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

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368 Ratings
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Ratings: 368
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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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

yanks15, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

LakerLeith, Jun 23, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a fan of this brewer, though as a NJ guy I want to be. Carton & Kane rule NJ.
This beer tried several times and upgraded, may be River Horse's best.

A: Cloudy almost muddy, brown amber in color with a modest 1 finger head that falls fast but leaves a spotty, again almost a mud spray lace.

Smell: Caramel and bread are topped by resiny, grassy hops. A bit of that Saranac stink.

Taste: Follows smell, almost a sticky bun kind of beer, bready caramel with grass, grapefruit, cinammon, and a lot of long bitterness. Alcohol is not so noticeable as the bitter, peppery finish.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, sticky late. A peppery taste as the bitterness and citrus ride the tongue for a while, but too sticky/muddy for my mouth.

Drinkability: I like it tho it's muddled, it's a big flavored beer, a slow sipper.

Act25, Jun 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

Soto, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Durandal_777, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

MikeWard, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

kmos27, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Salud24, Apr 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

jvoss7, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Jnet0125, Mar 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

IndyDad, Mar 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

ssoulf, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

st9647v3, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of DannyS
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass

A - A pretty dark amber, mostly clear save for a little bit of haze.head dissolves quick and leaves thin lacing.
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S - Bready and a little peppery, but also a bit boozy on the nose.

T - A lot more malty than I expected. A bit resiny and fruity, with quickly fading hop bitterness. Slight bitterness on the aftertaste. Not very complex but easy drinking. No noticeable alcohol burn.

M - Carbonation is light and mouthfeel is not too weighty. Just right for the style.

Overall - It's inoffensive but doesn't pack a whole lot in flavor complexity. I was expecting something much bigger and bolder.

DannyS, Feb 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

ThreeFishes, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

paulish, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Drew88, Jan 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

millerbuffoon, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JerseyHopHead, Jan 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Sdurst, Jan 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BrooklynPanch, Jan 19, 2014
Hop-a-lot-amus from River Horse Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.