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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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83
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356 Ratings
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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
It’s Hoppier then a bullfrog with a stubbed toe: Yup, you read correctly. Red Brick now has a year round IPA called HopLanta! Look for HopLanta in 1/2 barrels, 1/6 barrels and 6 packs. Be sure to look for it in stores and restaurants near you!

(Beer added by: Thur123 on 11-27-2011)
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this one during my buddy’s bachelor party! Tick all day, every day! Served from tap into a Samuel Adams sampler shaker. Poured golden yellow with a half finger off-white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, and spicy hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit hop, citrus, citrus hop, earth, and floral hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. I really liked this one as it brought a level of complexity that I was not expecting based on the aroma. The citrus was quite a nice surprise upon taking my first sip. The floral was a nice touch as well. All of this made it quite drinkable and enjoyable. I could have easily drank a full pint of this one, but I had plenty of ticking to do this evening.

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2012 10:47:56 | More by thagr81us
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Atlanta.

A - Cloudy yellow with some orange in the middle and a thin layer white of white head.

S - Bitterness is evident up front with a pungent pine aroma and a slight malt sweetness.

T - A big bitterness up front with lots of piney hop flavours and some lighter herbal notes. Fairly prom malt sweetness provides balance.

M - Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

08-16-2012 15:35:56 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.4/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Comes out of the tap an opaque, cloudy honey golden with a fairly thick pale honey head. In fact, it looks a lot like honey, real honey fresh from the hive. Hoppy aroma has a sweet honey-like overtone and a nice evergreen note. Flavor - woo wee, seriously hoppy, very evergreen, with a sweet undertone and just a little bitterness. Full-bodied texture is quite rough and fizzy, leaving behind a hoppy, tingly, slightly honey-sweet finish. Recommended!

Serving type: on-tap

12-09-2011 23:20:53 | More by Cyberkedi
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-04-2014 03:53:08 | More by Cynic-ale
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cjgator3

Florida

3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle

A- Pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with a nice off-white head with good retention and lacing. 

S- The aroma is faint malt and citrusy hops. The aroma is surprisingly faint for an IPA. 

T- The taste is dominated by the citrusy hops, there is not much of a malt presence. 

M- The mouthfeel is light bodied with a high amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, I was a little disappointed with this IPA. It is lacking a bit compared to some of the better IPAs on the shelves.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2012 04:41:20 | More by cjgator3
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-24-2013 19:13:03 | More by Lare453
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Yulles for bringing me this little guy for picking him up a beer during a local release. Not necessary but appreciated! 12 oz. bottle into glass.

Pour is IPA gold with a fair amount of particle mass distributed throughout the IPA column. Nose is mostly floral hops with a distant background of citrus. A touch malty.

Hoplanta is that cruelest of creatures: the balanced IPA. A big malt bill siezes the tongue immediately, bringing bread & sweetness. Mid-sentence there are hops, light, floral, pretty. Gentle. They do stick around though, all the way through & deep into the aftertaste. As befits a beer presumedly made for a blazing Hotlanta summer, this is easy to sip.

A beer that seems to have been brewed to be middle-road & inoffensive, it succeeds on both counts. Decent enough.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 03:00:34 | More by maximum12
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-26-2013 00:23:45 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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jophish17

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-05-2012 07:08:31 | More by jophish17
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -18%

07-08-2013 03:52:19 | More by BGsWo22
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-15-2014 19:19:02 | More by bpfrush
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-30-2013 04:24:53 | More by eawolff99
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Florida9

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly cloudy amber in color. Forms a modest sticky white head. Good retention for what does form. Copious lacing. Aroma is a blend of caramel malts, bitter citrus and pine hops. Taste is more of the same. Rather bitter. Citrus zest, citrus pith. Maybe a little pine. Caramel malt. Medium body. Aggressive bitterness, bordering on soapy. A rather hoppy and bitter east coast style IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 21:29:09 | More by Florida9
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-04-2013 16:47:53 | More by Chaney
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

served from the tap in an imperial pint glass at Vortex Bar and Grill in Atlanta.

appears extremely hazy, pale golden rusty color with a nice large rocky bone-white head. Big aroma. bready malt, big piney and citrusy hop flavors in the taste. thicker body for an IPA. Drinks nice.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2012 02:37:46 | More by jmdrpi
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-27-2012 00:54:53 | More by buckyp
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-15-2013 01:42:27 | More by WDJersey
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-05-2014 04:14:40 | More by tommyguz
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wedge

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden orange color with a small, but nicely creamy head. Quite a bit of yeasty sediment in the bottom of the bottle, which I managed to avoid pouring in, for the most part. Deep juicy citrus, apricot, and floral hops over some caramel malt. There's a slight vegetal/herbal note that throws things out of whack a little. Solid hoppy flavor with a nice citrus oil quality to it. Bitter pine, grapefruit, and a pale malt sweetness. Some of the herbalness comes through here, but in a less funky way. Lingering orange pulp. Medium bodied - solid carbonation and bitterness. Not bad at all.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 01:18:13 | More by wedge
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-26-2013 02:27:39 | More by st9647v3
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jheezee

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-13-2012 02:50:26 | More by jheezee
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Lovely85

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

10-24-2012 00:47:54 | More by Lovely85
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Green Flash cask-style glass. No freshness date.

A- Pours a very murky dark copper color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam. Sticky threads of lacing.

S- More of an herbal hop aroma with a scent of sweet malt in the tail. Slight alcohol fume.

T- Bitterness that doesn't have much of a flavor accompanying it; just bite and a vegetable flavor. Tastes slightly astringent and now the booze shows its full presence. IBUs are certainly in the 70+ range. The malts kind of get lost in the heavy hoppage and aren't as prevalent as in the aroma.

M- Bitey with a dryness that lingers. Also has a considerable alcohol sting. Medium carbonation and a solid body.

O- I'm glad I only bought a single bottle as this is a bit of a disappointing IPA. Not very much fun to drink.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 02:52:58 | More by Immortale25
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

01-06-2014 01:59:32 | More by thatoneguymike
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-04-2012 02:56:45 | More by DonFrap
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.