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Hop Trip (Bond Street Series) - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,115 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,115
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 175
Gots: 93 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GClarkage on 10-15-2005

38 IBU
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Photo of brotherloco
4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.61/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Pinche_Oso
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of InfernoBoss
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of chugalug06
3.46/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Moderate, small, white head flows atop a blood red brew. Lacing is local and minute. Clarity is also in question.

A very plain, basic, light hopped iced tea aromatic brew. Nothing fancy or special.

Flavor is smooth pine, light caramel, not over bearing toffee, not bitter hopped, nor sweet and sugary. Carbonation is medium and not remarkable. Brew is medium viscosity and drinks like it smells.

Eh, this brew is slightly above average. Nothing stands out. It would be nice to drink from a can, but not remarkable from a glass. I really wanted more from Deschutes.

Photo of Treebs
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks again to mfavoino(Matt) for the beer. 12 oz. bottle served in a Deschutes tulip.

A: Pours a clear orange color with a frothy white head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin ring that leaves some soapy lace down the glass.

S: Sweet fruity yeast notes with a pale malts and a little grassy hops.

T: Pale malts, grassy hops and a nice sweet fruit flavor.

M: Light bodied with a medium-high carbonation level. Easily drinkable.

O: Very light and easy drinking. I could drink several in one sitting and not get tired of it.

Photo of baklo
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of itsthepleats
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of WritersBlock
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of hooliganlife
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright copper, light creamy head.

Bright citrus on the nose, one dimensional hop profile, but hoppy.

Nice bright citrus hops with a much lighter malt backing. The freshness of the hops was mainly citrus with some faint herbal flavors.

Light and easy, a bit resin like

Great abv and flavor, this has been my go to as long as its on shelves.

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of deebo
4.36/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle with a Christmas BB date. But given the aromatic hop aroma I think you want to consume this one as quickly as possible. Using Crystal wet hops.

A-Completely transparent with a beautiful light amber/copper color. Very heady. The foam is just slightly off-white, sticky, laces the glass and is around for the entire brew.

S-Yes the hops hit you first (spicy, citrus, pine tree) but there is a lot of malt in here too (really bready and just a hint of toast). Very inviting aroma.

T-This is the most malt forward fresh hopped beer I've had. For a pale ale it is absolutely full of flavor. The hops are fresh and complex (fruity, spicy, and slightly piney) and upfront. You get a significant malt backbone here as well. The beer finishes hoppy with just a hint of bitterness that cleans up quickly and begs for the next drink.

M-Highly carbonated, with lots of body for this type of brew. Drinkability for this one is super. The only thing I can find about this beer that I don't love is the bitter build up effect you get towards the bottom of the glass...would go great with some sharp cheese or some hot eats.

O-Great beer, perfectly balanced, tons of fresh hop flavor that stands out from beers like it with the slightly toasted heavy malt bill. At this point I should just keep loading up on every Deschutes brew they make. Extremely well made and they all seem to hit my preferences perfectly.

Photo of elNopalero
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the Toronado during a return visit after the wet hop fest to work my way through the rest of the lineup. This is the 2012 edition that I am reviewing. I have fond memories of it from years past and am glad to see that it lives up to those recollections.

This poured an amber gold color with tight foam. It has a light aroma of tangerine & orange marmalade. The flavor has a pleasant bitterness, a subdued but emerging biscuity malt & more citrusy preserves. This brew is enjoyable without being assertive.

Photo of BradMacMullin
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of LXIXME
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Big off white head slowly settles into a nice lacing with a small biscuit like mound in the middle of the glass above a clear reddish copper colored beer.

Lightly roasted caramel malts blends well with a light citrus hops aroma.

A full taste of Lightly roasted caramel malts outweigh a the light hops coming through.

Dryness of the aftertaste is accented with a light roasted caramel on this medium bodied beer.

A pretty good tasting beer, but with the name Hop Trip I was expecting more hops. Although, I do wish this beer would have had a bigger hops bite I am in no way unsatisfied with it. It has a pretty good feel and taste to it, but seems like it tastes more like a bock or even an Oktoberfest than a beer that has the word HOP in the name of it.

Photo of BeerNW
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of TheSixthRing
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a brilliant, golden burnt orange with an off-white, 2 finger head. Great retention. The resulting lace is silky, thick and with good stick.

Smell - Primarily a citrus hop aroma, sweet and a touch tangy, like tangerine, supported by a nice, bready malt backbone.

Taste - Mellow, well-balanced. Starts with a fair amount of citrus hoppiness that's more savory than bitter. There's a strong underlying note of freshly baked bread character to give this beer excellent balance. Light hints of caramel. Finishes with balanced hop and malt notes, somewhat satisfactory, but doesn't quite reach that expected peak.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body with an impossibly smooth, silky delivery. Decently carbonated, but it's so slick on the tongue that it goes down before you realize you've swallowed.

Overall - This is a really good fresh hop Pale Ale. Superb drinkability is only undercut by a flavor that, while excellently balanced, doesn't quite deliver an assertive character, falling off a bit before the finish. Still, this could be a hell of a session beer, and it's one I wouldn't mind drinking again.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of DavidST
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass, best before 12/25/12. This pours a clear brownish mahogany color with a mid sized tan head. The smells are of citrus and pine along with caramel malts. The feel is medium. The taste is pretty great, a nice amount of hops up front along with the sweet backbone.

Photo of Lorihall1
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of silentdonkey
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Congregation Ale House in Long Beach, CA.

A: Clear amber with a one finger head. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass as you sip it down.

S: Nice big west coast hop aroma! Hints of citrus and pine backed by some caramel.

T: Fantastic fresh hop flavors of grapefruit and tangerine start the beer off and it finishes with the taste of grainy and caramel malts. A slight piney hop bitterness is left behind, but nothing too overpowering. An extremely well balanced pale ale.

M: Medium bodied with the perfect amount of carbonation for an APA.

O: One of the best pale ales out there in my opinion. Really fresh hop flavor. The bitterness and the malts do not overpower the hop flavor. A really easy drinker with a lot of hop character similar to an IPA.

Hop Trip (Bond Street Series) from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,115 ratings.