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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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363 Ratings
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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 11
Gots: 25 | 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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jheezee

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-13-2012 02:50:26 | More by jheezee
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wmc0005

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-11-2012 21:55:21 | More by wmc0005
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-08-2012 00:51:36 | More by zonker17
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steelreserve69

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-05-2012 02:45:02 | More by steelreserve69
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sevenmoist

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-01-2012 21:23:42 | More by sevenmoist
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ackleydg

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Really nice aromas of caramel malt, floral/fruity hops notes, a nice blend. 4

Very strong, off-white head, great lacing, color is good, but it's very hazy - practically opaque -- makes it hard to give it better than a 3 for appearance.

Flavor is very good - rich, lots of caramel malt - great hops presence

Mouthfeel is a bit heavy -- I don't mind it being full-bodied, but doesn't seem right -- a generous 3

Has some good things going for it. I'm enjoying it, so I switched to 3.5 overall at last minute, but stylistically it seems a little off. Filter this sucker and it would be an easy 4.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2012 01:53:37 | More by ackleydg
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Sampled from a 12oz bottle purchased at The Beer Dispensary in Apex, NC.

A - A deep gold with a moderate white head. As a homebrewer that bottle conditions, I always pour carefully and watch for sediment yet this one got me big time. I left a good ounce in the bottle yet I had big chunks of yeast sediment throughout the glass. Not exactly what I expect from an IPA in a 12oz bottle. Good clarity otherwise.

S - Mostly piney hops with some bready malts.

T - Piny hop flavor. A nice bitterness up front but it doesn't linger long enough. Some toasted malts throughout.

M - Slightly slick with a moderate carbonation of fine bubbles. Flows down nicely.

O - A decent beer other than the massive sediment. But I can't really separate the two.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 10:19:37 | More by GJ40
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barongearmu

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-24-2012 14:56:12 | More by barongearmu
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

05-21-2012 23:12:21 | More by wilfonzo
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pebbs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-21-2012 21:13:53 | More by pebbs
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: sIngle fInger head little retention on a hazy amber and golden body.

S: nice full hopped aroma with citrus, pine and herbal hop notes most prominent.

T: nice malt and hip balance with the hops providing herbal pine and citrus notes.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: not too bad. Simple but flavorful and nicely drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2012 22:24:35 | More by kylehay2004
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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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Beer21

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-14-2012 03:17:57 | More by Beer21
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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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Nicolaos

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-22-2012 21:16:54 | More by Nicolaos
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-22-2012 00:34:54 | More by carrollmel7
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TheAmbassador

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 64oz growler from The Best Of Brews in Duluth. The color is copper/gold with an off white head. The smell earthy and floral hopps. the taste is very good, hoppy, drinkable and friendly. definantly tasty a good move for the brewery, they have had too many weak beers in the past.

Serving type: growler

04-19-2012 00:32:15 | More by TheAmbassador
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-18-2012 05:04:21 | More by ColSanders123
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fuzzbalz

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +23%

04-16-2012 02:46:15 | More by fuzzbalz
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djtomain

Florida

3/5  rDev -18%

04-12-2012 20:40:42 | More by djtomain
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shand

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams imperial pint.

You think you've seen hazy IPAs before like Smuttynose Finestkind? Think again. This one takes delicious flavor particles to a whole new level, with chunks of whutzit suspended all through the glass. It's unfiltered, and I had bottles in my six-pack with less sediment than this one. The aroma is brightly hoppy, with plenty of citrus and a touch of caramel malts. The taste is bright and very strong with the citrus and grapefruit at first, then coming on strong with bright hops and a bit of grapefruit rind. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side and highly carbonated, it works wonderfully with the bright flavors this IPA offers. Overall, this is a very solid IPA from Red Brick. It's not as nice as the Double IPA they rotate in their Brick Mason series, but it's still very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 06:48:29 | More by shand
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BeerHownd

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-11-2012 22:01:45 | More by BeerHownd
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zeff80

Missouri

3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with a two-finger, off-white head of bubbly foam. It left sticky rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of pine and citrus. Some caramel, too.

T - It tasted of bitter piney hops with a burnt toast maltiness. Some sweet caramel, as well.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a nice IPA. I'm glad I was I got to try some Red Brick beers on my Florida trip.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 02:05:10 | More by zeff80
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moskal

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-09-2012 01:32:44 | More by moskal
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EMPotter


3/5  rDev -18%

04-05-2012 23:31:34 | More by EMPotter
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.