Hop Storm IPA | BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
California, United States
bjsrestaurants.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by womencantsail on 12-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
13.12%
 
 
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Photo of tbone1384
3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burkbom23
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of donspublic
3.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from tap into Pilsner glass (I think that is the only glass BJ has). Dark golden to look at with 1 finger head that recedes pretty quick. Smells of citrus, caramel and malt. Taste pretty much the same. This is a good serviceable IPA for when I go there with my family. Not a bad beer with food, not overly bitter, so think they profiled an IPA that wouldn't assault the palate, and that is pretty much what this is. My go to beer when I am there

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Photo of skaboom420
3.1/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Gobzilla
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GOBLIN
3.56/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

It was ok . . . I mean, I didn't really care for it all that much but it wasn't bad. Reminded me of Victory ' Hop Devil. The hop bitterness was there but it was way to malt forward. Like it was a nice ipa at one time bit sat in the light for about a year.

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Photo of Beeeeeerman
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a draft into an imperial pint glass at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewery in Culver City, Calif. About a finger of head when I got it. Color was honey golden pale. Fluffy white lacing on the top. Really good looking film - white, soapy and foamy - that lasted throughout the pour.

Smelled citrus hops, a mixture of tangerine and lemon. Wet, caramel malts as well.

Initially the taste was worse than the smell. More grainy and rough. Caramel malts mixed with citrus hops. Bitter finish in the tongue after. Got used to it more later. A very poor man’s Double Jack.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish.

I liked it a lot more than I thought I would. I would definitely try it again if it’s in the BJ’s near my place.

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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Hop Storm IPA from BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
3.43 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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