Humulus Lager | The Bruery

BA SCORE
93.7%
Liked This Beer
4.28 w/ 1,015 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
India Pale Lager, but closer to Imperial Pilsner than IPA, according to the brewery.

Added by vacax on 08-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#673
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
1,015
Liked:
951
Avg:
4.28/5
pDev:
9.11%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
50
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,015 |  Reviews: 159
Photo of WaterFurnace
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
4.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueAndBrew
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MichaelProcton
4.11/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBucks
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brotherloco
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mweso2000
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blues_fever
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not too hoppy just right!

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Photo of jlira
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

had on draft at Brasserie in Madison....so good I had to sink 3 more pints

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Photo of inkman15
4.73/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Lucky enough to get to try this on tap on the East Coast. Nose is resin, onion and a little citrus. Palate has some of that onion (which I love) but it's more subtle than the nose. Some pine flavors as well. Almost no malt presence. Mild bitterness.

Really excellent hoppy lager.

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Photo of mrebeka
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shanrath
4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mac8113
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of teamchevymxer
4.85/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Etan
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly on tap at a new local place.

A: Nice mellow orange gold. S: Big citrusy punch, a bit of biscuity malt. T: citrusy with a grassy edge, followed by smooth breadiness. Yum.

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Photo of JMUbrewz
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Loved the juiciness of this hop-forward lager. It's overpriced for sure, but this is a very clean and well made offering.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Crusher
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.82/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InfernoBoss
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of justintcoons
4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16.9 oz baby growler purchased at Trenton Road Take Out in Levittown, PA.
Poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
Straw yellow with a short white head. Hazy with light carbonation.

Nose
Pine, papaya, grapefruit, pineapple, and candy sugar.

Taste
Orange juiciness, grapefruit pith, papaya, dank greens, and pineapple. Bready maltiness and candy sugar sweetness. Pine needle, bright florals, and touches of onion.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, juicy, smooth, clean, and off-dry with a medium-light bitterness.

Overall
Juicy, clean, and dank. Fantastic IPL but the price point is ridiculous, Bruery! Glad I got to try it either way.

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Photo of markgugs
3.52/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Humulus Lager from The Bruery
Beer rating: 93.7% out of 100 with 1,015 ratings
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