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Thunderhop IPA - Church Brew Works

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195 Ratings
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Church Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ZimZamZoom on 02-08-2008)
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Reviews by nhindian:
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nhindian

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A - Pours a deep amber, burnt orange color with a one-finger head. Reduces to little islands of foam in a few minutes. Spotty lacing that sticks like glue to the edge of the glass. Relatively opaque with some sediment floating around.

S - Heavy smell of fresh, wet pine and grapefruit. Smells like a forest after a long Summer rain. Fresh, floral tones that really clear the nose and are quite refreshing.

T - Taste is straight piney, bitter hops. Even with the God-like figure on the bottle and the lightning, I was still taken by surprise by how hop-forward this is. Finish is bitter mixed with a citrus-like dryness. Not bad at all, but the bitterness really lingers and was expecting a bit more balance based on the nose.

M - Mouthfeel is relatively light and has quite a bit of carbonation.

D - Overall a very drinkable beer. The strong bitterness detracts from the drinkability, but it has good flavor and goes down easily. A good first-showing for this brewery for me and I can't wait to delve deeper into what they have to offer.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2010 02:58:51 | More by nhindian
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Thunderhop IPA from Church Brew Works
82 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.