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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

437 Ratings
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Ratings: 437
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.36%
Wants: 14
Gots: 52 | 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: 437 | Reviews: 76 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of chucksaysblah
4.26/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer here. It has the older style IPA taste and feel that I don'tget from a lot of newer ipa's. Iewas finding myself thinking about getting a different style beer today and I saw this one. Great happiness and citrus tastes . The piney notesbare great. Good head when poured. This is a beer I would definitely buy over and over.

chucksaysblah, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of IPA_Gator
3.75/5  rDev +3%

IPA_Gator, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of Will_The_Thrill
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Will_The_Thrill, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of Birdsack
2/5  rDev -45.1%

Birdsack, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of Georgiabeer
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Georgiabeer, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of rcropp1
4/5  rDev +9.9%

rcropp1, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Necronomad
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Necronomad, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of rkeithan
3.75/5  rDev +3%

rkeithan, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of Son_of_Patrick
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Son_of_Patrick, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of kushlash23
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

kushlash23, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of richj1970
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

richj1970, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of tommyguz
3.75/5  rDev +3%

tommyguz, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of joe972
3/5  rDev -17.6%

joe972, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

DrunkinYogi, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of markgugs
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

markgugs, May 31, 2014
Photo of MasterfulIdiot
3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into an IPA glass. The liquid is a dark copper-amber color, and has some nice little floaties suspended in it. Hopefully those are hop particles.... The pour produces a nice-sized head with good retention and lacing.

Aroma is hops with a noticeable malt backbone. Hops are piney and citrusy, and I feel like there's a bit of resin in there. The malts are bready and lightly toasted. It smells nice and balanced, which is good, but there's nothing in the aroma that really grabs me.

Flavor follows the nose. There are some piney and citrusy hop flavors, and some nice bready malt, but nothing particularly memorable. If I didn't know better, I would think that maybe it was old, because there's no bottle-dating and the hops are pretty muted, but I got this bottle just after they changed the label, so I'm sure it was bottled in the past two weeks.

Mouthfeel is slightly thick, with a lot of carbonation. Tiny bit of lingering bitterness.

Overall, it's drinkable, but not one that I'd probably ever choose again. I think this recipe is pretty old, and I have to admit that I'm partial to the newer, hipper IPAs, so maybe it's just personal taste...

MasterfulIdiot, May 31, 2014
Photo of Dave1999
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Dave1999, May 30, 2014
Photo of TylerHagler
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

TylerHagler, May 30, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewery.
A clear amber ale with a durable bone-colored head. Excellent lacing.

Feel: Relatively smooth up front with a crisp, dry finish.

Bitterness kicks up in the finish and lingers on in the grapefruit-rind flavored aftertaste. Some malt flavor with little [it seems] balancing sweetness.

O: a fine-looking, West Coast style IPA.

chinchill, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

EROCK75, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Mlawrence, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

ascags, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

coopdog1000, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Tanger112, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

OMsweetOM, Apr 23, 2014
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 437 ratings.