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Hoptical Illusion - Blue Point Brewing Company

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1,443 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,443
Reviews: 589
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 21
Gots: 69 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hibernator on 10-03-2004)
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Reviews by ggroller:
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ggroller

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Amber colored liquid in the glass.

One finger head. Some sticking/ lacing on the sides of the glass.

Citrus hops in the nose.

Tea on the first sip. That's right, tea. What the hell?

Bitter hops, then more tea.

This beer is ok. Just ok. I like (need) wow!

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2005 22:58:41 | More by ggroller
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A- Coppery orange with nice off white head and lots of lacing
S- Aroma on this one is great. Sweet hops characteristics like floral and citrus flesh notes
T- Nice spicey hops up front moving to a sweet citrus taste and heading back to a piney/slightly shart/spicey hops note
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Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,443 ratings.