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:
176
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank straight from the bottle.

I have to say from the start, that if you pick this up expecting something very hoppy, you will be dissapointed; I fail to see how people on here are saying this has a ton of hop flavor to it.

Right away from the smell I was disappointed; much more malt than hop here, and same going for the taste. Definitely NOT a "hop monster" as stated on the label; yes, there is a hop presence; but for a double IPA and from reading the label I was expecting this to be far more hop-forward than the large malt presence.

I tried to put this aside and review it for what it was, and it isn't "bad", per se.But if you're expecting plenty of hops I say take a pass on this; if you're looking to try something different, give it a shot. Sadly, I won't be having this again.

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

Appearance- copper color, very thin head

Smell- piney hops, some malt

Taste- piney hops, some malt, some slight bitterness

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. I would have it again. Overall, I would say it is a bit above average. Not the worst but not the best, still good enough to drink again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice deep orange color with a nice head with good lacing. Smells hoppy with a lot of fruit in there as well. Tastes less hoppy than it smells. Not very smooth. Lots of bitterness in the aftertaste.

Overall looks much better than it tastes. Probably wouldn't try again.

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