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Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale | Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC

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Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop AleHundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale
BA SCORE
3.83/5
Very Good
198 Ratings
Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop AleHundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
Minnesota, United States
braubrothersbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mcallister on 08-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,568
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
198
pDev:
12.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
17
Trade:
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Ratings: 198 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to LIQUORBARREL for this bottle.

A - Medium yellow; translucent. Once finger of cream coloured head.

S - Moderate bitterness us accompanied by some floral and citrus aromas with a slight sweetness in the background.

T - Moderate bitterness with spicy, grassy and earthy hop flavours. A slight sweetness in the background from the malt bill.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Lots of sticky hop oils. Light carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Megahertz
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a Hoffman House chalice. Thanks to Warren W for the sample!

A - Clear blonde with a white frothy head.

S - Spicey and strong initially, very delicate, decreases over time.

T - Slight caramel with strong spicey hops, finishing with a nice malty sweetness and strong hop fruitiness.

M - Medium body, medium carbonation.

O - Could drink this all the time.

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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of SortaAmbivalent
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of Powderhornphil
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a darker caramel gold. Thin head with light lacing.

Initial smell is hops. Aromatics seem to fad quickly. The hops are of the earthy spicy variety.

Taste is caramel malt and more spicy hops. There is some caramel mango on the finish.

Mouthfeel is slick.

Overall this is a decent enough beer. For a fresh hop beer, it doesn't have the bright flavors I would hope for. Hops are a little too spicy for me on the finish.

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Photo of theHoff77
3.82/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweet talked into buying it but I support my Minnesota brewers.

A - I describe it as orange gold in color. Not much for a head on it or lacing.

S - The hop notes are most prevalent. Also some sweet notes and grass.

T - Slightly sweet and citrusy. Get the hops, seems kind of earthy to me, and I might be the only to say this but corn. Maybe it's a Minnesota thing.

M - Lacks the bite of a typical IPAs, which makes for an easy drinker.

O - A solid meh, although very drinkable. The guy at the store said he liked it more than WET, and I've determined that's crazy talk. It lacks distinctiveness and this would be a good IPA for someone with a palette preference for something mild. My recommendation is try to and find it on tap or get a single bottle.

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of bjohn84
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - 1 finger of fluffy white head, light brown and amber with great transparency

S - sweet bread, pine with tropical fruits

T - Floral notes with a sharp dry citrus. Noticeably less sweet than the aroma, high on the spicy hops, good lingering bitterness

M - Some oily texture to it, but really light on the body and medium stickiness

O - Overall pretty good, and love the aroma but a bit too much on the dry side of flavor for a wet hopped IPA

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Hundred Yard Dash Fresh Hop Ale from Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 198 ratings
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