Hitchhiker | Good People Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company
Alabama, United States
goodpeoplebeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A far cry from our original IPA, The Hitchhiker is a big floral/citrus American IPA. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, grapefruit, orange, and tangerines take center stage with a tad bit of caramel malt backbone to balance just a bit. A very dry finish with hops flavors lingering...this one is for the hopheads.

128 IBU

Added by Bonhoeffer on 07-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
102
Reviews:
22
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
8.64%
 
 
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100
Gots:
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured on draft at local pizza place.

A: Clear light yellow. Small one finger head that dissipated quickly but left plenty of lacing.

S: Pine and floral hops. Pineapple, grapefruit, lemon, and orange.

T: Tons of big hops with a combination of floral and earthy notes. Balanced extremely well with malt backbone. Probably the easiest drinking 120+ IBU beer I've tried.

M: Light body with a very crisp dry finish.

O: Hop head delight. Tons of big hops but an approachable IPA.

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4.74/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

As far as balanced IPA'S go....this is the closest thing to Jai Alai I've ever had. Honestly I think this one might better. At least it is for my taste.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

So lucky to have this local. Everything I love in an IPA.

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Hitchhiker from Good People Brewing Company
4.28 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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