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Hoptimization IPA - Three Brothers Brewing

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Hoptimization IPAHoptimization IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | 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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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Picked this one up the other night on a whim. Poured a deep amber color into a pint glass, head is minimal and dissipated quickly. Not very much nose to it, a bit of citrus. Mouth-feel was a tad watery. The malt was dominant over the hops, not very much bitterness to it at all.

Overall: About average. I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to try it, if there's other IPA's available that you enjoy, you're safer going with them. Would drink again if my options were extremely limited.

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A- A slow pour into a pint glass produces a huge foamy and bubbly white head, about four-fingers that takes a while to finally settle, over-carbonated perhaps? Body is a hazy golden-orange

S- tropical and citrusy hop aroma with notes of mango, pineapple and orange peel. Sweet sugary malt

T- tropical fruity hop flavors follow the aroma with an emphasis on pineapple and grass. Malty sweetness with a raw dry finish

M- medium body with heavy carbonation leads to a mouth-feeling foamy mouthfeel and a sudsy finish

O- perhaps this was just an over carbonated batch, but the mouthfeel was like drinking soda. The flavor is a little rough around the edges, but has a nice fruity hop profile

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The nose is light, too light, with a relatively generic hop aroma, subtle flower, perfume and yeast characteristics.

The hop flavor seems a bit watery, almost like pine needles soaked in water. There's a bit of perfumish flower, light malt and cracker.

Hoping this was a bad bottle or a bad palate moment because this was unremarkable.

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Hoptimization IPA from Three Brothers Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.