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Mad Hopper - Chaos Mountain Brewing

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Mad Hopper
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BA SCORE
82
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chaos Mountain Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ygtbsm94 on 04-30-2014)
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Reviews by slusk:
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slusk

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +7.8%

A: Pours a clear copper with a 2 finger white head that fades to a thin coating. Good lacing.

S: Nice bright hop aroma of spicy citrus and melon. a bit woody. A fair amount of malt comes through.

T: You get a quick burst of a mid-sweet caramel malt that is quickly overtaken by the hop flavor. Nice grapefruit and a wee bit of oak I think. Fair bit of bready malt with a semi dry finish. The bittering charge lingers on the palate. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Medium light, creamy body with low carbonation. A slight bit of astringency in the finish.

O: I like this beer quite a lot. It has a nice bright hop aroma with a decent supporting malt backbone. The bittering charge is a bit strong but perfectly acceptable for the style and balances well with the flavor and aroma additions. There is a flavor component at work in this brew that is reminiscent of a very mild coffee with cream, perhaps an oak component as well. I suspect a Belgian yeast strain is at work here. All in all its a very nice beer that works well and shines in it's complexity. This brew is in fact an IPA and appears to have been labeled as an APA on BA. Trust me... One taste will confirm that it is indeed an IPA and a fine example of the style. It's one I will buy again.

06-21-2014 22:15:40 | More by slusk
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Mad Hopper from Chaos Mountain Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.