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Hop Juice | Left Coast Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Tyler_Sly on 04-05-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
26
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
64.59%
 
 
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Photo of nhirsch04
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tyler_Sly
3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Way sweeter than you'd expect from an IPA, provided this is a Double IPA. The bottle brags about "MASSIVE IBU's" but the bitterness is a slight aftertaste. This is more like an amber than an IPA.
All said and done, however, its a decent beer. Its got great color, holds a great head and despite having a relatively high ABV its not astringent in the slightest.

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Photo of jaygerman
2.88/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Madskill
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of martyl1000
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bit hazy, golden syrup, with a half-finger of head, and some sticky lacing.

Sweet limeade and a slight astringency hit the nose, first. Hops and malt swirl together in a way that elides one another. There's a grainy-ness I can't quite put my finger on . . . wait, I've got it -- it's pancakes!

Yum! Very sweet, very bitter. Cotton candy, sweet lemon tea, rock candy, and lots of lingering grapefruit and orange-zest bitterness on the finish.

Medium- to full-bodied, smooth. Dry and bitter finish.

Right up my alley for a IIPA. I'm placing this alongside my other favorite sweet/malty IIPA's, Hopslam, Double Crooked Tree, Great Lakes Chillwave (Alchemy Hour), and Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail. It might score a bit lower than those legends, but definitely fits the bill for a delicious, sweet and malty IIPA. The one drawback might be the ABV; you definitely know you're drinking a near-10% beer. But I like this particular alcohol flavor.

(Other fabulous sweet IIPA's to mention are Sixpoint Hi-Res, Founders Devil Dancer, O'So Lupulin Maximus, and Dogfish Head 120 Minute.)

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Photo of Lunatic_Runner
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwswigs
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Warren2621
3.34/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of rorykanderson
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Solid DIPA that goes down easy despite the high ABV.

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Photo of Clintbrown
1/5  rDev -73%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

No bottle date

Taste like old man fart dust

each fill line is different in my six pack?

Not worth the money.

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3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JGrahamK
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of TequilaVoodoo
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Epicfail97081
3.87/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerOps
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
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