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Hopbloem - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: justintcoons on 02-25-2014)
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting brew. Definitely get a noticeable hop presence on this one. Earthy is the overall theme. The Belgian yeast impacts the beer in more subtle ways than overly forward ones. Feel is slightly more full and almost fluffy. Minimal bready edge. It's a nice, easy drinking beer. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 03:07:15 | More by RblWthACoz
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-22-2014 01:22:51 | More by SuperHop18
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-09-2014 02:10:50 | More by paulish
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle dated 140203 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of pine
Head average (3.5 cm), white, creamy, diminishing to a 3 mm ring
Lacing Ok – many small islands of small bubbles
Body light yellow, hazy, much suspended material
Flavor begins with a solid hit of pine which fades to a light bitterness; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, oily, lively carbonation

A pleasant IPA, but closer to a pale ale, IMHO

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 01:08:22 | More by Ozzylizard
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loupap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-29-2014 18:14:11 | More by loupap
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-28-2014 02:31:27 | More by kvgomps
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hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-24-2014 15:26:29 | More by hurshybear
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Found this cheap at $2.69 for the single at Vintage Estate. Into a pint glass.

A - Very Hefeweizen like with a light yellow with a deep hazy color. Head is just a 1/4 inch that settles to a thick lace ring. Sticky lacing awesome.
S - In the glass it smells very tame some grapefruit hops fruity yeasts and some citrus zest. I taste.
T - Really digging the sweet fruit yeasts, not dry one bit, and the balancing grapefruit hop bitterness. Reminds me of a Belgium pale with more hops. Tasty.
M - Can't really pick up the 8%. Light to medium very well crafted.

Overall worth picking up as expected not super hoppy but very easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 01:41:42 | More by DrDemento456
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-20-2014 01:37:36 | More by ummswimmin
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-10-2014 00:27:49 | More by bluntedboywonder
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-08-2014 21:33:40 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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mjtiernan

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-06-2014 04:21:43 | More by mjtiernan
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lurpy1

Minnesota

3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Advertised as a BIPA, this struck me as halfway between an IPA and a Belgian IPA. The Belgian yeasts are there, but they lay in ambush behind a surprisingly aggressive hop profile. Drinks surprisingly easily despite the notable hop bite. I enjoyed this one. Right on the cusp between pretty good and very good.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 15:36:49 | More by lurpy1
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chefduff2

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-03-2014 13:03:36 | More by chefduff2
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 00:23:41 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-31-2014 20:39:36 | More by Resuin
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-29-2014 01:16:41 | More by Drknight
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-11-2014 00:04:49 | More by Oakenator
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-07-2014 05:47:55 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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TychoNDC

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-05-2014 16:10:27 | More by TychoNDC
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Massachusetts

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Pennsylvania

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Hopbloem from Ithaca Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.