Train Hopper IPA | Witch's Hat Brewing Co.

Train Hopper IPATrain Hopper IPA
BA SCORE
89.4%
Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 104 ratings
Train Hopper IPATrain Hopper IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Witch's Hat Brewing Co.
Michigan, United States
witchshatbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by gordavidson on 08-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,305
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
104
Liked:
93
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
8.29%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 104 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of pagriley
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz can into a snifter

Pours slightly hazy dark golden with 2 inch fluffy head
Pine needles and grapefruit - very classic nose with mango / tropical notes in the background
Taste follows smell - lots of grapefruit and soft bitterness
Medium bodied with soft almost creamy carb - lovely feel

Overall a really solid brew - would happily pound a bunch of this

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Photo of gregstr
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had only on draft. Very balanced IPA. Too bad it's not a session IPA.

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Photo of smanson56
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jas45678
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imonhiatus
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

solid ipa. resinous side of the spectrum. full bodied and chewy. a bit boozy, but all in all a solid ipa. this one was canned on October 8, so twenty days ago. still tastes fresh and flavorful

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Photo of YeastInception
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stadmo1
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrs3994243
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jamesod
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LakersGotRings
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanGeo
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TurboBrew
3.66/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Solid malt backbone and cloudy appearance. Stong hop flavor with what id imagine is cascade n citra dominate. Very solid ipa ! Had on tap at the pub

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Photo of streeter
3.17/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not bad but not great. Just an OK IPA. nothing to set it apart from others. More piney hop selection. Had on tap.

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Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cotton_27
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 98green
3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Circling back for a review in April 2016. On tap. Medium orange look, slight haze. Smell is light grapefruit, not as prominent as I remembered from last time. Taste delivers a decent hop punch, but again more muted and less bright than I remember, but the bitter lingers nicely. Orange pith comes to mind as I think about the taste. Malt is present but well balanced, tho oddly the finish is a bit dry. Alcohol esters are there, but in the nose not warming. Overall maybe it was time and place last time, but this try knocked down my rating a touch. I still like it, but maybe not the destination IPA I remembered.

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Photo of drbenderdo
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shivtim
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kerrie
3.52/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of king75
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Train Hopper IPA from Witch's Hat Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.4% out of 100 with 104 ratings
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