Hop Bomber Pale Ale | Rivertown Brewing Co.

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Hop Bomber Pale AleHop Bomber Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by pwoods on 02-25-2010

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1.25/5  rDev -63.8%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Maybe my palate lacks the sophistication of some of the other reviewers, but I really like this beer! It is plenty hoppy with an ibu of about 50, and the complex malt comes through to give it a great balance. The rye really comes thru for me, and I find it a very enjoyable, drinkable beer. It may not be typical of the style, but taste is what I base my judgement on. I have tried four other beers from this brewer, but the Hop Bomber is my favorite. The brewery is about 5 miles from my home.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer poured a nice honey-amber colored body with a thin white head. Strong caramel malt aroma infused with a bit of fruity esters. Gentle caramel malt flavor with a very subtle apple-like fruitiness; a decent sharp bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium-light; smooth; crisp and semi-dry.

A good enough APA offering that doesn't break away with any distinctive qualities, but it's definitely drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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Hop Bomber Pale Ale from Rivertown Brewing Co.
3.45 out of 5 based on 278 ratings.
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