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Hop Dish IPA | Lift Bridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.97/5
Very Good
445 Ratings
Hop Dish IPAHop Dish IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aggressively hoped IPA with aromas of citrus, fruit, pine. a subtle malt sweetness and notes of caramel.

Added by Mdog on 05-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,981
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
445
pDev:
11.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
94
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 445 |  Reviews: 78
Photo of Ilafan
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BWH3
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rkarimi
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of Josholson666
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KnappStout
2.24/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of egrapplesberg
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked up in variety pack. 12 bottle poured into Stein mug. Orange color with thick foamy head. Smell is mango, pine and citrus but a little weak. Taste is fresh pine and orange/mango. Easy feel, not too carbonated. Really good beer that is so close to being great! Cheers!

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Photo of npachl
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CJCouillard
3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Maninthearena
3.41/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Look- Great frothy head. Cloudy, orange, honey amber color.

Nose-Small hints of aromatics, some biscuits. Somewhat bland smelling compared to some other pale ales.

Taste- Definite early grapefruit. Very sweet. Sweet candied fruit-like. Some mild-moderate hoppiness but overpowered by the sweetness throughout most of the sip. Aftertaste much more bitter than the initial sip.

Feel- Head stayed throughout most of the glass, so the contrast of the foam and liquid was pleasing. Fine carbonation. Relatively thin, aqueous, and non-resiny despite a decent level of carbonation. I liked this as it felt relatively full without being like syrup.

Overall- Probably a great pale ale for those who like sweet drinks/beers. Good for after a strong after dinner drink. Worth a purchase.

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Photo of thorkelson
3.19/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a little bigger and a little sweeter than most, i liked this one a lot, especially in a fall context. it has a little bit of a copper color to it, a hint at the kiss of sweeter crystal malt that rounds it out, but the hops profile is what makes this special. through the thick white head i get a grapefruit and passionfruit aromatic, very bright and summery, very pungent, and very distinct. i was surprised how aggressive and radiant all of that is, because you dont usually see these types of beers in maltier ipas. its a neat combination here through, aided by the fact that the hops retain quite a bit of their oils, which marries up with the grain sugar pleasantly. i appreciate all the body and alcohol to this, not sure how sessionable it is, but its capacity to refresh and warm at the same time is useful this time of year in minnesota. just such a bold and interesting hop profile, a nice companion to a glass of decent rye whiskey as well. not sustainable, but delicious. ive liked all the beer i have had from these guys so far. i feel like this one would do well in colorado, sort of has the right vibe to it...

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Photo of nuebs
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twizzard
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Treyliff
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz can with no canning date, poured into a pint glass

A- pours a clear bright golden-orange color with a creamy two-finger white head that retains nicely after the pour, leaving some short lasting place behind

S- aroma of piney hops, candied orange, grass & some floral notes. Underlying toasted & bready notes

T- piney & earthy hops up front with some light notes of pine and leaf, bready malt undertone, nice candied orange linger

M- medium-thick body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that turns to a creamy finish

O- I really liked the citrus finish, highly drinkable even at 7.5%

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Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.28/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Lacy with an orange body. A little strange off aroma. Decent ipa taste wise though not exceptional still drinkable. Can from recent trip. Shared with Americo.

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Photo of Wer34truh
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpuetz
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnyboy76
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AGB
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of camiconnell
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emottram
3.4/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hop Dish IPA from Lift Bridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 445 ratings
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