Alphadelic IPA | Hop Valley Brewing Company

Alphadelic IPAAlphadelic IPA
BA SCORE
75.8%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 297 ratings
Alphadelic IPAAlphadelic IPA
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DiabolikDUB on 05-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,858
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
297
Liked:
225
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
9.33%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 297 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of brodericksloth
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hop Valley is always one of my favorites with their Alpha Centauri leading the pack. This is their everyday beer; very good on tap. They don't say which hops is cooked into this one, but it feels like Chinook and Cascade...tropical, fruity but still with a distinct hop bite. I haven't tasted the double version of this beer but it should be interesting with 9.6 ABV and 96 IBUs
This one comes in at 6.7% ABV and 90 IBUs
Alpha Centauri is still my beer from this brewery, but for $27/24 cans at Costco this is hard to beat for your everyday beer; not a lawnmower

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Photo of bondjedi
4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rarigney
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopresin19
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 OZ can into tulip Glass,APPEARANCE: beautiful goldenrod color with slight haze,NOSE: very floral with grapefruit in the background,TASTE: nice hop profile with slight malt bill, Mango,pine,and grapefruit in the taste,with lingering hops,OVERALL: very nice brew with 90 IBU'S at 6.7 % ABV.if this was bottle conditioned,it would ROCK!!

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Photo of elNopalero
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This pours a light caramel amber. I get an earthy piney note on the aroma. Drying pine and lime pith on the palate. All around decent IPA. Came in a can.

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Photo of gandres
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can poured to wine glass
Appearance: Dark yellow/amber, hazy, cloudy, medium tan foam, lacing
Aroma: Very Fragrant- hoppy
very Bitter
long follow through, bitter aftertaste, medium carbonation
Overall: Very good beer, even got a growler of this beer.
Drank: February 27, 2017 10pm

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Photo of morrowd3
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hagenmccombs
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Look: Golden and clear with a white one inch head
Smell: smells like a generic IPA. Citrus, pine, basil, pale malt
Taste: This is where things get awful for me. Tastes exactly how I would imagine dawn dish soap to taste. Cloyingly sweet with a medicinal bitterness and a very harsh grain taste. The hops are there, but are not very aromatic.
Feel: medium full bodied. Too thick for my tastes
Overall: One of my least favorite IPAs I've tried in the PNW.

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Photo of johnnyminor
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MattinIdaho
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DamienI
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gerardes
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clager
3.26/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Oidmoe
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwc215
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. can:

Pours slightly hazed golden with a foamy white head that becomes patchy. Broken rings of lacing stick.

The smell is of citrus, pine/resin, black pepper. Some caramelized grain/bread in the back.

The taste is of citrus/pine with an herbal bitterness in the finish.

Carbonation is a bit fast at first, but slows down to become slightly understated. But it is smooth and has a nice body to it.

Some alcohol shows. Some bitterness lingers.

A refreshing, hop-forward IPA.

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Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bouncepass
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebrood1987
4.84/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A hop explosion of fruity piney goodness comes through very obviously in this beer. Taste: starts off pretty sweet ending with a ripe fruity intense pine bitterness. This IPA is not for beginners. 90 ibus at only 6.7 percent abv? That's definitely going to be bitter. The ripe fruitiness is the best way I can explain how this beer tastes with the typical floral piney bitterness that you get out of a lot of West coast IPA's. I love this beer and ever since moving to Oregon its been my go to!

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Photo of TheSixthRing
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and golden in color with a white, finger width head. Good retention, breaking down to a thin, consistent layer of suds across the top. Great lacing consisting of broken webbing winding it's way around the glass and a few spots found between.

Smell - Tropical aroma that's more pineapple than orange, along with hints of grass, pine and spice. Crackery malt undertone.

Taste - Follows the nose. Hops hit on mild pineapple character and some orange skin. Malts are distant, providing a light crackery and slightly grainy taste that's hardly noticeable.

Mouthfeel - Light-to-medium in body with moderate carbonation. Lightly velvety texture with a semi-dry finish.

Overall - Decent IPA, but lacks depth of flavor. It's easy to drink in the least and should work well for my upcoming rafting trip.

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Photo of breardon1776
3.18/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Just an average IPA. Light golden straw color. Aroma was mild and not very exhilarating. Average flavor. Highest score on the feel. It did go down smooth and was not to heavy on a warm California day.

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Photo of IPA4Terry
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good IPA, a bit higher IBU than I usually like, but it's good!

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Photo of PaulWaters
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Alphadelic IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 75.8% out of 100 with 297 ratings
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