Hop Knot | Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Arizona, United States
fourpeaks.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Hop Knot IPA is made only from American malt and lots of American hops, which produce a big, broad-shouldered, hoppy beer backed up by a character as warm as, well, Mom and apple pie...

Hop Knot IPA get its peculiar name from the weaving of four different hops added at four separate times during the brewing process. Including our cavernous hop-back, which gets so stuffed with whole leaf hops that we feel genuine guilt for its excess. Hop Knot is an ale that is to be enjoyed with friends, spicy food or any time you need a good hop fix without the harsh bitterness. We hope you enjoy this pioneering beer made in the bold spirit of Americans everywhere.

47 IBU

Added by Gueuzedude on 09-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,900
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
617
pDev:
10.89%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 04-08-2014
Freshness: Canned on 02-28-2014
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Received from a friend

Appearance: Mostly clear golden beer with an off-white head of 3 fingers. Retention is very good with a fair amount of lace.

Smell: Fragrant floral, citrus and piney hops.

Taste: Sharp bitterness from the hops with flavor notes of grapefruit and other citrus fruit.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and high in carbonation, with a finish that's dry and hoppy with more citrus flavors.

Overall: Very good IPA here; glad to have tried it

Thanks to Craig for the beer!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Arizona IPA from a 12 ounce can. On to the beer:

This is toasted orange colored and topped with an inch of head , leaving several clumps of lace around the glass. The aroma has much appeal, quite vibrant and featuring notes of tangerine, cantaloupe, pine, orange, dusted in a little sugar. A lot of the momentum carries on to the taste, where the taste of cantaloupe, modest pine, orange, some caramel, and a slightly raw edge give Hop Knot an overall pleasant taste. It's medium bodied and smooth with the carbonation, which caps off an overall palatable IPA.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at the 8th Street location.

Look: Golden and very clear.

Smell: Noticeably sweet. Peach comes to mind, plus some citrus fruits, none specifically. Slight bit of pine in the background.

Taste: Delicious, but almost a hair too sweet. Citrus is the most up-front fruit note. Nice bit of pine and floral, as well. Hoppy and but not super bitter.

Feel: The bitterness lingers for a minute or so. Then fades while still being able to feel the citrusy sweetness.

Overall: Nothing ground-breaking here from Four Peaks' flagship IPA. But an incredibly drinkable and tasty IPA.

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A: draft into a 20 oz pint glass, golden amber colored with a nice white head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: grapefruit, grassy hops, slight malt sweetness, very hop forward

T: bitter hop grapefruit peel flavor, middle sweetness slightly but still stays pretty dry, finish is more grapefruit bitter hop flavor

M: light to medium body with good carbonation

O: nice treat at PHX, too bad my flight was boarding or I would have gladly had another

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Hop Knot from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 617 ratings