Hop Venom Double IPA | Boneyard Beer Company

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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:
#231
Reviews:
133
Ratings:
980
pDev:
8.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 980 |  Reviews: 133
Photo of BEER88
4.27/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billydrinksbeer
4.03/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DefenCorps
4.26/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Surprised this took me so long to get around to reviewing. Growler from MoC.

A clear copper with a dense, beige head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great. The nose is a rather spectacular blend of fruity and bitter hops, a blend of clementines, grapefruit, nectarine and pineapple. Pine bitterness is present as well. A mild caramel sweetness is perceived, and does work well with the juicy hop flavor. The palate opens with a moderate pine and grapefruit pith bitterness before a wave of fruity hops takes over. Juicy pineapple, clementines, some stone fruit and even melon are present. The mid-palate does have some malt sweetness, enough to be noticeable but not too much (at least, when fresh - I can't imagine a 2-3 month old keg would be as good). Mildly sweet and moderately bitter on the finish, this beer is medium in body, creamily carboanted and a joy on the palate. Recommended.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.21/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On-draught @ Freshcraft in Denver.

Creamy as hell, though that kind of mutes the hops, reducing the pungency of the hop flavours. Floral and fruity, though not citrusy or tropical.

ABV is well disguised.

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beersgud
4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrutherford87
4.46/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dschamp
4.19/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of elNopalero
4.24/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This pours a slightly caramel amber color. Big and malty bitterness with a slightly sweet finish. Some heat. Lots of candied citrus notes. This was a good one.

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Photo of Fox82791
3.97/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wiescins
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RAlmeida77
3.94/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of darktronica
4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
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%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.18/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cruzgator
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mintzmeet
3.47/5  rDev -21.7%
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 -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of woemad
3.9/5  rDev -12%
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 -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wertschy
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattmarka1
3.81/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hop Venom Double IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 980 ratings