Hop Happy India Pale Ale | Milwaukee Brewing Company

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Hop Happy India Pale AleHop Happy India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
mkebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by logansboat15 on 11-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
210
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
14.24%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
41
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 210 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of tim007007
3.17/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigbeers84
3.22/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of slavall
3.02/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ginepiece
3.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Superbohl4
3.36/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sbadamk
3.81/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mbmiche
3.12/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jewellrunner
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Why are so many of these Milwaukee Brewing Company beers listed again for Milwaukee Ale House? They're the same beers, no?

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Photo of Cramerican
3.14/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TooGood
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shopk
3.6/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Sir_Illo
3.96/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of chIPA312
3.12/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of LukeK
3.56/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of WIBrewMan
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of BuzzFee
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of TheSubDude21
3.85/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +9%

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

there is really no need for this to be as strong as it is, i find it frustrating to drinkability, and also annoyingly overbalanced. there is an awesome hop nose on it, juicy and fresh and a little sweet, but with a taffy or bubblegum element too, neat hopping for sure. the beer is caramel in color, and definitely has some of that sweetness in the grain flavor too, its only medium bodied, but its heavy a little from the long lasting grain taste, which outlasts the hops in what turn into a tinny finish. carbonation is fine, but the feel is heavy and weird and it sort of starts breaking down into disunity. the nose is the best feature by far in this one. dial back the two row a bit here, and you have something much improved. i think the hops are well thought out, but there is a little refinement necessary on the whole.

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Photo of Jho3325
3.6/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of JakeBarnett
3.56/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of kevkize
4.12/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of jpd7374
2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of kkrein
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Hop Happy India Pale Ale from Milwaukee Brewing Company
3.44 out of 5 based on 210 ratings.
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