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Hopbloem - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | 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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3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Flounder57
4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle was poured into a Mystic pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a hazy pale yellow with vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Frothy lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Floral, pungent, pineapple, mango, pine, chewy malts, vanilla, pale malts, and spicy yeast.

Taste: Wow!!! Tropical and pine up front. Yeasty spice, chewy and sweet malts, and nice mild tingly bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing, tasty, a little chewy, medium bodied, medium carbonation, and a little bitterness.

Overall: One of the best BIPA I have had. This was the last of 4 from their Belgian inspired variety packs. Pretty cool stuff.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Hopbloem from Ithaca Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.