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Hoptical Illusion - Blue Point Brewing Company

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1,583 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,583
Reviews: 598
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 26
Gots: 125 | 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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L: crystal-clear amber-gold liquid... sort of loose, spongy white foam - a bit rocky...

S: zesty, leafy, dirt weed aromas from the hops... perhaps some green onion... toasty, crackery malts below the hop canopy, with a mild caramel edge... don't know if it's from the hops, but I'm getting potential bacteria buzz

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M: dry and snappy, with a bit of rubbery resin/malt wiggle in the body going down... small glow of alcohol in the gut...

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Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,583 ratings.