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Something Hoppy This Way Comes - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

316 Ratings
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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 27
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A storm is brewing and with it comes a wicked carnival of hops. The dark carnie leader’s skin is emlazoned with many a vine, including Columbus, Cascade, and Sorachi Ace. So whether you’re a Halloway or a Nightshade, you had better run, for with this carnival, Something Hoppy This Way Comes.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-22-2012)
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4.93/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a New Glarus glass batch #143

A) cloudy, thick, head about 3 fingers with lots of lacing. Orange color and lighter on the side of the glass.

S) Skittles, very sweet and fruity, apricot, peach, mango. yeast too

T) Very fruity and sweet. Mango, apricot, candy, great tastes

M) Coats the mouth but doesn’t linger, smooth and thick.

O) Buy this beer, very good proxy or substitute for any 3F Imperial IPA without the 3F house ale yeast after taste. Well done Pipeworks well done!

NewGlarusFan, Aug 09, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours clear golden brown with a generous 2 finger head

S - Citrusy floral hops.

T - Lots of fresh hop taste! Nicely balanced and I would have never thought that this was a 10% ABV beer - the alcohol is almost totally hidden. There wasn't an overwhelmingly bitter taste that comes with big DIPA's either, but LOTS of fresh hop flavor.

M - Mouth feel was nice. Medium bodied with a nice amount of carbonation that allows the hops to shine through.

O - I picked this up the same day that I bought the Stone "Enjoy by 9.21.12" and honestly I liked the Pipeworks DIPA better (although both were great beers). I was a big fan of Pipeworks' "Ninja vs. Unicorn" too but I actually like this better. NVU had more of a fruity hop presence (almost mango or papaya-ish), but I am loving the citrusy hop blend that they chose for this as well. Great beer!

cnbrown313, Sep 06, 2012
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Something Hoppy This Way Comes from Pipeworks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 316 ratings.