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Hoptical Illusion - Blue Point Brewing Company

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1,587 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,587
Reviews: 599
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 26
Gots: 127 | 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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Color- Light Yellow/Gold. Pretty light with medium to light head

Aroma- Hop forward with pine and citrus notes

Taste- Intense grapefruit flavor. Not overwhelming but certainly fairly present. Interesting, because it starts a little slow, but revs-up in the second half and pushes forward with the grapefruit.

MF- Just about right for carbonation. Enough to know that it is there, but not so much that it overwhelms and takes away from the taste.

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Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,587 ratings.