Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA | Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
twistedpinebrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hoppy Boy India Pale Ale is Twisted Pine Brewing Company’s flagship beer. With a rocky ivory head, star-bright golden orange color, and massive hop aroma, Hoppy Boy is the quintessential American IPA. Citrus, resin, and a hint of malt not only greet your nose, but also your taste buds, while a smooth, lingering bitterness leaves your palate refreshed with every sip. Hoppy Boy IPA is a perfect marriage of malts and hops that is as bold as it is balanced, and thus exemplifies what American craft beer is all about.

65 IBU

Added by mentor on 01-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
457
Reviews:
147
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
14.93%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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3.44/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Acme Bar and Pizza in Rochester, NY.

Pours a clear amber, with a half inch head and not much lacing.

Smells piney, without any other real discernible aromas.

The tastes include pine and other earthy hop flavors, some toasted bready malt flavors, and a bit of an alcohol sting, which is weird considering the 6% ABV.

Medium bodied, crisp mouthfeel, less than drinkable to the aforementioned alcohol sting.

Not one of the better IPAs I've had. Pass.

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 ounce "tall hoppy can"

A fairly elegant one inch head is lifted above its hazed dull golden amber liquid. Slowly the head goes to a thicker film and nice looking ringed low sheeting and fields of super fine lace.

Faint and delicate pine hop nose.

Biggest problem here is the thinness of the flavor and lack of body. Very lightly hopped for an "IPA" and not much of a malt presence to boot. Pleasant enough but this drinks more like an IPA "light" then anything else.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: A lovely clear copper color. The head is foamy and chunky and recedes to a white film. Lacing is wide bands of foam on the glass.

Aroma: Faint sweet caramel? Then bitter grapefruit rind, hops.

Taste: Subtle malts come out offering a strangely welcome balance, while the citrus rinds and piny, bitter hops soon cover up any thought of hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly sticky.

Overall: Kind of all over the place, rating wise but a solid IPA from Twisted Pine.

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Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
3.35 out of 5 based on 457 ratings.
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