Hoppy Daze IPA | Coronado Brewing Company

Hoppy Daze IPAHoppy Daze IPA
BA SCORE
63%
Liked This Beer
3.77 w/ 219 ratings
Hoppy Daze IPAHoppy Daze IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 11-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,961
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
219
Liked:
138
Avg:
3.77/5
pDev:
10.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 219 |  Reviews: 82
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to kaiser81 for this bottle.

Pours hazy golden with a large white head. The initial aroma is very hoppy, with both grassy and citrusy orange hops. The flavor is Belgian yeast and grassy as well as some fruit flavors, with citrus as well as a little banana. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good looking brewski with it's amber body and tall tan headhere, although there is abit of cloudness ruuning through.
Aroma is quite fruity and minty almost.
Taste is hoppy with citrus maybe and tangerine some floral notes too. Bready malts are present as well as some yeast and spice.
Taste good and has a dry hoppy finish but not overly bitter. At 9% one could get quite tipsy on this beer because it drinks quite well.

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4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Orange-y amber with a soapy head top. Sticks awesomely. Nice carbonation rush from the base of the glass.

Pine and citrus hops with an assertive spiciness grinned the Belgian yeast used. Smells purty good.

Piney and spicy hop overload. Tons of bitterness and a nice hit of warm booze from the first sip. This American version is wacky on the hops. Some bitter orange pith, spruce, coriander, and malt sugar. Great bite at first, and everlasting finish. Not a super familiar Belgian yeast quality; barely a Belgian IPA and more of an American Double IPA. Dangerous to slug back in this tall pint.

Decent feel. Thank heavens for the bubbly scrub, or else I'd have finished this one off by now. Body is an almost-medium. Pretty appropriate.

I'm in love with this beer. It's heady, which is to say that it's a little hot. But, a great aggressive hoppiness and interesting spice character with makes for a delicious spin in a Belgian IPA.

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4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 22 ounce bomber bottle purchased at Abe's in Bethlehem for around $6. Poured into a standard shaker glass. The ale appears a hazed bright yellow color with about two fingers of fluffy off white foam. Nose and flavors are of orange creamsicles, menthol, apricot, grapefruit, peach, mango, sweet malt, pine, spicy yeast. Better than medium bodied and dry with ample carbonation. Pretty tasty overall.

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Photo of Knapp85
4.09/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew poured out as a nice looking golden copper color, with a very little amount of head on top. The lacing is very minimal... next to nothing really. The smell of this beer is a super hoppy and sweet. I'm enjoying the aroma of this quite a bit actually. The taste of the beer doesn't scream Belgian to me really, it's got a lot of american style hops in it that kind of kill off any of the Belgian flavors that it might have in there somewhere. Still I find it to taste very good. The mouthfeel of this brew is oily and lightly carbonated, very smooth and for me very drinkable. Overall I enjoyed this beer, I'd probably drink it again no questions asked.

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4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had an amber color and a thick consistency. Some floaties. There was an inch and a half of foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: A sweet, fragrant smell of hops, citrus and malt.

T: Tasted of hops, grapefruit, malt and a grassy element in the finish. Hoppier than you might expect for a Belgian IPA, but not overwhelmingly so. Almost closer in character to an American IPA. Still, very flavorful.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

D: This is a well made, drinkable beer.

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4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

One of nine brews offered on-tap at Coronado Brewing Co. Being a sucker for IPA's and being short on time, this was my beer of choice.
Presented in a standard pint glass, Hoppy Daze had a clear amber hue, lively fine carbonation, and a dense 1" off-white head that showed good durability and left nice sheets of lace behind.
Sticking my nose right down into the foam, I got a nice snoot-ful of citrusy hops aroma, spruce pine, and, on a lower magnitude, some toasty malts. Nice IPA smell.
The feel was a bit rough-edged but nothing all that detracting. My palate was greeted by the flavors of caramel and toasted malts. Some hints of nuts, also. Then came the hops. Not the hugely massive hops explosion of some West Coast IPA's but still a satisfying mix of citrus rinds and juicy, sticky pine.
Overall, quite tasty and quaffable. Like I said, not the hops bomb West Coast IPA but still one that has a good convergence of characters. Worth trying out.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Blue Palms

A: The beer pours a golden amber color with a nice white head on top of it.

S: Plenty of fresh citrus hop aroma to this one along with some floral and fruit notes. Plenty of yeast which gives it a touch of that "Belgian" feel, as does a hint of spice. Bready malts provide a touch of sweetness.

T: Very fruit forward hops with lots of citrus and tropical fruit flavors coming through. A moderate hop bitterness is offset to an extent by some yeasty and mildly sweet bready malt flavors.

M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: Belgian IPAs often fall a bit short for me, but this was quite good. Very nice flavors to this beer.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Hoppy Daze IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 63% out of 100 with 219 ratings
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