Hop Nosh IPA
Uinta Brewing Company

Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #630
ABV:
7.3%
Score:
90
Ranked #5,925
Avg:
4.03 | pDev: 10.42%
Reviews:
714
Ratings:
4,423
From:
Uinta Brewing Company
 
Utah, United States
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Year-round
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SCORE
90
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Hop Nosh IPAHop Nosh IPA
Notes: Bold and refreshing, this IPA combines an abundance of hops with a smooth malt profile.

82 IBU
Reviews: 714 | Ratings: 4,423 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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CBlack85 from South Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can into a Sixpoint can glass

the beer pours a murky light copper color with a ton of floaties. Kind of surprised after reading so many reviews describing the color as a clear copper color... about three fingers worth of rocky white head with substantial lacing.

Lots of citrus fruits in the aroma, as well as some pineapple, mango, and papaya. Mildly bready and earthy malts balance out the hopiness.

Like the aroma the flavor is orange, papaya, mango, with a nice bready, toasty malt character. Great balance. Medium bodied and slick on the tounge. A bit heavier than most IPA's, definitely a well balanced beer more in line with the east coast IPA style, but with the big citrusy hop punch of a west coast IPA

Overall, a very good beer that I would would be happy to see on tap or on the shelf.

Dec 25, 2020
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maxpower from Missouri

3.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can pours a clear copper color with a average off white head of large bubbles, leaves some lacing in my glass. Fresh grapefruit and pine aromas, hoppy citrus and pine flavors. Medium bodied with a soft and creamy mouthfeel, finishes dry.

Oct 18, 2020
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milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear amber appearance with a large, off white head and good lacing. Appealing aroma of pine and citrus. Hop flavors are a bit more mellow than anticipated; more floral and herbal. Modest sweetness, but bitterness lingers in the aftertaste. Medium bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel with an average length finish.

Aug 22, 2020
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gatornation from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lovely golden bronze color with an off white head. Smell is malt and citrus hops. Taste has floral and orange / grapefruit hops some pine resin and a sweet malt kiss. This is an IPA that is the way it used to be. Bitter hoppy malty.

Jul 05, 2020
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hopman333 from Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Ok folk's !!! I do not do alot of reviews on this site any more due to my general lack of enthusiasm with the hype of the Hazy IPA craze !!! Tropical this, melon that, no malt just hops and yeast and quite frankly it is extremely boring too say the least. There is no such thing as balance anymore. BORING !!!!

This is an old school IPA that is not geared for the hipster IPA scene. It has plenty of hop aroma and flavor that when paired with the selection of rich malts creates an exceptionally balanced brew. Yes I get it !!! Most younger folks will not appreciate this balance but I actually miss this style of an IPA !!! An IPA is supposed to be balanced !!!! Nowday's brewery's can just throw hops in a hop back with a tinge of pale malts and become an overnight success. Zero balance and flavor nuances.

I give this brew two thumb's up because of the overall balance of malt and hops. This is what and IPA should taste like. I am bored to tears with the current IPA offerings from brewery's. No thought or balance just hops. I have zero respect for the brewmasters / breweries.

May 03, 2020
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Harrison8 from Missouri

4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a sunburst orange with a lighter orange/yellow at the top. Slightly murky tint to it. Head is a finger of snowy white foam with modestly good retention. Aroma is tangerine, papaya, orange, mango, resiny and dank hops. Light bready, earthy malts add a bit of balance and 'boniness' to the back-end of the aroma. It's a pleasant contrast to the initial hops. Flavor profile is orange, papaya, tangerine, mango, resiny, herbal and dank hops with bready, earthy, toasty malts. Balance is great, with the hops out front and sticking to the tongue long after the sip. Mouth feel is lightly sticky with a light graininess to it. It has a medium to medium-thick consistency offering up a 'heavier' presence. Overall, hops are great and are contrasted well by malts; however, the focus remains wholly on the hops.

Served in a 15.5oz Speigalau tulip from a 12oz bottle.

