Hopus | Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Belgium
brasserielefebvre.be

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Absumaster on 01-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
350
Reviews:
154
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.24%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
50
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 350 |  Reviews: 154
Photo of LaMbOfGoD
2.88/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Anze
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frontalot
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TX-Badger
3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden color with plenty of white head. Floral notes, some sweet notes like honey, and cereal grains on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with sweet malt and floral flavors.

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Photo of JaimeLondon
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great belgian IPA.
This one and La Chouffe Soleil were the most hoppy belgian beers I've drank till now.
Smell and taste in this one are definitely hoppy, full of floral notes and with fruity notes too, specially cherry, citrus and blueberry.
Body, carbonation and bitterness are well balanced.
I had it on-tap in an italian beer.

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Photo of gwydno
3.42/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Quafftastic
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RMentair
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
1.65/5  rDev -55.4%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

The color is nice, yellow, clear
White head, consisting of a medium-sized bubbles.
The aroma is malty, with a touch of floral notes, some honey, you can also trace the apricots, and, unfortunately butter.
Taste, first alcohol a little acidity and soap, in the end also butter. Generally, after every sip lightly shakes me. Gentian alcohol only at the finish. Saturation average. Hopus disappointed me greatly, some massacre. I just hope it was a separate accident at work.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keithmurray
3.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Best by date of 2/2015

Appearance - cloudy bronze color with white head

Smell - apple, yeast

Taste - apple, yeast, lemon, hint of caramel

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, high carbonation, slight citrus sweetness upfront, bitterness and funkiness and tartness on the back end. tail end of the experience is unpleasant.

Overall - this was a beer that underwhelmed me. Won't be revisiting this one.

Price Point - $3.29/11.2 oz bottle

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Photo of mytu420
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rulisekmartin
3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JackieKu
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L:
-cloudy golden with a big foamy white head,which quickly dissipates
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-milk,cream,spices (Coriander),Tea,Floral,toffee
T:
-slight tartness,lemongrass,floral,spices,earthy,toffee
-bready and toasty finish coming through very late
F:
-medium carbonation,light-medium body
-faint alcohol warming
O:
Reminds me a lot of a Belgian Strong Ale a la La Chouffe.
Pretty good,though i expected more hoppyness with the name.

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Photo of fostachild
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of innominat
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rpopescu
2.7/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Horrible tin-can metallic smell and somewhat taste, despite coming from a bottle.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dataylor21
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
4.23/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wanne
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The hops are dominant in the aroma, a mixture of floral and grass accents. It pours a nice golden beer, with a white head that vanishes rapidly. The hops dominate the taste, which makes it a medium bitter beer. The texture of the beer is thin, and the initial hop accents are completely absent in the finishing. Overall a nice beer, which tastes better if you drink it slightly warmer than the recommended serving temperature.

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Hopus from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
3.7 out of 5 based on 350 ratings.
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