Hop Wrangler | Peace Tree Brewing Co.

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192 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peace Tree Brewing Co.
Iowa, United States
peacetreebrewing.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Joe’s multinational take on a classic IPA. IPA’s are known for their intense hop bitterness, flavor and aromas. First, Joe used American and English malt, then American and English hops are added during the mash, first wort, boil, and finally it’s dry hopped for aroma. Belgium gets involved with the yeast and a special candy sugar finish for smoothness and flavor.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
192
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.03%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 192 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of DevilsAvocado
4.74/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.47/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of alcohol, pine, strong hops, sweet malt, rye, and a hint of yeast. Fits the of a Belgian IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of alcohol, pine, strong hops, sweet malt, rye, and a hint of yeast. Overall, weak appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

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

Photo of Will_Edgar
3.1/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mothman
3.29/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of millelacsmark
3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Amp
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of NickTheGreat
4.06/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L (4) - A nice (slightly) dark amber. Not dark amber, more of a dark yellow. Decent head on top, a slightly off-white.
S (4.25) - Nice smells and aromas here. A little hop and a little malt.
T (4) - Good solid hop taste with malt backbone. Not crazy hop levels but a nicely balanced IPA. I don't really get much of the Belgian yeast. I wouldn't have know they claimed that if I hadn't read it.
F (4) - Nice drinkable beer. Good carb, fairly smooth.
O (4) - Overall a solid beer. I've never *loved* any of the Peace Tree beers, but they're all good. This is no different.

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Photo of charrel
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of GRG1313
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fitzcod
3.08/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A little on the bitter side at first

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Photo of DrJones
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoosier222002
3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of hooverhawkeye
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of dtm426
3.4/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Nose herbal fruit with light graham cracker. Pours amber with a slight haze under ½” head that dissipates to a thin film but leaves tons of lace. Palate starts hinting of fruit then blossoms into melon flavors that dissolve into a big, drying bitterness with a touch of herbal astringency. A light graham cracker slightly sweetened with caramel lies under the fruit flavors. Medium body and slightly below medium carbonation.

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Photo of Doeden23
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Hop Wrangler from Peace Tree Brewing Co.
3.76 out of 5 based on 192 ratings.
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