Hopback IPA | Madison Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
3.97/5
18 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Madison Brewing Co.
Vermont, United States
madisonbrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GarthDanielson on 09-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,435
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
18
pDev:
9.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by recoveringmormon:
Photo of recoveringmormon
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a- golden orange with a relatively quickly diminishing frothy head and moderate lacing

s- earthy and sweet, less like a traditional ipa

t- grapefruit nose gives way to earthy, almost mushroomy malt backbone

m- thin, little carbonation

o- with so many IPAs that taste identical, this one is definitely worth a try. Very tasty and unique, will definitely drink again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of FloppyTopper
4/5  rDev +0.8%

A solid west coast style american IPA. Hands down the best beer they brew. Not northern VT quality, but a Southern VT go-to.

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Photo of mlefebvre7
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.52/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnnyForeign
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is an amber-copper coloring, with a frothy, film, off-white head that remains thin. Nose of wet, resiny hops, with grapefruit and mango in the backbone. Flavors of wet, peppery hops on the forward tongue, with a bold, tangy sweet caramel backbone. Very tasty and balanced, with a peppery and dry build as you drink. Decent lacing left along the glass. Light bodied. Pepper and pine linger on a slick, clean finish. Tasty and very crushable, this beer could get dangerous!

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Photo of jimcody
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of InspectorBob
3.39/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prisdefer
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of VTwoodie
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SteveCarrozza
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ejane
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Bedfordbeer
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of luvbier
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Kono52
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of psweendogg
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hopback IPA from Madison Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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