Hopvine India Pale Ale | Schooner Exact Brewing Company

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Hopvine India Pale AleHopvine India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Schooner Exact Brewing Company
Washington, United States
schoonerexact.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by philbertk on 03-22-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
78
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 78
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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Photo of garymuchow
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Many thanks to beertunes - nbs bif#2
Good looking beer. Big head that grows the unbelieveable carbonation action coming from the bottom of the glass. Easy to see 'cuz the golden liquid is very clear. Clingy, sticky lacing.
Nice fresh fruit and grass hop aroma. Smells very west coast hop like.
Strong and firm bitterness that starts early and ends at some time in the distant future. Holds back enough though and is not excessive. Not quite as sweet as advertised on the can but apparent malt flavor that solidifies the overall drink. Hop flavors are more complex than the aroma, less fruity but interesting and pleasing.
Not as fully carbonate as I expected considering the appearance. Moderate feel. No problems here.
A good and solid drink.

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Photo of aquazr1
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bomber served in a pint glass. Pours an deep orange hue with a thick white head. Lots of hop character in this beer. A very finely done west coast style IPA.

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Photo of BigE90
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of virinow
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KensWorld
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aerol
4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmccraney
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of DOCRW
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of Ajlvt
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MAUEX_MFA
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Spikester
4.27/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear gold with light orange tint. One finger of off white head. Clumps of lace.
Smell is dank pungent hops.
Taste is green dank hops. A touch of grapefruit zest. Good amount of malt support.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation. Finish is medium dry and bitter.
Overall a tasty and interesting brew. Complex hops flavors.

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Photo of enelson
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrinkSlurm
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MNAle
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Golden/amber - clear with solid carbonation, a 1 inch off-white bubbly head, receding slowly, leaving a splotchy lacing. Aroma is citrus with a hint of pine. Nicely balanced flavor with citrus, bready malts, some piney bitterness at the front, getting stronger through the middle and into the finish. Moderate feel - not thin, not thick. A nice, but not really remarkable, IPA. I enjoyed it, and would not avoid buying it. No specific faults, just kind of middle of the pack.

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Photo of grnmtnman
4.51/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwc215
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle:

Pours hazed orange-tinted copper with a thin lasting head that leaves trailing lace.

The smell is of musty lemongrass, some dank grapefruit. Mild. Pleasant.

The taste is of tropical fruits, grass, black pepper. Soft bitter bite in the finish.

It has a smooth medium body. Alcohol is well-integrated. Nicely carbonated.

I like how the malt controls the bitterness but stays in a supportive role to the hop character. Smooth and easy to drink.

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Photo of Grack_Attack
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours orange/copper
Smell is amazing, fresh fruit and hops
Taste is a little less fruit than the nose indicates, and a ton of pine. Hoppy, but not very bitter.
Feel is slightly less carbanated than other peer IPAs in the region. Althoug that, helped me focus on the flavors, it works. Finish is smooth and dry.
Overall this is a quaility IPA you can get into. Easy to down a couple and stay interested. I would have this on hand if I lived in the PNW.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of vkv822
3.37/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz : SN IPA Glass

Clear, brassy orange with a thick, foamy white head.

Big juicy, resinous hop notes. Light citrus notes, some pale, malt backing.

Medium+ body, mild foamy carbonation.

A decent IPA. Enjoyable at the time, but nothing particularly memorable in the big picture.

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Hopvine India Pale Ale from Schooner Exact Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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