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Hops Infusion - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

860 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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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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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-16-2013 16:05:14 | More by Slatetank
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dalepryor

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-07-2013 22:51:18 | More by dalepryor
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-01-2013 04:33:32 | More by spycow
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Nittanylion1991

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-17-2013 03:11:22 | More by Nittanylion1991
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass
A - Pours a decent orangish gold color, big thick 2 finger head khaki colored, decent lacing.
S - Floral hops, fresh grass, some honey, a touch of pine, and sweet malt.
T - This has a lot of malt power to it, expecially for being an American IPA. Some earthy flavors with a mild sweetness.
M - Not bad, clingy sweetness, a little bitter lingering.
O - I know this is an old bottle, for weyerbacher doesnt brew it anymore, but I couldnt see this being a stellar beer, but it has big time malt flavors goin on in here for it to really be a good representation of an American IPA

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 00:02:18 | More by Omnium
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brheuer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-18-2013 00:11:43 | More by brheuer
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-09-2013 23:08:19 | More by georgiaboy8686
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mtbdonn

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

02-03-2013 19:03:08 | More by mtbdonn
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CreightonSM

New York

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

02-01-2013 21:01:49 | More by CreightonSM
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-16-2013 20:35:59 | More by Budinetz
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sendbeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-06-2013 05:58:14 | More by sendbeer
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trplx81

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-12-2012 18:23:27 | More by trplx81
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sneaks2210

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

11-21-2012 19:03:48 | More by sneaks2210
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PeterOrlando92

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

11-14-2012 16:55:01 | More by PeterOrlando92
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danpam1024

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

11-01-2012 00:24:18 | More by danpam1024
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

10-18-2012 00:12:48 | More by ncaudle
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dansmcd

Australia

3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark amber body with zero head, just a faint ring of lace.

S - Pretty malt forward for an IPA, honey, brandy, booze, piney hops.

T - Sweet malts and low hops, bread, honey, orange, pine needle.

M - Medium syrupy body, low carbonation.

O - Perhaps I got a bad bottle, but I was pretty disappointed after the Double Simcoe these guys have out. Weird.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2012 08:48:40 | More by dansmcd
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

10-11-2012 04:15:39 | More by rdoggg
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slim2043

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -38%

10-01-2012 00:59:09 | More by slim2043
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

09-26-2012 03:01:05 | More by hockeyfighter19
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - dark orangish amber with a huge, soft, dense, off white head that has decent retention

S - lightly bready with big citrusy notes

T - bready, piney, citrusy, bitter

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a very hoppy beer with a mild malt presence. I think with just a touch more malt for balance this could be a superb beer. As it is, it's good but in an IPA-flooded market, there's little here that stands out.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 08:18:31 | More by tdm168
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

09-21-2012 21:51:30 | More by Molson2000
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jar66su

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

09-16-2012 20:53:25 | More by jar66su
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Unlabelled bottle purchased from Slowbeer.

Pours a pretty deep ruddy amber colour, with a filmy, but slightly frothy yellow-white head. Consistency of the head is bubbly, somewhat, but it leaves pretty solid fine lacing. The body looks very pleasantly heavy, and holds carbonation well when tilted. Overall, it's not a bad looking brew.

Nose is quite sticky and, it has to be said, overly sweet. Big caramel malt characters come through quite strongly, oddly sharpened and extended by the hops, which are a little muted, but still provide a resiny edge to the malt. The hops themselves give alternately resin, dust and capsicain, along with a continual brusque earthiness. It's not bad, but it's not magnificent either.

Taste is similar, although the sweetness isn't as pronounced as I thought it was going to be. Here we get more peppery hop characters that meld into an earthy, slightly herbal greenness on the back palate, and a mild, slightly grainy maltiness which floats along without purpose. Very minimal bitterness, even in the finish, although there are still lingering resin aromatics trailing off at the very end.

Overall, this is a pretty generic IPA, or perhaps even a slightly substandard one. It's either too sweet or too bland, neither of which is a good descriptor for a good IPA. I was left pretty underwhelmed.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 06:35:56 | More by lacqueredmouse
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.9%

09-08-2012 02:07:09 | More by tmars13
Hops Infusion from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 860 ratings.