Hop Nosh IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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

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Ratings:
4,199
Reviews:
660
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
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Photo of JustinAbs
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattmarch
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden amber in color. Not much head but decent retention and nice lacing.
Good tropical fruit and bready aroma.
Has a nice malty sweetness to balance the tropical notes and hop bitterness. This one leans more on the fruity side than pine, and has a nice sweet balance.
Really reminds me of a sculpin style west coast IPA.
Good feel as well, nicely carbed and not too thin.

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Photo of rfreed
3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickMunford
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biegaman
4.4/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Hop Nosh IPA is a good-looking example of the style: having a slightly tarnished bronze hue, it's not exactly clean but maintains the better part of its clarity and its head is not just sturdy but sticky and spatters all over the glass. The sunny golden highlights it emits are like a visual echo of its strong citrus and tropical fruit flavours. I'm ready to nosh down!

Utah has probably the strictest alcohol laws in the US. What do I mean? Well, take this as an example: many restaurants are required to have a partition so that patrons can't physically see the person pouring their drinks (this is known as the "Zion Curtain"). And stores and bars hoping to sell beer over 4% require a special "liquor license" to do so.

So imagine my surprise to see that Utah's Uinta brews their IPA to the mighty-high strength of 7.3%! It certainly smells like a powerhouse, though that has nothing to do with alcohol; this bouquet is many things but boozy is certainly not one of them. Indeed, it's many things but all of them relating to one: hops. (Or, more specifically, two: Galaxy and Chinook.)

That steamroller full of lupulin goodness includes plenty of citrus - lime, lemon, orange and grapefruit, all their parts including skin, pith and seed - as well as juicy passionfruit, a brush of pine serum, a handful of fresh grass clippings, and a few decaying flower petals. There's also, just maybe, a drop of two of spongy toffee and lightly toasted breadcrusts.

Hop Nosh is a lean, green and mean machine! Each sip is like cramming your mouth full of hop cones to see how many you can fit - and, believe me, you'll keep trying to beat your own record! It's everything one could want in an IPA: balanced bitterness and enormously charismatic hop flavours that are probably too easy to enjoy for one's own good.

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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smcel371
3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thebooyakid
3.39/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mpenske
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hop Nosh IPA brewed by Uinta Brewing Company, with an ABV of 7.30% This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a nice off white head. I really like the color of this IPA. The smell of Hop Nosh IPA is rich with hops, grains and malts. There is also a mild sweetness to the smell of this IPA. Hop Nosh IPA is an unfiltered brew you can not see though it. Now for the taste it is bold with flavors. You first pick up on the hops in this IPA. Then you pick up on the smoothness of grains and malts. There is also a nice grassiness to the taste of this brew. Hop Nosh IPA has a lot going on in it. There is also a nice amount of lacing to this brew, the paint glass is nicely lined. This IPA has the same characteristics of most IPA's on the market. Not saying that is a bad thing. It is really hard to pick up on the 7.30% ABV in this brew. This IPA goes down just so smooth. The month feel of Hop Nosh IPA is Bold, Rich, smooth clean and refreshing. Overall I'm giving Hop Nosh IPA a 4.50 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. If you are into unfiltered hoppie brews look this one up.Uinta Brewing Company, did a super nice job on this one.

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Photo of beanpole
4.28/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Delicious beer that reminds me of the woods. Best enjoyed at a tasty hour near you.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.61/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MattinIdaho
3.58/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sohearn
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Happyyb
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wisegreensoul
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentblackwell
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sam_The_Elder
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBuckley73
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aknalley
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of duvel1979
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Caveworm
4.52/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hop Nosh IPA | Uinta Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this beer's head is three fingers thick and off-white, with solid lacing, and a hazy amber body.

I smell piney, citrus-y hops with plenty of resin&juice.

Tastes like a slightly sweet blend of the smell with an extra-juicy finish.

The mouthfeel is medium with fair carbonation.

I'll rate Hop Nosh IPA | Uinta Brewing Company with an overall 4.5. A very gateway-potential unfiltered IPA that ought to hit the spot every time.

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Photo of DesertFox24
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hoppy (of course!) , more so in the taste than in the nose. Piney, citrusy, mildly astringent, some malt. Deep golden color with off white foamy head. surprisingly smooth despite the hops snap.

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Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 4,199 ratings.
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