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Hazed Hoppy Session Ale | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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3.64/5
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2,055 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Colorado, United States
boulderbeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Quaffer on 10-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,111
Reviews:
879
Ratings:
2,055
pDev:
13.74%
Bros Score:
3.45
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
226
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 2,055 |  Reviews: 879
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3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zachary80
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Parmesan
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Light Amber orange color, looks almost like iced tea. A medium head and some nice lacing on the glass.

S: Lots of toasted bread, some pine and floral hops. Not an overly strong aroma. For a hoppy session, I expect more hop.

T: Toasted brown bread, with notes of pine and some spicy floral hops, and a light bitterness. A little oniony flavor. Some black tea flavor. The taste is stronger than the aroma.

F: Light body mouthfeel is slick.

O: For a hoppy session beer this is a little malty but still drinkable.

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Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJTOBY
4.27/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ffshore545
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattie83
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks nice
But watery and weak in my view

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3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Libeertarian
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

From note taken 07/06/16:

Fairly clear copper-toned amber with fine flecks in suspension. Two-finger head is thick, fine, foamy, holds form well outside of glass, retains well and leaves creamy lace. In glass, mild dank (if that even makes sense) hoppiness. Seems like it might be a darker Pale Ale (this was before I poured it), what with molasses-like aromas. In glass, more so resin, raisin, leather. Tastes like a scotch ale with extra hops. Just malty-tart throughout, a bit smoky, though this seems to be from dankness of hops as much as roasting. Hops are raisiny, leathery, herbal, lightly metallic, occasionally peppery. Cleaner finish than expected, more pepper and leather than anything else. Fun balance and complexity here. Medium-bodied, sloshy with carbonation, mouth-coating, semi-astringent.

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3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.06/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Coming in a darker SRM than your average pale ale. 1/2" off white head. Decent dry hope nose to it, leans towards woodsy-forest ness.

Taste is a standard affair with some C hops, bitterness, woody and caramel like malt impressions. When their distribution footprint expanded, I was getting some inconsistent bottles, so there seems to be a bit of a familiar issue for breweries getting fresh or non compromised product out a thousand miles away.

This one I have mixed feelings about, the malt bill seems too dark/roasted/heavy for something 'session' wise as a pale ale. I dunno, when I wanted tame, it went heavier (malt/ibu/alcohol mouthfeel) when I wanted flavor amped up (hops, dry mouthfeel) it came in short. Nothing bad, nothing off, just another beer up in here, up in here.

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3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckwn
2.96/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Hazed Hoppy Session Ale from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 2,055 ratings
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