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Hophazardly - Begyle Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Begyle Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-19-2013)
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craftbeerbyob

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got a bomber from batch #40 and loved it. The appearance showed sediment (which I love) and good head. Hophazardly featured a citrus, grapefruit nose with medium bitterness. The taste was great, featuring grapefruit and carmel. Proud that a new Chicago brewery put a legit double IPA!

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 04:43:01 | More by craftbeerbyob
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-21-2014 19:45:27 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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johnnyfive32

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-18-2014 07:58:32 | More by johnnyfive32
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hreb

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch 50. 22oz bottle served pin an imperial pint glass. Beer pours orange amber in color and slightly hazy. Massive pillowy white head on top emits a comparably epic alpha hop aroma. Very piney. Flavor doesn't disappoint, providing a crucial load of C-hops. Definitely out of balance on the palate but still finishes dry and neutral. I think this pushes itself over the line into Imperial IPA territory. That said, well done, Chicago.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 22:30:01 | More by hreb
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-22-2014 17:05:06 | More by NJBeer265
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-22-2014 14:16:22 | More by brandoman63
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2014 01:17:10 | More by duceswild
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-04-2014 01:16:16 | More by JohnnyNicks
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gmendez1122

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-30-2014 21:40:59 | More by gmendez1122
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Norseman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-26-2014 01:44:20 | More by Norseman
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Rihup

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-19-2014 02:18:59 | More by Rihup
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-10-2014 00:14:34 | More by tdmccarthy
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ngierut

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -68%

02-17-2014 02:23:00 | More by ngierut
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

02-16-2014 19:06:01 | More by Kevin_Young
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dstickelwt

Michigan

4.98/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great beer. All of this company's beers are outstanding, so of course this one is no different. Highly recommend for any IPA fan. This suits the category perfectly. Until I had this beer, I had thought that Bell's 2 hearted ale was the best IPA. It's still very good, but this is better.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 19:49:11 | More by dstickelwt
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IOWA33

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-02-2014 22:40:58 | More by IOWA33
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BeerGreg

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

01-27-2014 00:56:40 | More by BeerGreg
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kevanb

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

32oz growler poured into a Begyle snifter. Filled on their opening day (1/25/14) and enjoyed that afternoon.

The beer pours a nice amber color, hues of garnet, bronze and orange when hit by the light, nice and clear with a slight chill haze. A soft, fizzy off white head rises about a finger high, lingers well and leaves a good amount of sticky lace behind. The aroma is of big piney bitter hops, resinous, sappy and earthy, a nice amount of tangy citrus comes behind it with some grassy plant aromas too with only some trace amounts of malt on the nose. The flavors are in line with the nose, lots of pine, big and boisterous on the tongue, sappy resinous hop spice, crisp and bitter with some light citrus and grassy flavors, a bit on the danker side come forth as well before a nice malt counterbalance tidies up the finish. The mouthfeel is good, crisp carbonation around the edges, but the beer is juicy and coats the mouth well. The finish is nice, easy and smooth with a punctual dry finish.

Verdict: A solid IPA from Begyle. Lots of earthy pine character, but just enough floral/weediness and citrus to keep things interesting. The balance is nice and makes up for the lack of complexity. I got to sample quite of few of their offerings at their little opening bash and this was easily my favorite. I had no problem putting away a 32oz growler solo over the course of an afternoon/evening and I can't wait to fill this up again with something different.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 00:41:09 | More by kevanb
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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10-13-2013 16:55:13 | More by NorthSideSean
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West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-13-2013 13:45:17 | More by williamjbauer
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Hophazardly from Begyle Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.