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Hop Gun - Funky Buddha Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

268 Ratings
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DosBeerigos on 09-27-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

sholbert, Sunday at 11:44 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Rado, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Agentveba, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

JasonPerry, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of HeartofMiami
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

On draft at business dinner. Poured into pint glass. Scant head when it arrived. Amber to dark orange in color. Smells of caramel and tropical fruits. Good mouth feel with medium carbonation. Taste is sweet caramel malts balanced with citrus and tropical fruit flavors. More malty then bitter and alcohol is completely hidden.

Overall, very good. Have had many times before at the brewery and fresh from a growler and it was a bit hoppier.

HeartofMiami, Oct 14, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -2.9%

cnagle28, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Chingringo, Oct 09, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -2.9%

wisegreensoul, Oct 04, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +3.4%

jblain, Oct 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Smithperson, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Tyrolaspenleaf, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Streetcore, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bcsbeer, Sep 18, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber color with a one finger off-white head with medium retention.
Nice tropical fruit aroma with notes of caramel, passion fruit, mango, pineapples and mild pine.
Flavor of caramels, grapefruit and lemon citrus, some mango, spices, American yeast and finishing with pine and resin. Dry aftertaste with a long but controlled bitterness.
Light body with mild carbonation. Alcohol of 7.2% is simply not there.
I felt that flavor didn't need to change a bit but could be bolder, it doesn’t actually fell like 80 IBUs, it got to be a toy gun. Nevertheless, it was very pleasant, well balanced and highly drinkable, with a great aroma and nice pine finish.
Ap.3,5 Ar.4 Sab.3,75 Sens.3,75 Cj.3,75

FLima, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

WynnO, Sep 14, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -4%

ediaz, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ryguy31, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

ja09, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Belittle, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

On draft, pours a dark ruby red with brown and orange hues creeping in. Decent carbonation.

The smell is tropical fruit, citrus and a good caramel malt mix with a little spice and resin. The flavor is very bitter, a little metallic, caramel malt sweetness. The resin just sits there on the finish, making you want a glass of water to rinse out. This was good, I liked it, but its just standard, nothing to get excited about.

nmann08, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

BGsWo22, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

papajohn56, Aug 26, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +16.1%

Elvisuede, Aug 25, 2014
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Hop Gun from Funky Buddha Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.