Knob Creek Aged Hoppyum | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged exclusively for Busy Bee Cafe in Raleigh in Knob Creek Barrels provided by Busy Bee.

Added by atsprings on 08-14-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Busy Bee in Raleigh.

Hoppyum is one of my go-to beers in NC. A great interpretation of an IPA. This version takes that beer to new heights.

Deep gold pour into a snifter glass. Faint head and lacing.

The bourbon barrel aging comes through with a hint of bourbon coming off the glass. Hint of citrus as well. All blend together very nicely, but weaker than I would want.

Boubon and hops blend together well in the taste profile, too. Citrus and floral-herbal hops as in the regular Hoppyum. The splash of bourbon flavor just takes this one over the top.

Beer gets a little syrupy towards the bottom of the glass.

A great, great sipper.

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Photo of atsprings
3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Busy Bee served in a standard pint glass a crisp dark Orange with a thin diminishing off white head. Aroma is Bourbon and oak in front of pine hops. The taste is pine hops and caramel malts that quickly give way to a strong Bourbon finish. The beer is fairly light bodied, but the Bourbon taste does add a bit to the mouthfeel. This is certainly an interesting beer, one I would have again, but I want to see Seeing Double from these barells next.

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Knob Creek Aged Hoppyum from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
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