Hop Sails: The Beer Junction 3rd Anniversary IPA | Schooner Exact Brewing Company

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Hop Sails: The Beer Junction 3rd Anniversary IPAHop Sails: The Beer Junction 3rd Anniversary IPA

Brewed by:
Schooner Exact Brewing Company
Washington, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by AshleyMiller on 07-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by AshleyMiller:
Photo of AshleyMiller
4.57/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - straw colored with moderate head

S - hops a plenty, picking up some alcohol on the nose as it warms

t - this is where i was stunned into the hoppy glory of simcoe and mosaic: floral, piny, earthy. not sure how to describe it other than a perfect mix resulting in a crisp flavor, not overly bitter, a very well-constructed double IPA

m - ample carbonation make this easy drinking as the flavors coat my mouth

o - a real winner, dry and refreshing on this 90s+ hot summer day at Beer Junction. never had anything from schooner exact, and wasn't floored by their reputation, but they came through for Beer Junction. fantastic beer that i'd certainly drink again, but know that i never will. honestly holds its own with vermont's finest (my green mountain mainstays)

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Photo of dirtylou
3.62/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

on-tap @ Beer Junction

I'm afraid I have to crash this bandwagon - not a "bad" IPA but Schooner Exact hop profiles just really don't do the job for me - heavier than it should be with metallic notes that drive my palate crazy. There are some big sugary citrus notes - simcoe and mosaic hops were used and that's pretty evident.

Happy anniversary to the Beer Junction - just can't get into these rough Schooner Exact IPA's

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Photo of jmccraney
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of mc4z
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Hopmodium
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of draheim
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy copper color w/ a big sudsy head that leaves behind great lacing.

Aroma is a big punch of clean citrus and pine, juicy tropical goodness.

Taste follows nose. Pale and crystal malts, big resinous hops and a strong, clean, bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied and slick. Bitterness lingers on the palate.

Overall a worthy, enjoyable, well crafted beer. About as good as it gets.

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Photo of dshansen1184
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Hop Sails: The Beer Junction 3rd Anniversary IPA from Schooner Exact Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 7 ratings