Jan 11, 2020
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defunksta from North Dakota

3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a deep orange, dark peachy color. A white and lacy head. SRM of 13. (3.75)

Aroma: Dank resinous melon, lime, pineapple, and red grape. A touch of vanilla yogurt with berries. (3.75)

Flavor: Lots of lime, red grape and grapefruit. Maybe a touch of lychee and an almost plastic or medicinal quality. Finishes with rich caramel malts, yet a fairly strong bitter finish. A unique flavor, but also reminiscent of some of the first IPAs I've tried. (4.00)

Feel: Medium-bodied, Average carbonation. Lingering bitter pine and pith which is appropriate. Right in line with what an IPA should be. (4.00)

Overall: Definitely a good IPA. Takes the IPA back to it's origins in terms of a hop profile. Reminds me of some of the first IPAs I tried. On par with what a good IPA should be. Nothing extraordinary, but a good rating for being traditional and accurate to it's origins. (Final Rating: 3.98)

Sep 22, 2019
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Zythophile from District of Columbia

3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can Date: 6/12/19
Palate Contaminants: none

Color is a medium orange. Slightly murky. Moderate amount of fine head that doesn't hang around so long.

Lots of malt on the nose, but the grain evokes a wheat brew. The sweetness also contributes to a marmalade scent. Light bits of vegetation, specifically cilantro and moss. Overall, it could use some more intensity, though.

Bitterness up front right away, and too much of it. The moss is still there, but the sweetness and anything connected to it is buried. The bitterness even disconnects the malt from any sweetness, which actually makes the whole thing not so cohesive. Not that it's not palatable, there are just so many other good IPAs out there.

Good medium weight, and the carbonation is pretty smooth. Alcohol about par for a sevener. Bitterness just continues in the aftertaste.

Jul 28, 2019
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Beer_Right_Back from Arizona

3/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Some of us get a soap odor and flavor that doesn't do it any favors. Its harshly bitter at points without too much nuance overall. It is serviceable, and would go well with a slice or two.

Jul 15, 2019
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ArchimedesSox from Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy copper color, 1 inch off white head, good lacing
S: Earthy hops, caramel
T: Bitter earthy hops, sweet caramel
M: Medium
O: A really good beer. You can really tell the quality is here.

Jun 29, 2019
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the_awesometeer from California

3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Golden and hazy with thick foamy head. The beer has a lot of tropical fruit aromas. Smells like mango, pineapple, and citrus. The taste is similar to the aroma but after the fruit flavors a piney flavor comes and lingers on the tongue. Beer is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Apr 14, 2019
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GuyFawkes from Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear orange liquid.

Bright white head; frothy lace.

Pineapple & fresh grass nose.

Medium thin mouthfeel.

Taste follows nose; fresh & tasty. (Drank fresh)

Apr 08, 2019
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beersampler6 from Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice IPA from a brewery that's new to me. Pours a honeyed amber color with some nice foaming white head and spotty lingering lacing. Smells of lots of fruit - mainly pineapple, grapefruit, papaya, tangerine, lemon and mango. Also some slightly more distant malt, floral and piney hops. Taste follows the nose, along with some vanilla and caramel. Smooth, mild mouthfeel, refreshing, juicy, slightly soft. Good carbonation and very nice balance between sweeter malt backbone and mild hoppy bitterness. Well done!

Mar 17, 2019
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mothmanscott from Georgia

4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes 10/19/13: Pours a beautiful honey amber producing 3 fingers of frothy, somewhat lasting, white head that leaves heavy rings and webs of thick lace. Aroma is loaded with caramel malt sweetness with a grapefruit and thin pine hop profile; there is a vanilla-like hint present. Taste is similar but well balanced adding a strong herbal, floral note from mid-sip through the finish; it becomes more sweet and malt forward than the nose. A very robust hoppiness with a spicy finish that lingers well into the bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, silky with a nice peppery finish.

Dec 13, 2018
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Raleigh97 from Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Just a well balanced, amber ipa. Great malt presence with a west coast hop profile. Its not going to blow your head off with complexity, but it's a good ipa to just drink and enjoy without feeling guilty about not paying too close attention.

Nov 05, 2018
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GStone899 from Minnesota

4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a really solid and enjoyable IPA. Lots of hop flavor from this one without being overly bitter or overloading your pallet. Nice aftertaste as well. Pours golden with minimal head and heavy lacing. I'd get this beer again in a second.

