Hoppy Trails IPA | Appalachian Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
abcbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
317
Reviews:
107
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
62
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 317 |  Reviews: 107
Photo of haines710
4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from local grocery near Wilmington, Delaware. Poured into a pint glass for dinner with pizza. This IPA had a decent head after pouring and smelled slightly fruity. Taste was but bitter and pretty average. Fit the bill for dinner but nothing spectacular. This was my first beer from this brewery and I hope to try more.

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Photo of Brew_ski
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheOakKing
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a custom shaped pint glass: color is copper, a little hazy, head is brighter white.

Smell is bready/biscuit, toast, maybe a touch caramel, moderate hops with earthy character, lightly floral.

Taste is less bready, less malty, but moderate presence and stronger hop bitterness - floral, earthy, drying.

Mouthfeel is crisp, carbonated, drying and sharp on the tongue.

Overall a moderately malty and sharply bitter ipa, the crisp mouthfeel seems a little overcarbonated and a bit dry.

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Photo of Pinkmonkewt
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
3.09/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Selinsgrove2015
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chicagoish
3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brentblack1
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjd722
3.61/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesGrove
2.6/5  rDev -29%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of instinct2
3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brother_rebus
3.18/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roby923
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall a decent IPA. Drinkable and not overly hoppy, lacking something here to truly make this a memorable IPA. Bottled from a grocer in King of Prussia.

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Photo of MelTJ00
2.63/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jjd315
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacrza1
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

DATE TASTED: November 15, 2015 ... GLASSWARE: Barley Creek pint.. OCCASION: recovering from the family football game--I threw three INTs!--and a much less enjoyable Browns loss... APPEARANCE: rather light. bronze/copper body that shows reasonable effervescence; nearly clear; slight, fuzzy off-white head that holds to a swampy halo ... AROMA: resinous first impression; pear, wheat grass, some citrus, and melon; very little malts to speak of.... PALATE: fizzy, light and lively at the teeth; short at the finish, with a muted, astringent mouthfeel; medium-bodied and drinkable... TASTE: the resin is clear, mingling with citrus like grapefruit and orange peel...the maltiness presents itself more in the taste than in the nostril or palate; a reasonable sourness ensues... OVERALL: aptly named, ably fulfilling its hoppy promise, with a serviceable 6.2 ABV and a pleasant if not unmemorable profile...

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Photo of KTCamm
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

11/5...brewery draft. Pours copper colored, ring foam. Mostly see through. Grassy pine nose, but light. Bready toffee taste with a tasty bitter tilted in between. Medium finish with a little bitter remaining afterwards. really drinkable and tasty.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Hoppy Trails IPA from Appalachian Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 317 ratings.
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