Hoppy Bitch IPA | Northwest Brewing Company

Hoppy Bitch IPAHoppy Bitch IPA
BA SCORE
28.9%
Liked This Beer
3.44 w/ 128 Ratings
Hoppy Bitch IPAHoppy Bitch IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Northwest Brewing Company
Washington, United States
nwbrewingcompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerman207 on 04-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,112
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
128
Liked:
37
Avg:
3.44/5
pDev:
13.08%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.03/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MGoeltz
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.07/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap, 03/17/2017.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tbone1384
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of johnnyminor
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.77/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wijibo
3.01/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Hoppy notes up front, which linger. Some citrus on the nose. More hops than flavor. Not highly recommended.

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Photo of hansenme
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.64/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Very good appearance, that hot orange look with an inch of white head. And its all downhill from here. Aroma totally lacked hops, which is what a bitch would do in an ipa.

All bitterness in the taste. Boring. There's nothing else to speak of here, no other flavors, just a high carbonated high bitterness low flavor ipa. That's a bitch right there.

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Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lobina
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ajlvt
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkyer
3.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bondjedi
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We bought our home from a crass and vulgar old crone who had a cat that she named "Hemorrhoid." She told me the cat's name and I pretended not to hear her, though she kept at it and asked me if I wanted to know why she called the cat - a pretty attractive one - that name. I again pretended not to hear, but she answered her question anyways: "Because he's a pain in the ass."

I bring this up only because this is a solid, attractive brew that has been saddled with an idiotic name.

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Photo of M-Jez84
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trentbent
4.35/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got this in Washington. Had no idea what it was, but only small craft beer in the has station. Tastes great with my Old Man OG vaped. This beer has some grassy orange amber look, white foam with large bubbles that dissipates quickly. I poured it into a plastic cup in my hotel room. (It was too bitter in the bottle) . Smells of sweet orange mint and pine with smooth crisp mouthfeel. Taste? Juicy balanced hops with a mild bitter linger on the corners of the tongue. Overall I'm glad I forgot my phone in the car, because I might have passed on this gem if I saw the 77 rating. Might have to agree with the guy before me that something is wrong with the low ratings.

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Photo of DavidST
3.57/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.1/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RedbirdsFan1985
4.14/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

i think this beer is really good. i am a big columbus hops fan, and this beer is a great showcase of this varietal. i think what must happen, is that this beer comes around to colorado every now and again, and sits on shelves, so people end up drinking old ones and thinking the beer isnt very good. thats the only thing i can think that explains its poor ratings. when fresh, its really excellent, nice rich malt build and a fresh grapefruit juiciness to the hop profile before a grassy summery bitter finish. all very well carbonated and quite easy drinking. its not the most complex ipa out there, but it is rather versatile in terms of food. i enjoyed it with an italian sandwich, but there are lots of options for a beer this bright. a really cool illustration of what columbus hops are all about in a very northwestern style ipa. really surprised how low its ratings are. whoever their distributor is in colorado has also done an extremely poor job getting this out there and keeping it fresh.

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Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.57/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.93/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Work was kinda rough tonight. I'm glad I could actually leave a few minutes early.

A : Large (3 fingers) butter popcorn colored head, leaving lacing behind in wisps on the side of the pint glass. The body is a hazy dark cider color, almost tea colored. The opacity is about 40%.

S : The nose is pleasantly fruity. Cantaloupe, orange peel, white grape cocktail, with a faint herbal smell and some hoppy wafts here and there. A little bit of sweat, crotch maybe, but not overpowering.

T : Very powerful flavor. While heavy on biscuit/cracker, it's still a good balance of biscuit malts and fruity hop. The hop flavors come out in piquancy of grapefruit, pear juice, grape, and orange peel. There's also a vine-y quality to it, yielding to some herbal and plant sapidity. Towards the end I can taste some bitter berry as well.

Overall the taste profile is a very vinous, fruity flavor with biscuit backbone.

F : Charged with electricity (tongue is on fire!), mildly oily, and resolves to a faint dry crack.

O : I'd have it again. A nice beer to relax with.

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Photo of Amorywars19
4.16/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Hoppy Bitch IPA from Northwest Brewing Company
Beer rating: 28.9% out of 100 with 128 ratings
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