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Hoptical Illusion - Blue Point Brewing Company

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1,592 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,592
Reviews: 599
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 27
Gots: 129 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

lochef81, Oct 27, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 12 oz bottle into wine glass of same size. Hazy copper, one finger short livened head, scent lacing. Hoppy aroma, citrusy, but tastes of grapefruit and pine. Nicely bittered and carbonated. Lasting aftertaste consistent with first sip. Could be a regular rotation brew

MDHopster, Oct 26, 2014
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

tubeman, Oct 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Hayden34, Oct 24, 2014
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Angling_and_brewing, Oct 23, 2014
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R11415, Oct 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

buzzedup, Oct 22, 2014
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SwG237, Oct 21, 2014
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AgentPanda, Oct 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

brpendergast85, Oct 20, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice color, great hoppy, resin aroma with a punch of citrus. Taste is same with plenty of resin balanced extremely well with the citrus and feels great on the palate. A great, very drinkable, cant put it down, IPA. Great Job !!

hophugger, Oct 20, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.9%

quang_dam, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Yoda22, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Golden coppery color. Refreshing and bitter. A fine session IPA in that it's well-balanced.

everythingiszen, Oct 14, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours a deep golden to almost amber in color in the body. An off white in color and foamy in consistency head forms a layer about two fingers thick on the top. Lacing form the dense head is well above average.

S- Just about what you would imagine form the name of this beer, the scent is almost all hops. Mostly pine and grapefruit like, the hop profile on the scent is moderate in strength and foreshadows some bitterness to come in the taste.

T- Starts off with the same hop bang as the scent. Mildly strong in bitterness, the hops display a more piney flavor with more of a resinous quality. Hops are the dominant flavor throughout, as expected, but there is a slight bit of balance from a light malt mixed in. Lingering bitterness is rather dry on the whole.

M- A little thicker on the tongue than most IPA's here, but not a whole lot thicker. Carbonation is right in the middle of the road as it should be. Alcohol is undetectable and it is easy drinking.

Overall, your standard American IPA. A quality beer that is served fresh with a good dose of hops bitterness, but not so much as to destroy your palate. A good quality brew right here.

boilermakerbrew, Oct 13, 2014
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Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,592 ratings.