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Squatters Hop Rising Double IPA - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Squatters Hop Rising Double IPASquatters Hop Rising Double IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

629 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 629
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 14
Gots: 43 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative visit their website


Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 08-11-2009)
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Ratings: 629 | Reviews: 196 | Display Reviews Only:
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scottvanbelois

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-11-2014 00:23:27 | More by scottvanbelois
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kwhittle11


4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-09-2014 07:12:32 | More by kwhittle11
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John566

Utah

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-09-2014 03:41:13 | More by John566
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GrantJM

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-08-2014 21:44:23 | More by GrantJM
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hoprgood

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-05-2014 05:52:19 | More by hoprgood
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Pro_Magnon

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-04-2014 07:18:42 | More by Pro_Magnon
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cgrunin

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-04-2014 05:15:25 | More by cgrunin
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GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-03-2014 22:09:59 | More by GClarkage
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benjamincarter

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2014 03:11:50 | More by benjamincarter
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Petegrieco

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-01-2014 23:55:30 | More by Petegrieco
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DrJones

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 23:48:16 | More by DrJones
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Sgraziosa

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-01-2014 22:24:29 | More by Sgraziosa
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DiggerDahl

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 02:55:39 | More by DiggerDahl
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-01-2014 01:28:15 | More by sgttibbs
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Ajmorriso1


3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 01:04:42 | More by Ajmorriso1
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rbrandt22

Iowa

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-01-2014 01:01:00 | More by rbrandt22
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Kimberlite1

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-29-2014 19:14:05 | More by Kimberlite1
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J-Bonestradamus

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-29-2014 02:07:59 | More by J-Bonestradamus
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with a bold orange color. Finger worth of head on the pours which settled in but was present while drinking. Mild active carbonation, a touch low for the style.

Smell: A big saturated citrus front greets the drinker. Slight herbal notes are complimented with straw and prairie grass. Semi-sweet caramelized body fits in very well with the hop profile.

Taste: Medium bodied fruits greet the drinker. A potent pine and prairie grass body really pops. Tangerines, saturated oranges, and grapefruit pull the hop profile through. Finish is sweet malts with linger heavy fruit and a touch of bitter pine.

Mouthfeel: The carbonation is a touch lighter which really allows the sweetness of the malt profile to come through.

Overall: There are plenty too many of these big malt forward IPAs out there. This one sets itself aside but giving a full hop profile with plenty sweet malts. A great local Utah brew, certainly worth a shot if you see it.

Serving type: can

06-26-2014 23:15:23 | More by KFBR392
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Phocion

Minnesota

4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I pulled this out of a $1 grab bag (box if you want to split hairs) at a local liquor store. I was expecting to find something cheap, awful, or out-of-date, but lo and behold I got a DIPA I have never tried before. Live review. 12 oz. can with a best before date of July 14th (about three weeks away). Pours into a standard shaker pint a hazy light amber with a thick, frothy, and very retentive beige head and a substantial amount of lacing. This is a very, very beautiful beer.

Aroma is massive pine resin. A little catty and grassy. Just a touch of orange, but little otherwise in the way of citrus. A bit of biscuit and musty yeast. Alcohol noticeable but not overpowering.

The flavor is very clean. Piney and grassy hops, but relatively little perceived bitterness. Bready/biscuity malts are subtle, but detectable. A little bit of orange rind, but this seems to be more likely from the yeasty esters than the hops. Surprisingly balanced, and surprisingly mellow (well, as far as DIPAs go). Alcoholic flavors are mostly, but not completely hidden.

Slightly oily/resiny mouthfeel, with moderate carbonation and a medium body. A bit of alcoholic warmth, but very subdued for a 9%er.

Overall, this was a very pleasant surprise, especially for the whopping buck I paid for it. This thing is a 9% DIPA? Hard to believe. Very well-balanced, clean, and dangerously drinkable. I likely will avoid this in the future, not because it's bad, but only because I could see trying to session this, which would inevitably result in disaster. It's no Pliny, Exponential Hoppiness, Hopslam!, etc., but it's still an excellent DIPA. Whether you're a hophead or not, give this one a shot.

Serving type: can

06-26-2014 05:59:29 | More by Phocion
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claes

Idaho

2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

06-24-2014 21:41:17 | More by claes
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lswilma

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-23-2014 22:18:49 | More by lswilma
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adyates

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2014 20:38:59 | More by adyates
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-23-2014 00:40:47 | More by Whiskeydeez
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yumyab


3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-22-2014 02:04:04 | More by yumyab
Squatters Hop Rising Double IPA from Utah Brewers Cooperative
86 out of 100 based on 629 ratings.