Hop'solutely | Allentown Brew Works

Hop'solutelyHop'solutely
BA SCORE
66.9%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 472 ratings
Hop'solutelyHop'solutely
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
thebrewworks.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by yourefragile on 11-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,638
Reviews:
155
Ratings:
472
Liked:
316
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
14.66%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
70
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 472 |  Reviews: 155
Photo of SomethingClever
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into Spiegelau glass

A: nice bubbly head that is gone in a flash great clarity caramel light amber in color

S: A little floral and herbal with a nice pineyness to it odd juice smell on the finish

T: very hoppy nice herbal floral taste a little metallic taste some pineyness

M: Syrupy very low carbonation

O: Not a very good beer lots of flavors but that off metallic and odd smell is average its triple but not very amazing a little bit of rotten fruit taste.

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Photo of alcohline_trip
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of orsulacp
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is the best value in high original gravity IPAs. The look is great, clear golden nice white head. Where this beer falls is the smell, I expected more citrus, floral, or some hop, but they played send fiddle to the ethanol. I get ethanol, caramel, piney, citrus and floral in that order in the smell. The tasted is better managed, all of the components play together nicely with the alcohol hidden by the caramel sweetness from the malts. The flavor starts and ends bitter but not overly. Not too syrupy showing good attenuation and a medium mouthfeel. Overall good, if it has some more nose it would be better.

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Photo of Shafaegalo
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeThumel
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of squonk45
4.68/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Was Highly recommended by good to go Ver close to a Hoptimum but less carbonation and resin

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Photo of soulcougher
3.27/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of funcooker78
4.37/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jmg480
3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.13/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gobuccos
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Mikexw
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmos27
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sean_King
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RexBanner
3.54/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KChristie87
3.45/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcole524
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zetcha7x
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bieniek30
3.49/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SawDog505
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JPowell712
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a beer I was really excited to try. The cost on the case made me think this better impress me! At first pour the hop odor wasn't overly powerful but there. I also got a sweet smell of citrus or orange peel. The taste was boozy and hoppy but extremely sweet and smooth. I expected a more harsh bite and sting from this. The mouthfeel is clean and fresh. The beer in my opinion is very good just a little too sweet for my liking. I am still enjoying it and would recommend a try. It is strong and boozy and hoppy, but something about the sweetness of this throws me.

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Photo of DKinPA1
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hop'solutely from Allentown Brew Works
Beer rating: 66.9% out of 100 with 472 ratings
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