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Hop Gun - Funky Buddha Brewery

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240 Ratings
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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
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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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-20-2014 20:53:19 | More by zeff80
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npala86

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-18-2013 13:33:28 | More by npala86
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warnerry

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +2.9%

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.

08-16-2013 01:43:50 | More by warnerry
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -53.8%

03-31-2013 14:00:45 | More by SunDevilBeer
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-10-2014 03:43:58 | More by TimoP
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iemailjack

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.8%

01-08-2013 03:13:29 | More by iemailjack
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Nparee813


3.96/5  rDev +4.5%

08-20-2014 04:24:02 | More by Nparee813
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-08-2013 00:58:33 | More by Cynic-ale
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-03-2013 23:49:17 | More by TKEbeerman
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -2.9%

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.

11-19-2012 13:19:32 | More by williamjbauer
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-10-2012 14:06:35 | More by SPRichard
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-18-2014 03:19:01 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Beer21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-13-2014 04:15:28 | More by Beer21
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johnyb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

04-16-2014 01:01:22 | More by johnyb
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twizzard

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-06-2014 16:16:52 | More by twizzard
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cjgator3

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

02-02-2014 04:44:14 | More by cjgator3
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-11-2013 03:36:57 | More by qcbrewer
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Heatwave33

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%

Poured from tap at Funky Buddha into a Cigar City Snifter.

Color: A murky brownish-orange with an off white head.

Smell: Piney hops and grapefruit up front. Followed by mango and oranges.

Taste: Same as the aroma.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation and smppth with a light dryness on the palate.

Overall: There is a very nice sweetness in the middle. Well balanced with a medium body. A classic IPA nothing too crazy. Cheers.

03-02-2012 01:08:55 | More by Heatwave33
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hoptualBrew

Florida

4.19/5  rDev +10.6%

Sampled in a flight at the new brewery and later from a growler, from notes.

Burnt orange in color with off white head, good lacing. Somewhat cloudy, although no sediment, but certainly not clear.

Aroma is mostly pine and grapefruit. Clean, with no esters. Citrus, pine needles, mild caramel sweetness, hop resin.

Palate is the same; mostly grapefruit, pine, pineapple. Clean malt body, slight caramel sweetness to balance the hops. Bitterness comes upfront, and is restrained in the finish.

Dry enough to drink easily, good quenching feel. Carbonation is fine. Medium-light body, good warm weather drinker. Cures the craving for hops, and goes down really easy.

Overall, I remember drinking this beer ~2 years ago at the Boca Raton location and not being impressed. They have really tinkered this recipe over time and come up with a winner. Has a uniqueness to it, while still being "to style" enough to drink plenty of.

06-08-2013 04:14:27 | More by hoptualBrew
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earlholman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-21-2014 16:25:53 | More by earlholman
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Rborre321

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-06-2014 20:51:25 | More by Rborre321
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

Big thanks to mikesgroove for dropping bombs on my palate during Hobo Cookout #1 and sharing this with me! Tape labeled bottle! Served from bottle into a Stone nonic. Poured red-orange with suspended off-white yeasties everywhere with a two finger slightly off-white head that subsided to one finger slowly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, citrus, metallic, and slight Pepto Bismol. The flavor was of sweet malt, citrus, salt, metallic, peat, slight citrus hops, and just a hint of Pepto. It had a medium feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall I wasn't really sure how I felt about this one... One part of me liked, the other part of me not so much. The Pepto flavor was a little off-putting for me, but not overly. Too bad I didn't have an upset stomach... Definitly worth trying for yourself to see what you think of it if you can get it.

05-06-2011 11:46:33 | More by thagr81us
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FLAbeergutinMASS

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +7.9%

Much better beer than some of the ratings. Not nearly as hoppy as a hop head might hope but nonetheless a nice beer. Cloudy, unpasteurized body with a nice frothy head. Mild fruit on the nose. Hop presence but not overwhelming- all a matter of taste. Give it a shot.

03-11-2014 11:00:46 | More by FLAbeergutinMASS
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Acforster2

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-09-2013 20:23:31 | More by Acforster2
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CJArtanis

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-28-2013 22:22:23 | More by CJArtanis
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Hop Gun from Funky Buddha Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.