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Hopnotic India Pale Ale | Cricket Hill Brewing Co.

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Hopnotic India Pale AleHopnotic India Pale Ale
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Hopnotic India Pale AleHopnotic India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RonfromJersey on 07-17-2004

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

A - bright, hazy orange with a huge, dense cap of thick, foamy, pure white head; really good retention

S - huge bready malts, some faint citrus

T - creamy, bready, soapy, citrusy, mildly bitter finish

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This beer is almost what I would have expected. It's dominated by bready malts with a nice citrusy hop character. Unfortunately, it has an intense creamy, soapy, almost lactic off-flavor that ruins everything. This is definitely not a beer I ever want to have again.

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L - hazed brass color with a huge white head that stayed as a thick layer leaving a heavy sheet of lacing behind.

S - bitter and earthy.

T - lots of bitterness with just a hint of malty sweetness towards the finish.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - it's just ok.

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12 oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a long lasting fluffy, white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrusy hops, biscuit malt pears and oranges. Body is medium and tangy. Citrusy hops, pale malt and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Long grapefruity finish. OK IPA.

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A: Overflowing glass of foam, that is mostly white.

S: Aroma of cake batter, dough and pale malt. Some sweet hops, but nothing over the top, not what I call Hopnotic by aroma.

T: Bleh, probably the worst single ipa I have had in well over a year or two. Doughy taste, overbittered and horrible flavors all around. Just Not.... good

M: Over carbonated, light mouthfeel.

O: Please dont try this. I am reminded of one of my earlier home brews that was OK... for a homebrew...

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Hopnotic India Pale Ale from Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.27 out of 5 with 330 ratings
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