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Hoosier Hops | Upland Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
uplandbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Spring

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Added by GreenWBush on 04-04-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by GreenWBush:
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3.34/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Wow, that's some ugly artwork. This beer commemorates the level of insanity Indiana usually feels during March, but we're not too mad this year with our team losing early. But I digress.

This beer comes out of the bottle a dark, steeped pekoe-tea red with a fluffy and buoyant head. Excellent lacing is observed, likely from the bottle-conditioning and hoppiness.

The nose of this beer catches me way off guard - it is intensely and unrepentantly yeasty, like opening a fresh packet of active dry yeast. Underneath this yeast-blanket I get some fresh hop aromas (citrus) and vague suggestions of powdery malt.

The taste is equally uninspiring, a yeasty mess whose only redeeming qualities are the intense and fresh hop burps at the end.

Mouthfeel of this beer is pillowy and soft. This adds to the drinkability, but I had trouble getting through one (fresh mind you) 12 oz. sample.

I sampled this beer again and found myself more interested in it. Is it simply an American (hoppy) Red Ale with Belgian yeast? Either way, its interesting at least.

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Hoosier Hops from Upland Brewing Company
3.34 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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