Hop Nosh IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA
BA SCORE
85.3%
Liked This Beer
4.02 w/ 4,248 ratings
Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bold and refreshing, this IPA combines an abundance of hops with a smooth malt profile.

82 IBU

Added by Beernoisseur on 10-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,097
Reviews:
670
Ratings:
4,248
Liked:
3,624
Avg:
4.02/5
pDev:
10.7%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
172
Gots:
1,337
Trade:
2
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3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tgunz247
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thampel09
3.36/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of stadmo1
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gefinley
3.62/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dacrza1
3.63/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

DATE: September 10, 2017... OCCASION: week one of football continues...Browns lose another opener.... GLASSWARE: Maudite snifter... pours a robust, prototypical amber body, with ample effervescence building a single-finger head that thickly coats the glass in white.... the lacing is irregular but tangible... caramel and grapefruit meet at the first whiff... light resin, dank basement, and doughy malts fight for air time... all in all, suggestive of balance... the first sip is medium-bodied, stocky, blunted at the teeth and rounded at the throat... deceptively hides its strength in a crunchy, chewy mouthfeel... the caramel almost usurps the resin, but enough citric fruits--grapefruit, most prominently--with lemon and apple also late... this beer is a sipper disguised as an easy-drinking IPA...

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Photo of tmcarter23
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DavidR_9
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottled on 7/1/17 consumed 8/23/17

I regret finally rating this beer while drinking an older bottle. I've had fresher than this before - it was a bit brighter and hoppier.
That being said, this beer is still delicious. Has an amazing fluffly off-white head that stands like a rocky landscape and then laces like a dream along the glass.
The flavor is composed of orange pithiness, tiny hints of grapefruit and some lemon. The malts are carmelly, sweet, and biscuity.
Finishes low to medium dry.

This is a great brew, I will make sure to update this review with a fresher bottle and update the hop/malt balance and character.

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3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baldy00
4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of budfox
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LloydDobler
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Philcassella
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Uinta Brewing Co. "Hop Nosh IPA"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, "BEST BEFORE 09/10/17U" and sampled on 08/07/17"
$2 @ Giant, Havertown, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: Not my first Hop Nosh, I just never got around to reviewing it. It's a decent all-around IPA, although I tend towards examples with less caramel maltiness but we'll get to that later. Wow, I got a really full bottle. The beer is up above the top of the neck label. I hope that's not an issue, you usually get high-fills when the bottling line shuts down or there's some kind of gas pressure problem. It's got a very nice, two-finger thick head of fluffy off-white foam atop a hazy copper-colored body. The aroma is malty with lots of caramel, some orange, and pine. Hmm, this is not the freshest bottle I've ever had, I usually get brighter citrus but that's OK, I know what it's supposed to be like and I can rate it appropriately. The flavor follows with lots of caramel, soft golden and medium caramel, and spicy, piney, and softly citrusy hops. The bitterness rises above the maltiness midway and ushers it towards a dry finish where the pine and spiciness gently linger along with some subsiding caramelish malt. Ahh, looking back I notice that there are walls of broken lacing left behind - very nice! If it wasn't so hazy it'd score great, and I do give IPAs a lot of leeway because dry-hopping causes haze. Hmmm, looking at it it's really not that hazy so I think it still deserves a 4.25, especially as the surface still has a completely solid, and somewhat thick, creamy covering. What did I miss? Medium-bodied with a median carbonation that's gently crisp and then smooth. Overall, as I think I mentioned, it's a solid caramelish and citrusy IPA that can hardly be argued against. It's well made, and basic; nicely balanced, easy to drink, and satisfying.

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Photo of mwvman
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DOCRW
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flyinhawaiian
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.19/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PapaCapUSN
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice clean beer. Excellent with food!

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.3% out of 100 with 4,248 ratings
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