Hoptimism | Angry Cedar Brewing Company

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Angry Cedar Brewing Company
Iowa, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by FreshHawk on 08-16-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
9
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
22.49%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by M_Burkey:
Photo of M_Burkey
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

More User Reviews:
Photo of bismarksays
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of FreshHawk
3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Slightly cloudy, light peach color. Medium sized, bubbly, creamy, smooth, white head. Pretty good retention leaving a decent lacing.

S - Plenty of piney, resinous hop aroma. Bitter, oily hop aroma as well with a bit of soapiness. Touches of malt sweetness. There is just a hint of something that doesn't mesh well, but I can't quite figure out what causes it.

T - Like the nose, the hop profile is almost completely piney and resinous flavor. Fairly bitter taste. Some grassy and herbal aspects as well. Touches of sweet, bready malt on the finish.

M - Light to medium body with average carbonation. Fairly slick and oily. A touch on the wet side.

D - Definitely bitter but not overbearing. Refreshing and I could finish the large bottle, but it was slowly. Alcohol is well hidden.

Notes: A little too one-noted for my preference with the piney, bitter hops being very strong. Not a bad IPA and better than many of the other offerings from these guys. Not bad for the price, but nothing great.

 1,012 characters

Photo of Shabadoo
2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

Photo of HoistinBrews
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of durlta
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Herky21
2/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of JorgeOjeda
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

Hoptimism from Angry Cedar Brewing Company
3.38 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.