Åttebeint Hest Northern IPA | HammerHeart Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
HammerHeart Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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Photo of NilocRellim
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy, blood-orange colour. Smells like oily hops, citrus-grapefruit, and a pithy, bitter citrus. Tastes medium-heavy bodied, grapefruit pith, pale-light malt underbody, lightly malted finish. Hints of grainy malts.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Hammerheart's taproom. 16 oz. pour.

Appearance: Color is a hazy amber orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and a slight finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy patch.

Smell: An earthy and sweet aroma with a scent of grassy hops and caramel malt. Earthy hop scent of grass and pine. Slight citrus hints of orange and grapefruit. Sweet malt hints of caramel, toffee, and biscuit along with yeast. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, an earthy and sweet taste with notes of grassy hops and caramel malt. Earthy hop taste of grass and pine. Light citrus hop notes of orange, grapefruit, and lemon. Sweet malt notes of caramel, toffee, grains, and biscuit with some yeast. A very solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Chewy and somewhat slick.

Overall: A pretty good "Northern style' IPA. Much more balanced towards the sweeter malt side than what we think of IPA's being today. However, there is still a good hop presence.

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Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of architects
4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Photo of barczar
3.43/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a murky medium brown with a frothy khaki head that dissipates slowly into a layer of thin foam.

Resin, toasted malt, and pine dominate the aroma, with promises of citrus underlying.

Caramel malt dominates, with toasted breadcrust leading into a diacetyl bomb of flavor in the finish. Wow. Not sure I've ever had such a diacetyl-laden beer.

Slightly astringent finish to a light-bodied, moderately carbonated beer.

Minus the diacetyl, this beer is still entirely too malt-forward to be an ipa. The bitterness is appropriate, but lacks flavoring hops.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Mdog
3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Cloudy amber, ok head.

Smell: Citrus rind, coriander.

Taste: Citrusy, then spicy--black pepper, coriander. Moderate feel, not too heavy. Moderately bitter finish.

Overall: I got a 750mL mini-growler of this IPA from Hammerheart on a recent visit. I think the recipe may be being tweaked from batch to batch, as this one was very reminiscent of a belgian IPA, while previous times I've had it tasted more like a standard American IPA. Worth a try.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaveMiller
4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of XmnwildX12
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Åttebeint Hest Northern IPA from HammerHeart Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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