte airport for some nine bucks, I was unsure at first for obvious reasons. it pours a hazy goldenrod flower color, dense looking but with very good carbonation amounting in an inch or so of white fizz. the nose is unbelievable, really yummy. tons of citra hops and other high alpha varieties, way more fruity than bitter, with notes of grapefruit and lemon candy, fresh peach, and dried grass. the malt is rather unremarkable, which is okay because the hops complexion is just so big and interesting. I love the way the hop flavors come though without making this supremely bitter. it is a bigger beer, and drinks like one, with a fuller body and a slight boozy warmth on the finish. a couple of these is enough, but the use of citra hops here is something to behold. best airport beer ive ever had, no contest.

edit: i much preferred the canned version, more pronounced bitterness and a cleaner feel, but i have to admit, drlovemd87's effort to share it with me may take the cake for most extremely generous beer share ever, ill have to nominate it.

07-09-2013 13:34:23 | More by StonedTrippin
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.2%

05-26-2013 02:10:15 | More by Rifugium
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.2%

12-22-2013 05:53:02 | More by oline73
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -13%

12-23-2013 17:41:43 | More by mendvicdog
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-27-2014 22:22:20 | More by Rochefort10nh
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-25-2014 16:54:54 | More by MarkyMOD
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13%

03-26-2014 19:27:21 | More by beernads
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -5.3%

Thanks to kubrick215 for picking up and sharing this growler. My first beer from NoDa.

Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with tangerine hues and a 1.5 finger white head.  Good retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap.  Splotchy lacing left behind.

Spicy hop aroma with tropical fruit and resinous pine notes along with bread and a pale malt backbone.  Slightly grassy with hints of pine, mango, pineapple, lemon peel bread/yeast and biscuit.  

Medium bodied with crisp hop bitterness that lingers over the sweet malt backbone into a dry finish.  Resinous oils with grassy pine and earthy bitterness countered by subtle fruit sweetness.  Malt backbone is stronger than expected but doesn't interfere too much with the hops giving off notes of biscuit and graham cracker.  Well balanced yet still retains a strong hop profile.  Enjoyable and easy to drink.

03-15-2013 18:44:34 | More by corby112
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +2.8%

Friends down in North CANolina sent me this CAN to further The CANQuest (TM) and I am deeply thankful!

From the CAN: "Proudly Brewed & C[AN]ned by NoDa Brewing Company, Charlotte, NC."; "Recycle, Reduce, Reuse."; "Our West Coast style IPA hits you with a ton of juicy hop flavor that shines out from a substantial and complex malt backbone. We use Citra, Amarillo, Centennial, Warrior and Chinook in 10 separate additions to provide the intense hop blast found within this [CAN]!"

The Crack! was a welcome sound, but given that this was a tallboy CAN, I went with a gentle Glug since I was curious to try all of those hops and I did not want to take a chance on an overflow. I still managed to get a finger of foamy, tawny head with decent retention. Color was an oh-so-slightly-hazy golden-yellow (SRM = > 7, < 9), but although I did not mind it as filtration strips flavor, the Golden Boys eschewed it, leaving me to my own devices. Clarity is overrated! Nose was magnificent, but I leaned in and really got a snootful of hops. If they could make this scent into air freshener, I would be a happy man! Earthy, pine, grass, grapefruit, peach and just a hint of caramel malt were what I could parse from this melange. My mouth was watering like one of Pavlov's dogs at the ringing of a bell and I could not wait any longer. Mouthfeel was medium and the hops hit like a charging rhino, assaulting my tongue like the first wave of soldiers hitting the beach at Normandy. If Ethelred was the Unready, then my tongue was a close second! I know that some would say that this is unbalanced and I am not going to argue that point, but the hops flavors were riotous. It almost seems cliche, but this was everything that each hops variety could impart, rolled into one big hops blast. Pine and grapefruit were the prevalent flavors, but there was an earthy note that ran through it all. The finish was gaspingly dry and now I could taste the cooling peach and caramel flavors noted on the nose. This was a beer that was truly th sum of its parts and then some. Nice lacing formed in my glass as I CANtemplated just how many of these I would want or would drink at 7.2% ABV. Hmmm.

04-30-2014 23:33:17 | More by woodychandler
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Hop, Drop ‘n Roll from NoDa Brewing Company
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