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Arcadia Hop Rocket - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

376 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bashiba on 12-28-2007)
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Reviews by GRPunk:
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GRPunk

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A- The nice reddish-orange beer poured with a 1-1/2 finger off-white head. Eventually the head turned to a solid lace that left great sticky spots on the side of the glass. The medium carbonation was interesting as there were a bunch of tiny bubbles appeared to be suspended along with much bigger ones that floated to the top.

S- Initially, it was as if I put my nose into a hop bag. There was a strong aroma of earthy hops. Pine, floral, and citrus scents all seemed to be represented. On second sniff, there were delicate malts that brought some balance. There were more alcohol tones later.

T- There was more balance in the flavor than the aroma would suggest. There were definite citrus tones from the hops, but there were also loads of sweetness from the malts. I picked up nice hints of caramel.

M- It had a dry effect from the generous hopping and light carbonation.

D- I'm not gonna' slam it, but its smooth enough to enjoy 1 or 2 in a sitting.

Overall- It's no hop bomb. Bitterness is present, but it's very approachable.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2008 23:20:24 | More by GRPunk
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Mouthfeel: A sticky and thick-ish mouthfeel. The beer coats the mouth and hangs around.

Overall: I enjoyed the beer but it took a bit to get used to the taste. The 9% is well masked by the flavor. This is a beer to be drank by itself or paired, rather than an everyday beer.

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Arcadia Hop Rocket from Arcadia Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.