Hop, Drop 'n Roll | NoDa Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
nodabrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our West Coast IPA hits you with a ton of juicy hop flavor that shines out from a substantial and complex malt backbone. We use Citra, Amarillo, Centennial, Warrior, and Chinook in 10 separate additions to provide the intense hop blast found within this can!

Added by syrupjoe on 12-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#652
Reviews:
243
Ratings:
1,969
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
326
Gots:
476
Trade:
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Photo of _ascags
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdrianC31
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MTKATL
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oakley
4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jamesbunning14
4.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of campfirebrew
3.91/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.83/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is on my 25 to try before I die list my wife found in the Internet last year and at first pour it did not disappoint! The color is a deep amber with a thick off white head. Immediately the hops aroma fill the air surrounding my glass and I again understand how this beer made the list. The hop characteristics continue through the whole glass. Great beer for hop heads like me!

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Photo of richj1970
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.76/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mtomlins
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden copper color with 1-2 fingers of creamy white head with decent retention and lace. The nose is sweet caramel malt with a blast of sweet citrus and some orange zest. The taste has a really nice hop profile with some sweet citrus fruit, some orange and grapefruit zest and nice pine note all balanced on a nice caramel malt backbone. Medium high body with nice carbonation that is highly drinkable. Mathis is a tasty IPA with a huge hop presence without being a palate wrecker.

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Photo of arizcards
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had a pint at CLT for 9.25. Beer was served orange with a nice white head that is leaving lacing.

Nose is tropical with some citrus.

Taste is citrus forward with notes of mango. Finish is piney.

Mouthfeel is medium and refreshing. Not as clean as some of the other NC star IPAs.

Overall a nice beer.

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Photo of GoGators
3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Charlestanner
4.74/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M-Jez84
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lurkerson
4.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mbasista
3.72/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of A_Rad
3.98/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of unclekeith
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nmann08
3.91/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leefx
3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chiefbender
4.58/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerOps
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheFightfan1
4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 13tido
3.99/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.65/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear copper color. The head is a finger high and eggshell in shade. Retention is quite good, even if the texture isn't perfectly creamy. Thick rings of lacing stick to the glass nicely, though.

Oh shit, the aroma sends my sweet onion sirens blaring. Aye...this is a Mosaic bomb, eh? Nope, not brewed with Mosaic. Still, it's so dank and piny, it ends up verging into scallion territory. There are also some grapefruit, pine, grass, floral, and orange peel notes, along with a slight caramel malt backbone. Aside from the bothersome onion, it's a damn sound west coast-style IPA.

Thankfully, I taste less onion and more pine, especially on the slightly resiny finish. I first get some grapefruit rind, and the middle is malty. The finishing bitterness is bang-on: it balances just enough without coming off harshly. The simplicity prevents it from scoring a 4, but it's still very tasty and very...okay, it's not balanced at all. Hey, that's a feature in west coast IPAs, so this one is a success!

Fairly full-bodied on the palate, and even a bit sweet at times. But the piny, resiny hops cleanse the palate extremely well, creating a powerful dryness. Because of the fullness, the bitterness doesn't seem exceedingly harsh. I can imagine the intense hop oils bothering some, though. Carbonation is around medium, as it seems a bit smothered by the relative thickness.

I surmise this would be far better on tap - as many west coast IPAs tend to be. Still, to deny this beer's quality is foolish. It's very Sculpin-esque, and that's a damn nice (if hard to find fresh, Ballast Point!) benchmark. I doubt I'd trade for it again, as there are quite a few local west coast-style IPAs I can access more easily that are every bit as tasty. Still, I'd gladly seek it out when I'm in North Cackalacky again.

3.65/5: Tastes like San Diego, not Charlotte

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Hop, Drop 'n Roll from NoDa Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 1,969 ratings
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