Hop Venom Double IPA | Boneyard Beer Company

Hop Venom Double IPAHop Venom Double IPA
BA SCORE
97.7%
Liked This Beer
4.44 w/ 944 ratings
Hop Venom Double IPAHop Venom Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company
Oregon, United States
boneyardbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
80 IBUs

Added by msubulldog25 on 09-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#209
Reviews:
127
Ratings:
944
Liked:
922
Avg:
4.44/5
pDev:
8.11%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
487
Gots:
127
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of RAlmeida77
3.94/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of darktronica
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Here's the west coast IPA I've been looking for. Resinous and piney bitterness, but with some honey sweetness rounding out a smooth finish. Drinks very easy for 9%.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.12/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cruzgator
4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mintzmeet
3.47/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Big body, but surprisingly smooth. Expected bitterness but it's totally subdued.
Aroma: not a strong smell. Hops.
Taste: coppery
Visual: normal? Nice lacing...
Feel: spicy

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Photo of CPAles
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of woemad
3.9/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz snifter consumed at Manito Tap House in Spokane, WA, for $5.50.

Slightly coppery amber, with a decent, off-white head and really great clarity. Streaky, spotty lace.

The nose is redolent with geapefruiy and pine sappy hops. Minimal, sweet malt aroma.

The malts are bigger in the taste than in the nose. The taste is still dominated by the hops, but there's a big, meaty-textured malt backbone as well. The fruity and piney hops don't completely meld together, either.

Big body tothis, bigger than most IPAs, regular or double. Big, coating, sappy mouthfeel.

A lot of hops in this beer, but they don't all play nice. This is a BIG beer, almost more like a barleywine. I'm not sure it's my cup of tea.

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Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wertschy
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattmarka1
3.81/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sohearn
4.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jacobdunne
4.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

DANK-LICIOUS

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Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of VelvetExtract
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Luckily stumbled upon this "want" in Burlington, VT. This is a beastly beer. Really pronounced hoppiness, especially on the tongue. West Coast hop concussion followed by an odd-yet-pleasant berry flavor. Enjoyed it a bunch.

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Photo of psychgawsple
4.06/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BNarc
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UcDru
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of charrel
4.09/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rabbott2
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Taybeh
4.43/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Like RPM, this is top notch, with both some paradigmatic west-coast features and some dimensions that make it distinctive and unique. And it is just delicious. Anyway...from a growler into a shaker. Pours a hazy slightly dirty golden-amber. Off-white head with spotty retention and lacing. Nose is of orange rind, fleshy grapefruit, earthy piney resin, and some caramel and bready maltiness. And something else that's kind of sweet and kind of earthy (kind of like tobacco but different) and makes venom the perfect adjective. Taste follows...this is really quality. Like RPM, it isn't overly bitter...but it is really flavorful and hoppy, and there's a substantial malt presence too.

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Photo of nygannon
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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Hop Venom Double IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
Beer rating: 97.7% out of 100 with 944 ratings
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