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Hoppy Anniversary | Royal Oak Brewery

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Brewed by:
Royal Oak Brewery
Michigan, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by MarkIntihar on 09-26-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by ajkiser12:
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a pint glass.

A - Pours a burnt orange color with half a finger's worth of white head. Lacing remains through the entirety of the beer.

S - Aroma is of piney hops, with just the slightest hint of citrus to support it. Not a whole lot behind that, and not overly potent, but pleasant nonetheless.

T - As any good beer should, this one really shines in the taste. Super bitter, piney hops, with a nice backing of citrus to give this more balance. Also a hint of a hop funk as in a Centennial IPA, which also seems to work well with this one. Hands down the best tasting beer I've has from Royal Oak Brewery.

M - Little to no bite, very smooth going down. Very pleasant.

O - Overall very impressed by this one. A nice branching out attempt by Royal Oak.

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Photo of divineaudio
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on tap, served in a pint glass.

a - light, hazy orange in color with a thin cap of head. no lacing present.

s - toasted bread, grapefruit, orange zest, grassy hop profile.

t - sweet and toasty malt character with notes of grapefruit. has a piney bitterness that hangs on the tongue. standard ipa flavors but well executed.

m - lighter side of medium with the right amount of carbonation.

o - pretty enjoyable and fits the style. a solid beer, but not really bringing anything to the table. would order again.

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Hoppy Anniversary from Royal Oak Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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