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Hop Slayer - Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
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292 Ratings
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 11
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as "King Paddy"

(Beer added by: GDBEERMAN on 06-03-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 292 | Reviews: 79 | Display Reviews Only:
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jmtpi

France

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-14-2014 05:28:25 | More by jmtpi
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StoutMan20

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-08-2014 19:33:23 | More by StoutMan20
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-07-2014 04:09:55 | More by kmos27
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ssoulf

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

05-06-2014 02:51:59 | More by ssoulf
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jadler16

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-02-2014 17:25:27 | More by jadler16
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57md

Pennsylvania

2.91/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark copper with a finger of head that slowly but steadily dissipated. The nose has mild hop notes, but also something else that is earthy and not entirely pleasant. The flavor profile is tilted slightly in favor of malts over hops. There is also an odd medicine-like flavor near the finish (maybe licorice).

In conclusion, let me say this: not every brewer should feel obligated to produce a DIPA – ‘nuff said?

Serving type: can

04-30-2014 02:48:14 | More by 57md
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-28-2014 22:32:36 | More by dreichus
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-19-2014 13:59:42 | More by Blaze5445
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Quattrofiend

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-17-2014 03:03:00 | More by Quattrofiend
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-16-2014 22:55:26 | More by Zonian1
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

04-12-2014 22:02:42 | More by TTripp725
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BeerandWhiskeyHQ

Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Deep orange, hazy and "thick" looking- unable to see through it well. White head with light lacing, looks great!
Nose:
Malt, citrus, orange, hops character and grapefruit
Palate:
Very hoppy! A strong bitterness that lingers as a long piney finish, mild malt character, big mouthfeel and citrus character
Overall:
I like this beer a lot and the brewery is a great place with great food. I had it on tap and I would suggest you do the same. I don't much care for the can phenominon that is going on with craft beer, so get it from a keg if you can.

-BeerandWhiskeyHQ.com

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2014 14:14:32 | More by BeerandWhiskeyHQ
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-07-2014 23:37:27 | More by millerbuffoon
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-07-2014 00:31:17 | More by brandoman63
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-02-2014 03:47:37 | More by whatname
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Tafyob41

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-22-2014 05:45:05 | More by Tafyob41
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jwjon1

Delaware

3/5  rDev -18.5%

03-17-2014 22:45:17 | More by jwjon1
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ISmith87

Arizona

4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was surprised at the 83 on this one. Its not the best, but easily measures up to beers like hop slam in my book.

A - 4 - 4 by default, drinking out of the can, which is designed well.
S - 4 - pretty intense hops. Pine and citrus, nothing too special but not bad by any means.
T - 4 - follows the nose. Pine and citrus ( esp grapefruit)
M - 4 - intensely bitter. Alc a little noticeable. aftertaste is bitter grapefruit. Light-medium mouth feel.
O - 4 - Decent double IPA. Better than its rating for sure. Must be a really fresh can... I like it.

Serving type: can

03-15-2014 16:48:19 | More by ISmith87
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megamass

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-13-2014 05:14:13 | More by megamass
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-10-2014 04:28:46 | More by jhlosito75
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-08-2014 03:02:49 | More by Matthewpakula
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-08-2014 00:25:08 | More by buzzy
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Jd2391

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-19-2014 03:45:55 | More by Jd2391
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JVan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-18-2014 15:45:20 | More by JVan
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

02-10-2014 01:54:22 | More by Powderhornphil
Hop Slayer from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.