HopArt IPA | COAST Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
665 Ratings
HopArt IPAHopArt IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
coastbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Walking a fine line of sweet malt and assertive hop character. A hop presence so enticing it truly is a work of art.

Added by MarkSCCOT on 10-21-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
665
Reviews:
252
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
10.86%
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
122
For Trade:
3
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.61/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Hazy copper. Almost no head, but the glass was wet. Minimal lacing.

Smell - Nondescript hop aroma. Slight citrus. Equally strong malt backing. Hint of sweetness.

Taste - Hops up front, again a blend of flavors. Citrus most prominent, but otherwise indiscernable. Malty. Not too strong, but some sweetness. Minimal bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Easiest to drink of the hoppy varieties I had today. Medium body. Smooth.

Overall - I can see why this is year round. Everyman IPA. Not specific in any category, but good all around.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured chilled in hotel glass (Greenville, SC)

A: dark copper color; huge bloom; good carbonation; good lacing
S: roses, pine (all hops)
T: bright hoppy ipa; pleasant mix of sweetness and bitterness; very intense; flavor overtones of rosewater, grapefruit; very complex; quite boozy (or rather it comes through

a fine, delicious ipa; cheers!

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head Ale glass. Bottled March 28 2013.

A gorgeous crystal clear dark copper amber body, with a little bit of dark color character. A big middle column of tiny carbonation, capped with a nice tan evenly pinhead bubbled three finger head that settles to a thick crown and cap. Aggressive and impressive.

Nose is a bit muted. Pine and spruce airy, but not large, hints of earth also but with not much dank quality. Not much sweet malt or caramel, or backbone to this either, but pleasant.

A real juicy palate on first sip. Palate has a hidden thickness and big resiny coating in the mouth. Hop angle comes mostly in aftertaste of pine and spruce, with hints of lots of oily grapefruit. Citrus and juice tropics on first seem to fill the palate but dissolve and disappear very quickly. Some faint biscuit aroma really wants to come out in the swallow but is quite burried also.

Overall though it has such easy drinking ability, and maybe not the most memorable IPA but quite tasty and one I would easily drink again.

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4.62/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A great IPA!

A: It is a cloudy beer with orange tint. The off white head lingers.

S: Citrus fruits, piney and floral. (typical IPA smells)

T: The taste is very balanced between the bitterness and sweetness of the malts. It is a perfect combination and is very refreshing.

M: Carbonated, but not too much. It seems to be just right.

O: This was my first time trying Hopart and will be buying it again. It is a great IPA and it is brew locally for me which is always a plus. Anyhow if you see it give it a try. I doubt there will be any regrets.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

HopArt IPA from COAST Brewing Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 665 ratings.
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