Hopstorm IPA | BJs Restaurant & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BJs Restaurant & Brewery
Florida, United States
bjsbrewhouse.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Labeorphile on 01-26-2013

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Ratings:
69
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
14.21%
 
 
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Labeorphile:
Photo of Labeorphile
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap at BJ's Brewpub in Fort Worth. Nice copper color with a one finger white sticky head that leaves lacing all the way down the glass, as expected with an IPA. Not much bubble support for the head.

Aroma clearly shows the 6 different hops they use. I really like the blend. Not too piney like some hops, but well balanced showing they didn't try to shove them up your nose.

The taste is nice and bitter with good hop flavor. Not my favorite IPA, but very drinkable, and extremely solid for a brewpub. No excessive bitterness in the aftertaste like some IPAs. Nice hop blast and then it slowly fades away on the palate leaving you ready for the next sip.

Mouthfeel is right for the style, carbonated but not foamy.

Overall a solid IPA. If this were sold in stores, I would probably bypass it for some other offerings, but for being a restaurant beer it holds up well.

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Photo of Lazaro
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.02/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.52/5  rDev -5.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of thedemise
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rod_J
3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of gboley
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.44/5  rDev +19%

Photo of MisSigsFan
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden brown with a beautiful foamy white head. For a beer called "Hopstorm" I was expecting a bit more bitterness, but surprisingly it was a bit more tame than that. Smell was of pine and citrus with light fruit notes. Taste was similar. Like I said, I was expecting more bitterness than this. Still good though, and drank smoothly as well. This is a good beer, but I wouldn't go to BJs just to have it. Being from San Diego I have so many amazing IPA options other than this.

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Photo of BeccaH
3.31/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hopkrid
4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Screentalker
4.6/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love a good beer with a strong bite. Full flavor and feel with a nice bitter end.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kguyty
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtaylord
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keng1343
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of conpen
3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Hopstorm IPA from BJs Restaurant & Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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