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Hop Craic XXXXIPA - Moylan's Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

138 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beerandraiderfan on 02-14-2012)
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Photo of MrHopHead420
4.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is one beast of a brew. It's a quad IPA, so it damn well needs to be dripping with hops. I had very high hopes for this beer. Very high. As a hophead, I'm constantly looking for beers that push hops to the limit. Triple IPA are completely awesome enough, but a quad?? Jesus Lord Christ. I had no idea what to expect. It pours a very crisp and clear orange gold. Light head that quickly dissipates. Very beautiful beer. The smell is very hoppy, which is to be expected. The smell is the only quality of this beer that isn't absolutely 5/5. The smell was slightly too alcoholic for my liking. But with a 10%+ content, not much you can do in that department. The taste is absolutely spot on. The hop overload is awesomely balanced and the floral and citrus hops are used optimally. Overall, this beer is up there with the best beers I've had the pleasure of trying. Dare I say this is better than the legendary Pliny the Younger? Not sure about that but it is definite up in that category. Definitely revisiting once I can afford to drop $14 on a 22 oz bomber. But yes. If you find it and you are serious about your hops, this is a must.

MrHopHead420, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of brotherloco
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

brotherloco, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

dmorgan310, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

kev916, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

snakeayes11, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

EinFesteBurg, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

mc4z, Mar 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

random846, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

BryanCDM, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

STLine, Feb 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

jakecattleco, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

JRod1969, Feb 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Mphis, Jan 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

lsummers, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

CRJMellor, Dec 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

jaydoc, Dec 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

SaxmanRick, Aug 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Spaz7, Aug 21, 2013
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

lpstar, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of joe_nucc
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

First time even hearing about this beer was at Cape Fear Wine & Beer in Wilmington North Carolina. I was surprised it was only 9.4%. Color was good but it was clear which threw me off a little. I like my IPAs murky. Hops were plentiful... I'd expect no less from a XXXXIPA. taste was good but not spectacular... still solid and (too) easy to drink all night. At $6.00 a pint you couldn't go wrong.

joe_nucc, Jul 09, 2013
Hop Craic XXXXIPA from Moylan's Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.