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Red Brick Hoplanta - Red Brick Brewing Company

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83
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362 Ratings
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Ratings: 362
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 11
Gots: 24 | 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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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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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-04-2012 02:56:45 | More by DonFrap
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-22-2012 05:45:05 | More by lupercmda
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-12-2014 05:44:16 | More by SadMachine
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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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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.48/5  rDev -4.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 23:10:21 | More by inlimbo77
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
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

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 14:22:20 | More by RonaldTheriot
Red Brick Hoplanta from Red Brick Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 362 ratings.