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Hop Soup - Faction Brewing

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Hop Soup
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BA SCORE
87
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Faction Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Paccamacca on 02-08-2014)
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by elNopalero:
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This pours a golden tan in color. There’s an amazing aroma that’s fresh and vibrant, with a great piney citrus peel combination.

Tastes piney, chewy, resiny, with that wonderful citrus profile. There’s a pleasing bitterness that opens up into a long delicious finish. This was fantastic.

elNopalero, Mar 03, 2014
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clear pale gold body topped by a finger of foam. Nose is a mix of bright pineapple and stone fruit with a touch of resinous pine beneath. There's a bit of sweetness, but not much actual malt or grain presence. Good clean fermentation. Nicely balanced on the palate, big juicy pineapple and peach, a little sweetness, and a bit of piney old-school C-hop roughness. Medium-light body with moderate bitterness that's clean and doesn't linger. This is very good - not as malty and sweet as Faction's other IPAs have been. Dialed in and delicious.

largadeer, Mar 02, 2014
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A:golden, honey - orange. Very clear.

S:honey, some citrus and a sweet make aroma.

T:big honey, sweet malt, medium to high bitterness with hop flavors integrated well throughout. Could be an old keg but still tasty.

Mf:medium to sticky/heavy body. Good carbonation.

Overall a tasty double that I would not pass up.

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Hop Soup from Faction Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.