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Hop Gun - Funky Buddha Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

89 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 89
Hads: 741
Avg: 3.82
pDev: 29.58%
Wants: 23
Gots: 189 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DosBeerigos on 09-27-2010

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Reviews: 89 | Hads: 741
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3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance – The beer was a shiny copper in color with a nice, pure white head.

Smell – The light grain and citrus hops play well together.

Taste – Here the rind comes out a bit more but otherwise nicely balanced.

Mouthfee – This is medium-bodied with a dry character throughout.

Drinkability – A true session American IPA.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes from 7/2012

Pours a clear iced-tea color with a very creamy head that absolutely covers the glass in lacing. Has a nice balance of malt and hops. Initially, it seems very malty, but the hops really come on strong midway through and last through the finish. A lot of citrus, but some pine on the finish. Some slight caramel and biscuit malt. Medium creamy mouthfeel. Pretty nice over all, but a bit too much malt for me.

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1.75/5  rDev -54.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear orange with two fingers of white head that lace the glass all the way down. Smell is citrus, bread, and a small amount of pine. The taste has more floral and pine than the smell with a pineapple flavor kicking in. The feel is medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. This is a decent IPA. I could easily drink this on a regular basis.

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4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper penny color with a quarter inch of off white resting on top. Moderate lacing. Floral and tropical hops dominate the nose. I taste a blend of overripe pineapple, citrus, and grapefruit. There's a nice deep burn on the tongue from the hops. The mouth is surprisingly smooth and thirst quenching. I figured it would be a bit more sticky considering the strength and the aggressive hopping.

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3.68/5  rDev -3.7%

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3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a shaker pint glass

A - Copper clear amber with a 2 finger white head white great retention and moderate bubbly lacing.

S - grassy, pine, citrus, a touch of herbal hops

T - Pretty nice variety of hops notes, predominately citrus, with grapefruit, orange rind, a touch of grass and moderately bitter finish.

M - medium body, moderate carbonation. chewy, wet.

O - Pretty decent IPA, but nothing particularly stellar and fairly vanilla and seemingly boring compared to Buddha fairly unique style. Drinkable, but many better ipas out there.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Hop Gun from Funky Buddha Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.