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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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82
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416 Ratings
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.09%
Wants: 13
Gots: 43 | 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: 416 | Reviews: 75 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

mecmd, Aug 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

dowen44, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +9.9%
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.

kylehay2004, May 18, 2012
Photo of Tilley4
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this new arrival up today as Red Brick is solid and I've never seen their IPA round these parts...

Pleasant nose of grapefruit hoppiness and bready malts... Smells fairly balanced with a slight edge given to the hops... Nice aromas...

Brew shines here with a nice does of the malts that are quickly walloped by a big does of bitter citrusy hop presence... Very similar in nature to Sweetwater IPA which is one of my favorites... No booze present at all...

Awesome drinkability on this... I plan on enjoying several of these today... Nice drinking IPA that hits all the right spots... Well done...

Tilley4, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

c00ller, Oct 26, 2013
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TWBirmingham, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

tgatort, Jun 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Hoppaholic, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

jdavidk93, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of daliandragon
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like the red frog on the yellow label. This IPA features a monstrous pour that overflowed my pint and left a giant eggshell head and layers of sticky lace. The body is an opaque light brown. Nose features citrus and pine and some floral notes as well. Strong start.

Strong hop presence from the front but not as west coast dominated as most American IPAs. Noble hopping is noticeable in the clean, pleasant aftertaste. Carbonation is solid but not overwhelming. Not much for malt flavors. This is a tasty, good looking, tightly made IPA. Not a superstar, but extremely solid and drinkable

daliandragon, Aug 12, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
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.

shand, Apr 12, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Deep orange color that pours about a finger of an off white head. Kind of a hazy/mildly cloudy body, but has a beautiful almost "glow" when held up to a light. There are lots of small carbonation bubbles rising to the surface that maintains a decent head all the way to the bottom of the glass. Moderate lacing.

Smell - The hops are definitely showcased here, and it works. I didn't expect too much from this in state offering, but as soon as I took the first smell that all changed. This beer has a wonderful hop aroma that compliments the malt character rather than overpowering it. Sweet citrus smell up front that kind of fades to more of a piney funky nose.

Taste - Short window of sweet malts mixed with orange up front, but quickly fades into a more bitter but kind of mellow flavor. I really wished the great citrus shined for a little longer, because towards the end of the flavor it just sort of drops off and turns to nothing but bitter. Still good in my opinion though.

Mouthfeel - Fairly highly carbonated for the style, not to the extent of being excessive though. Nice mouthfeel, sticks around your tongue for a while.

Overall - I was definitely happy to have picked this up in a mixed 6-pack. It is a beer that I haven't really heard any hype about, but it impressed me a good bit. Very nice IPA with a good blend of fruity citrus and a nice bitter finish.

ccarney2, Dec 09, 2011
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4.15/5  rDev +14%

ordybill, Sep 04, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Growler from Moondog Growlers (Marietta, GA). Served in a Southern Tier snifter. 

Pours a clear amber orange with 2.5 fingers of pillowy off white head. Nice consistant lacing the whole way down. 

Smells of citris and piney hops. Quite nice. 

Great smooth grapefruity hops hit up front. Bitter but not abrasively so. Sweet biscuit-like flavors in the middle. The aftertaste is mildly bitter piney hops. Very enjoyable flavors rest on the tongue for quite a while. 

Medium bodied with good carbonation. Very mildly resinous. 

This is a really nice IPA. Smooth and very drinkable. It's taken me too long to give it a try. Red Brick has really been stepping up their game over the past year or so. If you're a fan of the Sweetwater IPA, you should check out Hoplanta.

ThickNStout, Feb 18, 2012
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.