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Tuppers' Hop Pocket Ale - Tuppers' Hop Pocket Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

349 Ratings
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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tuppers' Hop Pocket Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SixpointJMH on 03-14-2002)
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

01-05-2013 06:00:33 | More by sendbeer
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-24-2012 04:34:23 | More by cliff1066
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Treb0R

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-13-2012 16:13:24 | More by Treb0R
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-09-2012 20:09:14 | More by 2dogbrew
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ByrdBrain

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

10-14-2012 15:42:15 | More by ByrdBrain
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squidrobot

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-15-2012 19:55:25 | More by squidrobot
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KDC

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-15-2012 20:49:03 | More by KDC
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Enoch

Virginia

5/5  rDev +30.9%

08-13-2012 18:29:29 | More by Enoch
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Mississippi

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-11-2012 17:05:00 | More by Mississippi
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Eriktheipaman

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-29-2012 00:07:02 | More by Eriktheipaman
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pagardner

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-23-2012 00:52:43 | More by pagardner
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.73/5  rDev -28.5%

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 50 degrees. The beer poured one of the most fat and puffy heads I have ever poured or seen. Held on good also. Beer Color was amber/orange and beer was cloudy. The smell was hoppy as was the taste. The beer had a bit of a bitter finish also. I will not buy again.

06-19-2012 22:07:45 | More by Minkybut
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GbVDave

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

Drank straight from the bottle. In my hotel room.

A: Loads of suspended sedinemt in the bottle. Whispy tendrils of yeast slowly float through the bottle.

S: Mildly piney with notes of grass and yeast. Caramel malt adds some balance.

T: Nice harvest hop flavors. Thankfully, the caramel takes a back seat to the hops.

M: Initially, quite dry and bitter. Eventually its' hop oil side shows itself and makes for a slightly sticky and spicy finish.

O: No freshness date, but this seemed like a very well made and fresh APA. Nice!

05-31-2012 23:44:09 | More by GbVDave
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-06-2012 11:54:26 | More by Hanzo
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-30-2012 01:20:11 | More by HarmonMW
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tlazaroff

Virginia

3.13/5  rDev -18.1%

Slight floral notes on the nose with a little bit of grass. Its a bit weak, unfortunately, because the scents are good - just wish they were more pronounced.

Hop Pocket brings a hazy dark honey color liquor topped with an off-white head that just doesn't go away. Seriously, I think this is the most stable head I have ever encountered in a beer before. I wish it was filtered, might add to the appearance a bit. Really really really nice lacing earns much of it's appearance score.

Flavor is nice! Starts off with a bit of a combination of carbonation bite and bitterness that work in conjunction with each other. The individual flavors are pretty good too: freshly mowed grass, grapefruit, and then it finishes with a sweet note like kiwi or something a bit more on the tropical side. I really like the flavor combinations.

Highly highly carbonated, not to sound gross, but the belches alone are plentiful. Moderate body and a 6% ABV make this quite easy to drink, though not entirely session able. Overall, this beer is okay. I wouldn't buy a 4-pack again, but I wouldn't turn one down if someone wanted to treat me.

04-13-2012 00:20:12 | More by tlazaroff
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bluetrevian

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-12-2012 20:45:55 | More by bluetrevian
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

03-20-2012 14:18:02 | More by djrn2
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DSlim71

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-12-2012 16:15:37 | More by DSlim71
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draheim

Washington

4.03/5  rDev +5.5%

12oz bottle into a tulip. A careful pour yields a monstrous beige head atop an amber beer w/ moderate carb. Rocky head sticks around and just doesn't quit, leaves behind ample lacing.

Aroma is floral herbal hops and sweet fruity malt.

Taste is a nice balance of amber malt and floral NW hops, a little spice. Mango & apricot in there too.

Mouthfeel is smooth and thirst-quenching with a clear hoppy finish.

Overall this is a really enjoyable beer that I sucked down before I knew it from a brewery I'd never heard of. Kind of like a slightly maltier NW IPA. Thanks again IrishColonial!

03-08-2012 01:56:15 | More by draheim
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-19-2012 01:45:21 | More by jfcaa193
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-16-2012 02:03:16 | More by Tyrawlings
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berserk4886

Wisconsin

3.23/5  rDev -15.4%

A: Dark, cloudy brow/orange color that produced a solid head and good lacing throughout.

S: Cascade hops and caramel malt

T: Average. Not overwhelmingly bitter, but the finish for me lingered and lasted throughout the pint.

M: Medium bodied, slightly oily

O: Decent beer. I got it through a trade, but I wouldn't trade for it again. The aftertaste just was not enjoyable.

02-09-2012 17:35:02 | More by berserk4886
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-03-2012 01:06:30 | More by AndrewMichael
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Pencible

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-02-2012 22:01:20 | More by Pencible
Tuppers' Hop Pocket Ale from Tuppers' Hop Pocket Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.