Rocky Hop IPA | Saw Works Brewing Company

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Rocky Hop IPARocky Hop IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saw Works Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
sawworksbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by robertjskelton on 06-28-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,864
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
50
pDev:
14.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of KentT
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A nice IPA, has a very strong lacing and ample foam. Hoppy notes of floral citrus meets malt, meets a strong finish. I drank 3 16 ounce Pint cans. Inconsistent quality between the 3 cans. The best of them are hoppy meets malt, meets fruit and caramel notes. The worst can had a fusel note and stale hop notes with it. My rating is for the two good cans. Never since this brewery launched, has the beer been consistent. but when good, was enjoyable. So 3.5 is my rating. Which is good but not best.

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Photo of axf4129
2.83/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Miscosmith
4.9/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorites.

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Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jasadewi
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Copper color and beautiful fluffy head.
S: Tropical citrus.
T: Well-balanced, normal, straight-forward IPA.
M: Light bodied and sessionable.
O: Great IPA, worth a try.

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Photo of chinchill
3.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can from Tennessee.
Hazy amber-copper body with a decent head.
Pine and tropical fruit notes dominate three aroma. The flavor is more juicy with some citrus added.
Smooth, medium-full body.

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Photo of Tjb14
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TonyLema1
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: hazy orange color, thin white head, moderate lacing
T: citrus and mango
T: juicy, sweet, lots of fruit flavors
F: upfront mouthfeel, slightly bitter
O: absolutely would drink again

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Photo of Bitterbill
2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Poured from the 12 ounce can.

Hazy orange with a respectable head of foam.

The nose is hoppy with grapefruit citrus pine and mango.

The taste is very grapefruit bitter. Like juice was poured into my glass along with the beer. Some pine and orange peel. This takes bitterness seriously and it is a bit much to my palate. A hard to drink IPA in my book.

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Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
2.57/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aleckpa
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Soneji75
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Saw Works Brewing Company is a brewery straight out of my home state. Located in Knoxville, TN, I hope to make a pit stop at this brewery the next time I venture home for a visit. Currently, Saw Works Brewing offers four different brews to try: A brown ale, a pale ale, No Easy Day IPA, and the one I am currently drinking, their Rocky Hop IPA.

This beer pours a beautiful golden copper... continue reading https://agrainoftruthblog.wordpress.com/2016/09/30/saw-works-brewing-company-rocky-hop-ipa/

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Photo of Majestic
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of firkingroovin
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Creevo
4.86/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Had at Blue Moose in Pigeon Forge, TN

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JakerLou
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.07/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Served on draft at Aubreys in Lenoir City, TN. This one looked great coming to the bar. Clear and clean looking golden color with a frothy, creamy white head. Tons of lacing and nice head retention. The aroma was very lackluster. Not much going on. Slight floral hop aroma but nothing rememberable (or memorable if you insist on perfect grammar). Flavor was lackluster as well. There was a nice hop bitterness but it wasn't backed up with any real flavor. There was an aspirin like, chalky, astringent taste that is probably attributed to overly bitter hopping or the wrong malt. Dry as hell. Slightly drinkable but I couldn't crush more than two without needing a tonguectomy (that's a tongue replacement and/or removal surgery for you medically disinclined).

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Photo of tmm313
3.59/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.09/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jimdalton
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Slightly hazy, golden copper that pours a 1 finger head. Medium-light lacing.
Smell: Earthy, citrus odor (mostly orange)
Taste: At first blush, this beer seems to fall flat, but there is a lot of subtlety in the flavor. The citrus hops truly blossom and balance well with the malt, spice, and earthy flavors.
Feel: Medium body and carbonation. Nice finish.
Overall: The Rocky Hop IPA is an earthy take on the American IPA style that really brings a lot of flavor to the table and is worth the experience.

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Photo of Washuffizi98
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Rocky Hop IPA from Saw Works Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 50 ratings