Hop Box | Joseph James Brewing Inc.

Hop BoxHop Box
BA SCORE
28.3%
Liked This Beer
3.44 w/ 382 ratings
Hop BoxHop Box
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
Ranking:
#40,985
Reviews:
106
Ratings:
382
Liked:
108
Avg:
3.44/5
pDev:
15.12%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
61
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 382 |  Reviews: 106
Photo of smoothcruz
4.33/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of casapy
3.21/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pkalix
3.49/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeerbarian
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Toynk
4.6/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 10Crumra
3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tapioju
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SitkaSteve
4.38/5  rDev +27.3%
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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Photo of dertyd
3.76/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jschott75
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.61/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CasanovaCummins
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of talbotjf99
4.02/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of richj1970
3.77/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
4.5/5  rDev +30.8%
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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Photo of bostonryan
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rfm4000
4.19/5  rDev +21.8%
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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Photo of keithnemt
3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TTripp725
3.95/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BcOneSeven
3.66/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gavage
3.79/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: hazy golden yellow color with a 1/2" head.

Smell: mild grapefruit and bitter aroma rises from the glass.

Taste: caramel, grapefruit, pine, and some tropical fruits. Bitterness is strong and seems to just overtake the maltiness a bit. Alcohol is well hidden.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp throughout with some dryness arriving at the finish. Medium bodied beer.

Overall: a decent DIPA that is rather easy to drink, but one is usually enough in a setting.

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Hop Box from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
Beer rating: 28.3% out of 100 with 382 ratings
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