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Hoptimization IPA - Three Brothers Brewing

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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Brothers Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Camjmorton on 06-07-2013)
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

smcatalino, Saturday at 02:37 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

color is outstanding and the hops got me Hoptimized!

Kevhodges, Nov 19, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +3.5%

EuphonicHops, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

mulerofthewhalez, Nov 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

Moses_Malone, Nov 17, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -1.9%

Rbodacious, Nov 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

LeeEvolved, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

Hopbully, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

rjs246, Nov 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Denzo, Nov 08, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -0.5%

cookiemon66, Nov 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

teamwiggum, Nov 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Boone757, Nov 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Tuckahoe_Joe, Oct 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

kaelingirl, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

ElGordito, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ShadyRigglesbee, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of rudzud
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Received as an extra and poured into my Duvel tulip. Date of 8/14/14 on bottle

A - Pours a nice darker golden orange hue with a good one finger creamy head that fades to a thick, dense blanket. Slightly sticky side lacing.

S - Aromas of light biscuits, faint caramel, soft hops. Fainter tropical notes, light citrus. Solid enough nose.

T - Taste is similar to the nose. Not too sweet malts, citrus peel, good faint tropical notes. Caramel is light. Not offensive, pretty solid considering it is two months old. Light bitter finish. Alcohol hidden VERY well.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, bright, and the alcohol is hidden completely.

O - Overall, a very nice offering from Three Brothers. Would have liked to try this super fresh but still, no complaints.

Serving Type: Bottle

rudzud, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of obywan59
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours golden to copper in hue with a 2 finger off white head that leaves moderate lacing. Just slightly hazy.

The aroma is of grassy hops with ripe citrus. Moderate hoppiness allows the light toast, honeylike and caramel aromas of the malts to shine through.

Bitter hops predominate in the taste, with sweet caramel malts, grapefruit peel and hints of pine and ripe citrus.

Moderate in body with light syrup, and a numbing/drying effect on the tongue. Oily hop burn in the throat, especially early on.

Very good overall. In the beginning, it was mainly just bitter, but as the taste buds become numb, the flavors balance out.

obywan59, Oct 07, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -2.2%

Ngntjp, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

ChrisForman, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

jimpyle48, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

TDintino, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

cuy50, Oct 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

everythingiszen, Oct 01, 2014
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Hoptimization IPA from Three Brothers Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.