Hoopla Pale Ale | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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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): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jimmy82063 on 05-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
331
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.08%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Brob245
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Quesophresco
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.8/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I like the appearance, you get a good vibrant gold and orange mixture of color with a head that chills around a half an inch. Hops can be sometimes there and sometimes completely devoid of them replete with stale old oxidized cardboard vibe. Can/bottle dating? Can't find it. Not my fault.

Taste has bitterness, but there is nothing descriptive going on malt or hop wise beyond that really, generic two row toasting, pale malt I guess. The alcohol is noticeable, which isn't a good thing if you're below 6% abv.

I've had some good stuff from Boulder, but I find a lot of the times you're in for an unpredicable inconsistent journey.

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Photo of 10Crumra
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of -chii-
2/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.8/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtnord
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dka67
3.98/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Malone47
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deereless
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danedhz1
3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imbuckeye
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of torwart68
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmoore32
3.85/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markjarema11
3.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mplsbrew
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an orange gold like color with off-white head. Floral notes galor on the nose, just a hint of grass and fruit; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some malt and hop notes, fairly balanced.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RDW
3.93/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hoopla Pale Ale from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
3.41 out of 5 based on 331 ratings.
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