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Hops Infusion - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

860 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 860
Reviews: 669
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Made with seven hop varieties, this deep copper-orange IPA is loaded with juicy hop notes of pine, lemon zest, and a layer of pink grapefruit and a strong foundation of toasted caramel malts underneath it all give this beer a complexity that's unparalleled.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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mobyfann

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Paid $1.69 for a single at Jungle Jim's...

The beer pours an amber base, with a medium head, lengthy head retention and a nice lacing effects about halfway into the beer. The aroma is very floral of hops and smells very sweet for its style.

The taste is impressive, reminds me of a Goose Island IPA, where it is somewhat one dimensional, but still works, smooth, well-balanced and a bit sweet on the tongue as the aftertaste. Very smooth in the mouth due to the head retention and very light for an IPA. Drinkable to have a couple more but not a session beer as it may become too sweet by then.

Final Thought: This is under-appreciated via the BA score, this is a fairly impressive IPA, although not overly unique.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2006 04:33:27 | More by mobyfann
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Hops Infusion from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 860 ratings.