Hop Nosh IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

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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:
#3,307
Reviews:
679
Ratings:
4,286
pDev:
10.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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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

Photo of lost_sailor
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

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcthfg
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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Photo of Jjmj51
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Raime
3.28/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Elneely88
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ccryder
3.69/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of willcull78
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A truly decent IPA. It is better than others but there are others that are better. It had a reddish amber color, which I liked. It poured a decent foamy head. It had a very good hops flavor, not overbearing or pungent as some I have tried; however, it is one that does not linger for very long like others do. I would say it is a nice summer beer and would not mind having another.

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Photo of Redrover
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into a pint glass, the beer is copper with a light chill haze. It has a thick tan head. BTW, love the can art. Best before 9/17/17 on the bottom of the can.

It has a nice aroma of C hops and caramel malts. To me, it has the classic American IPA smell.

The beer is pleasantly bitter with pine and citrus notes. The beer has a nice malt backbone and the malts add a bit of cracker and grain taste. There is a bit of tropical fruit mid-glass.

The mouth is pleasantly tongue coating.

This one hits all the right notes for me. Glad I got a 6 pack!

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Photo of Branlott42
4.42/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of Dharmelink
4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 4,286 ratings
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