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

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BA SCORE
83
good

306 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | 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)
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Ratings: 306 | Reviews: 81 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

millerbuffoon, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

brandoman63, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

whatname, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Tafyob41, Mar 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

jwjon1, Mar 17, 2014
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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.

ISmith87, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

megamass, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

jhlosito75, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Matthewpakula, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

buzzy, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Jd2391, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

JVan, Feb 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Powderhornphil, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

maxcoinage, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

lanciloti, Feb 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

JVB, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

krome, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

jgunther71, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Sweffin, Jan 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +35.9%

SunnysideLilStore, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

BrownAleMale, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

CreedeSon, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Caskaway, Jan 09, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This isn't a great beer, but it is good. Looks as it should. Yellow/gold/red amber and sufficiently cloudy. Tannish head with some firmness.
Largely hop aroma with a fullness and body and some firmness. This one isn't that distinct, but of a general hop aroma.
Big enough and firm mouthfeel. Well rounded hop flavors start to finish with a flavorful and enjoyable lingering bitterness.
Nothing distinct, but solid and enjoyable.

garymuchow, Dec 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

BrewClint, Dec 17, 2013
Hop Slayer from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.