Hop Box | Joseph James Brewing Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Joseph James Brewing Inc.
Nevada, United States
jjbrewco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hop Box is our tribute to hops! Bury your nose in a glass and inhale. Pungent aromas immediately enrich your senses. Hop Box has both pine and citrus notes that arise from the bucketfuls of hops we add to the kettle and again into the fermentation tanks. We attempt to pack as much hop flavor and aroma into your glass as possible. Drink in the rich resinous flavors that elevate the heady aromatics. The hop box sips crisp and finishes dry with a lingering bitterness that begs you to take another sip.

85 IBUs

Added by glid02 on 03-06-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
380
Reviews:
106
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
15.29%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
61
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +47.1%

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4.87/5  rDev +43.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +39.7%

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4.6/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of Donkster46
4.5/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best undiscovered DIPAs out there!

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of Drinkerofales
4.41/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bold, big, dank, refreshing.

What more do you want from a beer?

Thanks to my bro and sis-n-law for the gift.

Delicious pungency rules the day. Feels good man.

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Photo of BierStein711
4.4/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can poured into dimpled pint, burnt orange in color, two finger head does not retain well after the one minute mark.

Smells: Pine, apricot, malt

Taste: Pinepple, apricot, malt, and a crisp hop finish that doesn't linger too long

Mouthfeel: moderate

Overall, this was a good buy for a four pack. I'll get this again, but not year round. This is too much of a summer beer.

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4.38/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was poured into a tulip glass.
The appearance was a golden yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated immediately leaving some light messy lacing sticking and then sliding down into the beer.
The smell had some light sweet to bitter citrus with a nice underscore of pine and balances into a light fruity spice.
The taste was sweet to bitter to spicy all blending the hops for a nice complexity.
The mouthfeel had a bittersweet citrus and piney hops pounding at my tongue nicely. It sat about a medium on the body.
Overall, this was a wonderful DIPA that I would have again.

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4.33/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JimmyAloysius
4.28/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Malt forward that is sweet and prominent with te simcoe hops shinning through at the end... Most people assume hop bomb when the read double ipa... Not every double ipa is supposed to be hoppy. The malt bill for his beer was very well done.

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4.25/5  rDev +25%

Making this quick but this is a delicious, cloudy imperial IPA with a great juicy hop/rich malt balance. Bought the single can for less than $2, it's a steal. Get it.

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4.25/5  rDev +25%

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4.24/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of dcmchew
4.22/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Short review just because of the low comments.
Canned, 12 oz, 8.2%.
Really clear hop oils, dank "weedy" notes, spicy pineapple seeds and thick grapefruit pith. Gets a bit grassy towards the finish, but there's a lot of pine resin, too. Malt backbone is easy to ignore, this is not an overly sweet, sticky imperial IPA. Especially considering the dry aftertaste. Bitter, sure, but not the "medicinal"/aspirin kind.
Weird, they might've changed the way they make this brew. I can't possibly go lower than 4.

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4.19/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tastes like a double IPA, not much wrong with it. 8.327/10

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Hop Box from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
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