Oct 22, 2018
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iguanodon from Utah

3.13/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

[Original rating 2012-07-27] Pours a clear orange/gold with a big coarse head. Aroma is citrus, flowery hops. Taste is bitter hops. The balance seemed off at first, too bitter but toward the end it got better. Good mouth feel, over all a solid IPA.

Oct 03, 2018
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patre_tim from Thailand

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper with a hint of haze, a few fine bubbles rising, and 3 fingers of beige head.

Smells of tangerine, citrus, caramel and a hint of pine.

Tastes of pine, tangerine, a hint of grapefruit pith, overall a balance of sweet and bitter.

Medium body with little carbonation.

Got this in Sacramento, drinking in Redding, Sept 15th, 2018. Excellently balanced IPA that is very moorish.

Sep 15, 2018
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Ronl12 from Massachusetts

3.77/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can into IPA glass. Dated Best By 11/25/18.
Very nice golden orange look leads to a yeasty malty sight tropical fruit nose.Taste is light fruit leading to bready malty end. Feel is light to medium. Overall, a nice IPA. Not sure I would seek it out but worth a drink.

Sep 12, 2018
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DonBowman from Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I am not an IPA fan but had Dogfish 60 Minute and Founders All Day several times. This is a far superior beer in overall balance. Thick, lacy, tasty! I’ll have another!

Aug 30, 2018
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Crazyfingers from Michigan

4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice looking IPA with great sweet to bitter ratio. It has a good mouth feel and the hop aftertaste is excellent. The abv on this one is perfect for a 'standard' IPA. I like an IPA to have a bit of booze on the tongue.

Aug 29, 2018
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AleManDan from California

3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Copper with a hint of haze, a few fine bubbles rising, and 3 fingers of beige head.

Smells lightly of citrus, caramel and a hint of pine. As it warmed it didn’t get more bold and complex. Not a huge nose.

On the tongue it’s better: I get piney hops and a mix of light grapefruit, tangerine, and an overall balance between fruity sweetness and bitter hops. Nothing particularly stands out in terms of specific hop flavors which isn’t a bad thing. It’s a very well crafted, balanced beer. I get a little too much caramel malts for my tastes but that’s a personal preference.

Medium body with little carbonation and a fairly dry finish.

To me it’s a solid West Coast IPA and as an outdoor fanatic I love the can art. When it was released it stood out, but today it’s just another good IPA and definitely one of the best coming out of Utah. These days I’m looking for a more innovate hop bill that includes more funk. I also like a drier finish.

I paid $1.67 for the can here in Southern CA. This can wasn’t super fresh by the way and that can affect the hops obviously.

Jul 17, 2018
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gandres from Philippines

4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce can poured to wine glass
Sight: amber, medium off white foam disappears slowly, some lacing, slightly hazy`
Smell: nose: hoppy, citrusy, drink: very fragrant
Taste: bitter, medium sweetness,
Mouthfeel: some drop, long finish, medium body, creamy, good carbonation long bitter aftertaste
Overall: Very good beer. ok to repeat, look for
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:10 PM

Jun 28, 2018
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RonaldTheriot from Louisiana

4.73/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Hop Nosh has a thick, spongy, off-white head, a clear, bubbly, golden-orange appearance, and heavy glass lacing. Aroma is of pungent white bread crust and hop oils. Taste is of semi-sweet white bread, hop resin, pine, and mellow bitterness. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Hop Nosh finishes medium dry.

RJT

May 20, 2018
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VoxRationis from New York

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) bottle into a conical pint glass; best before 07/01/18.
A: Pours a hazy amber color with excellent head formation leaving a one inch, foamy, chiffon colored head, excellent retention, and rings of foamy lacing.
S: Aromas of lemon citrus, grapefruit, grass, caramel, and pine.
T: Semisweet, with caramel, toffee, and resiny flavors predominating up front. Fruitiness in the background with a satisfying level of bitterness to offset the malts.
M: Medium bodied with excellent carbonation. Drinks smooth and somewhat creamy.
O: A robustly hoppy, very drinkable and enjoyable American IPA. Wouldn't hesitate to drink, serve, or share.

May 08, 2018
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