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Proxima IPA | Hop Valley Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Proxima Centauri IPA

Added by rwshelton2 on 08-25-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
78
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
18.9%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 78
Reviews by Chris-MOC9:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Marius
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice colour, yellow-orange, with a tall head that doesn't last too long, but does leave a nice lacing behind. Smells like pine and pineapple, resin, citrus. Tastes is dominated by citrusy aromas, mixed with pine on a sugary backbone. Very drinkable, very enjoyable.

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

Photo of BurdockBoy
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewpub in Eugene, Oregon.
Amber colored body with a good head that leaves some lacing.
Caramel malts are dominated by, but not completely masked by, the hops in the nose.
Hops clearly dominate the flavor: this is moderately bitter. Grapefruit peel and herbal tones.

Smooth, medium body and near medium carbonation.

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Photo of Beer21
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nhirsch04
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of switzer
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma has some fruity and resiny notes but not very intense. Taste starts with some nice dank and overripe fruit notes and gets quite bitter in the aftertaste. Overall this is a good beer but there is something I don't like about it, which is the slightly too present alcohol for 6.3%.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Topher78
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Booner818
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Hopmodium
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

RB

12oz picked up at a 7-11 in Bend over the weekend... Poured tonight into my FunkFest goblet... Slightly hazed golden.. good enough white head with okay lacing.

Good fresh piney hops combined with a big resinous grapefruity aroma... a bit of pale malt ties things together well.. long lingering bitterness.... light body with good bubble.

Nothing wrong with the product... No real flaws at all, it is just pretty standard and nothing jumps out.

All 3.75's

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates to light patches and little lacing. Good aroma of piney, citrus hops with light dankness, light caramel malt with citrus and tropical fruit. Flavor is lemony citrus hops, with some pine resin, mild sweet malt,lemon and grapefruit rind, finishing with grapefruit rind, resiny hops and light pine. Medium bodied. My third Hop Valley IPA and I've really liked the hop flavor mix, but wished for a more tasty malt to support the hops. Good strong resiny hops and a nice variety of flavors, but finishes a bit starkly. A good citrus/pine IPA that I will try again.

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Photo of OregonGrown7
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dipso123
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of killcore
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zanico
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rwshelton2
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - nice solid IPA color with small head out of a tap in a higher end restaurant. mainly clear, medium golden color for an IPA.

s- not very aromatic given many of the other very floral IPA types I had on the west coast

t - very easy to drink, no hard bite, but still a nice IPA flavor

m- great drinkability, could have had several more, nice level of carbnoation

o- would drink again on tap for sure if I can find it - not sure of its availability since I am the first review and this beer seems to just be coming to a wider market

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Proxima IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.
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