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Hop Killah - Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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Hop Killah
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.38%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mc4z on 11-15-2013)
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Reviews by elNopalero:
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3.81/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This poured a tan amber color with pleasing foam. There’s a great aroma on this, initially—more on this in a second—with a hop mélange of tropical fruit, pineapple and guava. Its hop profile has more citrus and pine mixed with orange and grapefruit pith, and a dry finish. I enjoyed it, for the most part, but once it opened further I found myself catching something… off. It’s something I wish I had the palate and the language to describe better. I kept returning to it, as I found this off-putting note in their pale ale and DIPA as well, but just at the outer margins. Here’s hoping that it goes away by the next time I try it.

elNopalero, Dec 23, 2013
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Hop Killah from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.