Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine and select auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Newburgh Hop Drop Double IPA - Newburgh Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Newburgh Hop Drop Double IPA
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 5
Hads: 65
Avg: 4.36
pDev: 26.61%
Wants: 12
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Newburgh Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 09-03-2013

Description: First there was NewBurton IPA…
Then there was Paper Box Pale Ale…
Now? Hop Drop Double IPA

Hop Drop is our take on one of the most popular styles in American craft beer: Double IPA. Like many breweries, our Double IPA is loaded with American hops, but we just couldn’t help ourselves, so we went ahead and added some English hops too.

Hop Drop is unfiltered, meaning the rawness from the hops really shine through. And while the hops are certainly present on the nose & palette, the bitterness at the finish is surprisingly smooth & balanced.

At 9.1% ABV, this is certainly not sessionable. But we find it to be incredibly drinkable… and we hope you’ll agree.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 5 | Hads: 65
Reviews by Odysseyalien:
Photo of Odysseyalien
4.57/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

On tap last night at George Keeley's, Upper West Side, NYC. This brew is the best East Coast interpretation of the West Coast double IPA. In fact, it may have even outdone many of those. The taste reminds me of Pliny the Elder. A bouquet of citrus envelopes the nose with a well done, bitter hoppiness on the tongue. Really a tasty, unexpected treat.

 350 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of SkiBum22
3.9/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of virinow
3.87/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tappangordo
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Griffith
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of dusty5678
4.61/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bright, floral hoppy goodness! Love this local brew.... A dipa goto for sure when it's on tap...

96 characters

Photo of k47k
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of ajpowell5
3.71/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Moocawly
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of macesq
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Dylanjf
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of campfirebrew
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of metter98
4.1/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy amber orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that quickly died down, leaving only a thin collar around the edge of the glass and bits of lacing down the sides.
S: Moderate aromas of fresh hops are present in the nose—floral and lemon citrus flavors seem to stand out in particular along with notes of herbal and spicy hops.
T: Much like the smell, the overall taste is dominated by flavors of fresh hops and is accompanied by a light to moderate amount of bitterness. There are some hints of pale malts but it is the hops that really shine through. Some notes of alcohol are perceptible towards the finish.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite hoppy and has a nice blend of complex hop flavors, and is interesting in that it uses a blend of American and English hops so the aromas and flavors are quite different compared to most of the West Coast IPAs. It's not overly difficult to drink, although the notes of alcohol flavors in the finish do detract a little from its drinkability.

 1,184 characters

Photo of WeisGuy
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of beoirific
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of BGsWo22
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of ystazi
3.75/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Mikexw
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of JohnW58
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Hirshi
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Mikeadeth
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of mousebeer
3.7/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of bill1017
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Newburgh Hop Drop Double IPA from Newburgh Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.