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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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82
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411 Ratings
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.09%
Wants: 13
Gots: 41 | 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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Ratings: 411 | Reviews: 75 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

SadMachine, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

WDJersey, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Chaney, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Lovely85, Oct 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

lupercmda, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of Immortale25
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
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.

Immortale25, May 03, 2012
Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +9.9%

buckyp, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of Falcone
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Falcone, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of wedge
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
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.

wedge, May 15, 2012
Photo of barczar
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%

Slight gusher. Unsure of age. Aroma is floral, lightly toasted and caramelly, with underpinnings of citrus. Flavor follows suit, with a very bitter, harsh finish. It's toasted, nutty, citrusy, floral, but that harshness kills it for me. A metallic note surfaces late.

barczar, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

jheezee, Jun 13, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

markgugs, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

zonker17, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Red Brick HopLanta has a medium, off-white head, a hazy, orange appearance with lots of bubble streams (etched glass), some lacing left behind, and an enormous amount of fairly big, light gray chunks suspended throughout. The aroma is of full, sweet, citrus and white bread, and the flavor is of the same, with a heafty piney bitterness across the sip. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Red Brick HopLanta finishes semi-dry, sweet, tasty, and easy drinking. Overall, this is really nice.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

JohnBender, Nov 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

DonFrap, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Zach136, Oct 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

animal69, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of inlimbo77
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle served in a Portsmouth pint glass. Best by date reads 2/9/12, so this might have a little time on it.

A: Pours a yellowy orange color with a finger of bright white tight bubbled head. Lots of yeasty fragments in the brew and some hop haze. There are some carbo bubbles from the bottom of the glass. Sticky lacing.

S: I don't get much from the nose. I get some fruity hop presence and some sweet malts below the head. That is pretty much it.

T: The tip of the tongue immediately gets coated in a smooth hop bitterness. It's mostly pine that I get. In the middle of the mout you get some spiciness along with the malts. It's different, not bad just different than I have had before. The finish is crisp and dry.

M: Medium bodied with a solid mouth coating.

O: I'd go B or B- (appearance wasn't that great) on this one. It's a nice little offering but nothing TOO special.

inlimbo77, Jan 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Lukass, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

JRod1969, Oct 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

charlzm, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

GABrew, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

patre_tim, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

JeffTheJuice, Oct 21, 2013
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.