Hop Explosion | Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
thebrewworks.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by goindownsouth on 03-22-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
104
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Photo of IronLover
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

No freshness date on the bottle. Weathered copper orange in color with good clarity. Poured with a thick, off-white, creamy foam with good retention. Medium malty and caramel malt aromas. Medium spicy hop aromas. Medium bodied, a bit on the thinner side considering the malty character, with medium carbonation. Feel is a bit thin. Medium malt and caramel flavors. Medium light spicy hop flavors with medium high, sharp, spicy hop bitterness through the middle. Herbal, spicy flavors to the end. Finished semi-dryly with caramel maltiness followed by lingering spicy hop bitterness. A rather malty IPA, with sharp, biting bitterness. Feel was a bit thin. Easy drinking and malty.

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Photo of JC333
4.23/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffKowalek
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barleycorn
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Smanke
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Categart
4.46/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sabtos
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Clear amber with a large, frothy eggshell head leaving layers of lace.

Smell is biting pine, a little cat pee, and grapefruit zest.

Taste is less powerful zesty pine, not too woody or bitter, with bready caramel, and a little lime and grapefruit zest.

Frothy feel with a bitter, dry finish.

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Photo of madelf66
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.47/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lccrunchy
4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.04/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MShloss
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scottbrew4u
3.42/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NonicPanic
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jambo297
2.28/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hozersr
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eden
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Don't necessarily wanna go down that road again. Malty.

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Photo of rdoggg
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bdel34
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of danlib21
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WallstreetB
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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Hop Explosion from Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
3.54 out of 5 based on 104 ratings.
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