Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA | Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPATwisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA
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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Photo of SkiBeerRepeat
2.93/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12 OZ bottle in a Tulip glass

A-Clearer amber with a light one finger head that was eggshell white. Light carbonation

S-Sweet very light floral hints, slight hint of pine some honey notes

T- Light honey with floral overtones has a very mild floral hop finish. Very airy and light taste for an IPA.

M-Light body slightly creamy texture. light carbonation

O- It's light floral hop notes mixed with slight honey background make it an easy drinking IPA. But, it lacks the more powerful hop taste and aroma that would make it a better IPA.

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Photo of smakawhat
2.59/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head Ale glass. No obvious bottle dating.

Barely a finger of white soapy colored head is made off the pour, and settles to a 3mm collar. Body color is a nice orange, almost peach colored amber, and fairly clear with some slow rising carbonation. Some faint speckled lacing.

Bouquet is really missing a hop angle. Sweet malts and some light brown sugar, but that's about it. There is nothing else going on other than a thick sensing white sugar syrupy quality, and some sweet biscuity dense like malts.

Mouthfeel is quite wet, without any depth or body. Mild sugars matching with the nose, but there is hardly any depth or event malt presence. Where are the hops on this beer? I am not even getting anything flavor wise on first sip, heck this beer isn't even bitter. There's an incredibly muted faint herbal tea and sugar quality but that's about it on the finish.

Either this brew is 6-7 months old (which I highly doubt), or it's just not cutting the mustard. Where's the hops? It's a drinkable beer and you could have worse, but this is just not cutting it at all in the IPA realm. I've had IPAs that are 4 months old that have had way more hop aroma or flavor than this.

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a clear deep amber color with light amounts of visible carbonation and some orange + copper highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy beige head that reduces to a large patch of mottled thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of herbal hops and pine/resin hops along with some lighter notes of toffee malts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor nutty and toffee malts with a light amount of sweetness. There are moderate to strong flavors of pine/resin hops, herbal hops, and just a hint of citrus/grapefruit pith hops. Light to moderate amounts of bitterness which fades fairly quickly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Moderate amounts of dryness which fades fairly quickly.

O: It seems like this beer is a little out of balance, a little too hoppy without the right amount of malty sweetness. It was OK but not one that I would go for again.

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of oberon
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

My first Twisted Pine offering to try.Poured from the can into an imperial nonic a dull medium golden with a large fluffy white head atop.Light lemon and earthy hops in the nose along with mild caramel/biscuit,just really light and pedestrian.Flavors of earthy and leafy hops although somewhat muted,the biscuit malt flavors are as big as the hops.Eh it's ok but it's not for people who love big hopped up IPA's.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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2/5  rDev -40.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of rkarimi
3.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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