Alphadelic IPA | Hop Valley Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
hopvalleybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DiabolikDUB on 05-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
286
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
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8
Gots:
67
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 286 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of BIll_Currie
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

first hop valley. great beers all around

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Photo of NikLuna
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Derek
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Swervine44
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of GOPACKGO_512
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of johnnyminor
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of corypattison3079
4.44/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RedDiamond
4.4/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The menu says, "A true NWIPA with an orange/copper hue for a citrus nose leading to an abundance of Northwest hop flavor and enough malt to back it up." A bit wordy, but otherwise not a bad writeup for a menu placard. To that I would add that the beer's (intentional?) undercarbonation feeds a big puffy mouthfeel similar to a cask conditioned ale. It has solid balances with a graceful hop medley (from Cascade, Cluster, Palisade, and Simcoe) and the flaunted lace characteristic of Hop Valley beers as a whole. An excellent example of the style.

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Photo of RichIron883
4.37/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nhirsch04
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beardskii
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rarigney
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flandoggie
4.33/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pianoguy
4.32/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber no bottling date info...

Pours a solid orange-carmel body with a 1/2 inch white head. little retention, little lacing.

Not much of a smell at first, but as the beer warmed up a bit it really took off ! A very nice tropical fruit, citrus smell about halfway through the( first) glass.

Taste is much different then the smell. There is no citrus or fruit here. It's all hops.Perhaps a tiny bit of malt... But it's mostly bitter (and I mean a good bitter)

Excellent full mouth-feel. Doesn't get much better then this.

Very nice! Hop forward without being over the top...Bitter... But not too bitter.... I can taste the work that must have gone into making this beer

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Photo of IDABEERGUY
4.29/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arini10
4.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of BrazilianAussie
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of RISeth
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of ucsbmullet
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of malfunxion
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of muchloveforhops3
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Zuidman
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of WDJersey
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Alphadelic IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 286 ratings.
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