Near Varna | Hopshire Farm & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopshire Farm & Brewery
New York, United States
hopshire.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Slackerville on 06-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
7.82%
 
 
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Slackerville:
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3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Near Varna is Hopshire's strongest and hoppiest offering. The beer is dry hopped prior to serving and has a strong citrus/pine nose. Lots of hop flavor up front, the beer finishes comfortably bitter. The ABV is slightly high for an IPA but balanced well by the malt body which explains the caramel color which is on the darker side for this style.

Hopshire just opened a few weeks ago and is currently only serving their beer at the brewery in samplers and growlers to go. They are planning to rotate beers through quickly and will hopefully have some additional hoppy beers on tap in the next few months.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Keene
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of logicalparadox
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of rlee1390
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Malty mess.

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Photo of tabhill
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Ardeer
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RudyMcCrafferty45
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Surprisingly good

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Photo of MikeLenehan
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of NJBeer265
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of jimlag
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of T-34-85
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a growler, fresh from the brewery. This beer is an amber color with relatively low carbonation.

The aroma of the beer is pleasant, but primarily dominated by maltiness, with a mild level of hops coming through.

The taste too is heavily influenced by the malt levels with a secondary level of hoppiness. There is a light to moderate level of sweetness from the malts. Good tasting beer.

For those hop heads, like myself, this beer is not overly hoppy, but still has a nice balanced taste that is more malt forward. A good tasty change of pace.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikeirv
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of jbaker67
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of smccann
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Soloveitchik
3.06/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Near Varna from Hopshire Farm & Brewery
3.71 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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