Satisfaction IPA | High Horse Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
54 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
High Horse Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
highhorsebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
70+ IBU - American IPA with Columbus, Cascade, and Centennial

Rahr Pilsner, Valley Malt Pilsner, Weyermann Carafoam
Mash Hops: Whole Centennial
Kettle Hops: Columbus, Centennial, Citra
HopBack: Centennial
Dry Hops: Citra and Centennial

OUR REAL DEAL HOP BOMB. Satisfaction IPA opens up with a pronounced fruity and floral nose, followed by an ample snap of bitterness and a lingering hop finish of grapefruit pith.
THIS BEER IS FOR TRUE HOPS FANATICS and it happens to be our staff's favorite.

Added by Aberration on 01-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
13.67%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Jslay013
2/5  rDev -49.4%

Photo of Rideguy64
2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

Not enough floral characters. Finished way to bitter for my liking, I was hoping for a better outcome.

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Photo of Stagga_Lee
2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of bpk59
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of HP1975
3/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

To start off I'm completely confused by this "brewery" that makes it's beers at Paper City in Holyoke but I digress-
This was just an average hop bomb, it was kind of fun to drink, perhaps some wild yeast thing, Bret?, going on in the background but there was no balance. Nothing made me say wow that is one interesting beer. It drank fine, it was mildly refreshing but over all meh. I know that this American hop slam thing is all the rage but this seemed to be hoppy just to cover up its brewing flaws.

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Photo of N1Nkasi
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.37/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brew pub.
Comes to the table a clear light gold color with a decent sized off white head. Smells of resinous pine and bits of citric fruit. Very light bready malt almost pokes through. The flavor is spicy resinous dank hop with a huge pithy grapefruit bite. Medium body with a moderate amount of carbonation and a sharp resinous bitter mouthfeel. Decent beer, but the hops come off a bit harsh at times.

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Photo of TBonez477
3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DelicateDelirium
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of JohnParadee
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Nichols33
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of wesley14
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of MenardMa
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of SteveK66
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of gdub
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bckayaalp
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Ken_P
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hemiman
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nomis
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a semi-burnt orange color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that fell off at a moderate pace. Light stringy lace. The aroma had a great dose of citrusy and piney hops, sweet and bitter with a nice malt base trying to coincide nicely. The flavor leaned into the sweetness of the hops and blended fairly nice in this department. Nice little hoppy aftertaste without the burn and reflected in the finish. The feel was about medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Good carbonation and the ABV felt appropriate as directed by the brewer. Overall, pretty nicely done AIPA. I’d go at this one again.

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Photo of MattGrimley
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of EatonHops
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DonFrap
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Satisfaction IPA from High Horse Brewing
3.95 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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