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Hop Notion IPA - Crooked Fence Brewing

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Hop Notion IPAHop Notion IPA

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 30
Avg: 3.61
pDev: 45.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Crooked Fence Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-10-2014

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 30
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.57/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed amber color with a two finger head of billowy white foam. The head has a fair level of retention, fading over time to leave a good level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is heaviest of a grapefruit and pine hop smell mixed with other hints of a bready aroma. Rounding out this mix of hop and malt is a little bit of a sweeter citrus smell, helping to balance the aroma nicely.

Taste – The taste begins with a somewhat drier and moderately hopped taste which consists of a light doughy and crackery malt mix combined with some hop flavors of a pine and grapefruit. As the taste advances more hop of pine comes to the tongue along with a coming of some herbal and light floral hop. The grapefruit all the while fades but is replaced in two fold by the herbal and floral hop tastes. With a little bit of a fruit sweetened taste the developed in the middle of the taste fading once the taste comes more to the end, one is left with a rather dry and somewhat more dankly hopped flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather thin and light with a carbonation level that is rather high for a 6 % IPA. The thinner body and higher carbonation are actually rather nice for the drier but more dankly hopped tastes of the brew and create a nice crisp feel overall.

Overall – Not a bad IPA overall. It is on the drier and crisper side with a little bit of a more dank hop profile overall. A good one to try.

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Photo of DCP
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

The artwork is awesome, the idea is awesome, the beer is ok.
Light and missing something untouchable to make it a viable choice on a good line of taps.
Crooked Fence does a much better Porter in my opinion.

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Photo of Spikester
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Clear pale amber with three fingers of off white long lasting head. Makes very impressive lacing.
Smell is some pine and a touch of sweet malts.
Taste is up front pine bitterness with a typical amount of malt for the style.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with minimal carbonation.
Overall a tasty IPA. Be advised that the last pour will dump a lot of particulates some hold back the last bit if you like a clear appearance in your beer.
My can had 6% abv. and 65 IBUs on the label.

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Hop Notion IPA from Crooked Fence Brewing
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.