Bent Hop - Golden IPA | Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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320 Ratings
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Bent Hop - Golden IPABent Hop - Golden IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Minnesota, United States
bentpaddlebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Keyportnick on 06-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
320
Reviews:
42
Avg:
4
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
72
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 320 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of troyvar
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M-Jez84
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
3.4/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours an orangish color the shade of faded bricks with a slight haze. The aroma is citrus first, primarily grapefruit, followed by understated pine. The flavor is also citrus forward, supported by pine and cedar. There are also strong caramels notes here, and their accompanying sweetness. The mouthfeel is fairly rich and full. Overall this is a well made beer, but just to sweet for me for hoppy beer. I do love Bent Paddle, but most of their other regular line-up is preferable to me.

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Photo of JNForsyth
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of erjaq
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewfullyinspired
5/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MatthewWalters
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of galuskan
3.71/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

For an IPA it is easy on the pallet. Crisp and refreshing. I'd drink it again.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Austin CC.
Definitely golden, very clear and small white top. Softer, but complex hop aroma.
complexity in flavor but the mouth feel is interesting. Quite soft and fluffy, that contrasts the bitterness, which is not intense of overwhelming but prominent. But not so strong to destroy the meal. I think that's what I liked is that this is an easier drinker yet still clearly an Am. IPA. Solid malt foundation and only touching on sweetness but enough to prevent over bittering.

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Photo of nuebs
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of elliott1184
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmadsen
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dave2234
3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrUse
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chucker17
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpanishUnicorn
3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJCouillard
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thorkelson
3.87/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

An excellent brew from an up and coming brewery. Have had many times and is one that I frequently order while out because it's great bang for the $

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Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A darker golden color with a thin white head

S: A strong citrus aroma with grapefruit, apricot, pear. A moderate malt aroma.

T: A wonderful summer IPA that provides an ever present citrus taste that lasts from start to finish. And it has so little backside bitterness. The malt adds further complexity to this tasty beer.

M: Moderate carbonation and malt provides bready and creamy feel.

T: The balance of the malt and hops provide a delicious combination. I particularly like the citrus character of this IPA in which the hop deliver such flavor and consistency through the entire tasting experience. And it's not over the top bitter. It has made this a favorite IPA.

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Photo of Gary_Lee
4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wells67
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AGB
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of castortroy89
4.41/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bent Hop - Golden IPA from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
4 out of 5 based on 320 ratings.
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