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Hop House - Brewery Ommegang

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210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.96%


Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: madtrixter787 on 12-14-2013)
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Reviews by Huffs:
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Huffs

New York

3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured to a Sam Adams glass with a nice full and thick head developing, tan, with good retention and lacing. Appearance was a hazy with a golden color. Aroma had strong notes of citrus, yeast and some floral accents. Tasted floral and grassy with some hop notes. Medium, bubbly mouth feel with a slight bitter aftertaste, almost metallic.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 04:20:27 | More by Huffs
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Hughdevdev

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-14-2014 20:29:48 | More by Hughdevdev
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WVbeergeek

Ohio

3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful hazed orange apricot appearance glowing in my glass clouded off white head forming thick looks like a dimpled biscuit sitting afloat on the body of this beer. Belgian style lacing all day, looks great and a name like Hop House from Ommegang I was sold off the bat. Aroma has citric earthy herbal hops, bitterness is almost caught by your nares...expressive bready/biscuit malts to complement not much in the way of perceived sweetness seems like a beautifully constructed Belgian pale ale. Just a touch of citrus/mango juicy hop character going on here. Flavors combine nicely herbaceous herbal hops, bitter citrus peel, lemony notes with a spicy black pepper blast the yeast spiciness kicks hard I don't know how to keep the yeast out of this glass it seems like part of the dry-hopped BPA experience. Mouthfeel has smooth effervescent carbonation light to medium bodied a touch of slick hop oils all very enjoyable along with that bone dry finish. Overall I can't get enough of a well crafted easy drinking complex ale with moderate alcohol, and high flavor this will get better and better as it warms up outside.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 02:35:52 | More by WVbeergeek
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-13-2014 21:17:45 | More by 2dogbrew
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-13-2014 08:26:22 | More by electtodefer
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Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

04-13-2014 02:33:40 | More by BKotch
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New York

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04-12-2014 18:09:55 | More by BastardFromABasket
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

04-09-2014 16:39:58 | More by bcsbeer
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New York

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-09-2014 00:40:37 | More by Nagol
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New York

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04-08-2014 10:22:52 | More by Los1324
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3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle.
Poured with medium body and carbonation.
Unmistakeable Belgian character from the yeast blended with a higher hop load than a typical Belgian IPA but lower than an American IPA. Mildly bitter. Some coffee sneaks in the in the lingering aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

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StonedTrippin

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

an excellent example of a belgian pale, but i hope the rumors arent true that this is replacing bpa. this is less distinct to me, not as yeasty and farmy, more in line with convention, although i love the grassy and bitter complex of the hops here. more body too i think than bpa, although the two beers are cut from the same cloth. a bit more of a copper color as well, equally pronounced white head with ring lacing. more grassy than floral, but summery in nature on the nose, some wheat malt may be in here as well. im missing yeasty haze, and although this beer is dry and has a very recognizable belgian yeast character to the finish, it simply doesnt stand out the way fresh bpa always has for me. i know the two beers are minimally different, but i prefer the original.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 04:15:29 | More by StonedTrippin
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Hop House from Brewery Ommegang
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