Hopitoulas IPA | New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

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423 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Louisiana, United States
nolabrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This 6.0% ABV ale is a West Coast style India Pale Ale that combines 6 malts and 6 hops with additional dry hopping for three weeks. It takes about a month and a half to make each batch and we think it is worth the wait. Hints of pine and citrus with a powerful, yet balanced hoppy flavor, Hopitoulas packs a punch that you won’t forget.

Added by Vengeance526 on 10-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
423
Reviews:
79
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
12.47%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
70
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 423 |  Reviews: 79
Photo of johnnyd10vt
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very subtle for an IPA not hoppy like a west coast IPA. Beautiful color, almost as dark as an amber, a lovely shade of orange. Very light white head that laces but not much. The smell is hops, but not overwhelming. Likewise the taste is subtle, not as bitter or hoppy as most American IPAs. Very drinkable.

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Photo of fortozs
3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can with a burnt orange to amber color. Thick head with crisp bubbles. Head diminishes to soapy consistency. Not much lacing. Light bodied. Plenty of hops. Tastes piney with hints of lemon. A tad on the sweet side. Not much bitterness. Still, overall a good balance and a pleasure to drink. Makes for a good summer beer.

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Photo of jpdillAL
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of walterk
3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NodakEric
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Murphdog08
4.41/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkoneil1
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shradical
4.75/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheRock7755
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of adamdescott
2.94/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Jamie_Newman
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of narleth
2.22/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Must be old. Surprised it's this bad.

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Photo of davegray
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThaddeusLamar
3.44/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spark3148857
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Weisenbeer
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Standard IPAs are a bit hard to find here in the Big Easy. This is a solid selection from a local brewer. Drink. Enjoy. Repeat.

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Photo of thecartographer
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Crusher
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fastestmanalive
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of taospowder
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danitufano
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great light IPA, good taste, smell is ok, a little dark for a true IPA, but good!

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Photo of Fabiand
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hopitoulas IPA from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
3.77 out of 5 based on 423 ratings.
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