Hampden IPA
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #3,260
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
87
Ranked #22,897
Avg:
3.95 | pDev: 8.61%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
14
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Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
87
Very Good
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was a milky dark orange to dark copper color with a finger's worth of white foamy head swiftly dissipating to leave some sly messy lace.
The aroma had some piney and citrusy hops up front. Then some earthy to mushroomy sweetness. Wafer/biscuits round out the back end.
The flavor moderately leads with the sweetness blending the pine and citrus along with the wafer/biscuits. Luckily, the mushroom wasn't here. Aftertaste of pine, citrus and wafer.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied, some sessionability about it. Good carbonation and ABV. Slight finish of sticky citrus and pine.
Overall, not sure where that mushroom smell came from, intentional? Me, I'm not sure, it wasn't necessarily "off." I'll just say different. Maybe again.

May 01, 2019
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Stinkypuss from Pennsylvania

4.27/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bright orange color with a white head and spotty lacing. Pretty good clarity.

Dank aroma of pine, herbs and citrus. Orange marmalade and pine really good nose on this.

The taste has a nice bitterness, pine and grapefruit. Abrasive to a degree and it's well appreciated. This is a dank and satisfying IPA that hits the spot.

Light bodied feel with ample lasting hop flavors that coat the palate well after the sip. A very nice IPA.

Apr 22, 2017
Hampden IPA from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 14 ratings