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Hop, Drop 'n Roll - NoDa Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,294 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,294
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 208
Gots: 210 | FT: 23
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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Photo of Jzmhector
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Fieldzy27
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

poured from a 16oz can into a pint glass less than a month old.

Appearance: a light caramel color with tangerine peeking through when held to the light, light khaki head with good retention and big bubbles holding fast. The beer has some haze to it ,clarity is actually low but cloudiness isn't really a fault though it would look a little better with it. All and all though that's nit picking its a beautiful beer.

Aroma:Pine resin and evergreen notes, some earthiness peeks through, citrus notes include orange and tangerine also caramelized sugar and sweet bread. Lots of aroma going on and a bit of complexity for an IPA. Much more than just hop water here im assuming. great balance of sweet and malty with stand out hop character. Excellent.

Taste: Bitterness is paramount here, pink grapefruit dominates although in most beers where its a flavor that brings grapefruit to mind this beer tastes the most like a actual out of any i've ever had. There's more as well though pine resin and and a musty dankness that's backed up by sweet caramel and malty bread notes. The hoppy character of the beer is strong in the aroma taste and bitterness , the malt takes a secondary roll but its no slouch standing up just enough to be noticed but not ever eclipsing the hops. A wonderful tasting IPA without being overbearing. Im impressed.

Mouthfeel: Zesty carbonation, slight oily/resin character on pallet with a drying after taste. Body is full enough to be exciting but not thick. Well done again.

Overall, an excellent beer, a wonderful hop profile using some of the best hops in use in the US right now. Put together extremely well without a flaw in sight. Hop heads rejoice and those who just want a flavorful ipa to sip on daily this fits the bill as well. Medal deserved.

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of linnymtu
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Lantash
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of SteveDoeschot
4.68/5  rDev +8.6%

Photo of wertschy
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of oatsodas
4.56/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of BeerBeast
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of dleiner
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of GCBrewery
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Bradaplast
4.62/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of TangoJuliet
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of ArtZan
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Johntomk
4.71/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brianlapointe
4.44/5  rDev +3%

Photo of ZackH
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of flipdog0
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Looks just as pretty as can be sitting in the glass with a deep amber toned body. The head stands at about two fingers and was easily achieved with a strong pour. Off white rocky foam bubbles fade in a few minutes. Waves of scattered lace is left behind. Nose is absolutely lushes with vibrant tones of creamy pine and citrus marmalade along with orange lollipop to boot. As I sip on this one I get layer after layer of intense and distinct hop flavors. At first you get a sweetness up front, then that yields to piney prickly dryness on the back side. This carries a very attractive bitter feel to the mouthfeel that stays with this brew as you drink. This beer is exceptionally dynamic in character. This brew is well worth the accolades it has received.

Photo of D-Money
4.36/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of daveg36
4/5  rDev -7.2%

The nose of this is great, VERY pungent grapefruit. This is a good beer, no mistaking that, but the issue I have is the drinkability, it's just not very high for me with this beer. The word I'm looking for is sharp, it's too sharp on the palatte for me.

The nose, as alluded to earlier, is awesome. It's only .2% stronger than Sculpin, yet just very bitter, and unbalanced in the finish for me. I have a hard time believing this is only 7.2 ABV. Actually, Stone's Enjoy by is more balanced at 9.4%. It really seems they are targeting Topper and Pliny with this. It's so much more DIPA than IPA. Don't let the ABV and advertising fool you.

This is not a sessionable IPA, like Two Hearted or Sculpin. A decent beer, but in very small doses, such as one can. Too bitter for me for any more than 1 can. It's really in your face. There is nothing on the fence with this. Forewarning: This is not a good introductory IPA to get you into the style, if you have never had an IPA before.. Also, If you do not like IPA's, you will really dislike this. Some IPA's can attract other's who favor other styles because of their subtlety, but this is not subtle.

Photo of HopBomb515
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep orange color with small white head that fades fast but leaves great lacing. Big tropical and citrus fruit and resinous hop aroma. Touch of caramel sweetness from the malt up front fades to citrus notes of mostly grapefruit, touch of mango and a bitter resinous finish. Creamy feel with lower carbonation and a medium body. Strong IPA with big citrus flavor. Glad I had the chance to try this.

Photo of Nctide
3.92/5  rDev -9%

Hop, Drop 'n Roll from NoDa Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,294 ratings.