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Hoptimist - White Street Brewing Co.

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Hoptimist
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BA SCORE
85
very good

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
White Street Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: petermethot on 02-14-2014)
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Reviews by petermethot:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

petermethot, Feb 14, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

7.5% ABV per growler label.Nice to try a beer from yet another new brewery here in NC.Pours into an imperial nonic a clear copper color with a frothy half finger white head atop.A blast of grapefruit rind-lie hops really jump out at ya in the nose at first whiff,faint toasted grain is detected as well.I really like the blast of hops upfront.The hops are a little more subdued on the palate but there is a nice shot of that grapefruit rind and a bit of resin as well,a sweetish caramel/biscuit base is there thru to the finish,a tinge of sweet alcohol lingers as well a little pepperiness seems to com into play as I drink more as well.A solid "bigger" IPA here,I look forward to trying more of White Street's wares in the future.

oberon, Feb 24, 2014
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Shocked that a small town beer is this good. Next to Sculpin, this is my new fav.

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KevinGordon, May 13, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

@ White Street

Clear golden color topped with a tight, thick head. Decent lacing rings the glass. Aromas of orange, lemon, and pineapple, all crusted with sugar and joined by some light floral and grass and a bit or cracker malts. Flavor is hoppy: grapefruit, pineapple, green pine, and some oily, leafy dankness. Medium bodied and bitter with a dry finish. A solid, bright IPA.

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Hoptimist from White Street Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.