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River Horse Hop Hazard Pale Ale - River Horse Brewing Co.

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River Horse Hop Hazard Pale AleRiver Horse Hop Hazard Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

472 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 266
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 7
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2002)
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boelker62

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3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured a frothy, rocky but small white head into a wine glass. The wine glass let it leave virtually no lacing from the light amber hue on the way down.

Smell was better than what I remembered this brew to be. The initial maltiness was there, present in the nose and palate. The floral hoppiness was not overpowering, albeit a bit dry for the style. Definately not an IPA, but lacking the smoothness of a pale ale. Still, I enjoyed it.

I liken this beer to be a Pilsner/Pale Ale Hybrid. Call me crazy, call that unlikely, but that's what I got from it. I would not seek it out, but would never turn one away.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2007 12:54:40 | More by boelker62
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River Horse Hop Hazard Pale Ale from River Horse Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.