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Hoppyum IPA | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Hoppyum IPAHoppyum IPA

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by oberon on 12-29-2005

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of TheSSG
4.42/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a HUGE, dense, resiny head that laces nicely. Bright, pine hop aroma. Nice, amber-straw color. Starts off quite bitter with notes of piney grapefruit, and a slightly citric nature. Builds into a hop resin bitterness that is low-high. In the finish, the hops subside into a nice citric nature where a touch of sweet malt shines through.

I like this one. It is quite hoppy and bitter, but it's not overwhelmingly or unpleasantly bitter. It's just bitter enough to be pleasing and satisfying. A very, very nice IPA.

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Photo of m_p_snyder
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This was my first sampling of Foothills Brewery. I was not disappointed. The color was bright copper. The smell had a wonderful amount of hoppiness. The taste had an excellent balance of strong hoppy bitterness, orange peal, with a bit of coriander. The carbonation was spot on by making this brew highly drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Central Waters Snifter. Thanks to Bulbman for the hookup, my first offering from Foothills.

A: Pours a hazy copper/amber/gold color. Relatively aggressive pour leads to a 1.5 finger frothy white had that fades slowly and leaves a good amount of sticky lacing.

S: Solid grapefruit notes hit the nose first and foremost followed by slight resin and a well balanced malty back end that ties the beer together.

T: Nice slightly bittersweet flavors of grapefruit/tart tangerine rhine hits first and is followed by the sharp bit of the piney hop undertones. Again, nice malt profile balances this beer and ties it together nicely.

M: Sharp finish, perfectly carbonated. Hop oils leave a slight mouth coating.

O: I had a hard time not pounding this beer. It has a very nice flavor and was extraordinarily easy to drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Foothills

Hazy yellow-orange pour with a finger or so of foamy white head that sank to a ringlet, leaving some soapy lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine and citrus hops, toasted grainy malt bill in the background. Similar taste, pine and citrus, decent bitterness that turned slightly acrid in the aftertaste, sweet malts and toasted grains. Light-medium body, easily drinkable for the style. Decent overall, and one of the better selections from the brewpub.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Hoppyum IPA from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1,499 ratings
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