Left Coast Hop Juice | Left Coast Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company
California, United States
leftcoastbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
At Left Coast Brewing Co. we pride ourselves on being one of the pioneers of Double IPA style craft beer. This hop monster uses Premium American 2– Row and a touch of light crystal malt to create a solid malt foundation. Five different Hop Varieties are used in the Hop Juice. It spends two weeks dry hopping in fermenter contributing to its great hop aroma. Starts out sweet and finishes with the crisp bitterness of a Double IPA. This drinkable blend will have you HOPPING till nights end.

Added by tonistruth on 09-05-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
948
Reviews:
290
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
14.57%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
175
For Trade:
1
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Photo of MickeyHops
3.31/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dwkasper
4.06/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dank, easy to drink DIPA

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Photo of Apellonious
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle (could not find any dating) poured into a tulip glass.

A - Pours a ruby orange with a touch of cloudiness. Thin half finger head.

S - Dense, centered around berries (strawberry), blood orange, some piney hops and a touch of heat.

T - Very malt forward, doughy even, before some back end hops and bitterness peaks through. Once you breathe out you notice the ABV.

M -- Moderate to below moderate carbonation. Sits full in the mouth.

O - I thought it was tasty. Nothing will jump out and blow your mind (which seems to be a needed separator in this space). Its almost like an American and English DIPA blend.

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Photo of MaDeuce
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very strong but in good way, great beer to put your man pants on and get away from budlight.

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Photo of SeattleBoB76
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ragarazor
4.44/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of Johnz567
4.04/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Hellpop65
2.25/5  rDev -37%

Photo of Bradman01
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Dan269605
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Josh_951
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of 59rockabilly
4.01/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of zeff80
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
4.28/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of 98green
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Akravatz
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of Simonodon
3.56/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of JamLand
2.75/5  rDev -23%

Photo of schimschim
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of DrStiffington
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of mchegash
3.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - 4/5
An extremely clear orange, with minimal head. Looks appetizing

Smell - 3/5
Strong smells of hops, chocolate (yes, that's what I smell), maybe faint smells of citrus.

Taste - 3.25/5
Sweet and smooth, tastes of hops, chocolate, and honey. Nothing special about the taste, besides it being extremely smooth for a double IPA.

Mouthfeel - 3.5/5
Medium body, tastes slightly creamy, which is unique for an IPA. Carbonation is nicely balanced

Overall - 4/5
I don't know quite how to define it, but despite some of my low ratings in the various categories for this beer, I steel feel like I like it. I don't love it. But it is something I would consider getting every once in a while

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Photo of JoshuaShort13
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Left Coast Hop Juice from Left Coast Brewing Company
3.57 out of 5 based on 948 ratings.
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