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Hop-a-lot-amus - River Horse Brewing Co.

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372 Ratings
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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AltBock on 12-03-2008)
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jakea, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of justintcoons
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a slightly hazed burnt amber with 3 fingers of foamy off-white head that dissipates slowly. Moderate carbonation.

N: Pine, navel orange, tangerine, lemon, rich caramel and light fruity esters.

T: Pine, lemon zest and tangerine upfront followed by pine needles and rich caramel that is bordering toffee. Finishes with lemon zest, orange cream and pine.

M: Medium-full bodied, chewy, creamy, sticky and dry.

O: Rich with hops and caramel but comes off a bit astringent and almost cloying. Tastes bigger than it is in a negative way. Just not balanced enough for me.

justintcoons, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of Brickwall316
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Brickwall316, Jan 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

acurtis, Jan 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

bonbini26, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

BRLockwood, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of tedho21
3/5  rDev -16.7%

tedho21, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of BuzzLitebier
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured this from a bottle into a snifter.

It was kind of a caramel brown and slightly cloudy with virtually no head. There was some non-persistent lacing.

Sweet and malty nose dominated the beer with some hops but not much.

Taste had some hops but lots of malt with kind of a bitter linger and a bit of astringency on the end.

The mouth feel was OK- but nothing to write home about. It wasn't terribly thick for a double, but it did have nice carbonation.

It's a solid offering, but I wouldn't go out of my way to seek it out.

BuzzLitebier, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of mhenson42
3/5  rDev -16.7%

mhenson42, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Keyes88, Dec 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

pavpav12, Dec 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

zapahoppa, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

GoGators, Dec 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Neffbeer, Dec 15, 2011
Photo of nickfl
3.2/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours with two fingers of white foam on top of a slightly hazy, dark copper colored body. The head settles slowly and leaves nice, thick lace on the glass.

S - Spicy hops with a hint of pine and caramel.

T - Caramel malt up front with some red apple. Pine and sweaty hop flavors come out in the middle and are pushed aside by thick, bready malt as the finish settles in. Lingering fruity yeast and soapy hop bitterness.

M - Medium-thick body, moderate bitterness, and a slightly sweet finish.

D - Thick, malty and kind of overbearing. The hops are excessively muddy and kind of get lost in the malt. I didn't really care for this one.

nickfl, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 07, 2011
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2/5  rDev -44.4%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

rab53, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

djrn2, Nov 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

jenray, Nov 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

CP20, Nov 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

mdillon86, Nov 26, 2011
Hop-a-lot-amus from River Horse Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.