Squatters Hop Rising Double IPA | Utah Brewers Cooperative

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85
very good
1,130 Ratings
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Squatters Hop Rising Double IPASquatters Hop Rising Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A mighty hop-lover's dream. Hop rising adds malty backbone to an intense Imperial IPA. This insanely smooth dry-hopped ale has everything: 9% ALC/VOL, 72 IBUs, and yes, thats our master brewer Jason Stock pitching in on the label.


Added by Wasatch on 08-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,130
Reviews:
261
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
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25
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: 4.0 - Lovely copper color with a small but dense head.
S: 3.75 - Lots of grapefruit-citrus hop aroma.
T: 3.75 - Hmm, did I call the hop variety wrong? The taste (which is highly, bracingly bitter) seems more resiny than citrus. It can't cover up the heavy malt, though, which is a major component and seems sweeter at the finish. Definitely warming as well, after a few drinks.
M: 3.5 - Quite heavy and thick.
O: 3.75 - Nothing special in this crowded market of DIPAs, but a decent sipping one.

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Smells like juicy orange/lemon rind, with some grapefruit, and malts.
Tastes good enough, in a bitter syrupy orange rind kind of way. Initially I felt like hop profile took a background to the bread. But not so. It's just a citrus-centered, hop-intense DIPA with a bitter zing and a malt backbone. The alcohol does pop through, and this ends a bit dry as well as puckering. Standard stuff, but still tasty.

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Squatters Hop Rising Double IPA from Utah Brewers Cooperative
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,130 ratings.
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