HopBot IPA | Hop City Brewing Co.

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3.78/5
Very Good
308 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hop City Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
hopcity.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Programmed with 5 West Coast American hops, HopBot IPA brings out waves of absurd citrus and tropical aroma and flavor.

The Citra, Centennial, Mosaic, Summit and Willamette hops are perfectly balanced by a solid malt backbone.

Added by JackSkerry on 04-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,002
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
308
pDev:
12.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
101
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 308 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of josanguapo
3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From Club del Gourmet of El Corte Ingles. In Ikea's pint glass. Watchinh Better Call Saul 1x03. Good on aroma but a bit rancid in taste. Drinkable anyway

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Photo of rickfos
3.21/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hozersr
3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sansho
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of downquark
3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of fscottkey
2.91/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: [3.00] Clear tangerine color beer. The beer has 1 1/2 fingers of white head. The head forms nice arcs of lace on the glass. Unfortunately the bottle does not list the ABV or any dates.

S: [3.25] Initially I was getting some pine scents from the hops but it settled into a nice caramel malt smell.

T: [2.75] The hop flavor, if it existed, is really faded. I get mild lemon rind and grass followed by some caramel in the malts.

M: [3.00] Medium body. Decent carbonation. There is a lingering dryness from the hops that comes across as medicinal.

O: [3.00] With a name like HopCity I expected a hop forward beer. This drinks more like an APA. It is possible that the hops have faded, it could have been on the shelf for months/years (no dates). I won't buy this again (I rarely by IPAs with no dates - but I saw it when traveling).

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Photo of Damacdon
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lupercmda
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zahara15
4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rickus
3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSS
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-Golden colour with a hint of amber. White head that lingers for a little and then dissipates
S-I get more malt than hops on this IPA. Very feint hop aroma in the citrus and dank zone
T-Very mild bitterness with the malt overtone being the dominant flavour profile
M-Light mouthfeel with carbonation at an acceptable point
O-This beer is okay...I was expecting a little more

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Photo of razorsdescent
3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CanadianBeerBlogger
3.1/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bcsbeer
3.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davegray
4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mack
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whatup14
3.2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djcreepshow
3.49/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of entenduintransit
3.04/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Meh. The aftertaste is great at least.

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Photo of ShanePB
3.54/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ppvora
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a cold 12 oz. bottle into an ale glass.
Appearance: Copper, lovely, half a finger of head. Some aeration.
Aroma: Some malt, lots of hops, and ripe mango in the background.
Taste: Complex. Lots of flavors. Can taste a bunch of different hops and taste the noble heritage of some of them. Some ripe fruit also and bitterness (but not unpleasantly so).

Mouthfeel: Some lingering bitterness, but in a pleasant way.
Overall: A gorgeous complex beer with lots of nobility and some ripe fruit. Definitely buying more of these.

Thank-you Canada!

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Photo of Bugs318
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

HopBot IPA from Hop City Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 308 ratings
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