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Rip's Hop Awakening - Hudson Valley Brewing Company

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Rip's Hop Awakening
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.3
pDev: n/a
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Hudson Valley Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-16-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 2
Reviews by ThreePistols:
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3.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep golden color ale with fruity citrus character and a hint of caramel. A white and lacy head. Slightly bitter that is light on the palate. Nice hops spiciness in the aftertaste. There is a sharp hoppiness on the palate at the finish. A clean and satisfying beer.

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3.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear golden color, with a moderate, not very dense white head. The head dissipates into a thin ring about halfway through.
Aroma is mostly hops, with an adequate maltiness. Very subdued apple aroma, barely perceptable. A little grapefruit.
Flavor is very clean, with a pleasant hop bite coming in midway and finishing the beer with a citric tang. Malts are mild and barely balance the hops, but at least it's there. A touch of grapefruit flavor. Body is light to medium, with moderate carbonation. Not half bad.
I had this directly after the Lake Placid IPA, and I liked it much better. Hops are well situated in the malt, and the flavors are clean. Refreshing.

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Rip's Hop Awakening from Hudson Valley Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.